L4973

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3.5 A step down switching regulator

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Description

The L4973 is a step down monolithic power switching regulator delivering 3.5A at fixed voltages of 3.3V or 5.1V and using a simple external divider output adjustable voltage up to 50V. Realized in BCD mixed technology, the device uses an internal power D-MOS transistor (with a typical RDS(on) of 0.15Ω) to obtain very high efficiency and very fast switching times. Switching frequency up to 300KHz are achievable (the maximum power dissipation of the packages must be observed). A wide input voltage range between 8V to 55V and output voltages regulated from 3.3V to 40V cover the majority of the today applications. Features of this new generation of DC-DC converter includes pulse by pulse current limit, hiccup mode for output short circuit protection, voltage feed forward regulation, soft start, input/output synchronization, protection against feedback loop disconnection, inhibit for zero current consumption and thermal shutdown. Packages available are in plastic dual in line, DIP- 18 (12+3+3) for standard assembly, and SO20 (12+4+4) for SMD assembly.
  • All features

    • Inhibit for zero current consumption (100mA at VCC= 24V)
    • Input/output synchronization function
    • Thermal shutdown
    • Protection against feedback disconnection
    • Soft start function
    • Output over voltage protection
    • Internal current limiting (pulse by pulse and HICCUP mode)
    • Zero load current operation (min 1mA)
    • Up to 3.5A step down converter
    • 3.3V and 5.1V (±1%) fixed output, and adjustable outputs from: 0.5V to 50V (3.3 type)5.1V to 50V (5.1 type)
    • Operating input voltage from 8V to 55V
    • Voltage feed forward
    • Precise 5.1V (1.5%) reference voltage externally available
    • Frequency adjustable up to 300kHz

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Quality and Reliability

Part Number Marketing Status Package Grade RoHS Compliance Grade Material Declaration**
L4973D3.3
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SO-20 Industrial Ecopack2
L4973D3.3-013TR
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SO-20 Industrial Ecopack1 (*)
L4973D5.1
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SO-20 Industrial Ecopack2
L4973D5.1-013TR
Active
SO-20 Industrial Ecopack2
L4973V3.3
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PDIP 18 Industrial Ecopack1
L4973V5.1
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PDIP 18 Industrial Ecopack1

L4973D3.3

Package:

SO-20

Material Declaration**:

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Marketing Status

Active

Package

SO-20

Grade

Industrial

RoHS Compliance Grade

Ecopack2

L4973D3.3-013TR

Package:

SO-20

Material Declaration**:

PDF XML

Marketing Status

Active

Package

SO-20

Grade

Industrial

RoHS Compliance Grade

Ecopack1 (*)

L4973D5.1

Package:

SO-20

Material Declaration**:

Marketing Status

Active

Package

SO-20

Grade

Industrial

RoHS Compliance Grade

Ecopack2

L4973D5.1-013TR

Package:

SO-20

Material Declaration**:

Marketing Status

Active

Package

SO-20

Grade

Industrial

RoHS Compliance Grade

Ecopack2

L4973V3.3

Package:

PDIP 18

Material Declaration**:

PDF XML

Marketing Status

Active

Package

PDIP 18

Grade

Industrial

RoHS Compliance Grade

Ecopack1

L4973V5.1

Package:

PDIP 18

Material Declaration**:

PDF XML

Marketing Status

Active

Package

PDIP 18

Grade

Industrial

RoHS Compliance Grade

Ecopack1

(**) 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.

Converter

Input

V This option is required. And must be less than or equal to Volt. Max [V]
V This option is required. And must be greater than or equal to Volt. Min [V]

Output Power

V This option is required and must be a number.
A This option is required and must be a number.

