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The RT6242A/B is a synchronous step-down converter with Advanced Constant On-Time (ACOT®) mode control. The ACOT® provides a very fast transient response with few external components. The low impedance internal MOSFET supports high efficiency operation with wide input voltage range from 4.5V to 18V. The proprietary circuit of the RT6242A/B enables to support all ceramic capacitors. The output voltage can be adjustable between 0.7V and 8V. The soft-start is adjustable by an external capacitor.

Applications

  • Industrial and Commercial Low Power Systems
  • Computer Peripherals
  • LCD Monitors and TVs
  • Green Electronics/Appliances
  • Point of Load Regulation for High-Performance DSPs, FPGAs, and ASICs
Key Spec.
RT6242A RT6242B
Status Active Active
Vin (min) (V) 4.5 4.5
Vin (max) (V) 18 18
Number of Outputs 1 1
Vout (min) (V) 0.7 0.7
Vout (max) (V) 8 8
Output Adj. Method Resistor Resistor
Iout (max) (A) 12 12
Current Limit (typ) (A) 16 16
Freq (typ) (kHz) 500 500
Freq (min) (kHz) 300 300
Freq (max) (kHz) 700 700
Ext Sync No No
Ron_HS (typ) (mOhm) 12 12
Ron_LS (typ) (mOhm) 5.4 5.4
Iq (typ) (mA) 0.8 0.8
Features ACOT Control;Adjustable Current Limit;Adjustable Frequency;Adjustable Soft-Start;Cycle-by-Cycle Current Limit;Enable Input;Fast Transient Response;OTP;OVP;PSM;Power Good;Stable with Ceramic Capacitor;UVP ACOT Control;Adjustable Current Limit;Adjustable Frequency;Adjustable Soft-Start;Cycle-by-Cycle Current Limit;Enable Input;Fast Transient Response;Force PWM;OTP;OVP;Power Good;Stable with Ceramic Capacitor;UVP
Package Type UQFN3x3-16J(FC) UQFN3x3-16J(FC)
Features
  • 4.5V to 18V Input Voltage Range
  • 12A Output Current
  • 12mΩ Internal High-Side N-MOSFET and 5.4mΩ Internal Low-Side N-MOSFET
  • Advanced Constant On-Time Control
  • Fast Transient Response
  • Support All Ceramic Capacitors
  • Up to 95% Efficiency
  • Adjustable Switching Frequency from 300kHz to 700kHz
  • Adjustable Output Voltage from 0.7V to 8V
  • Adjustable Soft-Start
  • Pre-bias Start-Up
  • Adjustable Current Limit from 6A to 16A
  • Cycle-by-Cycle Over Current Protection
  • Power Good Output
  • Input Under-Voltage Lockout
  • Hiccup Mode Under-Voltage Protection
  • Thermal Shutdown Protection
Datasheet
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12A, 18V, 500kHz, ACOT® Synchronous Step-Down Converter2015/08/11
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