Intersil – ISL8018: 8A Low Quiescent Current High Efficiency Synchronous Buck Regulator

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Power Regulation, Conversion and Management

The ISL8018 is a high efficiency, monolithic, synchronous step down DC/DC converter that can deliver up to 8A continuous output current from 2.7V to 5.5V input supply. The output voltage is adjustable from 0.6V to VIN. With an adjustable current limit, reverse current protection, pre-bias start and over-temperature protection, the ISL8018 offers a highly robust power solution. It uses current control architecture to deliver fast transient response and excellent loop stability.

FEATURES
• Up to 97% efficiency
• Adjustable current limit
• Internal soft start and internal/external compensation
• 500kHz to 4MHz adjustable frequency
• Peak current limiting, hiccup mode short circuit protection and over-temperature protection
• ±10% output voltage margining
• Start-up with pre-biased output
• Soft stop output discharge during disabled
• External synchronization up to 4MHz
• 1k MSRP: $1.60 US

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