SNVSBC9B November 2019 – August 2020 TPSM53604
The voltage on the EN pin provides electrical ON/OFF control of the device. This input features precision thresholds, allowing the use of an external voltage divider to provide a programmable UVLO (see Section 7.3.6). Applying a voltage of VEN ≥ VEN-LDO_H causes the device to enter standby mode, powering the internal LDO, but not producing an output voltage. Increasing the EN voltage to VEN-H fully enables the device, allowing it to enter start-up mode and starting the soft-start period. When the EN input is brought below VEN-H by VEN-HYS, the regulator stops running and enters standby mode. Further decrease in the EN voltage to below VEN-LDO-L completely shuts down the device. Figure 7-2 shows this behavior. The values for the various EN thresholds can be found in Section 6.5.
The EN pin cannot be open circuit or floating. The simplest way to enable the operation of the TPSM53604 is to connect the EN pin to VIN directly as shown in Figure 7-3. This allows self start-up of the TPSM53604 when VIN is within the operation range.
If an application requires controlling the EN pin, an external logic signal can be used to drive EN pin as shown in Figure 7-4. Applications using an open drain/collector device to interface with this pin require a pullup resistor to a voltage above the enable threshold.