Features and Benefits
- Integrated Schottky Rectifier
- Fixed Frequency 1.3MHz/3MHz Operation
- High Output Voltage: Up to 38V
- Low VCESAT Switch: 260mV at 250mA
- 12V at 70mA from 5V Input
- 5V at 115mA from 3.3V Input
- Wide Input Range: 2.5V to 16V
- Uses Small Surface Mount Components
- Low Shutdown Current: <1µA
- Low Profile (1mm) SOT-23 (ThinSOTTM) Package
The LT3461/LT3461A are general purpose fixed frequency current mode step-up DC/DC converters. Both devices feature an integrated Schottky and a low VCESAT switch allowing a small converter footprint and lower parts cost. The LT3461 switches at 1.3MHz while the LT3461A switches at 3MHz. These high switching frequencies enable the use of tiny, low cost and low height capacitors and inductors. The constant switching frequency results in predictable output noise that is easy to filter, and the inductor based topology ensures an input free from switching noise typically present with charge pump solutions. The high voltage switch in the LT3461/LT3461A is rated at 40V making the device ideal for boost converters up to 38V.
The LT3461/LT3461A are available in a low profile (1mm) SOT-23 package.
- Digital Cameras
- CCD Bias Supply
- XDSL Power Supply
- TFT-LCD Bias Supply
- Local 5V or 12V Supply
- Medical Diagnostic Equipment
- Battery Backup
Product Lifecycle Production
At least one model within this product family is in production and available for purchase. The product is appropriate for new designs but newer alternatives may exist.
Evaluation Kits (1)
Demonstration circuit 627 features the LT3461/LT3461A in a 12V output boost converter which operates from an input voltage of 3V to 6V. The DC627A-A is for the 1.3MHz switching LT3461, and the DC627A-B is for the 3MHz switching LT3461A. For both boards, the maximum output current is 70mA when powered from a 5.0V input and 40mA when powered from a 3.3V input.
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Pricing displayed is based on 1-piece. The USA list pricing shown is for budgetary use only, shown in United States dollars (FOB USA per unit), and is subject to change. International prices may vary due to local duties, taxes, fees and exchange rates.