SC120 Boost Converter Overview



SC120 is a 5.00 V, 1.20 A switch current limit sync Boost Converter from . The input voltage from 0.87 V to 4.50 V  can be boosted into an output voltage ranging from 1.80 V to 5.00 V.

Features of the Boost Converter are fixed 1200 kHz switching frequency, a typical inductor size of 4.7 µH and it offers a peak efficiency of  up to 89 %. The minimum external component count is 5 and SC120 is available in 2 package option(s): SOT23-6 MLPD-UT-6 .

For SC120 replacement search, 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.

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V-IN min. 0.87 V
V-IN max. 4.50 V
Current-Limit typ.? 1.20 A
V-OUT min. 1.80 V
V-OUT max. 5.00 V
VOUT adjustable
VOUT programmable no
sync/non-sync sync
Frequency typ. 1200 kHz
Frequency adjustable fixed
Frequency selectable
Frequency adj. min.
Frequency adj. max.
extern clock sync. no
Softstart yes
Softstart adjustable no
Tracking no
PG/Power OK no
Frequency sync. min.
Frequency sync. max.
Down Mode no
Quiescent current max. -50 µA
Operating min. -40 °C
Operating max. 85 °C
Junction min.
Junction max.
thermal shutdown typ.
Inductor size typ. 4.7 µH
Inductor suggested by Würth Elektronik WE Selector
Automotive AEC-Q100 no
Light-Load-Mode yes
Topology Boost
Peak Efficiency 89 %
Component count min. 5
current limit adjustable no
Nr.of package options 2

SC120 Datasheet

Link to the most up-to-date SC120 datasheet and the product page for EVM, tools and support information.


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Alternatives and equivalents

The following DC/DC Boost Converter are similar to SC120. Optional, compare SC120 side-by-side with other Boost Converter via the Comparison function.

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0% AS1326 AS1326 product overviewAS1326 product overview AMS TDFN-10
0% ISL9113 ISL9113 product overviewISL9113 product overview Intersil WLCSP-6, DFN-8
0% LTC3528 LTC3528 product overviewLTC3528 product overview Linear Technology DFN-8
0% MAX849 MAX849 product overviewMAX849 product overview Maxim Integrated SO-16
0% MP3120 MP3120 product overviewMP3120 product overview MPS TSOT23-6
0% TPS61020 TPS61020 product overviewTPS61020 product overview Texas Instruments QFN-10
0% TPS61029 TPS61029 product overviewTPS61029 product overview Texas Instruments QFN-10
0% TPS61200 TPS61200 product overviewTPS61200 product overview Texas Instruments QFN-10
0% XC9128 XC9128 product overviewXC9128 product overview Torex MSOP-10, USP-10B
0% XC9129 XC9129 product overviewXC9129 product overview Torex MSOP-10, USP-10B
0% XC9131 XC9131 product overviewXC9131 product overview Torex USP-10B
0% XC9135 XC9135 product overviewXC9135 product overview Torex USP-10
0% XC9136 XC9136 product overviewXC9136 product overview Torex USP-10
0% ISL9113A ISL9113A product overviewISL9113A product overview Intersil DFN-8
0% RP402-K001A-B-C-D RP402-K001A-B-C-D product overviewRP402-K001A-B-C-D product overview Ricoh DFN-8
0% TPS61029-Q1 TPS61029-Q1 product overviewTPS61029-Q1 product overview Texas Instruments QFN-10
10% ISL9111 ISL9111 product overviewISL9111 product overview Intersil SOT23-6
10% ISL9111A ISL9111A product overviewISL9111A product overview Intersil SOT23-6
10% NCP1421 NCP1421 product overviewNCP1421 product overview ON Semiconductor Micro8u2122-8
10% NCP1422 NCP1422 product overviewNCP1422 product overview ON Semiconductor DFN-10
25% MAX1700 MAX1700 product overviewMAX1700 product overview Maxim Integrated QSOP-16
25% MAX1701 MAX1701 product overviewMAX1701 product overview Maxim Integrated QSOP-16
25% MAX1705 MAX1705 product overviewMAX1705 product overview Maxim Integrated QSOP-16
25% MAX1760 MAX1760 product overviewMAX1760 product overview Maxim Integrated TDFN-EP-10, uMAX-10
25% MAX1765 MAX1765 product overviewMAX1765 product overview Maxim Integrated TSSOP-EP-16
25% MP3115 MP3115 product overviewMP3115 product overview MPS SOT23-6
50% AS1337 AS1337 product overviewAS1337 product overview AMS TDFN-8
50% LTC3429 LTC3429 product overviewLTC3429 product overview Linear Technology TSOT23-6
50% LTC3535 LTC3535 product overviewLTC3535 product overview Linear Technology DFN-12
50% LTC3537 LTC3537 product overviewLTC3537 product overview Linear Technology QFN-16
50% MAX1706 MAX1706 product overviewMAX1706 product overview Maxim Integrated QSOP-16
50% MCP1640 MCP1640 product overviewMCP1640 product overview Microchip SOT23-6, DFN-8
50% NCP1423 NCP1423 product overviewNCP1423 product overview ON Semiconductor Micro-10
50% TPS61028 TPS61028 product overviewTPS61028 product overview Texas Instruments QFN-10
50% TPS61070 TPS61070 product overviewTPS61070 product overview Texas Instruments SOT23-6
50% TPS61260 TPS61260 product overviewTPS61260 product overview Texas Instruments SON-6
50% ADP1607 ADP1607 product overviewADP1607 product overview Analog Devices LFCSP-6

Inductor suggestions

Below you can find matching inductors from Wuerth Elektronik calculated on the maximum parameters of SC120.

V-IN min. 0.87 V, Current-Limit typ. 1.2 A, V-OUT max. 5 V, Frequency typ. 1200 kHz
Order Code Spec L (µH) IR (A) ISAT (A) RDC (mΩ) L x W x H (mm)
74407000018 0.2 9.0 9.0 3.51 8 x 8 x 2
744373210022 0.2 7.5 18.0 6.60 4.45 x 4.06 x 1.2
744373240022 0.2 9.5 17.0 6.60 4.45 x 4.06 x 2
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