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Channels (#) 6 Vin (Min) (V) 5 Vin (Max) (V) 24 Switching frequency (Max) (kHz) 1000 Product type Inductive LED current per channel (mA) 30 Shutdown current (Typ) (uA) 16 Topology Boost Peak efficiency (%) 90 Features Load Disconnect During Shutdown Operating temperature range (C) -40 to 85 open-in-new Find other Backlight LED drivers

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  • 4.5-V to 24-V Input Voltage
  • 38-V Maximum Output Voltage
  • Integrated 1.5-A/40-V MOSFET
  • 1-MHz Switching Frequency
  • Adaptive Boost Output to WLED Voltages
  • Small External Components
  • Integrated Loop Compensation
  • Six Current Sinks of 30 mA
  • Up to 10 WLED in Series
  • 1% Typical Current Matching and Accuracy
  • Up to 1000:1 PWM Brightness Dimming
  • Minimized Output Ripple Under PWM Dimming
  • Driver for Input/Output Isolation PFET
  • True Shutdown
  • Overvoltage Protection
  • WLED Open and Short Protection
  • Built-in Soft Start
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The TPS61181A device provides highly integrated solutions for media-size LCD backlighting. The six current sink regulators provide high-precision current regulation and matching. In total, the device can support up to 60 WLEDs.

The devices support pulse width modulation (PWM) brightness dimming. During dimming, the WLED current is turned on/off at the duty cycle and frequency, determined by the PWM signal input to the DCRTL pin. The TPS61181A device is designed to minimize the output AC ripple across a wide dimming duty cycle and frequency range and also reduces the audible noise from the output ceramic capacitors.

The TPS61181A device provides a driver output for an external PFET connected between the input and inductor. During short circuit or overcurrent conditions, the device turns off the external PFET and disconnects the battery from the WLEDs. The PFET is also turned off during device shutdown (thereby giving shutdown) to prevent any leakage current from the battery. The device integrates overvoltage protection, soft-start and thermal shutdown and has a built-in linear regulator for the device supply.

For all available packages, see the orderable addendum at the end of the data sheet.

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Technical documentation

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* Datasheet TPS61181A White-LED Driver For Notebook Display datasheet (Rev. B) Sep. 30, 2016
Technical articles Overcoming challenges for backlight LED drivers in automotive display solutions Jul. 16, 2020
Application notes Some Guidelines and Tips for the LED Driver Application Aug. 14, 2019
Application notes Performing Accurate PFM Mode Efficiency Measurements (Rev. A) Dec. 11, 2018
Technical articles Here's how body electronics and lighting technology are changing the driving experience Sep. 26, 2016
Technical articles LED brightness adjustment: high-frequency PWM dimming Aug. 26, 2016
Technical articles Take better selfies with innovative LED flashes Nov. 18, 2014
Application notes Backlighting the tablet PC Jun. 17, 2011
User guides TPS61181EVM-259 / TPS61182EVM-259 (Rev. B) May 12, 2011

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document-generic User guide
The SN65DSI85EVM evaluation module (EVM) is a printed circuit board (PCB) that helps customers implementthe SN65DSI85 device in system hardware. This EVM can be used as a hardware reference design for any implementation using the SN65DSI85 device. The SN65DSI85EVM includes (...)
  • Plug and play design
  • Two input options for DSI video signal (QSH-type connector and FX-type connector)
  • Two output port options available for the LVDS output signals (QSH-type connector and I-PEX-type connector)
  • I2C interface to configure internal registers
  • LED backlight driver circuitry using TI's (...)
document-generic User guide

The TPS61181AEVM-259 user's guide describes the characteristics, operation, and use of the TPS6118xEVM-259 evaluation module (EVM). This EVM contains either Texas Instruments' TPS61181 (-001 build) or TPS61182 (-002 build) or TPS61181A (-003 build)-based WLED power solutions, each of which provides (...)

  • 4.5 V to 24 V Input Voltage
  • 38V Maximum Output Voltage
  • Integrated 1.5 A/40 V MOSFET
  • 1.0-MHz Switching Frequency
  • Adaptive Boost Output to WLED Voltages
  • Small External Components
  • Integrated Loop Compensation
  • Six Current Sinks of 30 mA
  • Up to 10 WLED in Series
  • 1% Typical Current Matching and Accuracy
  • Up to 1000:1 (...)

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