Features and Benefits
- Input Voltage Range: 2.5V to 18V
- Runs Down to VIN = 250mV After Start-Up
- Output Voltage Range: 0.8V to 18V
- 5A Output Current in Buck Mode, VIN > 6V
- 3A Output Current for VIN = 3.6V, VOUT = 5V
- Programmable Switching Frequency: 400kHz to 2MHz
- Synchronizable with an External Clock Up to 2MHz
- Accurate Run Comparator Threshold
- Burst Mode® Operation, No-Load IQ = 35μA
- Ultralow Noise Buck-Boost PWM
- Current Mode Control
- Maximum Power Point Control
- Power Good Indicator
- Internal Soft-Start
- 28-Lead 4mm × 5mm QFN and TSSOP Packages
The LTC3119 is a high efficiency 18V monolithic buck-boost converter that can deliver up to 5A of continuous output current. Extensive feature integration and very low resistance internal power switches minimize the total solution footprint for even the most demanding applications. A proprietary 4-switch PWM architecture provides seamless low noise operation from input voltages above, equal to, or below the output voltage.
External frequency programming as well as synchronization using an internal PLL enable operation over a wide switching frequency range of 400kHz to 2MHz. The wide 2.5V to 18V input range is well suited for operation from unregulated power sources including battery stacks and backup capacitors. After start-up, operation is possible with input voltages as low as 250mV.
Other features include: output short-circuit protection, thermal overload protection, less than 3μA shutdown current, power good indicator, Burst Mode operation, and maximum power point control.
The LTC3119 is offered in thermally enhanced 28-lead 4mm × 5mm QFN and TSSOP packages.
- Wide Input Range Power Supplies
- 1- to 4-Cell Lithium Battery Powered Products
- RF Power Supplies
- Solar Battery Chargers
- System Backup Power Supplies
- Lead Acid to 12V Regulator
Product Lifecycle Recommended for New Designs
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Evaluation Kits (1)
Demonstration circuit 2129A features the LTC3119, an 18V, 5A synchronous buck/boost DC/DC converter. The DC2129A has been designed for an input voltage range of 2.5V to 18V with an output voltage (VOUT) set to 5V. For VIN > 5V the output current can be as high as 5A. The unique 4-switch, single inductor architecture provides low noise and seamless operation from input voltages above, below, or equal to the output voltage.
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