Features and Benefits
- High Voltage Operation: Up to 60V
- Large 1Ω Gate Drivers
- No Current Sense Resistor Required
- Dual N-Channel MOSFET Synchronous Drive
- Extremely Fast Transient Response
- ±0.5% 0.8V Voltage Reference
- Programmable Output Voltage Tracking/Soft-Start
- Generates 5.5V Driver Supply from Input Supply
- Synchronizable to External Clock
- Selectable Pulse Skip Mode Operation
- Power Good Output Voltage Monitor
- Adjustable On-Time/Frequency: tON(MIN) < 100ns
- Adjustable Cycle-by-Cycle Current Limit
- Programmable Undervoltage Lockout
- Output Overvoltage Protection
- Thermally Enhanced 32-Pin QFN Package
The LTC3810-5 is a synchronous step-down switching regulator controller that can directly step-down voltages from up to 60V, making it ideal for telecom and automotive applications. The LTC3810-5 uses a constant on-time valley current control architecture to deliver very low duty cycles with accurate cycle-by-cycle current limit, without requiring a sense resistor.
A precise internal reference provides 0.5% DC accuracy. A high bandwidth (25MHz) error amplifier provides very fast line and load transient response. Large 1O gate drivers allow the LTC3810-5 to drive multiple MOSFETs for higher current applications. The operating frequency is selected by an external resistor and is compensated for variations in VIN and can also be synchronized to an external clock for switching-noise sensitive applications. A shutdown pin allows the LTC3810-5 to be turned off, reducing the supply current to 240µA.
Integrated bias control generates gate drive power from the input supply during start-up or when an output shortcircuit occurs, with the addition of a small external SOT23 MOSFET. When in regulation, power is derived from the output for higher efficiency.
|Features||Adj. UVLO, Sync & Tracking||Package|
|LTC3810||Vin 6.2V to 100V, 10V Driver Voltage||Yes||SSOP-28|
|LTC3810-5||Vin 4.35V to 60V, 5.5V Driver Voltage||Yes||QFN-32|
|LTC3812-5||Vin 4.35V to 60V, 5.5V Driver Voltage||No||TSSOP-16E|
- 48V Telecom and Base Station Power Supplies
- Networking Equipment, Servers
- Automotive and Industrial Control Systems
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Evaluation Kits (1)
Demonstration circuit 1168 is a current mode synchronous switching regulator featuring the LTC3810-5. The circuit is configured as a synchronous step-down regulator operating at 250kHz switching frequency. Output voltage is 12V at 10A maximum load. The input voltage range is 14V to 60V.
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