Dual-output DC/DC drives 16 white LEDs

Milpitas, Calif. – Linear Technology’s LT3486 is a dual step-up DC/DC regulator that’s designed to drive up to 16 white LEDs (8 LEDs in series per channel). The constant-current source delivers up to 1.3 amps for applications from lithium-ion powered handheld devices to automotive backlighting applications.