Features and Benefits
- High Efficiency: Up to 96%
- Very Low Quiescent Current: 55μA Total
- 2.25MHz Constant Frequency Operation
- Low Dropout Operation: 100% Duty Cycle
- Low-Ripple (Typical 30mVP-P) Burst Mode® Operation
- Peak Current-Mode Control Architecture for Excellent Line and Load Transient Response
- Wide Voltage Input Range: 4.5V to 15V
- 600mA/Channel Rated Output Current
- 0.6V Reference Allows Low Output Voltages
- ±1.5% Output Voltage Accuracy
- Ultralow Shutdown Current: IQ < 1μA
- Internal Compensation
- Power Good Outputs
- Externally Frequency Synchronization (1MHz to 4MHz)
- Independent Internal Soft-Start for Each Channel
- Small 16-Lead Thermally Enhanced Thin QFN (3mm × 3mm) and MSE Packages
The LTC3607 is a 15V dual 600mA monolithic synchronous step-down regulator which has only 55μA quiescent current. Intended for a variety of applications, including dual lithium-ion battery products, it operates from a wide 4.5V to 15V input voltage range. It features a constant 2.25MHz switching frequency, enabling the use of tiny, low cost capacitors and inductors 1mm or less in height. Each output voltage is adjustable from 0.6V to VIN. The internal synchronous power switches provide high efficiency without the need for external Schottky diodes.
A user selectable mode input is provided to allow the user to trade off ripple noise for light load efficiency; Burst Mode operation provides the highest efficiency at light loads, while pulse-skipping mode provides the lowest ripple noise.
To further the maximize battery run time, the P-channel MOSFETs are turned on continuously in dropout (100% duty cycle). In shutdown, the device draws <1μA.
- Dual Lithium-Ion Battery Supplies
- Automotive Applications
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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 (2)
Demonstration circuit 1847 is a dual output regulator based on the LTC3607 monolithic dual channel synchronous buck regulator. The DC1847 has an input voltage range of 4.5V to 15V, with each regulator capable of delivering up to 600mA of output current. The DC1847 can operate in either Burst Mode® or pulse-skipping mode. In shutdown, the DC1847 can run off of less than 1μA total. The DC1847 is a very efficient circuit: up to 90%. The DC1847 uses the 16-Pin MSOP LTC3607 package, which has an exposed pad on the bottom-side of the IC for good thermal performance.
Demonstration circuit DC1596 is a dual output regulator consisting of two constant-frequency step-down converters, based on the LTC3607 monolithic dual channel synchronous buck regulator. The DC1596 has an input voltage range of 4.5V to 15V, with each regulator capable of delivering up to 600mA of output current. The DC1596 can operate in either Burst Mode® operation or pulse-skipping mode. In shutdown, the DC1596 quiescent current is less than 1μA. The DC1596 is a very efficient circuit attaining up to 90%. The DC1596 uses the LTC3607’s 16-lead QFN package,which has an exposed pad on the bottom side of the IC for better thermal performance. These features, plus a set operating frequency range of 2.25MHz, make the DC1596 demo board an ideal circuit for industrial or distributed power applications.
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