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TPS62870-Q1

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Automotive 2.7-V to 6-V input, 6-A, stackable, synchronous buck converter

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Vin (min) (V) 2.7 Vin (max) (V) 6 Vout (min) (V) 0.4 Vout (max) (V) 3.3, 3.35 Iout (max) (A) 6 Iq (typ) (mA) 1.75 Switching frequency (min) (kHz) 1500 Switching frequency (max) (kHz) 3000 EMI features Low parasitic Hotrod packaging, Spread Spectrum Features Adaptive/Dynamic Voltage Scaling, Differential Remote Sense, Enable, Fixed Output, Forced PWM, Frequency synchronization, I2C/PMBus, Light Load Efficiency, Light load efficiency, Output discharge, Over Current Protection, Power good, Soft Start Fixed, Spread Spectrum, Synchronous Rectification, UVLO Fixed, UVLO fixed, Wettable flanks package Operating temperature range (°C) -40 to 125 Rating Automotive TI functional safety category Functional Safety-Capable Regulated outputs (#) 1 Control mode DCS-Control Duty cycle (max) (%) 55 Type Converter
Vin (min) (V) 2.7 Vin (max) (V) 6 Vout (min) (V) 0.4 Vout (max) (V) 3.3, 3.35 Iout (max) (A) 6 Iq (typ) (mA) 1.75 Switching frequency (min) (kHz) 1500 Switching frequency (max) (kHz) 3000 EMI features Low parasitic Hotrod packaging, Spread Spectrum Features Adaptive/Dynamic Voltage Scaling, Differential Remote Sense, Enable, Fixed Output, Forced PWM, Frequency synchronization, I2C/PMBus, Light Load Efficiency, Light load efficiency, Output discharge, Over Current Protection, Power good, Soft Start Fixed, Spread Spectrum, Synchronous Rectification, UVLO Fixed, UVLO fixed, Wettable flanks package Operating temperature range (°C) -40 to 125 Rating Automotive TI functional safety category Functional Safety-Capable Regulated outputs (#) 1 Control mode DCS-Control Duty cycle (max) (%) 55 Type Converter
VQFN-FCRLF (RXS) 16 9.0525 mm² 2.55 x 3.55
  • AEC-Q100 qualified for automotive applications
    • Temperature grade 1: –40°C to +125°C, T A
  • Functional Safety-Capable
  • 2.7-V to 6-V input voltage range
  • Family of pin-to-pin compatible devices: 6-A, 9-A, 12-A, and 15-A
  • Four output voltage ranges:
    • 0.4-V to 0.71875-V in 1.25-mV steps
    • 0.4-V to 1.0375-V in 2.5-mV steps
    • 0.4-V to 1.675-V in 5-mV steps
    • 0.8-V to 3.35-V in 10-mV steps
  • Output voltage accuracy ±1%
  • 7-mΩ and 4.5-mΩ internal power MOSFETs
  • Adjustable external compensation
  • Resistor-selectable start-up output voltage
  • Resistor-selectable switching frequency
  • Power-save or forced-PWM operation
  • I 2C-compatible interface up to 1-MHz
  • Differential remote sensing
  • Optional stacked operation for increased output current capability
  • Thermal warning and thermal shutdown
  • Precise enable input
  • Active output discharge
  • Optional spread-spectrum clocking
  • Power-good output with a window comparator
  • Available in 2.55-mm × 3.55-mm × 1-mm VQFN package with wettable flanks
  • –40°C to 150°C junction temperature, T J
  • AEC-Q100 qualified for automotive applications
    • Temperature grade 1: –40°C to +125°C, T A
  • Functional Safety-Capable
  • 2.7-V to 6-V input voltage range
  • Family of pin-to-pin compatible devices: 6-A, 9-A, 12-A, and 15-A
  • Four output voltage ranges:
    • 0.4-V to 0.71875-V in 1.25-mV steps
    • 0.4-V to 1.0375-V in 2.5-mV steps
    • 0.4-V to 1.675-V in 5-mV steps
    • 0.8-V to 3.35-V in 10-mV steps
  • Output voltage accuracy ±1%
  • 7-mΩ and 4.5-mΩ internal power MOSFETs
  • Adjustable external compensation
  • Resistor-selectable start-up output voltage
  • Resistor-selectable switching frequency
  • Power-save or forced-PWM operation
  • I 2C-compatible interface up to 1-MHz
  • Differential remote sensing
  • Optional stacked operation for increased output current capability
  • Thermal warning and thermal shutdown
  • Precise enable input
  • Active output discharge
  • Optional spread-spectrum clocking
  • Power-good output with a window comparator
  • Available in 2.55-mm × 3.55-mm × 1-mm VQFN package with wettable flanks
  • –40°C to 150°C junction temperature, T J

The TPS6287x -Q1 is a family of pin-to-pin 6-A, 9-A, 12-A, and 15-A synchronous step-down DC/DC converters with differential remote sensing. For each current rating, there are full-featured device variants with I 2C interface and limited-featured device variants without I 2C interface. All devices offer high efficiency and ease of use. Low-resistance power switches allow up to 15-A continuous output current at high ambient temperatures.

