DC/DC Converters enhance portable electronics applications.

Press Release Summary:

Supplied in 8-pin, 2 x 2 x 0.75 mm SON package, TPS62065/TPS62067 synchronous step-down converters support 2.7-6 V input and can manage up to to 2 A. Products provide up to 95% power efficiency while helping to reduce board space and extend battery life in portable electronics applications. In addition to 3 MHz fixed frequency operation, features include 18 µA quiescent current, Power Save Mode with optimal PWM to PFM transition, and support for POL and processor-based applications.

Original Press Release:

TI Introduces 3-MHz, 2-A DC/DC Converters for Portable Electronics

Tiny, efficient synchronous step-down converters support input voltages of 2.7 V to 6 V

DALLAS -- Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) today introduced two highly efficient 2-A step-down DC/DC converters for portable electronics applications. The TPS62065 and TPS62067 3-MHz synchronous converters reduces board space and helps extend battery life by providing up to 95 percent power efficiency from a tiny 2-mm x 2-mm x 0.75-mm SON package. For product details, see www.ti.com/tps62065-pr.

The new TPS6206x devices operate from a 2.7-V to 6-V input voltage, allowing them to support lithium-based batteries with extended voltage ranges or a 3.3-V or 5-V system supply rail. A unique Power Save Mode with excellent PWM to PFM transition allows the converters to operate at light load currents to maintain high efficiency over the entire load range.

Key features and benefits of TPS6206x:
-- Smallest size: 3-MHz fixed frequency operation and tiny package size allow support of small inductors and capacitors to achieve a 22 mm2 solution with a maximum height of 1 mm.
-- Low-power operation: Power Save Mode operation at light load currents and 18-uA quiescent current help extend battery life.
-- Manages up to 2 A: supports point-of-load and processor-based applications, including systems based on TI's TMS320C55x(TM) DSPs.

Availability and pricing

TPS62065 and TPS62067 DC/DC converters come in an 8-pin, 2-mm x 2-mm x 0.75-mm SON package, and are available in volume from TI and its authorized distributors with a suggested resale price of $1.40 in 1,000-unit quantities. Samples, evaluation modules and application notes are available.

Find out more about TI switching regulators by visiting the links below:
-- TI's DC/DC converters: www.ti.com/dcdc-pr
-- Order TPS6206x evaluation modules and samples: www.ti.com/tps62065-pr
-- TI's complete power management portfolio: www.ti.com/power-pr
-- TMS320C55x DSPs: www.ti.com/c55x-pr
-- Discuss DC/DC design on TI's E2E Community: www.ti.com/e2e-pr.

About Texas Instruments

Texas Instruments (NYSE:TXN) helps customers solve problems and develop new electronics that make the world smarter, healthier, safer, greener and more fun. A global semiconductor company, TI innovates through design, sales and manufacturing operations in more than 30 countries. For more information, go to www.ti.com.


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