DLPS052 October   2015 DLPA3000

PRODUCTION DATA.  

  1. Features
  2. Applications
  3. Description
    1.     Device Images
      1.      Block Diagram
  4. Revision History
  5. Pin Configuration and Functions
    1.     Pin Functions
  6. Specifications
    1. 6.1 Absolute Maximum Ratings
    2. 6.2 ESD Ratings
    3. 6.3 Recommended Operating Conditions
    4. 6.4 Thermal Information
    5. 6.5 Electrical Characteristics
    6. 6.6 SPI Timing Parameters
  7. Detailed Description
    1. 7.1 Overview
    2. 7.2 Functional Block Diagram
    3. 7.3 Feature Description
      1. 7.3.1 Supply and Monitoring
        1. 7.3.1.1 Supply
        2. 7.3.1.2 Monitoring
          1. 7.3.1.2.1 Block Faults
          2. 7.3.1.2.2 Low Battery and UVLO
          3. 7.3.1.2.3 Auto LED Turn Off Functionality
          4. 7.3.1.2.4 Thermal Protection
      2. 7.3.2 Illumination
        1. 7.3.2.1 Programmable Gain Block
        2. 7.3.2.2 LDO Illum
        3. 7.3.2.3 Illumination Driver A
        4. 7.3.2.4 RGB Strobe Decoder
          1. 7.3.2.4.1 Break Before Make (BBM)
          2. 7.3.2.4.2 Openloop Voltage
          3. 7.3.2.4.3 Transient Current Limit
        5. 7.3.2.5 Illumination Monitoring
          1. 7.3.2.5.1 Power Good
          2. 7.3.2.5.2 Ratio Metric Overvoltage Protection
        6. 7.3.2.6 Load Current and Supply Voltage
        7. 7.3.2.7 Illumination Driver Plus Power FETS Efficiency
      3. 7.3.3 DMD Supplies
        1. 7.3.3.1 LDO DMD
        2. 7.3.3.2 DMD HV Regulator
          1. 7.3.3.2.1 Power-Up and Power-Down Timing
        3. 7.3.3.3 DMD/DLPC Buck Converters
        4. 7.3.3.4 DMD Monitoring
          1. 7.3.3.4.1 Power Good
          2. 7.3.3.4.2 Overvoltage Fault
      4. 7.3.4 Buck Converters
        1. 7.3.4.1 LDO Bucks
        2. 7.3.4.2 General Purpose Buck Converters
        3. 7.3.4.3 Buck Converter Monitoring
          1. 7.3.4.3.1 Power Good
          2. 7.3.4.3.2 Overvoltage Fault
        4. 7.3.4.4 Buck Converter Efficiency
      5. 7.3.5 Auxiliary LDOs
      6. 7.3.6 Measurement System
      7. 7.3.7 Digital Control
        1. 7.3.7.1 SPI
        2. 7.3.7.2 Interrupt
        3. 7.3.7.3 Fast-Shutdown in Case of Fault
        4. 7.3.7.4 Protected Registers
        5. 7.3.7.5 Writing to EEPROM
    4. 7.4 Device Functional Modes
    5. 7.5 Register Maps
  8. Application and Implementation
    1. 8.1 Application Information
    2. 8.2 Typical Applications
      1. 8.2.1 Typical Application Setup Using DLPA3000
        1. 8.2.1.1 Design Requirements
        2. 8.2.1.2 Detailed Design Procedure
        3. 8.2.1.3 Application Curve
      2. 8.2.2 Typical Application with DLPA3000 Internal Block Diagram
  9. Power Supply Recommendations
  10. 10Layout
    1. 10.1 Layout Guidelines
    2. 10.2 Layout Example
    3. 10.3 SPI Connections
    4. 10.4 RLIM Routing
    5. 10.5 LED Connection
    6. 10.6 Thermal Considerations
  11. 11Device and Documentation Support
    1. 11.1 Device Support
      1. 11.1.1 Device Nomenclature
    2. 11.2 Related Links
    3. 11.3 Community Resources
    4. 11.4 Trademarks
    5. 11.5 Electrostatic Discharge Caution
    6. 11.6 Glossary
  12. 12Mechanical, Packaging, and Orderable Information
    1. 12.1 Package Option Addendum
      1. 12.1.1 Packaging Information

Package Options

Mechanical Data (Package|Pins)
Thermal pad, mechanical data (Package|Pins)

RGB Strobe Decoder

The DLPA3000 contains circuitry to sequentially control the three color-LEDs (red, green and blue). This circuitry consists of three NMOS switches, the actual strobe decoder, and the LED current control (Figure 8). The NMOS switches are connected to the cathode terminals of the external LED package and turn the currents through the LEDs on and off.

DLPA3000 Strobe_Decoder.gifFigure 8. Switch Connection for a Common-Anode LED assembly

The NMOS FET’s P, Q and R are controlled by the CH_SEL_0 and CH_SEL_1 pins. CH_SEL[1:0] typically receive a rotating code switching from RED to GREEN to BLUE and then back to RED. The relation between CH_SEL[0:1] and which switch is closed is indicated in Table 1.

Table 1. Switch Positions for Common Anode RGB LEDs

PINS CH_SEL[1:0 SWITCH IDAC REGISTER
P Q R
00 Open Open Open N/A
01 Closed Open Open 0x03 and 0x04 SW1_IDAC[9:0]
10 Open Closed Open 0x05 and 0x06 SW2_IDAC[9:0]
11 Open Open Closed 0x07 and 0x08 SW3_IDAC[9:0]

Besides enabling one of the switches, CH_SEL[1:0] also selects a 10-bit current setting for the control IDAC that is used as the set current for the LED. This set current together with the measured current through RLIM is used to control the illumination driver to the appropriate VLED. The current through the 3 LEDs can be set independently by registers 0x03 to 0x08 (Table 1).

Each current level can be set from off to 150mV/RLIM in 1023 steps:

Equation 5. DLPA3000 EQ_Illum_ILED.gif

The maximum current for RLIM= 25 mΩ is thus 6 A.