Features and Benefits
- High Efficiency Dual Step-Down Outputs: Up to 96%
- 600mA Current per Channel at VIN = 3V
- Only 35µA Quiescent Current During Operation (Both Channels)
- 2.25MHz Constant-Frequency Operation
- 2.5V to 5.5V Input Voltage Range
- Low Dropout Operation: 100% Duty Cycle
- No Schottky Diodes Required
- Internally Compensated for All Ceramic Capacitors
- Independent Internal Soft-Start for Each Channel
- Available in Fixed Output Versions
- Current Mode Operation for Excellent Line and Load Transient Response
- 0.6V Reference Allows Low Output Voltages
- User-Selectable Burst Mode® Operation
- Short-Circuit Protected
- Ultralow Shutdown Current: IQ < 1µA
- Available in Small MSOP or 3mm × 3mm DFN-8 Packages
The LTC3419 is a dual, 2.25MHz, constant-frequency, synchronous step-down DC/DC converter in a tiny 3mm × 3mm DFN package. 100% duty cycle provides low dropout operation, extending battery life in portable systems. Low output voltages are supported with the 0.6V feedback reference voltage. Each regulator can supply 600mA output current.
The input voltage range is 2.5V to 5.5V, making it ideal for Li-Ion and USB powered applications. Supply current during operation is only 35µA and drops to <1µA in shutdown. A user-selectable mode input allows the user to trade off between high efficiency Burst Mode operation and pulse-skipping mode.
An internally set 2.25MHz switching frequency allows the use of tiny surface mount inductors and capacitors. Internal soft-start reduces inrush current during start-up. Both outputs are internally compensated to work with ceramic output capacitors. The LTC3419 is available in a low profile (0.75mm) 3mm × 3mm DFN package. The LTC3419 is also available in a fixed output voltage configuration selected via internal resistor dividers.
- Cellular Telephones
- Digital Still Cameras
- Wireless and DSL Modems
- Portable Media Players
- PDAs/Palmtop PCs
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 1128A is a dual channel synchronous, 2.25MHz Step-Down DC/DC Regulator featuring the LTC3419. The DC1128A has an input voltage range of 2.5V to 5.5V. Both jumper selectable 3.3V/2.5V and 1.2V/1.5V/1.8V outputs are capable of delivering up to 600mA of output current. The device also features independent internal soft-start for each channel.
Tools & Simulations
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