Generating AVS SmartReflex Core Voltage for K2E Using TPS544C25 and PMBus Reference Design
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Description

The K2E requires the use of AVS SmartReflex control for the CVDD core voltage. This design provides method of generating the proper voltage using software and the PMBus interface of the TPS544C25. The circuit can be implemented on the XEVMK2EX.

Features
  • Provides the AVS SmartReflex Core voltage required by the K2E
  • Meets the 5% voltage requirement for CVDD
  • Uses the PMBus interface on the TPS544C25 for control
  • Uses software to send the VOUT command
  • Complete system reference with schematics, BOM, design files, and HW Design Guide, implemented on the K2E EVM platform for testing and evaluation

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Part Number Name Product Family Sample & Buy Design Kits & Evaluation Modules
66AK2E05  High performance multicore DSP+Arm - 4x Arm A15 cores, 1x C66x DSP core, NetCP, 10GbE  Processors  Sample & Buy View Design Kits & Evaluation Modules
AM5K2E02  Sitara processor: dual-Arm Cortex-A15  Processors  Not Available View Design Kits & Evaluation Modules
AM5K2E04  Sitara processor: quad-Arm Cortex-A15  Processors  Sample & Buy View Design Kits & Evaluation Modules
PCA9306  2-bit bidirectional 400-kHz I2C/SMBus voltage level translator  I2C ICs  Sample & Buy View Design Kits & Evaluation Modules
TPS544C25  4.5-V to 18-V, 30-A synchronous SWIFT™ buck converter with PMBus and frequency sync  Step-down (buck) regulators  Sample & Buy View Design Kits & Evaluation Modules

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