UC3844

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Single ended 500KHz current mode PWM controller with 16V/10V UVLO 50% duty cycle, 0C to 70C

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Topology Boost, Buck, Buck-Boost, Flyback, Forward Control method Peak Current Mode VCC (Min) (V) 16 VCC (Max) (V) 28 Duty cycle (Max) (%) 50 UVLO thresholds on/off (V) 16/10 Frequency (Max) (kHz) 500 Operating temperature range (C) 0 to 70 Gate drive (Typ) (A) 1 Features Adjustable Switching Frequency, Current Limiting, Dead Time Control, Error Amplifier, Multi-topology Rating Catalog open-in-new Find other PWM controllers & resonant controllers

Package | Pins | Size

PDIP (P) 8 93 mm² 9.81 x 9.43 SOIC (D) 14 52 mm² 8.65 x 6 SOIC (D) 8 19 mm² 3.91 x 4.9 open-in-new Find other PWM controllers & resonant controllers

Features

  • Optimized for off-line and DC-to-DC converters
  • Low start-up current (< 1 mA)
  • Automatic feedforward compensation
  • Pulse-by-pulse current limiting
  • Enhanced load-response characteristics
  • Undervoltage lockout with hysteresis
  • Double-pulse suppression
  • High-current totem-pole output
  • Internally trimmed bandgap reference
  • Up to 500-kHz operation
  • Error amplifier with low output resistance

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Description

The UCx84x series of control integrated circuits provide the features that are necessary to implement off-line or DC-to-DC fixed-frequency current-mode control schemes, with a minimum number of external components. The internally implemented circuits include an undervoltage lockout (UVLO), featuring a start-up current of less than 1 mA, and a precision reference trimmed for accuracy at the error amplifier input. Other internal circuits include logic to ensure latched operation, a pulse-width modulation (PWM) comparator that also provides current-limit control, and a totem-pole output stage that is designed to source or sink high-peak current. The output stage, suitable for driving N-channel MOSFETs, is low when it is in the off state.

The UCx84x family offers a variety of package options, temperature range options, choice of maximum duty cycle, and choice of turnon and turnoff thresholds and hysteresis ranges. Devices with higher turnon or turnoff hysteresis are ideal choices for off-line power supplies, while the devices with a narrower hysteresis range are suited for DC-DC applications. The UC184x devices are specified for operation from –55°C to 125°C, the UC284x series is specified for operation from –40°C to 85°C, and the UC384x series is specified for operation from 0°C to 70°C.

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