The ZL8101-30AEV2Z 30A demonstration board provides all of the circuitry required to demonstrate the features of the ZL8101 digital PWM controller. The ZL8101-30AEV2Z is a 6-layer board demonstrating a 30A synchronous buck converter. Sequencing, tracking, margining, plus other features can be evaluated using this board.
A USB to SMBus adapter board can be used to connect the demo board to a PC. The PMBus command set is accessed by using the PowerNavigator evaluation software from a PC running Microsoft Windows.
The ZL8101 is an integrated mixed-signal power conversion and management IC that combines an efficient step-down DC/DC converter with key power and thermal management functions in a single package. The ZL8101 incorporates current sharing and adaptive efficiency-optimization algorithms to provide a flexible, efficient power IC building block
- Input voltage (VIN): 12V
- Output voltage (VOUT): 1V/30A
- fSW: 533kHz
- Efficiency: >88% at 20A
- Output ripple: ±1%
- Dynamic response: ±3% (33%-83%-33% LOAD STEP, di/dt = 5A/μs)
- Operating temperature: +25°C
- 30A synchronous buck converter
- Optimized for high current and high efficiency
- Configurable through SMBus
- Onboard enable switch
- Power-good indicator
- Servers/Storage equipment
- Telecom/Datacom equipment
- Power supplies (memory, DSP, ASIC, FPGA)
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