The MIC4124 family is highly reliable BiCMOS/DMOS buffer/driver/MOSFET driver. All three families are pin-compatible. The MIC4124 driver is capable of giving reliable service in more demanding electrical environments than their predecessors. They will not latch under any conditions within their power and voltage ratings. They can survive up to 5V of noise spiking, of either polarity, on the ground pin. They can accept, without either damage or logic upset, up to half an amp of reverse current (either polarity) forced back into their outputs. The MIC4124 series driver is easier to use, more flexible in operation, and more forgiving than other CMOS or bipolar drivers currently available. Their BiCMOS/DMOS construction dissipates minimum power and provides rail-torail voltage swings. Primarily intended for driving power MOSFETs, the MIC4124 driver is suitable for driving other loads (capacitive, resistive, or inductive) which require low-impedance, high peak currents, and fast switching times. Heavily loaded clock lines, coaxial cables, or piezoelectric transducers are some examples. The only known limitation on loading is that total power dissipated in the driver must be kept within the maximum power dissipation limits of the package.
Reliable, low-power bipolar/CMOS/DMOS construction Latch-up protected to >200mA reverse current Logic input withstands swing to -5V High 3A-peak output current Wide 4.5V to 20V operating range Drives 1800pF capacitance in 25ns Short <50ns typical delay time Delay times consistent with in supply voltage change Matched rise and fall times TTL logic input independent of supply voltage Low equivalent 6pF input capacitance Low supply current 3.5mA with logic-1 input 350µA with logic-0 input Low 2.3Ω typical output impedance Output voltage swings within 25mV of ground or VS Inverting, noninverting, and differential configurations Exposed backside pad packaging reduces heat ePAD SOIC-8L (θJA = 58°C/W) 4mm x 4mm MLF™-8L (θJA = 45°C/W)