TPS65290 Ultra-Low Power Management Unit

By Texas Instruments 39

TPS65290 Ultra-Low Power Management Unit

Texas Instruments' TPS65290 is a PMIC designed to operate in applications dependent on efficient power management over a wide range of system-load conditions ranging from fractions of a microamp to a few hundred milliamps. The device operates over a wide 2.2 to 5 V input voltage range and incorporates a very-low quiescent current always-on power supply, a 500 mA buck/boost converter, a 150 mA low-dropout regulator, and eight power-distribution switches. The always-on supply features three different factory-selectable options: 30 mA buck converter with 300 nA quiescent current, 10 mA LDO with 400 nA quiescent current, and 10 mA Zero IDDQ drop with 100 nA quiescent current.

The buck-boost converter employs PFM/PWM operation with forced PWM option, for maximum overall efficiency. The switches can be used to support different configurations for the various loads supported by the TPS65290. For energy-harvesting applications, a programmable input voltage monitor is integrated to allow for connection and disconnection of the different power blocks and switches without the intervention of the master processor.

  • Operating input voltage range: 2.2 to 5 V
  • 500 mA buck-boost converter, stand-alone operation, or serial bus controlled
  • PFM/PWM operation with forced PWM option
  • 150 mA LDO
  • Stand-alone or serial bus (SPI or I²C) controlled
  • Two power-distribution switches powered from buck-boost output
  • One power-distribution switch powered from the maximum of buck-boost or battery-input
  • Two power-distribution switches powered from LDO output
  • One power switch powered from battery-input
  • One power switch to connect BB output to LDO output and improve system efficiency

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