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TI introduces industry’s smallest 12-V, 750-mA DC/DC power regulator

February 3, 2014

SIMPLE SWITCHER® nano power regulator delivers 94.6-percent peak efficiency in 30-mm2 footprint

DALLAS, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today introduced the industry’s smallest 12-V, 750-mA DC/DC power regulator. The SIMPLE SWITCHER(®) regulator features high performance and tiny nano packaging to drive space-constrained and power dense applications in a variety of markets, including consumer, industrial and automotive. Packing a number of features into a 2.56-mm(2) package, the nano power regulator makes it easier for engineers to design a power supply for their system, and along with TI’s award-winning WEBENCH® online design tool, simplifies and speeds the process. For more information, samples and an evaluation module, visit www.ti.com/lmr22007-pr.

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The 750-mA LMR22007 switching regulator features a low-current mode to maintain efficiency under light-load conditions. Control architecture provides fast transient performance and excellent regulation under varying input and output conditions. The LMR22007 delivers up to 750 mA of continuous load current with the addition of an adjustable input current limit, which protects the source supply during start-up by preventing excessive inrush currents. A complete 12-V, V(IN) to V(OUT) LMR22007 power supply design measures less than 30 mm(2) with as few as three external components.

The LMR22007 joins TI’s portfolio of over 50 SIMPLE SWITCHER power regulators with current ranges from 100 mA to 5A designed for wide-input voltage range applications. For more information on TI’s wide V(IN) product portfolio, click here.

LMR22007 key features and benefits

    --  The 750-mA nano regulator operates over a wide 2.7 V to 20 V input
        voltage range, delivers an output voltage from 0.9 V to 5.5 V and
        survives V(IN) transients to 24V. Applications include single to
        multiple Li-ion cells, USB, 5-V(IN) and 12-V(IN) power supplies.
    --  Integrated synchronous MOSFET delivers peak efficiency of 94.6 percent.
    --  Control architecture requires no loop compensation and provides
        ultra-fast transient response.
    --  9-pin, 1.6-mm by 1.6-mm by 0.5-mm CSP package features strategic pin
        placement that eliminates micro vias and requires as little as two
        layers of printed circuit board.
    --  Other features include internal compensation, internal soft start, input
        under-voltage protection, internal bootstrap capacitor and thermal
        shutdown.

About SIMPLE SWITCHER products from Texas Instruments

TI’s award-winning portfolio of SIMPLE SWITCHER products includes more than 385 easy-to-use power modules, regulators and controllers. Supporting input voltage ranges from 3 V to 75 V, the products are pin-to-pin compatible and are fully functional in TI’s WEBENCH Power Designer, Power Architect and FPGA Power Architect design and prototyping tools. Click here for more information on TI’s SIMPLE SWITCHER product portfolio.

About WEBENCH tools from Texas Instruments

The WEBENCH Designer and Architect component libraries include more than 24,000 components from 120 manufacturers. Price and availability is updated hourly by TI’s distribution partners for design optimization and production planning. Offered in eight languages, the user can compare complete system designs and make supply chain decisions in minutes. Click here to start a cost-free design in TI’s WEBENCH design environment.

Availability and pricing

The LMR22007 nano power regulator is available in volume now from TI and its authorized distributors and is priced at US$0.89 in 1,000-unit quantities.

Find out more about TI’s power portfolio:

    --  Get more information on all of TI's SIMPLE SWITCHER nano regulators.
    --  Design a complete power management system online with TI's WEBENCH Power
        Designer.
    --  Search for solutions, get help, share knowledge and solve problems with
        fellow engineers and TI experts in the SIMPLE SWITCHER power management
        forum in the TI E2E(TM) Community.
    --  Download power reference designs from TI's PowerLab(TM) Reference Design
        Library.

About Texas Instruments

Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) is a global semiconductor design and manufacturing company that develops analog ICs and embedded processors. By employing the world’s brightest minds, TI creates innovations that shape the future of technology. TI is helping more than 100,000 customers transform the future, today. Learn more at www.ti.com.

Trademarks

SIMPLE SWITCHER and WEBENCH are registered trademarks and TI E2E and PowerLab are trademarks of Texas Instruments. All other trademarks belong to their respective owners.

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