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Features

  • Three Adjustable Step-Down Converters With Integrated Switching FETs (DCDC1, DCDC2, DCDC3):
    • DCDC1: 1.1-V Default, up to 1.8 A
    • DCDC2: 1.1-V Default, up to 1.8 A
    • DCDC3: 1.2-V Default, up to 1.8 A
    • VIN Range From 2.7 V to 5.5 V
    • Adjustable Output Voltage Range 0.85 V to 1.675 V (DCDC1 and DCDC2)
    • Adjustable Output Voltage Range 0.9 V to 3.4 V (DCDC3)
    • Power Save Mode at Light Load Current
    • 100% Duty Cycle for Lowest Dropout
    • Active Output-Discharge When Disabled
  • One Adjustable Buck-Boost Converter With Integrated Switching FETs (DCDC4):
    • DCDC4: 3.3 V Default, up to 1.6 A
    • VIN Range From 2.7 V to 5.5 V
    • Adjustable Output Voltage Range 1.175 V to 3.4 V
    • Active Output-Discharge When Disabled
  • Two Low-Quiescent Current, High Efficiency Step-Down Converters for Battery Backup Domain (DCDC5, DCDC6)
    • DCDC5: 1-V Output
    • DCDC6: 1.8-V Output
    • VIN Range from 2.2 V to 5.5 V
    • Supplied From System Power or Coin-Cell Backup Battery
  • Adjustable General-Purpose LDO (LDO1)
    • LDO1: 1.8-V Default up to 400 mA
    • VIN Range From 1.8 V to 5.5 V
    • Adjustable Output Voltage Range From 0.9 V to 3.4 V
    • Active Output-Discharge When Disabled
  • Low-Voltage Load Switch (LS1) With 350-mA Current Limit
    • VIN Range From 1.2 V to 3.6 V
    • 110-mΩ (Max) Switch Impedance at 1.35 V
  • 5-V Load Switch (LS2) With 100-mA or 500-mA Selectable Current Limit
    • VIN Range From 4 V to 5.5 V
    • 500-mΩ (Max) Switch Impedance at 5 V
  • High-Voltage Load Switch (LS3) With 100-mA or 500-mA Selectable Current Limit
    • VIN Range From 1.8 V to 10 V
    • 500-mΩ (Max) Switch Impedance
  • Supervisor With Built-in Supervisor Function Monitors
    • DCDC1, DCDC2 ±4% Tolerance
    • DCDC3, DCDC4 ±5% Tolerance
    • LDO1 ±5% Tolerance
  • Protection, Diagnostics, and Control:
    • Undervoltage Lockout (UVLO)
    • Always-on Push-Button Monitor
    • Overtemperature Warning and Shutdown
    • Separate Power-Good Output for Backup and Main Supplies
    • I2C Interface (Address 0x24) (See Timing Requirements for I2C Operation at 400 kHz)

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Description

The TPS65218 is a single chip power management IC, specifically designed to support both portable (Li-Ion battery) and non-portable (5-V adapter) applications. The device is characterized across a –40°C to +105°C temperature range, making it suitable for a wide range of industrial applications.

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* Datasheet TPS65218 Power Management for ARM Cortex-A8/A9 SOCs datasheet (Rev. D) Aug. 23, 2017
White papers Ein Techniker-Leitfaden für Industrieroboter-Designs Mar. 25, 2020
White papers E-book: An engineer’s guide to industrial robot designs Feb. 12, 2020
User guides Powering the AM335x, AM437x, and AM438x with TPS65218D0 (Rev. B) Dec. 09, 2019
Application notes TPS6521815 Power Management IC (PMIC) for Industrial Applications (Rev. A) Dec. 09, 2019
Application notes How to Design Flexible Proessor Power Systems Using PMICs (Rev. B) Nov. 25, 2019
Application notes Basic Calculations of a 4 Switch Buck-Boost Power Stage (Rev. B) Jul. 09, 2018
White papers Cities grow smarter through innovative semiconductor technologies Jul. 07, 2017
White papers Simple power rail sequencing solutions for complex multi-rail systems Jul. 06, 2016
Technical articles Fast forward your FPGA power design with TI Designs Aug. 24, 2015
Application notes Basic Calculation of a Buck Converter's Power Stage (Rev. B) Aug. 17, 2015
White papers Advantages of PMIC converters with enhanced hysteretic-mode control Mar. 30, 2015
Technical articles Using PMICs to ensure voltage accuracy and processor safety Mar. 23, 2015
Technical articles Get 5 years of shelf life with batteries less than 300 mAh Mar. 09, 2015
Technical articles New Hardware Modules Now Available for AM437x Processors Mar. 06, 2015
User guides TPS65218EVM User's Guide Aug. 13, 2014

