LT3972 Buck Converter overview

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LT3972 is a 33.00 V non-sync Buck Converter from with 3.50 A output current. The maximum 33.00 V input voltage can be regulated down into a 0.79 V to 30.00 V output voltage.

It requires are a typical inductor size of 4.70 µH, a typical external component count of 11 and achieves a peak efficiency of 90 %. Further LT3972 characteristics are a adjustable 2400 kHz switching frequency and 2 available package option(s): MSOP-10 DFN-10 .

For the LT3972 replacement search, please select a main parameter tolerance value and adjust the checkboxes for feature match. The product counter within the button shows the number of available equivalents and a click on the replacement button shows all possible replacements within a parametric overview.

ParameterValueReplacement
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V-IN min. 3.60 V
V-IN max. 33.00 V
I-OUT? 3.50 A
V-OUT min. 0.79 V
V-OUT max. 30.00 V
V-OUT adjustable V
V-OUT programmable no
sync/non-sync non-sync
Frequency typ. 2400 kHz
Frequency adjustable
Frequency selectable
ext.clock sync. yes
Frequency adj./ ext.clock min. 230 kHz
Frequency adj./ ext.clock max 2450 kHz
Softstart yes
Softstart adjustable yes
Tracking no
PG/Power OK yes
Quiescent current max. 160 µA
Operating min.
Operating max.
Junction min. -40 °C
Junction max. 125 °C
thermal shutdown typ.
Inductor size typ. 4.70 µH
Inductor suggested by Würth Elektronik
Automotive AEC-Q100 no
Light-Load-Mode no
Topology Buck
Peak Efficiency 90 %
Component count min. 11
current limit adjustable no
Nr.of packages 2
CSP
SC70
SOT
MSOP MSOP-10
QFN/DFN DFN-10
SO/SOIC
SOP
DIP
TO
DDPAK

LT3972 Datasheet

Link to the most up-to-date LT3972 datasheet and the product page for EVM, tools and support information.

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List of equivalents and alternatives

The following DC/DC Buck Converter are similar to LT3972. Optional, compare LT3972 side-by-side with other Buck Converter via the Comparison function.

Variation Compare Product Manufacturer Package
0% A8583 A8583 product overviewA8583 product overview Allegro TSSOP-16
0% LT3680 LT3680 product overviewLT3680 product overview Linear Technology DFN-10, MSOP-10
0% TPS54541 TPS54541 product overviewTPS54541 product overview Texas Instruments SON-10
0% TPS54361 TPS54361 product overviewTPS54361 product overview Texas Instruments WSON-10
0% TPS54361-Q1 TPS54361-Q1 product overviewTPS54361-Q1 product overview Texas Instruments WSON-10
10% TPS54362-Q1 TPS54362-Q1 product overviewTPS54362-Q1 product overview Texas Instruments HTSSOP-20
50% A8582 A8582 product overviewA8582 product overview Allegro TSSOP-16
50% A8584 A8584 product overviewA8584 product overview Allegro TSSOP-16
50% LT3480 LT3480 product overviewLT3480 product overview Linear Technology DFN-10, MSOP-10
50% LT3685 LT3685 product overviewLT3685 product overview Linear Technology DFN-10, MSOP-10
50% LT3975 LT3975 product overviewLT3975 product overview Linear Technology MSOP-16
50% LT3980 LT3980 product overviewLT3980 product overview Linear Technology DFN-14, MSOP-16
50% TPS54240 TPS54240 product overviewTPS54240 product overview Texas Instruments SON-10, MSOP-10
50% TPS54240-Q1 TPS54240-Q1 product overviewTPS54240-Q1 product overview Texas Instruments SON-10, MSOP-10
50% TPS54262-Q1 TPS54262-Q1 product overviewTPS54262-Q1 product overview Texas Instruments HTSSOP-20

Inductor suggestions

Below you can find matching inductors from Wuerth Elektronik calculated on the maximum parameters of LT3972.

V-IN max. 33 V, I-OUT 3.5 A, V-OUT min. 0.79 V, Frequency typ. 2400 kHz
Order Code Spec L (µH) IR (A) ISAT (A) RDC (mΩ) L x W x H (mm)
74402500030 0.3 3.9 5.7 15.00 2.8 x 2.8 x 3
744040420033 0.3 4.5 7.6 13.00 4 x 4 x 1.8
74404300033 0.3 4.0 6.0 8.00 4.8 x 4.8 x 3
74406800024 0.2 4.1 5.8 15.00 8 x 8 x 1.2
74406900022 0.2 5.5 7.5 9.00 8 x 8 x 1.5
744089410022 0.2 4.5 9.5 15.00 4.8 x 4.8 x 2.1
744089420039 0.4 4.2 10.3 15.00 4.8 x 4.8 x 3.1
744089430039 0.4 4.2 9.3 13.50 4.8 x 4.8 x 4.1
744383360033 0.3 5.5 8.3 14.00 3 x 3 x 2
74479276124 0.2 3.6 5.4 19.00 2 x 1.6 x 1
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