SN6505A

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Low-noise, 1-A, 160-kHz transformer driver with soft start for isolated power supplies

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Parameters

Rating Catalog Iout (A) 1 Vout (Max) (V) 16 Vin (Min) (V) 2.25 Vin (Max) (V) 5.5 Features Enable, Short-circuit protection, Spread spectrum clocking, Thermal shutdown, Slew-rate control Soft start Yes Operating temperature range (C) -55 to 125 Iout (Max) (A) 1.5 Switching frequency (Min) (kHz) 100 Switching frequency (Max) (kHz) 600 Vout (Min) (V) 0 Switch current limit (Typ) (A) 2 open-in-new Find other Transformer drivers

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SOT-23 (DBV) 6 5 mm² 2.9 x 1.6 open-in-new Find other Transformer drivers

Features

  • Push-pull driver for transformers
  • Wide input voltage range: 2.25 V to 5.5 V
  • High output drive: 1 A at 5 V supply
  • Low RON 0.25 Ω max at 4.5 V supply
  • Ultra-low EMI
  • Spread spectrum clocking
  • Precision internal oscillator options: 160 kHz (SN6505A) and 420 kHz (SN6505B)
  • Synchronization of multiple devices with external clock input
  • Slew-rate control
  • 1.7 A Current-limit
  • Low shutdown current: <1 µA
  • Thermal shutdown
  • Wide temperature range: –55°C to 125°C
  • Small 6-Pin SOT23 (DBV) package
  • Soft-start to reduce In-rush current

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Description

The SN6505x is a low-noise, low-EMI push-pull transformer driver, specifically designed for small form factor, isolated power supplies. It drives low-profile, center-tapped transformers from a 2.25 V to
5 V DC power supply. Ultra-low noise and EMI are achieved by slew rate control of the output switch voltage and through Spread Spectrum Clocking (SSC). The SN6505x consists of an oscillator followed by a gate drive circuit that provides the complementary output signals to drive ground-referenced N-channel power switches. The device includes two 1-A Power-MOSFET switches to ensure start-up under heavy loads. The switching clock can also be provided externally for accurate placement of switcher harmonics, or when operating with multiple transformer drivers. The internal protection features include a 1.7 A current limiting, under-voltage lockout, thermal shutdown, and break-before-make circuitry. SN6505x includes a soft-start feature that prevents high inrush current during power up with large load capacitors. SN6505A has a 160 kHz internal oscillator for applications that need to minimize emissions whereas SN6505B has a 420 kHz internal oscillators for applications that require higher efficiency and smaller transformer size. The SN6505x is available in a small 6-pin SOT23/DBV package. The device operation is characterized for a temperature range from –55°C to 125°C.

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Hardware development

EVALUATION BOARDS Download
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Description
The evaluation module (EVM), featuring the SN6505A transformer driver, also contains a small form-factor transformer, simple rectifier circuit, and voltage regulator that can be used to simulate a complete isolated power-supply system suitable for many applications.
Features
  • Low-noise 1-A transformer driver for isolated power supplies, 160-kHz internal clock
  • 5-V input, 5-V output isolated power
  • Simple rectifier circuit along with low droput (LDO) regulator gives rectified voltage of 5 V
  • Provision for feeding external clock to the device
  • EVM tested for device functionality (...)

Design tools & simulation

SIMULATION MODELS Download
SLLM293.ZIP (11 KB) - IBIS Model
SIMULATION MODELS Download
SLLM302.ZIP (134 KB) - PSpice Model
SIMULATION TOOLS Download
SPICE-based analog simulation program
TINA-TI TINA-TI provides all the conventional DC, transient and frequency domain analysis of SPICE and much more. TINA has extensive post-processing capability that allows you to format results the way you want them. Virtual instruments allow you to select input waveforms and probe circuit nodes voltages (...)
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Reference designs

REFERENCE DESIGNS Download
High-efficiency, low-emission, isolated DC/DC converter-based analog input module reference design
TIDA-010065 — This reference design is a simplified architecture for generating an isolated power supply for isolated amplifiers for measuring isolated voltages and currents. A fully integrated DC/DC converter with reinforced isolation operating from a 5-V input with configurable 5-V or 5.4-V output (headroom for (...)
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Reference Design for 1200V Isolated I2C High Side Current Sensing for Solar Combiner Boxes
TIDA-01590 — This reference design is an isolated high-side current sensing design for a smart combiner box in a grounded or ungrounded system. The current sensing topology enables multichannel, sub ±1% error, isolated current sensing for high-voltage systems up to 1200-VDC, limited by the DC/DC transformer.
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18-bit, 2-Msps Isolated Data Acquisition Reference Design to Achieve Maximum SNR and Sampling Rate
TIDA-00732 This “18-bit, 2-Msps Isolated Data Acquisition Reference Design to achieve maximum SNR and sampling rate”  illustrates how to overcome performance-limiting challenges typical of isolated data acquisition system design:
  • Maximizing sampling rate by minimizing propagation delay introduced by digital (...)
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