Features and Benefits
- 1-, 2-, 3-, 4-, 5-, 6-, 7- or 8-Phase Outputs
- One External Resistor Sets the Output Frequency from 12.5kHz to 6.67MHz
- Optional Spread Spectrum Frequency for Improved EMI Performance
- ±10% Frequency Spreading
- Outputs Can Be Held Low or Floated (Hi-Z)
- Three Spread Spectrum Modulation Rates fOUT/16, fOUT/32 and fOUT/64
- 400μA Supply Current
- Operates from a Single 2.7V to 5.5V Supply
- Fast Start-Up Time
- First Cycle Accurate
- Outputs Are High Impedance Until Frequency Settles
- MS16 Package
The LTC6909 is an easy to use precision oscillator that can provide 1-, 2-, 3-, 4-, 5-, 6-, 7- or 8-phase synchronized outputs. The LTC6909 also offers spread spectrum frequency modulation (SSFM), which can be enabled to improve electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) performance.
Eight separate outputs provide up to eight rail-to-rail, 50% duty cycle clock signals. Using three logic inputs, the outputs are configured for phase separation, ranging from 45° to 120° (three to eight phases). The clock outputs can also be held low or configured for Hi-Z. A single resistor, combined with the phase configuration, sets the output frequency, based on the following formula:
The LTC6909 can be used in applications requiring only one or two output phases. Alternatively, the LTC6908 family of parts provides the same two output signals but in a smaller SOT-23 or 2mm × 3mm DFN package. The LTC6908-1 provides complimentary (180°) outputs while the LTC6908-2 provides quadrature (90°) outputs.
- Synchronizing Multiple Switching Power Supplies
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)
Documentation & Resources
R494 Reliability Data3/22/2018
DC1446A - Demo Manual9/24/2009
Tools & Simulations
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