Power Management for i.MX50/53 Processors

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Block Diagram


MC34708 Block Diagram


Power Generation

  • Six Buck switching regulators
    • Two single/dual phase buck regulators
    • Four single phase buck regulators
    • PFM/ APS/ PWM/ PWMPS operation modes
    • Dynamic voltage scaling
  • 5 V Boost switching regulators
    • USB On the go support
  • Eight LDO Regulators
    • Two with selectable internal or external pass devices
    • Five with embedded pass devices
    • One with external PNP pass device

Analog to Digital Converter

  • Seven general purpose channels
  • Internal dedicated channels
  • Resistive touchscreen interface

Auxiliary Circuits

  • Mini/Micro USB switch
    • Bidirectional Audio/Data/UART
    • Accessory identification circuit
  • General purpose I/Os
  • PWM outputs
  • Two general purpose LED drivers

Clocking and Oscillators

  • Real Time Clock
    • Time and day counters
    • Time of day alarm
  • 32.768 kHz crystal oscillator
  • Coin cell battery backup and charger

Serial interface

  • SPI
  • I2C

Product Longevity Program

  • This product is included in the NXP Product Longevity Program ensuring a stable supply of products for your embedded designs. The MC34708 is included in the 10-year program

Part numbers include: MC34708VK, MC34708VM.


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