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Number of channels (#) 6 Vin (Min) (V) 5 Vin (Max) (V) 24 Vout (Min) (V) 5 Vout (Max) (V) 40 Type Inductive Switching frequency (Max) (kHz) 1000 LED current per channel (mA) 30 Peak efficiency (%) 94 Topology Boost Features Load Disconnect During Shutdown Operating temperature range (C) -40 to 85
Number of channels (#) 6 Vin (Min) (V) 5 Vin (Max) (V) 24 Vout (Min) (V) 5 Vout (Max) (V) 40 Type Inductive Switching frequency (Max) (kHz) 1000 LED current per channel (mA) 30 Peak efficiency (%) 94 Topology Boost Features Load Disconnect During Shutdown Operating temperature range (C) -40 to 85
WQFN (RTJ) 20 16 mm² 4 x 4
  • Input Voltage 4.5 V to 24 V
  • Maximum Output Voltage 38 V
  • Integrated 2-A, 40-V MOSFET
  • Programmable Switching Frequency 300 kHz to 1 MHz
  • Adaptive Boost Output to WLED Voltages
  • Wide PWM Dimming Frequency Range
    • 100 Hz to 50 KHz for Direct PWM Mode
    • 100 Hz to 22 KHz for Frequency Programmable Mode
  • 100:1 Dimming Ratio at 20 kHz
  • 10000:1 Dimming Ratio at 200 Hz (Direct PWM mode)
  • Small External Components
  • Integrated Loop Compensation
  • Six Current Sinks of 30 mA Maximum
  • 1.5% (Typical) Current Matching
  • PWM Brightness Interface Control
  • PWM Phase Shift Mode Brightness Dimming Method or Direct PWM Dimming Method
  • HBM ESD Protection 4 kV
  • Programmable Overvoltage Threshold
  • Built-in WLED Open/Short Protection
  • Thermal Shutdown
  • Input Voltage 4.5 V to 24 V
  • Maximum Output Voltage 38 V
  • Integrated 2-A, 40-V MOSFET
  • Programmable Switching Frequency 300 kHz to 1 MHz
  • Adaptive Boost Output to WLED Voltages
  • Wide PWM Dimming Frequency Range
    • 100 Hz to 50 KHz for Direct PWM Mode
    • 100 Hz to 22 KHz for Frequency Programmable Mode
  • 100:1 Dimming Ratio at 20 kHz
  • 10000:1 Dimming Ratio at 200 Hz (Direct PWM mode)
  • Small External Components
  • Integrated Loop Compensation
  • Six Current Sinks of 30 mA Maximum
  • 1.5% (Typical) Current Matching
  • PWM Brightness Interface Control
  • PWM Phase Shift Mode Brightness Dimming Method or Direct PWM Dimming Method
  • HBM ESD Protection 4 kV
  • Programmable Overvoltage Threshold
  • Built-in WLED Open/Short Protection
  • Thermal Shutdown

The TPS61187 device provides a highly integrated white-light-emitting-diode (WLED) driver solution for notebook LCD backlight. This device has a built-in high efficiency boost regulator with integrated 2-A, 40-V power MOSFET. The six current sink regulators provide high precision current regulation and matching. In total, the device can support up to 60 WLEDs. In addition, the boost output automatically adjusts its voltage to the WLED forward voltage to optimize efficiency.

The TPS61187 supports the automatic phase-shift-dimming method and direct-PWM-dimming method. During phase-shift-PWM dimming, the WLED current is turned on and turned off at the duty cycle controlled by the input PWM signal, and each channel is shifted according to the frequency determined by an integrated pulse-width-modulation (PWM) signal. The frequency of this signal is resistor programmable, while the duty cycle is controlled directly from an external PWM signal input to the PWM pin. During direct PWM dimming, the WLED current is turned on and/or turned off synchronized with the input PWM signal.

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

The TPS61187 device provides a highly integrated white-light-emitting-diode (WLED) driver solution for notebook LCD backlight. This device has a built-in high efficiency boost regulator with integrated 2-A, 40-V power MOSFET. The six current sink regulators provide high precision current regulation and matching. In total, the device can support up to 60 WLEDs. In addition, the boost output automatically adjusts its voltage to the WLED forward voltage to optimize efficiency.

The TPS61187 supports the automatic phase-shift-dimming method and direct-PWM-dimming method. During phase-shift-PWM dimming, the WLED current is turned on and turned off at the duty cycle controlled by the input PWM signal, and each channel is shifted according to the frequency determined by an integrated pulse-width-modulation (PWM) signal. The frequency of this signal is resistor programmable, while the duty cycle is controlled directly from an external PWM signal input to the PWM pin. During direct PWM dimming, the WLED current is turned on and/or turned off synchronized with the input PWM signal.

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

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* Data sheet TPS61187 White-LED Driver For Notebooks With PWM Interface and Automatic Phase Shift datasheet (Rev. E) 29 Dec 2016
White paper Common LED Functions and LED Driver Design Considerations 21 Sep 2020
Technical article Overcoming challenges for backlight LED drivers in automotive display solutions 16 Jul 2020
Application note Some Guidelines and Tips for the LED Driver Application 14 Aug 2019
Application note Performing Accurate PFM Mode Efficiency Measurements (Rev. A) 11 Dec 2018
Selection guide Power Management Guide 2018 (Rev. R) 25 Jun 2018
Technical article Here's how body electronics and lighting technology are changing the driving experience 26 Sep 2016
Technical article LED brightness adjustment: high-frequency PWM dimming 26 Aug 2016
Technical article Take better selfies with innovative LED flashes 18 Nov 2014

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TPS61187EVM-528 — TPS61187EVM-528 Evaluation Module

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