Features and Benefits
- Four Complete Step-Down Switching Power Supplies
- Low Noise Silent Switcher® Architecture
- CISPR22 Class B Compliant
- CISPR25 Class 5 Compliant
- Wide Input Voltage Range: 3V to 40V
- Wide Output Voltage Range: 0.8V to 8V
- Selectable Switching Frequency: 300kHz to 3MHz
- 1.2A Continuous Output Current per Channel at 12VIN, 3.3VOUT, TA = 85°C
- 1.5A Continuous Output Current per Channel at 12VIN, 3.3VOUT, TA = 60°C
- Multiphase or Multi-μModule Parallelable for Increased Output Current
- Compact Package (6.25mm × 11.25mm × 2.22mm) Surface Mount BGA
The LTM8051 is quad 40VIN, 1.2A step-down Silent Switcher μModule® regulator. The Silent Switcher architecture minimizes EMI while delivering high efficiency at frequencies up to 3MHz. Included in the package are the controllers, power switches, inductors, and support components. Operating over a wide input voltage range, the LTM8051 supports output voltages from 0.8V to 8V, and a switching frequency range of 300kHz to 3MHz, each set by a single resistor. Only the bulk input and output filter capacitors are needed to finish the design. The LTM8051 product video is available on website.
The LTM8051 is packaged in a compact (6.25mm × 11.25mm × 2.22mm) over-molded Ball Grid Array (BGA) package suitable for automated assembly by standard surface mount equipment. The LTM8051 is available with SnPb (BGA) or RoHS compliant.
- Automated Test Equipment
- Distributed Supply Regulation
- Industrial Supplies
- Medical Equipment
Product Lifecycle Recommended for New Designs
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Evaluation Kits (1)
Demonstration circuit 2860A is a quad step-down DC/DC switching converter featuring the LTM8051 silent switcher μModule® regulator. The demo board is designed to deliver quad 5V/1.2A, 3.3V/1.2A, 2.5V/1.2A and 1.8V/1.2A outputs from a 7V to 40V input. The Silent Switcher® architecture minimizes EMI while achieving high efficiency at frequencies up to 3MHz. The modes of operation (Burst Mode® operation or discontinuous mode/SYNC) are jumper selectable. Burst Mode operation improves efficiency at light loads.
The LTM8051 is a fixed frequency PWM regulator with current mode control scheme. The switching frequency of channel 1 and channel 4 is set by an appropriate resistor (R11) from the RT14 pin to ground. The switching frequency of channel 2 and channel 3 is set by another appropriate resistor (R23) from the RT23 pin to ground. The RUN14 pin (RUN14 terminal) can be used to set the LTM8051 channel 1 and channel 4 in micro power shut-down mode, while the RUN23 pin (RUN23 terminal) can be used to set the channel 2 and channel 3 in shutdown mode. Output tracking and soft start pins (TRSS1/TRSS2/TRSS3/TRSS4) allow user control of output voltage ramp rate during startup. The power good output of each channel (PG1/PG2/PG3/PG4) will be low when that channel’s output voltage is outside of the ±7.5% regulation window.
The LTM8051 data sheet gives a complete description of the operation and application information. The data sheet must be read in conjunction with the demo manual.
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