Features and Benefits
- PMBus/I2C Compliant Serial Interface
- Telemetry Read-Back Includes Input and Output Voltage and Current, Temperature and Faults
- Programmable Voltage, Current Limit, Digital Soft-Start/Stop, Sequencing, Margining, OV/UV/OC, Frequency, and Control Loop Compensation
- Output Error Less Than ±0.5% Over Temperature
- Integrated 16-Bit ADC and 12-Bit DAC
- Internal EEPROM with ECC and Fault Logging
- Integrated N-Channel MOSFET Gate Drivers
- Wide Input Voltage Range: 5V to 40V
- Operates Down to 2.5V After Start-Up
- VOUT0, VOUT1 Range: Up to 60V
- Analog Current Mode Control
- Accurate PolyPhase® Current Sharing for Up to 6 Phases (50kHz to 500kHz)
- Available in a 52-Lead (7mm × 8mm) QFN Package
The LTC7880 is a dual PolyPhase® DC/DC synchronous step-up switching regulator controller with I2C-based PMBus compliant serial interface. This controller employs a constant-frequency, current-mode architecture, with high voltage input and output capability along with programmable loop compensation. The LTC7880 is supported by the LTpowerPlay™ software development tool with graphical user interface (GUI).
Switching frequency, output voltage, and device address can be programmed both by digital interface as well as external configuration resistors. Parameters can be set via the digital interface or stored in EEPROM. The gate drive for the LTC7880 can be programmed from 6.3V to 9V to maximize efficiency. Both outputs have an independent power good indicator and FAULT function.
The LTC7880 can be configured for discontinuous (pulse-skipping) mode or continuous inductor current mode.
- Automotive Always-On and Start-Stop Systems
- Industrial and Point of Load Applications
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Evaluation Kits (1)
Demonstration circuit 2728A is a high voltage, dual output boost converter with 12V to 24V input range. The output voltage is adjustable from VIN to 48V. Each output can supply 5A maximum load current. The demo board has a LTC7880 controller, which is a 60V dual output step-up controller with digital power system management. Please see LTC7880 data sheet for more detailed information.
DC2728A powers up to default settings and produces power based on configuration resistors or its nonvolatile memory (NVM) without the need for any serial bus communication. This allows easy evaluation of the DC/DC converter. To fully explore the extensive power system management features of the part, download the GUI software LTpowerPlay® onto your PC and use ADI’s I2C/SMBus/PMBus dongle DC1613A to connect to the board. LTpowerPlay allows the user to reconfigure the part on-the-fly and store the configuration in EEPROM, view telemetry of voltage, current, temperature and fault status.
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