Up to 2.5 A step down switching regulator for automotive applications

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  • The A5974D is a step-down monolithic power switching regulator with a minimum switch current limit of 3.1 A, so it is able to deliver up to 2.5 A DC current to the load depending on the application conditions. The output voltage can be set from 1.235 V to 35 V. The high current level is also achieved thanks to an HSOP8 package with an exposed frame, that allows to reduce the Rth(JA)down to approximately 40 °C/W. The device uses an internal P-channel DMOS transistor (with a typical RDS(on)of 250 mΩ) as a switching element to minimize the size of the external components. An internal oscillator fixes the switching frequency at 250 kHz. Having a minimum input voltage of 4 V only it fits the automotive applications requiring the device operation even in cold crank conditions. A pulse-by-pulse current limit with the internal frequency modulation offers an effective constant current short-circuit protection.

    Key Features

    • Qualified following the AEC-Q100 requirements (see PPAP for more details)
    • 2.5 A DC output current
    • Operating input voltage from 4 V to 36 V
    • 3.3 V / (± 2%) reference voltage
    • Output voltage adjustable from 1.235 V to 35 V
    • Low dropout operation: 100% duty cycle
    • 250 kHz internally fixed frequency
    • Voltage feed-forward
    • Zero load current operation
    • Internal current limiting
    • Inhibit for zero current consumption
    • Synchronization
    • Protection against feedback disconnection
    • Thermal shutdown

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A5974D PowerSO-8 Tube
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A5974DTR PowerSO-8 Tape And Reel
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A5974D

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PowerSO-8

Packing Type

Tube

Unit Price (US$)

1.721*

Distributor availability ofA5974D

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Region Stock Min. Order Third party link
DIGIKEY WORLDWIDE 635 1 Order Now

Distributor reported inventory date: 2019-08-23

Distributor Name

DIGIKEY

Stock

635

Min.Order

1

Region

WORLDWIDE Order Now

Distributor reported inventory date: 2019-08-23

Marketing Status

Active

Unit Price (US$)

1.721

Quantity

10000

ECCN (US)

EAR99

Country of Origin

CHINA

A5974DTR

Package

PowerSO-8

Packing Type

Tape And Reel

Unit Price (US$)

1.721*

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AVNET AMERICA 60000 0 Order Now

Distributor reported inventory date: 2019-08-23

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AVNET

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60000

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0

Region

AMERICA Order Now

Distributor reported inventory date: 2019-08-23

Marketing Status

Active

Unit Price (US$)

1.721

Quantity

10000

ECCN (US)

EAR99

Country of Origin

-

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      DS7203
      Up to 2.5 A step-down switching regulator for automotive applications
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      DS7203

      Up to 2.5 A step-down switching regulator for automotive applications

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Part Number Marketing Status Package Grade RoHS Compliance Grade Material Declaration**
A5974D
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PowerSO-8 Automotive Ecopack2
A5974DTR
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PowerSO-8 Automotive Ecopack2

A5974D

Package:

PowerSO-8

Material Declaration**:

Marketing Status

Active

Package

PowerSO-8

Grade

Automotive

RoHS Compliance Grade

Ecopack2

A5974DTR

Package:

PowerSO-8

Material Declaration**:

Marketing Status

Active

Package

PowerSO-8

Grade

Automotive

RoHS Compliance Grade

Ecopack2

(**) The Material Declaration forms available on st.com may be generic documents based on the most commonly used package within a package family. For this reason, they may not be 100% accurate for a specific device. Please contact our sales support for information on specific devices.

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