Features and Benefits
- Wide VIN + |VOUT–| Range: 4V to 140V (150V Abs Max)
- Wide Output Voltage Range: –60V to –0.8V
- Ground-Referenced Control / Interface Pins
- Adjustable Gate Drive Level 5V to 10V (OPTI-DRIVE)
- Integrated Bootstrap Diode
- Low Operating IQ: 40μA (Shutdown = 10μA)
- Selectable Gate Drive UVLO Thresholds
- Onboard LDO or External NMOS LDO for DRVCC
- EXTVCC LDO Powers Drivers from Output
- Phase-Lockable Frequency (75kHz to 850kHz)
- Programmable Fixed Frequency (50kHz to 900kHz)
- Selectable Continuous, Pulse-Skipping or Low Ripple Burst Mode® Operation at Light Loads
- Adjustable Burst Clamp and Current Limit
- Power Good Output Voltage Monitor
- Programmable Input Overvoltage Lockout
- 38-Lead TSSOP High Voltage Package
The LTC3896 is a high performance inverting DC/DC switching regulator controller that drives an all N-channel synchronous power MOSFET stage. It converts a wideranging positive input voltage source to a regulated negative output that can be as much as 60V below ground. The input can operate from a voltage as low as 4V and as high as 140V – |VOUT–|.
The LTC3896 contains true ground-referenced RUN, PLLIN and PGOOD pins, eliminating the need for external discrete level-shifting components to interface with the LTC3896.
A constant frequency current mode architecture allows a phase-lockable frequency of up to 850kHz. The low 40μA no-load quiescent current extends operating run time in battery-powered systems. OPTI-LOOP® compensation allows the transient response to be optimized over a wide range of output capacitance and ESR values. The LTC3896 features a precision 0.8V reference and power good output indicator. The soft-start (SS) pin ramps the output voltage during start-up.
- Automotive and Industrial Power Systems
- Telecommunications Power Supplies
- Distributed Power Systems
Product Lifecycle Recommended for New Designs
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Evaluation Kits (1)
Demonstration circuit 2447A is a high voltage, high efficiency synchronous inverting converter featuring the LTC3896. This demo board has a wide input voltage range from 7V to 72V and produces a –12V output voltage.
The DC2447A is capable of delivering up to 5A of output current. Note that the thermal stress increases at lower input voltages due to increased input current.
Documentation & Resources
R526 Reliability Data3/26/2018
DC2447A - Demo Manual8/2/2016
Tools & Simulations
LTspice® is a powerful, fast and free simulation software, schematic capture and waveform viewer with enhancements and models for improving the simulation of analog circuits.
Models for the following parts are available in LTspice:
LTpowerCAD® is a power supply design program which selects power stage components, provides detailed power efficiency, shows quick loop Bode plot stability and load transient analysis, and can export to LTspice for simulation.
To open the project file for this circuit:
Step 1: Download and install LTpowerCAD on your computer.
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Step 3: If the project file doesn't run, right-click the link and select "Save Target As." Then start the LTpowerCAD tool and open the project file by selecing "Open Project" from the "File" menu.
LTpowerCAD Project Files
Design tools for the following parts are available in LTpowerCAD:
LTC3896 Companion Parts
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