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ISL8018EVAL3Z
8A Low Quiescent Current High Efficiency Synchronous Buck Regulator Evaluation Board

The ISL8018EVAL3Z evaluation board is intended for use by individuals with requirements for Point-of-Load applications sourcing from 2.7V to 5.5V.

The ISL8018EVAL3Z is used for a complete demonstration of the performance of the ISL8018 low quiescent high efficiency synchronous buck regulator.

The ISL8018EVAL3Z evaluation board is a 76.2mmx76.2mm 4-layer FR4 board with 2oz copper in all layers. The complete converter occupies 438.71mm2 area.

Features
  • High efficiency synchronous buck regulator with up to 97% efficiency
  • 10% output voltage margining
  • Adjustable current limit
  • Start-up with prebiased output
  • Internal soft-start - 1ms or adjustable
  • Soft-stop output discharge during disabled
  • Adjustable frequency from 500kHz to 4MHz - default at 1MHz
  • External synchronization up to 4MHz - master to slave phase shifting capability