Presentation on theme: "Igniting the Digital Power Market"— Presentation transcript:
1 Igniting the Digital Power Market The dsPIC33F “GS” SeriesIgniting the Digital Power Market
2 Digital Power Benefits Accelerating Worldwide Adoption Higher Energy EfficiencyGreen DesignLower CostFewer components on the boardHigher ReliabilityImproved Intellectual Property ProtectionHard to copy a full digital control designImproved Transient ResponseFlexible design through software
3 Digital Loop Architecture Speeding Innovation dsPIC™PWMOutputFirmwareADCStatusAnalog control is removed and replaced with a fully customizable digital control algorithmEnables Product Differentiation & IP ProtectionIncreased EfficiencyReduced Cost
4 Optimized for Digital Power What Controller Features are needed for Digital Power?DSP Resources + MCU = Digital Signal ControllerLow CostUnder 5KUSmall SizeAs small as 6x6 mm Footprint (Industry’s smallest DSC)Optimized Peripherals and Flexible InterconnectPWM with SMPS Modes, High Resolution, and HW overrideSoftware-Configurable PeripheralsFast (20 ns) ComparatorsOptimal ADC with multiple S&Hs for simultaneous samplesAbility to Adapt to New Innovation is Key!
5 Target Markets & Applications 4/6/2017Target Markets & ApplicationsAC – DC Power SuppliesMulti-loop digital switch mode200W and abovePower factor correction (primary-side)Secondary-side digital controlDC – DC Power Supplies¼ Brick and other small form factorsPoint-of-load suppliesHID & LED LightingProjectorsIndustrial & commercial lightingAutomotiveOtherSolar invertersBattery chargersWeldersUninterruptible power supplies (UPS)Circuit breakers / arc fault detection5
6 dsPIC Digital Power Offerings 50 MIPS Now AvailabledsPIC33FJ64GS50 MIPS32-64KB / 4-9KBpinsECAN, DMA, QEI18 High Res PWMs (1ns)10-bit ADC (4 MSPS)dsPIC33FJ16GS50 MIPS6-16KB / KB18-44 pinsPPS8 High Res PWMs (1ns)10-bit ADC (4 MSPS)SMPS Features / MemorydsPIC33FJ09GS40 MIPS6-9KB / KB18-36 pinsPPS, LSFR, PMBA6 High Res PWMs (1ns)10-bit ADC (2 MSPS)dsPIC33EP32MC50470 MIPS32KB / 4KB28-44 pinsPPS, Op Amps, ECAN, DMA6 PWMs (7ns)12/10-bit ADC (0.5/1.1 MSPS)DesignProductionConceptPrice
7 GS Family Expansion dsPIC33FJ09 Five new 40 MIPs devices3 overlap dsPIC33FJ06GS devices: will be denoted with “A” suffix2 new variants (GS001 and GS302)New and improved featuresLower power improves system efficiencyNew 36-pin 5x5 mm VTLA package for compact board designsLower cost options ~$1 direct in very high volumesResale: 1KUNew MPLAB Starter Kit for Digital PowerUses new GS302Digital Power for cost-sensitive, low-wattage applications
8 New Features dsPIC33FJ09 Rail-to-rail inputs for analog comparators Programmable comparator hysteresisExtended reference DAC voltage rangeImproves signal to noise ratio10 uA current source for PM-Bus address selectionReduces external componentsLFSR (random number generator) for dithering PWMReduces peak EMI emissionsReduced power consumptionErrata fixes relative to the GS101/102/2028
9 Digital Power Starter Kit Features:Fully Controlled with a Single dsPIC33FJ09GS302-I/SOImplements Buck and Boost DC/DC convertersOn-board debugging / Programming via USBLED power-on indicatorOn-board Measurement Display, Potentiometers, Resistive Loads & Temperature sensorConnector for I2C (PICkit Serial Analyzer)Features Microchip Analog components including new Fast MOFETs, Op Amps, and Gate Drivers.Package Contents:Starter Kit PCB (Dimensions 4 x 2.5 inches)Info SheetMini USB cable9V Power SupplyDM $129
10 SMPS Tools, Libraries and EVMs Get to Market Quickly LED Lighting45W Buck/Boost300W AC/DCSolar Micro InverterFree PMBus Software1KW Off-Line UPS350W Interleaved PFCDC/DC LLC ResonantQuarter Brick DC/DC
11 Buck/Boost Converter Low Cost Development PN: AC164133, $89.99Prototyping platform to investigate digital power conversion and digital SMPS designSupports dual-buck and single-boost stage conversionIncludes example software for implementing digital dual-synchronous buck converter and boost converterDaughter Board for:16-bit 28-Pin Starter Board ($79.99)As well as the modular Explorer 16 Board ($129.99)Should we highlight the Lighting Kit???
12 Royalty Free Reference Designs All Documentation OnlineUser GuidesSource codeBOM, Schematics, Gerber filesDigital Pure Sine Wave UPSOffline UPS systemDigital Power Interleaved PFCTwo phase interleaved PFC stage300W AC/DC Power SupplyDigitally controlled AC/DC converterDC/DC LLC Resonant ConverterLLC resonant converter over 95% efficientQuarter Brick DC/DC ConverterPhase shifted full bridge converter in industry standard quarter brick sizeSolar Micro Inverter220Watt grid tied solar inverterLED LightingBuck or boost digital LED control systemFor more information visit
13 For more information visit www.microchip.com/smps SummaryDigital power is rapidly growingThe technology is rapidly evolving requiring a flexible controllerThe dsPIC33F “GS” Series provides the optimal Digital Power solutionPower Optimized FeaturesSmall Footprint devices availableReference DesignsLow Cost PricingFree Design Tool SoftwareCode ExamplesMicrochip MCUs, reference designs, software, and support accelerate any digital power design!For more information visit