Design & development

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Hardware development

EVALUATION BOARDS Download
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Description
AM437x Secure Boot Evaluation Module (EVM)

TMDXEVM437XH is a high security evaluation module (EVM) that enables developers to evaluate secure boot functionality, including signing and encryption on high security AM437x devices.

This is a socketed EVM that includes an AM437x high security device and TI (...)

Features
  • Hardware
    • AM437x ARM Cortex-A9 Processor with Secure Boot
    • 2GB DDR3
    • TPS65218 Power management IC
    • 7" capacitive touch screen LCD
    • 2 camera modules
    • On board NAND and eMMC memory
    • Connector for Wilink8
  • Software
    • Processor SDK (Linux and TI-RTOS)
  • Connectivity
    • Gigabit Ethernet (1)
    • UART (1)
    • Micro SD/MMC (1)
    • USB2.0 OTG/HOST (...)
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Description
The AM438x Electronic Point of Sale (EPOS) Evaluation Module (EVM) enables developers to evaluate the TI SitaraTM AM438x processor family (AM4382, AM4384 and AM4388) and begin building Point of Sale (POS) applications such as handheld Electronic Financial Transaction (EFT) terminals, pin pads (...)
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Hardware

  • AM438x Cortex-A9 Processor
  • 1GB LPDDR2
  • TPS65218 Power Management IC
  • 7" capacitive touch screen LCD
  • Camera module
  • On board eMMC memory
  • Connector for Wilink8
  • Tamper daughtercard

Software

  • Linux

Connectivity

  • Gigabit Ethernet (1)
  • Magnetic Card Reader (1)
  • Smart Card Reader (1)
  • USB2.0 (1)
  • HDMI (1)
  • JTAG (1)
  • UART (1)
  • (...)
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SVTronics system-on-module for AM437x CPU
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Description
SOM437x is a system-on-module for TI's Sitara™ AM437x processors. It has the AM437x device, DDR3, PMIC (TPS65218), eMMC/NAND FLASH, Gigabit PHY on board and uses a 2.0mm DIP connector. Except for the DDR3 and power pins, all other CPU pins have been connected to the DIP connector. Standard (...)
GUIS FOR EVALUATION MODULES (EVM) Download
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The IPG-UI GUI can be used to configure multiple PMIC devices to evaluate the features and performance of those devices.  This GUI is build using web based technologies and supports interacting with the EVM hardware using a USB2ANY adapter board. The USB2ANY Explorer is provided to allow (...)

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Design tools & simulation

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PSPICE-FOR-TI — PSpice® for TI is a design and simulation environment that helps evaluate functionality of analog circuits. This full-featured, design and simulation suite uses an analog analysis engine from Cadence®. Available at no cost, PSpice for TI includes one of the largest model libraries in the (...)
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  • Leverages Cadence PSpice Technology
  • Preinstalled library with a suite of digital models to enable worst-case timing analysis
  • Dynamic updates ensure you have access to most current device models
  • Optimized for simulation speed without loss of accuracy
  • Supports simultaneous analysis of multiple products
  • (...)

Reference designs

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Electronic Point-of-Sale (EPOS) Payment Terminal Reference Design
TIDEP-0093 — Electronic Point of Sale (EPOS) payment terminals require features such as authenticated boot, tamper detection, DDR encryption and more. The EPOS reference design provides faster time to market with a processor that helps customers meet PCI-PTS and EMV requirements. This AM438x processor enables (...)
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AM437x Low Power Suspend Mode with LPDDR2
TIDEP0024 This low power mode implementation realizes processor power consumption less than 0.1 mW while keeping LPDDR2 memory in self refresh consuming ~ 1.6 mW. The system solution is comprised of AM437x Sitara processor, LPDDR2 memory and TPS65218 power management IC and optimized for new low power mode (...)
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