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Vin (Min) (V) 2.95 Vin (Max) (V) 5.5 Vout (Min) (V) 0.8 Vout (Max) (V) 5 Iout (Max) (A) 4 Iq (Typ) (uA) 3500 Switching frequency (Min) (kHz) 1000 Switching frequency (Max) (kHz) 1000 Features Enable, Power Good, Pre-Bias Start-Up, Synchronous Rectification, Tracking Operating temperature range (C) -40 to 125 Rating Catalog Regulated outputs (#) 1
Vin (Min) (V) 2.95 Vin (Max) (V) 5.5 Vout (Min) (V) 0.8 Vout (Max) (V) 5 Iout (Max) (A) 4 Iq (Typ) (uA) 3500 Switching frequency (Min) (kHz) 1000 Switching frequency (Max) (kHz) 1000 Features Enable, Power Good, Pre-Bias Start-Up, Synchronous Rectification, Tracking Operating temperature range (C) -40 to 125 Rating Catalog Regulated outputs (#) 1
HTSSOP (PWP) 16 32 mm² 5 x 6.4
  • LM20124-Q1 is AEC-Q100 qualified and manufactured on an Automotive Grade Flow
  • Input voltage range 2.95V to 5.5V
  • Accurate current limit minimizes inductor size
  • 96% efficiency at 1 MHz switching frequency
  • 32 mΩ integrated FET switches
  • Starts up into pre-biased loads
  • Output voltage tracking
  • Peak current mode control
  • Adjustable output voltage down to 0.8V
  • Adjustable Soft-Start with external capacitor
  • Precision enable pin with hysteresis
  • Integrated OVP, UVLO, power good and thermal shutdown
  • TSSOP 16 pin exposed pad package

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  • LM20124-Q1 is AEC-Q100 qualified and manufactured on an Automotive Grade Flow
  • Input voltage range 2.95V to 5.5V
  • Accurate current limit minimizes inductor size
  • 96% efficiency at 1 MHz switching frequency
  • 32 mΩ integrated FET switches
  • Starts up into pre-biased loads
  • Output voltage tracking
  • Peak current mode control
  • Adjustable output voltage down to 0.8V
  • Adjustable Soft-Start with external capacitor
  • Precision enable pin with hysteresis
  • Integrated OVP, UVLO, power good and thermal shutdown
  • TSSOP 16 pin exposed pad package

All trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

The LM20124 is a full featured 1 MHz synchronous buck regulator capable of delivering up to 4A of continuous output current. The current mode control loop can be compensated to be stable with virtually any type of output capacitor. For most cases, compensating the device only requires two external components, providing maximum flexibility and ease of use. The device is optimized to work over the input voltage range of 2.95V to 5.5V making it suited for a wide variety of low voltage systems.

The device features internal over voltage protection (OVP) and over current protection (OCP) circuits for increased system reliability. A precision enable pin and integrated UVLO allows the turn-on of the device to be tightly controlled and sequenced. Start-up inrush currents are limited by both an internally fixed and externally adjustable Soft-Start circuit. Fault detection and supply sequencing is possible with the integrated power good circuit.

The LM20124 is designed to work well in multi-rail power supply architectures. The output voltage of the device can be configured to track a higher voltage rail using the SS/TRK pin. If the output of the LM20124 is pre-biased at startup it will not sink current to pull the output low until the internal soft-start ramp exceeds the voltage at the feedback pin.

The LM20124 is offered in a 16-pin TSSOP package with an exposed pad that can be soldered to the PCB, eliminating the need for bulky heatsinks.

The LM20124 is a full featured 1 MHz synchronous buck regulator capable of delivering up to 4A of continuous output current. The current mode control loop can be compensated to be stable with virtually any type of output capacitor. For most cases, compensating the device only requires two external components, providing maximum flexibility and ease of use. The device is optimized to work over the input voltage range of 2.95V to 5.5V making it suited for a wide variety of low voltage systems.

The device features internal over voltage protection (OVP) and over current protection (OCP) circuits for increased system reliability. A precision enable pin and integrated UVLO allows the turn-on of the device to be tightly controlled and sequenced. Start-up inrush currents are limited by both an internally fixed and externally adjustable Soft-Start circuit. Fault detection and supply sequencing is possible with the integrated power good circuit.

The LM20124 is designed to work well in multi-rail power supply architectures. The output voltage of the device can be configured to track a higher voltage rail using the SS/TRK pin. If the output of the LM20124 is pre-biased at startup it will not sink current to pull the output low until the internal soft-start ramp exceeds the voltage at the feedback pin.

The LM20124 is offered in a 16-pin TSSOP package with an exposed pad that can be soldered to the PCB, eliminating the need for bulky heatsinks.

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* Data sheet LM20124/LM20124Q 4A, 1MHz PowerWise ® Synchronous Buck Regulator datasheet (Rev. F) 27 Mar 2013
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Selection guide Power Management Guide 2018 (Rev. R) 25 Jun 2018
EVM User's guide AN-1654 LM20124 Evaluation Board (Rev. B) 03 May 2013
Application note AN-1751 4A LM20k Reference Designs (Rev. A) 03 May 2013
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