17V Input, 3A, ACOT® Buck Converter with Both FETs OC Protection


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The RT6253A/B is a simple, easy-to-use, 3A synchronous step-down DC-DC converter with an input supply voltage range of 4.5V to 17V. The device possesses an accurate reference voltage and integrates low RDS(ON) power MOSFETs to achieve high efficiency. The RT6253A/B adopts Advanced Constant On-Time (ACOT®) control architecture to provide an ultrafast transient response with few external components and to operate in nearly constant switching frequency over the line, load, and output voltage range. The RT6253A operates in automatic PSM that maintains high efficiency during light load operation. The RT6253B operates in Forced PWM that helps meet tight voltage regulation accuracy requirements. The RT6253A/B senses both FETs current for a robust over-current protection (OCP). The device features cycle-by-cycle current limit protection to prevent the device from the catastrophic damage in output short circuit, over-current or inductor saturation conditions. A built-in soft-start function prevents inrush current during start-up. The device also includes input under-voltage lockout, output under-voltage protection, and over-temperature protection (OTP) to provide safe and smooth operation in all operating conditions.


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Key Spec.
RT6253A RT6253B
Status Active Active
Vin (min) (V) 4.5 4.5
Vin (max) (V) 17 17
Number of Outputs 1 1
Vout (min) (V) 0.765;0.807 0.765;0.807
Vout (max) (V) 7 7
Output Adj. Method Resistor Resistor
Iout (max) (A) 3 3
Current Limit (typ) (A) 4.2;4.4 4.2;4.4
Freq (typ) (kHz) 580 580
Ext Sync No No
Ron_HS (typ) (mOhm) 95 95
Ron_LS (typ) (mOhm) 50 50
Iq (typ) (mA) 0.28;0.295 0.28;0.295
Features ACOT Control;Cycle-by-Cycle Current Limit;Enable Input;Fast Transient Response;OCP;OTP;PSM;SCP;Stable with Ceramic Capacitor;UVP ACOT Control;Cycle-by-Cycle Current Limit;Enable Input;Fast Transient Response;Force PWM;OCP;OTP;SCP;Stable with Ceramic Capacitor;UVP
Package Type TSOT-26(FC);SOT-563(FC) TSOT-26(FC);SOT-563(FC)
  • Integrated 95mΩ and 50mΩ FETs
  • Continuous Current
    ► TSOT-23-6 (FC) : 3A
    ► SOT-563 (FC) : 2.5A
  • Input Supply Voltage Range : 4.5V to 17V
  • Maximum Output Voltage Range : 7V
  • Advanced Constant On-Time (ACOTTM) Control
    ► Ultrafast Transient Response
    ► Optimized for Low-ESR Ceramic Output Capacitors
  • High Accuracy Feedback Reference Voltage : ±1%
  • Optional for Operation Modes :
    ► RT6253A : Power Saving Mode (PSM)
    ► RT6253B : Forced PWM Mode
  • Fixed Switching Frequency : 580kHz
  • Enable Control and Fixed Soft-Start with typ. 1ms
  • Safe Start-Up from Pre-biased Output
  • Input Under-Voltage Lockout (UVLO)
  • Protection Function
    ► Output Under-Voltage Protection (UVP) with Hiccup Mode
    ► High- / Low-side MOSFET OCP and OTP Function
  • RoHS Compliant and Halogen Free
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17V Input, 3A, ACOT® Buck Converter with Both FETs OC Protection2019/07/26
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