SLUSEG8B October   2021  – February 2022 LMR54406 , LMR54410

PRODUCTION DATA  

  1. Features
  2. Applications
  3. Description
  4. Revision History
  5. Device Comparison Table
  6. Pin Configuration and Functions
  7. Specifications
    1. 7.1 Absolute Maximum Ratings
    2. 7.2 ESD Ratings
    3. 7.3 Recommended Operating Conditions
    4. 7.4 Thermal Information
    5. 7.5 Electrical Characteristics
    6. 7.6 Timing Requirements
    7. 7.7 System Characteristics
    8. 7.8 Typical Characteristics
  8. Detailed Description
    1. 8.1 Overview
    2. 8.2 Functional Block Diagram
    3. 8.3 Feature Description
      1. 8.3.1 Fixed Frequency Peak Current Mode Control
      2. 8.3.2 Adjustable Output Voltage
      3. 8.3.3 Enable
      4. 8.3.4 Minimum ON Time, Minimum OFF Time, and Frequency Foldback
      5. 8.3.5 Bootstrap Voltage
      6. 8.3.6 Overcurrent and Short Circuit Protection
      7. 8.3.7 Soft Start
      8. 8.3.8 Thermal Shutdown
    4. 8.4 Device Functional Modes
      1. 8.4.1 Shutdown Mode
      2. 8.4.2 Active Mode
      3. 8.4.3 CCM Mode
      4. 8.4.4 Light Load Operation (PFM Version)
      5. 8.4.5 Light-Load Operation (FPWM Version)
  9. Application and Implementation
    1. 9.1 Application Information
    2. 9.2 Typical Application
      1. 9.2.1 Design Requirements
      2. 9.2.2 Detailed Design Procedure
        1. 9.2.2.1 Output Voltage Set-Point
        2. 9.2.2.2 Switching Frequency
        3. 9.2.2.3 Inductor Selection
        4. 9.2.2.4 Output Capacitor Selection
        5. 9.2.2.5 Input Capacitor Selection
        6. 9.2.2.6 Bootstrap Capacitor
        7. 9.2.2.7 Undervoltage Lockout Set-Point
        8. 9.2.2.8 Replacing Non Sync Converter
      3. 9.2.3 Application Curves
  10. 10Power Supply Recommendations
  11. 11Layout
    1. 11.1 Layout Guidelines
      1. 11.1.1 Compact Layout for EMI Reduction
      2. 11.1.2 Feedback Resistors
    2. 11.2 Layout Example
  12. 12Device and Documentation Support
    1. 12.1 Device Support
      1. 12.1.1 Third-Party Products Disclaimer
    2. 12.2 Documentation Support
      1. 12.2.1 Related Documentation
    3. 12.3 Receiving Notification of Documentation Updates
    4. 12.4 Support Resources
    5. 12.5 Trademarks
    6. 12.6 Electrostatic Discharge Caution
    7. 12.7 Glossary
  13. 13Mechanical, Packaging, and Orderable Information

Package Options

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

Overview

The LMR544xx converter is an easy-to-use synchronous step-down DC-DC converter operating from a 4-V to 36-V supply voltage. The LMR54410 is capable of delivering up to 1-A DC load current in a very small solution size while the LMR54406 is capable of delivering up to 0.6-A load current. The family has multiple versions applicable to various applications. See Section 5 for detailed information.

The LMR544xx employs fixed-frequency peak-current mode control. The PFM version enters PFM mode at light load to achieve high efficiency. A FPWM version is provided to achieve low output voltage ripple, tight output voltage regulation, and constant switching frequency at light load. The device is internally compensated, which reduces design time and requires few external components.

Additional features, such as precision enable and internal soft start, provide a flexible and easy-to-use solution for a wide range of applications. Protection features include the following:

  • Thermal shutdown
  • VIN undervoltage lockout
  • Cycle-by-cycle current limit
  • Hiccup mode short-circuit protection

This family of devices requires very few external components and has a pinout designed for simple, optimal PCB layout.