LM2588

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4-V to 40-V, 5-A step-up wide VIN flyback regulator with frequency synchronization

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Parameters

Vin (Min) (V) 4 Vin (Max) (V) 40 Vout (Min) (V) 1.23 Vout (Max) (V) 60 Switch current limit (Typ) (A) 6.5 Regulated outputs (#) 1 Switching frequency (Min) (kHz) 75 Switching frequency (Max) (kHz) 125 Iq (Typ) (mA) 11 Features Enable, Frequency Synchronization Duty cycle (Max) (%) 98 Operating temperature range (C) -40 to 125 Rating Catalog open-in-new Find other Boost converters (integrated switch)

Package | Pins | Size

TO-220 (NDZ) 7 83 mm² 10.16 x 8.13 TO-263 (KTW) 7 154 mm² 10.1 x 15.24 open-in-new Find other Boost converters (integrated switch)

Features

  • Requires Few External Components
  • Family of Standard Inductors and Transformers
  • NPN Output Switches 5 A, Can Stand Off 65 V
  • Wide Input Voltage Range: 4 V to 40 V
  • Adjustable Switching Frequency: 100 kHz to 200 kHz
  • External Shutdown Capability
  • Draws Less Than 60 µA When Shut Down
  • Frequency Synchronization
  • Current-mode Operation for Improved Transient Response, Line Regulation, and Current Limit
  • Internal Soft-start Function Reduces In-rush Current During Start-up
  • Output Transistor Protected by Current Limit, Undervoltage Lockout, and Thermal Shutdown
  • System Output Voltage Tolerance of ±4% Max Over Line and Load Conditions
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Description

The LM2588 series of regulators are monolithic integrated circuits specifically designed for flyback, step-up (boost), and forward converter applications. The device is available in 4 different output voltage versions: 3.3 V, 5 V, 12 V, and adjustable.

Requiring a minimum number of external components, these regulators are cost effective, and simple to use. Included in this data sheet are typical circuits of boost and flyback regulators. Also listed are selector guides for diodes and capacitors and a family of standard inductors and flyback transformers designed to work with these switching regulators.

The power switch is a 5-A NPN device that can stand-off 65 V. Protecting the power switch are current and thermal limiting circuits, and an undervoltage lockout circuit. This IC contains an adjustable frequency oscillator that can be programmed up to 200 kHz. The oscillator can also be synchronized with other devices, so that multiple devices can operate at the same switching frequency.

Other features include soft start mode to reduce in-rush current during start up, and current mode control for improved rejection of input voltage and output load transients and cycle-by-cycle current limiting. The device also has a shutdown pin, so that it can be turned off externally. An output voltage tolerance of ±4%, within specified input voltages and output load conditions, is ensured for the power supply system.

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* Data sheet LM2588 5-A Flyback Regulator With Shutdown datasheet (Rev. E) Jun. 11, 2019
Selection guide Power Management Guide 2018 (Rev. R) Jun. 25, 2018
Application note Semiconductor and IC Package Thermal Metrics (Rev. C) Apr. 19, 2016
Application note Inverted SEPIC Made SIMPLE Jul. 31, 2015
Application note Softstart Using Constant Current Constant Voltage Approach Jul. 24, 2015
Application note Negative Input to Positive Output made SIMPLE Jul. 09, 2015
Application note Working With Boost Converters Jun. 15, 2015
Application note Basic Calculation of a Boost Converter's Power Stage (Rev. C) Jan. 08, 2014
Application note AN-2162 Simple Success With Conducted EMI From DC-DC Converters (Rev. C) Apr. 24, 2013
Application note AN-1082 Adjust or Synchronize LM2586/88 Switching Frequency (Rev. B) Apr. 23, 2013
Application note AN-1149 Layout Guidelines for Switching Power Supplies (Rev. C) Apr. 23, 2013
Application note AN-1229 SIMPLE SWITCHER PCB Layout Guidelines (Rev. C) Apr. 23, 2013
Application note AN-1520 A Guide to Board Layout for Best Thermal Resistance for Exposed Packages (Rev. B) Apr. 23, 2013
Application note AN-1566 Techniques for Thermal Analysis of Switching Power Supply Designs (Rev. A) Apr. 23, 2013
Application note AN-1889 How to Measure the Loop Transfer Function of Power Supplies (Rev. A) Apr. 23, 2013
Application note AN-2155 Layout Tips for EMI Reduction in DC/ DC Converters (Rev. A) Apr. 23, 2013
Application note Simple Techniques Minimize Cross-Coupling in Distributed Power Systems Mar. 21, 2007
Application note Input and Output Capacitor Selection Sep. 19, 2005
More literature SEM1600 Topic 4: Constructing Your Power Supply – Layout Considerations Jul. 12, 2005
Application note AN-643 EMI/RFI Board Design (Rev. B) May 03, 2004
Application note Understanding Boost Power Stages In Switchmode Power Supplies Mar. 04, 1999

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