Features and Benefits
- Complete Solution in <1cm2 (Single-Sided PCB) or 0.5cm2 (Dual-Sided PCB)
- Wide Input Voltage Range: 4V to 20V
- Input Voltage Down to 2.375V with External Bias
- 0.6V to 5.5V Output Voltage
- 5A DC Output Current
- ±1.5% Maximum Total DC Output Voltage Error Over Line, Load and Temperature
- Current Mode Control, Fast Transient Response
- External Frequency Synchronization
- Multiphase Parallel Current Sharing with Multiple LTM4625s
- Output Voltage Tracking
- Selectable Discontinuous Mode
- Power Good Indicator
- Overvoltage, Overcurrent and Overtemperature Protection
- 6.25mm × 6.25mm × 5.01mm BGA Package
The LTM4625 is a complete 5A step-down switching mode μModule (Power Module) regulator in a tiny 6.25mm × 6.25mm × 5.01mm BGA package. Included in the package are the switching controller, power FETs, inductor and support components. Operating over an input voltage range of 4V to 20V or 2.375V to 20V with an external bias supply, the LTM4625 supports an output voltage range of 0.6V to 5.5V, set by a single external resistor. Its high efficiency design delivers up to 5A continuous output current. Only bulk input and output capacitors are needed.
The LTM4625 supports selectable discontinuous mode operation and output voltage tracking for supply rail sequencing. Its high switching frequency and current mode control enable a very fast transient response to line and load changes without sacrificing stability.
Fault protection features include overvoltage, overcurrent and overtemperature protection.
The LTM4625 is available with SnPb or RoHS compliant terminal finish.
- Telecom, Datacom, Networking and Industrial Equipment
- Medical Diagnostic Equipment
- Data Storage Rack Units and Cards
- Test and Debug Systems
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 (2)
Demonstration circuit 2721A-B features the LTM4625EY μModule® regulator, a tiny high performance high efficiency step-down regulator configured as an inverting buck-boost regulator. DC2721A-B has an operating input voltage range of 4V to 15V and is able to provide an output current of up to 3A. The output voltage can be programmed from –0.6V and –5.5V. The LTM4625EY is a complete DC/DC point of load regulator in a thermally enhanced 6.25mm × 6.25mm × 5.01mm BGA package requiring only a few input and output capacitors. The LTM4625 data sheet must be read in conjunction with this demo manual for working on or modifying demo circuit 2721A-B.
Demonstration circuit 2171A-B features the LTM4625 μModule® regulator, a tiny low profile high performance step-down regulator. The LTM4625 has an operating input voltage range of 4V to 20V and is able to provide an output current of up to 5A. The output voltage is jumper-selectable and can be set to 1.0V, 1.2V, 1.5V, 1.8V, 2.5V, 3.3V, 5V or a user-defined value from 0.6V to 5V. The LTM4625 is a complete DC/DC point-of-load regulator in a 6.25mm × 6.25mm × 5.01mm BGA package requiring only a few input and output capacitors.
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.
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Step 1: Download and install LTspice on your computer.
Step 2: Click on the link in the section below to download a demonstration circuit.
Step 3: If LTspice does not automatically open after clicking the link below, you can instead run the simulation by right clicking on the link and selecting “Save Target As.” After saving the file to your computer, start LTspice and open the demonstration circuit by selecting ‘Open’ from the ‘File’ menu.
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.
Step 2: Click on the link(s) in the section below to download part-specific project files.
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:
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