Sample & Buy

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L4973D3.3 Available at 1 distributors

Distributor availability ofL4973D3.3

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RS COMPONENTS EUROPE 15 1 Buy from Distributor

Distributor reported inventory date: 2021-10-18

Distributor Name

RS COMPONENTS

Stock

15

Min.Order

1

Distributor reported inventory date: 2021-10-18

Active
EAR99 NEC Tube SO-20 - - MALAYSIA 1.9921 / 1k
L4973D5.1-013TR Available at 1 distributors

Distributor availability ofL4973D5.1-013TR

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Region Stock Min. Order Third party link
ANGLIA Live EUROPE 20145 1 Buy from Distributor

Distributor reported inventory date: 2021-10-18

Distributor Name

ANGLIA Live

Stock

20145

Min.Order

1

Distributor reported inventory date: 2021-10-18

Active
EAR99 NEC Tape And Reel SO-20 - - MALAYSIA 2.0471 / 1k
L4973V3.3 Available at 3 distributors

Distributor availability ofL4973V3.3

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DIGIKEY WORLDWIDE 308 1 Buy from Distributor
MOUSER WORLDWIDE 1 1 Buy from Distributor
Farnell Element14 EUROPE 946 1 Buy from Distributor

Distributor reported inventory date: 2021-10-22

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DIGIKEY

Stock

308

Min.Order

1

Region

WORLDWIDE Buy from Distributor

MOUSER

Stock

1

Min.Order

1

Region

WORLDWIDE Buy from Distributor

Farnell Element14

Stock

946

Min.Order

1

Distributor reported inventory date: 2021-10-22

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Active
EAR99 NEC Tube PDIP 18 - - MALAYSIA 1.8623 / 1k
L4973D3.3-013TR No availability of distributors reported, please contact our sales office
Active
EAR99 NEC Tape And Reel SO-20 - - MALAYSIA 1.9921 / 1k
L4973D5.1 Available at 3 distributors

Distributor availability ofL4973D5.1

Distributor Name
Region Stock Min. Order Third party link
RS COMPONENTS EUROPE 159 1 Buy from Distributor
Farnell Element14 EUROPE 998 1 Buy from Distributor
ANGLIA Live EUROPE 207 1 Buy from Distributor

Distributor reported inventory date: 2021-10-22

Distributor Name

RS COMPONENTS

Stock

159

Min.Order

1

Farnell Element14

Stock

998

Min.Order

1

ANGLIA Live

Stock

207

Min.Order

1

Distributor reported inventory date: 2021-10-22

Active
EAR99 NEC Tube SO-20 - - MALAYSIA 2.0471 / 1k
L4973V5.1 Available at 4 distributors

Distributor availability ofL4973V5.1

Distributor Name
Region Stock Min. Order Third party link
RS COMPONENTS EUROPE 181 1 Buy from Distributor
Newark Element14 AMERICA 2 0 Buy from Distributor
Farnell Element14 EUROPE 961 1 Buy from Distributor
ANGLIA Live EUROPE 560 20 Buy from Distributor

Distributor reported inventory date: 2021-10-22

Distributor Name

RS COMPONENTS

Stock

181

Min.Order

1

Newark Element14

Stock

2

Min.Order

0

Region

AMERICA Buy from Distributor

Farnell Element14

Stock

961

Min.Order

1

ANGLIA Live

Stock

560

Min.Order

20

Distributor reported inventory date: 2021-10-22

Active
EAR99 NEC Tube PDIP 18 - - MALAYSIA 1.9558 / 1k

L4973D3.3

Marketing Status

Active

ECCN (US)

EAR99

Budgetary Price (US$)*/Qty

1.9921 / 1k

Distributor availability ofL4973D3.3

Distributor Name
Region Stock Min. Order Third party link
RS COMPONENTS EUROPE 15 1 Buy from Distributor

Distributor reported inventory date: 2021-10-18

Distributor Name

RS COMPONENTS

Stock

15

Min.Order

1

Distributor reported inventory date: 2021-10-18

ECCN (EU)

NEC

Packing Type

Tube

Package

SO-20

Operating Temperature (°C)

(min)

-

(max)

-

Budgetary Price (US$)* / Qty

1.9921 / 1k

Country of Origin

MALAYSIA

L4973D5.1-013TR

Marketing Status

Active

ECCN (US)

EAR99

Budgetary Price (US$)*/Qty

2.0471 / 1k

Distributor availability ofL4973D5.1-013TR

Distributor Name
Region Stock Min. Order Third party link
ANGLIA Live EUROPE 20145 1 Buy from Distributor

