60V 2MHz Synchronous 4-Switch Buck-Boost Controller with Spread Spectrum
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Evaluation Kit ManualsDC2825A - Demo Manual
Features and Benefits
- 4-Switch Single Inductor Architecture Allows VIN Above, Below or Equal to VOUT
- Synchronous Switching: Up to 98% Efficiency
- Proprietary Peak-Buck Peak-Boost Current Mode
- Wide VIN Range: 4V to 60V
- ±1.5% Output Voltage Accuracy: 1V ≤ VOUT ≤ 60V
- ±3% Input or Output Current Accuracy with Monitor
- Spread Spectrum Frequency Modulation for Low EMI
- High Side PMOS Load Switch Driver
- Integrated Bootstrap Diodes
- No Top MOSFET Refresh Noise in Buck or Boost
- Adjustable and Synchronizable: 150kHz to 650kHz
- VOUT Disconnected from VIN During Shutdown
- Available in 28-Lead TSSOP with Exposed Pad and 28-Lead QFN (4mm × 5mm)
The LT8390 is a synchronous 4-switch buck-boost DC/DC controller that regulates output voltage, input or output current from an input voltage above, below, or equal to the output voltage. The proprietary peak-buck/peak-boost current mode control scheme allows adjustable and synchronizable 150kHz to 650kHz fixed frequency operation, or internal ±15% triangle spread spectrum frequency modulation for low EMI. With a 4V to 60V input voltage range, 0V to 60V output voltage capability, and seamless low-noise transitions between operation regions, the LT8390 is ideal for voltage regulator, battery and supercapacitor charger applications in automotive, industrial, telecom, and even battery-powered systems.
The LT8390 provides input or output current monitor and power good flag. Fault protection is also provided to detect output short-circuit condition, during which the LT8390 retries, latches off, or keeps running.
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- Automotive, Industrial, Telecom Systems
- High Power Battery-Powered System
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 (3)
Demonstration circuit 2825A is a 4-switch synchronous buck-boost regulator that demonstrates the medium power capability of the LT8390. The output is 12V and the maximum output current is 10A for up to 120W power delivery. The switching frequency is 300kHz and efficiency can exceed 96%.
The steady-state operating input voltage range of DC2825A in which the temperature of the components is less than 90°C is from 9V to 22V. The transient operating input voltage range of DC2825A is from 7V to 36V. The output voltage and EN/UVLO are all programmed by resistor dividers. EN/UVLO is set so the circuit will turn off when the input voltage falls below 7V and will turn on when the input voltage rises above 8V.
Demonstration circuit 2431A is a 4-switch synchronous buck-boost regulator that demonstrates the high power capability of the LT8390. The output is 12V and the maximum output current is 25A for up to 300W power delivery. The switching frequency is 150kHz and efficiency can go higher than 98%.
Demonstration circuit DC2457A is a 12V, 4A, 4-switch synchronous buck-boost regulator featuring low EMI noise and small footprint. It runs at 400kHz switching frequency. Spread spectrum frequency modulation (SSFM) can be turned on with a simple jumper, reducing EMI. DC2457A also comes with other low EMI features including optimized layout, input and output filters. It passes CISPR 25 class 5 conducted and radiated EMI.
Tools & Simulations
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