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Parameters

Vin (Min) (V) 2.5 Vin (Max) (V) 5.5 Number of LEDs 1 Iout (Max) (A) 1.5 Iq (Typ) (mA) 0.3 Features I2C Control, IR Mode, OVP, Synchronous Rectification Operating temperature range (C) -40 to 85 open-in-new Find other Flash LED drivers

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DSBGA (YKB) 8 1 mm² .8 x 1.512 open-in-new Find other Flash LED drivers

Features

  • Accurate and Programmable LED Currents
    • Flash / IR Currents Ranging from 11 mA up to 1.5 A (128 Levels)
    • Torch Currents Ranging from 2.4 mA up to 376 mA (128 Levels)
  • Flash Time-Out up to 1.6 Seconds
  • Optimized Flash LED Current During Low Battery Conditions (IVFM)
  • Grounded Cathode LED Operation for Improved Thermal Management
  • Small Total Solution Size: < 7 mm2
  • Hardware Strobe Enable (STROBE)
  • Input Voltage Range from 2.5 V to 5.5 V
  • 400-kHz I2C-Compatible Interface
    • I2C Address = 0x64

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Description

The LM36010 is an ultra-small LED flash driver that provides a high level of adjustability. With a total solution size of 7 mm2, it can produce up to 1.5 A of LED flash current or up to 376 mA of torch current.

The device utilizes a 2-MHz or 4-MHz fixed-frequency, synchronous boost converter to power the 1.5-A constant current LED source. An adaptive regulation method ensures the current source remains in regulation and maximizes efficiency as it controls the current from 11 mA up to 1.5 A in flash mode or from 2.4 mA up to 376 mA in torch mode.

Features of the LM36010 are controlled via an I2C-compatible interface. These features include: hardware flash (STROBE) and 128 programmable currents for both flash and movie mode (torch). The 2-MHz or 4-MHz switching frequency, overvoltage protection (OVP), and adjustable current limit allow for the use of tiny, low-profile inductors and ceramic capacitors. The device operates over a –40°C to +85°C ambient temperature range.

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* Datasheet LM36010 Synchronous-Boost, Single-LED Flash Driver With 1.5-A High-Side Current Source datasheet (Rev. B) Oct. 09, 2017
Application notes LED Flash-Protection Features Aug. 23, 2017
User guides LM36010EVM User Guide Jul. 26, 2017
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Description
The Texas Instruments LM36010 evaluation module (EVM) helps designers evaluate the operation and performance of the LM36010 Synchronous Boost LED Driver with 1.5A High-Side Current Source.
Features
  • 1.5A Current Source
  • Boost Converter with 2.8A Inductor Current Limit
  • 7-Bits Current Adjustability for Flash or Torch
  • Full Suite of Protection and Diagnostic Features
  • Tiny WCSP package: 0.8mm x 1.512mm
GUIS FOR EVALUATION MODULES (EVM) Download
SNVC211.ZIP (23504 KB)

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