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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 Buck converters (integrated switch)

Features

  • 3.3-V, 5-V, 12-V, and Adjustable Output Versions
  • Adjustable Version Output Voltage Range, 1.2-V
    to 37-V ±4% Max Over Line and Load Conditions
  • 1-A Output Current
  • Available in 7-Pin TO-220 and DDPAK (Surface
    Mount) Package
  • Input Voltage Range Up to 40 V
  • Excellent Line and Load Regulation Specifications
  • 150 kHz Fixed Frequency Internal Oscillator
  • Shutdown/Soft-start
  • Out of Regulation Error Flag
  • Error Output Delay
  • Low Power Standby Mode, IQ, Typically 85 µA
  • High Efficiency
  • Uses Readily Available Standard Inductors
  • Thermal Shutdown and Current Limit Protection
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Description

The LM2598 series of regulators are monolithic integrated circuits that provide all the active functions for a step-down (buck) switching regulator, capable of driving a 1-A load with excellent line and load regulation. These devices are available in fixed output voltages of 3.3 V, 5 V, 12 V, and an adjustable output version.

The LM2598 is a member of the LM259x family.

Requiring a minimum number of external components, these regulators are simple to use and include internal frequency compensation, improved line and load specifications, fixed-frequency oscillator, Shutdown/Soft-start, error flag delay and error flag output.

The LM2598 series operates at a switching frequency of 150 kHz, thus allowing smaller sized filter components than what would be required with lower-frequency switching regulators. Available in a standard 7-lead TO-220 package with several different lead bend options, and a 7-lead DDPAK surface mount package. Typically, for output voltages less than 12 V, and ambient temperatures less than 50°C, no heat sink is required.

A standard series of inductors (both through hole and surface mount types) are available from several different manufacturers optimized for use with the LM2598. This feature greatly simplifies the design of switch-mode power supplies.

Other features include a specified ±4% tolerance on output voltage under all conditions of input voltage and output load conditions, and ±15% on the oscillator frequency. External shutdown is included, featuring typically 85-µA standby current. Self-protection features include a two stage current limit for the output switch and an overtemperature shutdown for complete protection under fault conditions.

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* Datasheet LM2598 SIMPLE SWITCHER® Power Converter 150-kHz 1-A Step-Down Voltage Regulator, With Features datasheet (Rev. D) May 31, 2016
Technical articles Minimize the impact of the MLCC shortage on your power application Mar. 29, 2019
Technical articles How to increase system reliability and simplify design using DC/DC converters Jun. 13, 2016
Technical articles The importance of accurate switching frequency and current limit when selecting buck regulators Apr. 19, 2016
Application notes Semiconductor and IC Package Thermal Metrics (Rev. C) Apr. 19, 2016
Technical articles Advantages of leaded packages in robust industrial designs Mar. 08, 2016
Application notes Low EMI Layout Made SIMPLE With LM43600/1/2/3 and LM46000/1/2 (Rev. A) Sep. 12, 2014
Application notes AN-2162 Simple Success With Conducted EMI From DC-DC Converters (Rev. C) Apr. 24, 2013
Application notes AN-1081 Low-Cost Low-Parts-Count DC/DC Converter With Multiple Outputs (Rev. B) Apr. 23, 2013
Application notes AN-1149 Layout Guidelines for Switching Power Supplies (Rev. C) Apr. 23, 2013
Application notes AN-1197 Selecting Inductors for Buck Converters (Rev. B) Apr. 23, 2013
Application notes AN-1229 SIMPLE SWITCHER PCB Layout Guidelines (Rev. C) Apr. 23, 2013
Application notes AN-1246 Stresses in Wide Input DC-DC Converters (Rev. C) Apr. 23, 2013
Application notes AN-1520 A Guide to Board Layout for Best Thermal Resistance for Exposed Packages (Rev. B) Apr. 23, 2013
Application notes AN-1566 Techniques for Thermal Analysis of Switching Power Supply Designs (Rev. A) Apr. 23, 2013
Application notes AN-1889 How to Measure the Loop Transfer Function of Power Supplies (Rev. A) Apr. 23, 2013
Application notes AN-2155 Layout Tips for EMI Reduction in DC/ DC Converters (Rev. A) Apr. 23, 2013
Application notes Simple Techniques Minimize Cross-Coupling in Distributed Power Systems Mar. 21, 2007
Application notes Input and Output Capacitor Selection Sep. 19, 2005
More literature SEM1600 Topic 4: Constructing Your Power Supply – Layout Considerations Jul. 12, 2005
Application notes AN-643 EMI/RFI Board Design (Rev. B) May 03, 2004

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