Switching Regulators
  • SC195F
  • 3.5MHz, 500mA Synchronous Step Down DC-DC Regulator
  • SC202F
  • 3.5MHz, 500mA Step-down Regulator with Integrated Inductor
  • SC21150
  • Tiny 1.2A Synchronous Buck Regulator
  • SC21152
  • Tiny 1.2A Synchronous Buck Regulator with Power Good
  • SC21154
  • Tiny 1.2A Synchronous Buck Regulator with Programmable Soft Start
  • SC221
  • 20MHz, 650mA, X-EMI™-Enabled Synchronous Step-Down Regulator
  • SC284A
  • Dual Channel 2.5MHz, 2.0A Synchronous Buck Regulator
  • SC284AQ
  • Dual Channel 2.5MHz, 1.7A Synchronous Buck Regulator
Semtech SC196

Semtech SC196

1.5A Synchronous Buck Converter with Integrated Power Devices

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The SC196 is a synchronous step-down converter with integrated power devices designed for use in applications using a single-cell Li-ion battery. Its wide input voltage range also makes it suitable for use in systems with fixed 3.3V or 5V supply rails available.


  • Up to 95% efficiency
  • V(OUT) adjustable from less than 0.8V to V(IN)
  • Output current — 1.5A
  • Quiescent current — 17μA
  • Input range — 2.5V to 5.5V
  • Fixed 1MHz frequency or 750kHz to 1.25MHz synchronized operation
  • PSAVE operation to maximize efficiency at light loads
  • Fast transient response
  • 100% duty cycle in dropout
  • Soft-start
  • Over-temperature and short-circuit protection
  • Lead-free package — MLP10-UT, 3 x 3 x 0.6mm


  • Cell phones
  • Wireless communication chipset power
  • Personal media player
  • Microprocessor/DSP core/IO power
  • PDAs and handheld computers
  • WLAN peripherals
  • USB powered modems
  • 1 Li-Ion or 3 NiMH/NiCd powered devices



Order Codes

  • SC196ULTRT: Lead-Free, RoHS and WEEE Compliant, 3000 pcs.Tape & Reel
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