1.5A Rail-to-Rail Output Synchronous Step-Down Regulator

May 02, 2012 // By Jeff Zhang, Linear Technology
The LTC3600 is a high efficiency, monolithic synchronous buck regulator whose output is programmed with just one external resistor. The accurate internally generated 50μA current source on the ISET pin allows the use of a single external resistor to program an output voltage that ranges from 0V to 0.5V below VIN. The VOUT voltage feeds directly back to the error amplifier in unity gain fashion and equals the ISET voltage. The operating supply voltage range is 4V to 15V, making it suitable for dual lithium-ion battery and 5V or 12V input point-of-load power supply applications.
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