LM2596 SIMPLE SWITCHER® 4.5V to 40V, 3A Low Component Count Step-Down Regulator | TI.com

LM2596 (ACTIVE) SIMPLE SWITCHER® 4.5V to 40V, 3A Low Component Count Step-Down Regulator

 

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Description

The LM2596 series of regulators are monolithic integrated circuits that provide all the active functions for a step-down (buck) switching regulator, capable of driving a 3-A load with excellent line and load regulation. These devices are available in fixed output voltages of 3.3 V, 5 V, 12 V, and an adjustable output version.

Requiring a minimum number of external components, these regulators are simple to use and include internal frequency compensation, and a fixed-frequency oscillator.

The LM2596 series operates at a switching frequency of 150 kHz, thus allowing smaller sized filter components than what would be required with lower frequency switching regulators. Available in a standard 7-pin TO-220 package with several different lead bend options, and a 7-pin TO-263 surface mount package.

A standard series of inductors are available from several different manufacturers optimized for use with the LM2596 series. This feature greatly simplifies the design of switch-mode power supplies.

Other features include a ±4% tolerance on output voltage under specified input voltage and output load conditions, and ±15% on the oscillator frequency. External shutdown is included, featuring typically 80 µA standby current. Self-protection features include a two stage frequency reducing current limit for the output switch and an overtemperature shutdown for complete protection under fault conditions.

Features

  • 3.3-V, 5-V, 12-V, and Adjustable Output Versions
  • Adjustable Version Output Voltage Range: 1.2-V
    to 37-V ± 4% Maximum Over Line and Load
    Conditions
  • Available in TO-220 and TO-263 Packages
  • 3-A Output Load Current
  • Input Voltage Range Up to 40 V
  • Requires Only 4 External Components
  • Excellent Line and Load Regulation Specifications
  • 150-kHz Fixed-Frequency Internal Oscillator
  • TTL Shutdown Capability
  • Low Power Standby Mode, IQ, Typically 80 µA
  • High Efficiency
  • Uses Readily Available Standard Inductors
  • Thermal Shutdown and Current-Limit Protection

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Product Option
  Min   Max Range
Vin  V
Vout  V
Iout  A
Ambient Temp  °C -40 to 125°C

Parametrics

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Part number Order Vin (Min) (V) Vin (Max) (V) Vout (Min) (V) Vout (Max) (V) Iout (Max) (A) Regulated outputs (#) Switching frequency (Min) (kHz) Switching frequency (Max) (kHz) Iq (Typ) (mA) Features Control mode Duty cycle (Max) (%) Operating temperature range (C) Rating Package Group Type Package size: mm2:W x L (PKG)
LM2596 Order now 4.5     40     3.3     37     3     1     110     173     5     Enable
Over Current Protection    
Voltage Mode     100     -40 to 125     Catalog     DDPAK/TO-263 | 5
TO-220 | 5    
Converter     5DDPAK/TO-263: 155 mm2: 15.24 x 10.16 (DDPAK/TO-263 | 5)
5TO-220: 86 mm2: 8.47 x 10.16 (TO-220 | 5)    
LM2590HV Order now 4.5     60     3.3     57     1     1     110     173     5     Over Current Protection
Power Good    
Voltage Mode     100     -40 to 125     Catalog     DDPAK/TO-263 | 7
TO-220 | 7    
Converter     7DDPAK/TO-263: 154 mm2: 15.24 x 10.1 (DDPAK/TO-263 | 7)
7TO-220: 83 mm2: 8.13 x 10.16 (TO-220 | 7)    
LM2591HV Order now 4.5     60     3.3     57     1     1     110     173     1     Enable
Over Current Protection    
Voltage Mode     100     -40 to 125     Catalog     DDPAK/TO-263 | 5
TO-220 | 5    
Converter     5DDPAK/TO-263: 155 mm2: 15.24 x 10.16 (DDPAK/TO-263 | 5)
5TO-220: 86 mm2: 8.47 x 10.16 (TO-220 | 5)    
LM2592HV Order now 4.5     60     3.3     57     2     1     110     173     10     Enable
Over Current Protection    
Voltage Mode     100     -40 to 125     Catalog     DDPAK/TO-263 | 5
TO-220 | 5    
Converter     5DDPAK/TO-263: 155 mm2: 15.24 x 10.16 (DDPAK/TO-263 | 5)
5TO-220: 86 mm2: 8.47 x 10.16 (TO-220 | 5)    
LM2593HV Order now 4.5     60     1.2     57     2     1     110     173     5