Distributor reported inventory date: 2021-10-18

Distributor Name

ANGLIA Live

Stock

20145

Min.Order

1

Distributor reported inventory date: 2021-10-18

ECCN (EU)

NEC

Packing Type

Tape And Reel

Package

SO-20

Operating Temperature (°C)

(min)

-

(max)

-

Budgetary Price (US$)* / Qty

2.0471 / 1k

Country of Origin

MALAYSIA

L4973V3.3

Marketing Status

Active

ECCN (US)

EAR99

Budgetary Price (US$)*/Qty

1.8623 / 1k

Distributor availability ofL4973V3.3

Distributor Name
Region Stock Min. Order Third party link
DIGIKEY WORLDWIDE 308 1 Buy from Distributor
MOUSER WORLDWIDE 1 1 Buy from Distributor
Farnell Element14 EUROPE 946 1 Buy from Distributor

Distributor reported inventory date: 2021-10-22

Distributor Name

DIGIKEY

Stock

308

Min.Order

1

Region

WORLDWIDE Buy from Distributor

MOUSER

Stock

1

Min.Order

1

Region

WORLDWIDE Buy from Distributor

Farnell Element14

Stock

946

Min.Order

1

Distributor reported inventory date: 2021-10-22

ECCN (EU)

NEC

Packing Type

Tube

Package

PDIP 18

Operating Temperature (°C)

(min)

-

(max)

-

Budgetary Price (US$)* / Qty

1.8623 / 1k

Country of Origin

MALAYSIA

L4973D3.3-013TR

Marketing Status

Active

ECCN (US)

EAR99

Budgetary Price (US$)*/Qty

1.9921 / 1k

ECCN (EU)

NEC

Packing Type

Tape And Reel

Package

SO-20

Operating Temperature (°C)

(min)

-

(max)

-

Budgetary Price (US$)* / Qty

1.9921 / 1k

Country of Origin

MALAYSIA

L4973D5.1

Marketing Status

Active

ECCN (US)

EAR99

Budgetary Price (US$)*/Qty

2.0471 / 1k

Distributor availability ofL4973D5.1

Distributor Name
Region Stock Min. Order Third party link
RS COMPONENTS EUROPE 159 1 Buy from Distributor
Farnell Element14 EUROPE 998 1 Buy from Distributor
ANGLIA Live EUROPE 207 1 Buy from Distributor

Distributor reported inventory date: 2021-10-22

Distributor Name

RS COMPONENTS

Stock

159

Min.Order

1

Farnell Element14

Stock

998

Min.Order

1

ANGLIA Live

Stock

207

Min.Order

1

Distributor reported inventory date: 2021-10-22

ECCN (EU)

NEC

Packing Type

Tube

Package

SO-20

Operating Temperature (°C)

(min)

-

(max)

-

Budgetary Price (US$)* / Qty

2.0471 / 1k

Country of Origin

MALAYSIA

L4973V5.1

Marketing Status

Active

ECCN (US)

EAR99

Budgetary Price (US$)*/Qty

1.9558 / 1k

Distributor availability ofL4973V5.1

Distributor Name
Region Stock Min. Order Third party link
RS COMPONENTS EUROPE 181 1 Buy from Distributor
Newark Element14 AMERICA 2 0 Buy from Distributor
Farnell Element14 EUROPE 961 1 Buy from Distributor
ANGLIA Live EUROPE 560 20 Buy from Distributor

Distributor reported inventory date: 2021-10-22

Distributor Name

RS COMPONENTS

Stock

181

Min.Order

1

Newark Element14

Stock

2

Min.Order

0

Region

AMERICA Buy from Distributor

Farnell Element14

Stock

961

Min.Order

1

ANGLIA Live

Stock

560

Min.Order

20

Distributor reported inventory date: 2021-10-22

ECCN (EU)

NEC

Packing Type

Tube

Package

PDIP 18

Operating Temperature (°C)

(min)

-

(max)

-

Budgetary Price (US$)* / Qty

1.9558 / 1k

Country of Origin

MALAYSIA

(*) Suggested Resale Price (USD) per defined quantity for BUDGETARY USE ONLY. For quotes, prices in local currency, please contact your local ST Sales Office or our Distributors