Features and Benefits
- Four PSE Ports
- Two Power Channels per Port
- Fully Compliant IEEE 802.3bt Type 3 and 4 PSE
- Compliant Support for Type 1, 2, 3, and 4 PDs
- Low Power Path Dissipation per Channel
- 150mΩ Sense Resistance
- 30mΩ or Lower MOSFET RDS(ON)
- Chipset Provides Electrical Isolation
- Eliminates Optos and Isolated 3.3V Supply
- Very High Reliability Multipoint PD Detection
- Connection Check Distinguishes Single-Signature and Dual-Signature PDs
- Continuous, Dedicated Per-Port Power and Current Monitoring
- Per-Port Power Policing
- 1MHz I2C Compatible Serial Control Interface
- Pin or I2C Programmable PD Power Up to 71.3W
- Available in a 40-Lead 6mm × 6mm (LTC4292) and 24-Lead 4mm × 4mm (LTC4291-1) QFN Packages
The LTC4291-1/LTC4292 chipset is a 4-port power sourcing equipment (PSE) controller designed for use in IEEE 802.3bt Type 3 and 4 compliant Power over Ethernet (PoE) systems. The LTC4291-1/LTC4292 is designed to power compliant 802.3af, 802.3at, and 802.3bt PDs. The LTC4291-1/LTC4292 chipset delivers lowest-in-industry heat dissipation by utilizing low RDS(ON) external MOSFETs and 0.15Ω sense resistance per power channel. A transformer-isolated communication protocol replaces expensive opto-couplers and complex isolated 3.3V supply, resulting in significant BOM cost savings.
Advanced power management features include per-port 14-bit current monitoring, programmable current limit, and versatile fast shutdown of preselected ports. Advanced power management host software is available under a no-cost license. PD detection uses a proprietary multipoint detection mechanism ensuring excellent immunity from false PD identification. Autoclass and 5-event physical classification are supported. The LTC4291-1/LTC4292 includes an I2C serial interface operable up to 1MHz. The LTC4291-1/LTC4292 is pin or I2C programmable to negotiate PD delivered power up to 71.3W.
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Evaluation Kits (2)
Demonstration circuit 2685B is a 4-port IEEE 802.3bt power sourcing equipment (PSE) composed of a DC2684A-B (daughter card) and DC2683A (motherboard). The DC2685B (kit) is used for evaluation of the LTC4291-1/LTC4292 PSE chipset. Up to four IEEE 802.3af, IEEE 802.3at, or IEEE 802.3bt powered devices (PDs) can be connected and powered from this system using a single power supply. A DC590 is connected to the DC2685B for I2C interfacing with QuikEval™.
This demonstration manual provides a quick start procedure, a DC2684A-B daughter card overview, a DC2683A mother board overview, schematics, and layout printouts.
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