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3A, 36V, Synchronous Step-Down Converter

RT2872

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The RT2872 is a high efficiency, current-mode synchronous step-down DC/DC converter that can deliver up to 3A output current over a wide input voltage range from 4.5V to 36V. The device integrates 105mΩ high-side and 80mΩ low-side MOSFETs to achieve high conversion efficiency. The current-mode control architecture supports fast transient response and simple external compensation.

A cycle-by-cycle current limit function provides protection against shorted output and an internal soft-start eliminates input current surge during start-up. The RT2872 provides complete protection functions such as input under-voltage lockout, output under-voltage protection, over-current protection and thermal shutdown.

The RT2872 is available in the thermal enhanced SOP-8 (Exposed Pad) package.

Applications

  • Point of Load Regulator in Distributed Power Systems
  • Digital Set Top Boxes
  • Broadband Communications
  • Vehicle Electronics
  • Automotive Audio, Navigation, and Information Systems
  • Enterprise Datacom Platforms Point of Load (POL)
  • Industrial Grade General Purpose Point of Load
Datasheet
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3A, 36V, Synchronous Step-Down Converter2013/05/20
Technical Documents
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Richtek Wide Input Voltage Range DC/DC Power Solutions for Industrial, Automotive and LED lighting applications2019/12/12
Automotive Product Selection Guide2018/11/15
Videos
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How to estimate control loop bandwidth from the transient response time?2017/03/30 755
Design Tool
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Richtek Designer™ Web Simulation Tool : RT2872GSP2020/02/05
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