SIMPLE SWITCHER High Efficiency 3A Step-Down Voltage Regulator with Sync - LM2670

LM2670 (ACTIVE)

SIMPLE SWITCHER High Efficiency 3A Step-Down Voltage Regulator with Sync

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Description

The LM2670 series of regulators are monolithic integrated circuits which provide all of the active functions for a step-down (buck) switching regulator capable of driving up to 3A loads with excellent line and load regulation characteristics. High efficiency (>90%) is obtained through the use of a low ON-resistance DMOS power switch. The series consists of fixed output voltages of 3.3V, 5V and 12V output version.

The SIMPLE SWITCHER concept provides for a complete design using a minimum number of external components. The switching clock frequency can be provided by an internal fixed frequency oscillator (260KHz) or from an externally provided clock in the range of 280 kHz to 400 kHz which allows the use of physically smaller sized components. A family of standard inductors for use with the LM2670 are available from several manufacturers to greatly simplify the design process. The external Sync clock provides direct and precise control of the output ripple frequency for consistent filtering or frequency spectrum positioning.

The LM2670 series also has built in thermal shutdown, current limiting and an ON/OFF control input that can power down the regulator to a low 50μA quiescent current standby condition. The output voltage is ensured to a ±2% tolerance.

Features

  • Efficiency Up to 94%
  • Simple and Easy to Design with (Using Off-The-Shelf External Components)
  • 150 mΩ DMOS Output Switch
  • 3.3V, 5V and 12V Fixed Output and Adjustable (1.2V to 37V) Versions
  • 50μA Standby Current When Switched OFF
  • ±2% Maximum Output Tolerance Over Full Line and Load Conditions
  • Wide Input Voltage Range: 8V to 40V
  • External Sync Clock Capability (280kHz to 400kHz)
  • 260 kHz Fixed Frequency Internal Oscillator
  • −40 to +125°C Operating Junction Temperature Range

SIMPLE SWITCHER is a trademark of Texas Instruments. Switchers Made Simple is a trademark of Texas Instruments.

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Parametrics Compare all products in Step-Down (Buck) Converter

 
Regulated Outputs (#)
Vin (Min) (V)
Vin (Max) (V)
Vout (Min) (V)
Vout (Max) (V)
Iout (Max) (A)
Topology
Switching Frequency (Max) (kHz)
Switch Current Limit (Typ) (A)
Iq (Typ) (mA)
Duty Cycle (Max) (%)
Soft Start
Compensation
Special Features
Brand
Control Mode
Vref Accuracy (Typ) (%)
Rating
Operating Temperature Range (C)
Pin/Package
Approx. Price (US$)
LM2670 LM2676 LM2678 LM2596 TPS54340 TPS54360 LM2673 LM2576 TPS54560 LM2677 TPS54540 TPS54360-Q1 TPS54541
        1     1         1       1     1     1    
6.5     8     8     4.5     4.5     4.5     8     4     4.5     8     4.5     4.5     4.5    
40     40     40     40     42     60     40     40     60     40     42     60     42    
1.23     1.23     1.23     3.3     0.8     0.8     1.23     3.3     0.8     1.23     0.8     0.8     0.8    
37     37     37     37     41     58.8     37     37     58.8     37     41.1     58.8     41    
3     3     5     3     3.5     3.5     3     3     5     5     5     3.5     5    
Buck     Buck     Buck     Buck     Buck
Inverting Buck-Boost    
Buck
Inverting Buck-Boost    
Buck     Buck     Buck
Inverting Buck-Boost    
Buck     Buck
Inverting Buck-Boost    
Buck
Inverting Buck-Boost    
Buck    
400     260     260       2500     2500     260       2500     400     2500     2500     2500    
4.5     4.5     7       5.5     5.5     4.5       7.5     7     7.5     5.5     7.5    
4.2     4.2     4.2       0.146     0.146     4.2       0.146     4.2     0.146     0.146     0.152    
91     91     91       98     98     91       98     91     98     98     98    
Fixed     Fixed     Fixed       Fixed     Fixed     Adjustable       Fixed     Fixed     Fixed     Fixed     Adjustable    
Internal     Internal     Internal     Internal     External     External     Internal     Internal     External     Internal     External     External     External    
Enable     Enable     Enable       Enable
Frequency Synchronization
Light Load Efficiency
Adjustable UVLO    
Enable
Frequency Synchronization
Light Load Efficiency
Adjustable UVLO    
Enable       Enable
Frequency Synchronization
Light Load Efficiency
Adjustable UVLO    
Enable     Enable
Frequency Synchronization
Light Load Efficiency
Adjustable UVLO    
Enable
Frequency Synchronization
Light Load Efficiency
Adjustable UVLO    
Enable
Frequency Synchronization
Light Load Efficiency
Power Good
Tracking
Adjustable UVLO    
SIMPLE SWITCHER     SIMPLE SWITCHER     SIMPLE SWITCHER     SIMPLE SWITCHER         SIMPLE SWITCHER     SIMPLE SWITCHER     SWIFT     SIMPLE SWITCHER     SWIFT        
Voltage Mode     Voltage Mode     Voltage Mode     Voltage Mode     Current Mode     Current Mode     Voltage Mode     Voltage Mode     Current Mode     Voltage Mode       Current Mode     Current Mode    
2     2     2       1     1     2       1     2     1     1     1    
Catalog     Catalog     Catalog     Catalog     Catalog     Catalog     Catalog     Catalog     Catalog     Catalog     Catalog     Automotive     Catalog    
-40 to 125     -40 to 125     -40 to 125     -40 to 125     -40 to 125     -40 to 125     -40 to 125     -40 to 125     -40 to 125     -40 to 125     -40 to 125     -40 to 125     -40 to 85    
14VSON
7DDPAK/TO-263
7TO-220    
14VSON
7DDPAK/TO-263
7TO-220    
14VSON
7DDPAK/TO-263
7TO-220    
5DDPAK/TO-263
5TO-220    
8SO PowerPAD     8SO PowerPAD     14VSON
7DDPAK/TO-263
7TO-220    
5DDPAK/TO-263
5TO-220    
8SO PowerPAD     14VSON
7DDPAK/TO-263
7TO-220    
8SO PowerPAD     8SO PowerPAD     10WSON    
1.85 | 1ku     1.80 | 1ku     2.20 | 1ku     1.80 | 1ku     1.68 | 1ku     2.10 | 1ku     1.85 | 1ku     1.19 | 1ku     2.30 | 1ku     2.25 | 1ku     1.95 | 1ku     2.75 | 1ku     2.30 | 1ku    

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WEBENCH® LM2670
    Min   Max   Range  
  Vin V 8.0 to 40.0V  
  Vout V 1.21 to 40.0V  
  Iout A ≤ 3A  
  Ambient Temp °C -40 to 125°C  
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