The devices can operate in stacked mode to deliver higher output currents or to spread the power dissipation across multiple devices.

The TPS6287x -Q1 family implements an enhanced DCS control scheme that supports fast transients with fixed-frequency operation. Devices can operate in power save mode for maximum efficiency, or forced-PWM mode for the best transient performance and lowest output voltage ripple.

An optional remote sensing feature maximizes voltage regulation at the point-of-load, and the device achieves better than ±1% DC voltage accuracy under all operating conditions.

The switching frequency is resistor-selectable through the FSEL pin. The switching frequency can be set to 1.5 MHz, 2.25 MHz, 2.5 MHz, or 3.0 MHz, or synchronized to an external clock in the same frequency range.

The I 2C-compatible interface offers several control, monitoring, and warning features, such as voltage monitoring and temperature-related warnings. The output voltage can be quickly adjusted to adapt the power consumption of the load to the performance needs of the application through the I 2C-compatible interface. The default start-up voltage is resistor-selectable through the VSEL pin.

The TPS6287x -Q1 is a family of pin-to-pin 6-A, 9-A, 12-A, and 15-A synchronous step-down DC/DC converters with differential remote sensing. For each current rating, there are full-featured device variants with I 2C interface and limited-featured device variants without I 2C interface. All devices offer high efficiency and ease of use. Low-resistance power switches allow up to 15-A continuous output current at high ambient temperatures.

The devices can operate in stacked mode to deliver higher output currents or to spread the power dissipation across multiple devices.

The TPS6287x -Q1 family implements an enhanced DCS control scheme that supports fast transients with fixed-frequency operation. Devices can operate in power save mode for maximum efficiency, or forced-PWM mode for the best transient performance and lowest output voltage ripple.

An optional remote sensing feature maximizes voltage regulation at the point-of-load, and the device achieves better than ±1% DC voltage accuracy under all operating conditions.

The switching frequency is resistor-selectable through the FSEL pin. The switching frequency can be set to 1.5 MHz, 2.25 MHz, 2.5 MHz, or 3.0 MHz, or synchronized to an external clock in the same frequency range.

The I 2C-compatible interface offers several control, monitoring, and warning features, such as voltage monitoring and temperature-related warnings. The output voltage can be quickly adjusted to adapt the power consumption of the load to the performance needs of the application through the I 2C-compatible interface. The default start-up voltage is resistor-selectable through the VSEL pin.

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* Data sheet TPS6287x-Q12.7-V to 6-V Input, 6-A, 9-A, 12-A, 15-A, Stackable, Synchronous Step-Down Converters with Fast Transient Response datasheet (Rev. C) PDF | HTML 11 Oct 2023
Application note Using the Filters with the DC/DC Step-Down Converter PDF | HTML 02 Feb 2023
Application note Operating TPS6287X-Q1 Devices in a Stacked Configuration PDF | HTML 30 Jan 2023
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Analog Design Journal Methods of output-voltage adjustment for DC/DC converters 14 Jun 2019
Technical article Minimize the impact of the MLCC shortage on your power application 29 Mar 2019
Application note QFN and SON PCB Attachment (Rev. B) PDF | HTML 24 Aug 2018
Analog Design Journal Achieving a clean startup by using a DC/DC converter with a precise enable-pin t 24 Oct 2017
Analog Design Journal Understanding frequency variation in the DCS-Control(TM) topology 30 Oct 2015
Application note Basic Calculation of a Buck Converter's Power Stage (Rev. B) 17 Aug 2015
Analog Design Journal Five steps to a great PCB layout for a step-down converter 29 Jan 2015
Analog Design Journal High-efficiency, low-ripple DCS-Control offers seamless PWM/pwr-save transitions 25 Jul 2013
Application note Understanding the Absolute Maximum Ratings of the SW Node (Rev. A) 13 Jan 2012
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