1A PWM/VFM Dual Step-down DC/DC Converter with Synchronous Rectifier

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The RP550K001A is a CMOS-based 1A*1 dual step-down DC/DC converter with synchronous rectifier. Internally, a single converter consists of oscillators, reference voltage units, error amplifiers, switching control circuits, soft-start circuit, latch type protection circuit, an under voltage lockout (UVLO) circuit, a thermal shutdown circuit and switching transistors.
Replacing diodes with built-in switching transistors improves the efficiency of rectification. Therefore, by simply using two inductors, resistors and capacitors as the external components, a low ripple high efficiency synchronous rectifier step-down DC/DC converter can be easily configured.
Latch type protection circuit latches the built-in driver to the OFF state during high load or if the output is short-circuited for a specified time (protection delay time). The latch protection circuit can be released by once setting the converter into the standby mode with the CE pin and then setting it back to the active mode, or, by turning the power off and back on. Setting the supply voltage lower than the UVLO detector threshold can also release the latch protection circuit. Thermal shutdown circuit detects overheating of the converter and stops the converter operation to protect it from damage if the junction temperature exceeds the specified temperature.
By inputting a signal to the MODE pin, the RP550K001A can choose PWM/VFM auto switching control or forced PWM control. In low output current, PWM/VFM auto switching control automatically switches from PWM mode to VFM mode in order to achieve high efficiency. Likewise, in low output current, forced PWM control switches at fixed frequency in order to reduce noise.
When the both converters are in PWM control, the converters operate with 180º turn-on phase shift of the switching transistors.
The RP550K001A is available in DFN(PLP)2730-12 package which achieves high-density mounting on boards.

  • *This is an approximate value, because output current depends on conditions and external components.
Supply Current Typ. 45μA (VFM mode with no load/ 1 channel)
Standby Current Max. 10μA
Input Voltage Range 2.3V to 5.5V (VSET >= 0.8V)
Output Voltage Range Adjustable from 0.6V (Recommended range is up to 3.3V)
Feedback Voltage Accuracy ±9mV (VFB=0.6V)
Output Voltage Temperature Coefficient ±100ppm/°C
Oscillator Frequency Typ. 2.25MHz
Oscillator Maximum Duty Min. 100%
Built-in Driver ON Resistance Typ. Pch. 0.25Ω, Nch. 0.21Ω (VIN=3.6V)
UVLO Detector Threshold Typ. 2.0V
Soft Start Time Typ. 0.2ms
Lx Current Limit Circuit Typ. 1700mA/ channel
Latch Type Protection Circuit Typ. 1.5ms
Package DFN(PLP)2730-12
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Data Sheet Flyer Design Guide
RP550K001A (1.19MB) RP550K Series RP550K001A
Package Info. Mark Info. Quality Assurance Data
DFN(PLP)2730-12 RP550K Reliability

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