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Features ON/OFF LED Driver Data transfer rate (Typ) (MHz) 35 Ch to ch accuracy (Typ) (+/- %) 1 Rating Catalog Operating temperature range (C) -40 to 85 open-in-new Find other LED display drivers

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SSOP (DBQ) 24 52 mm² 8.65 x 6 VQFN (RGE) 24 16 mm² 4 x 4 open-in-new Find other LED display drivers


  • 16 Channels, Constant-Current Sink Output with On/Off Control
  • 35-mA Capability (Constant-Current Sink)
  • 10-ns High-Speed Constant-Current Switching Transient Time
  • Low On-Time Error
  • LED Power-Supply Voltage up to 17 V
  • VCC = 3.0 V to 5.5 V
  • Constant-Current Accuracy:
    • Channel-to-Channel = ±1%
    • Device-to-Device = ±1%
  • CMOS Logic Level I/O
  • 35-MHz Data Transfer Rate
  • 20-ns BLANK Pulse Width
  • Operating Temperature: –40°C to +85°C
    • LED Video Displays
    • Message Boards
    • Illumination

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    The TLC59281 is a 16-channel, constant-current sink LED driver. Each channel can be turned on/off by writing serial data to an internal register. The constant-current value of all 16 channels is set by a single external resistor.

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    * Data sheet 16-Channel, Constant-Current LED Driver datasheet (Rev. B) Jan. 26, 2011
    White paper Common LED Functions and LED Driver Design Considerations Sep. 21, 2020
    Selection guide Power Management Guide 2018 (Rev. R) Jun. 25, 2018
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