SLDS157E February 2008  – December 2014 TLC59116

PRODUCTION DATA. 

  1. Features
  2. Applications
  3. Description
  4. Revision History
  5. Description (continued)
  6. Pin Configuration and Functions
  7. Specifications
    1. 7.1Absolute Maximum Ratings
    2. 7.2Handling Ratings
    3. 7.3Recommended Operating Conditions
    4. 7.4Thermal Information
    5. 7.5Electrical Characteristics
    6. 7.6Timing Requirements
    7. 7.7Typical Characteristics
  8. Parameter Measurement Information
  9. Detailed Description
    1. 9.1Overview
    2. 9.2Functional Block Diagram
    3. 9.3Feature Description
      1. 9.3.1Open-Circuit Detection
      2. 9.3.2Overtemperature Detection and Shutdown
      3. 9.3.3Power-On Reset (POR)
      4. 9.3.4External Reset
      5. 9.3.5Software Reset
      6. 9.3.6Individual Brightness Control With Group Dimming/Blinking
    4. 9.4Device Functional Modes
      1. 9.4.1Active
      2. 9.4.2Standby
    5. 9.5Register Maps
      1. 9.5.1 Mode Register 1 (MODE1)"SLEEP" to "OSC" in Mode Register 1 (MODE1) Table.
      2. 9.5.2 Mode Register 2 (MODE2)
      3. 9.5.3 Brightness Control Registers 0 to 15 (PWM0 to PWM15)
      4. 9.5.4 Group Duty Cycle Control Register (GRPPWM)
      5. 9.5.5 Group Frequency Register (GRPFREQ)
      6. 9.5.6 LED Driver Output State Registers 0 to 3 (LEDOUT0 to LEDOUT3)
      7. 9.5.7 I2C Bus Subaddress Registers 1 to 3 (SUBADR1 to SUBADR3)
      8. 9.5.8 LED All Call I2C Bus Address Register (ALLCALLADR)
      9. 9.5.9 Output Gain Control Register (IREF)
      10. 9.5.10Error Flags Registers (EFLAG1, EFLAG2)
      11. 9.5.11Control Register
  10. 10Application and Implementation
    1. 10.1Application Information
      1. 10.1.1Device Address
      2. 10.1.2Regular I2C Bus Slave Address
      3. 10.1.3LED All Call I2C Bus Address
      4. 10.1.4LED Sub Call I2C Bus Address
      5. 10.1.5Software Reset I2C Bus Address
      6. 10.1.6Characteristics of the I2C Bus
        1. 10.1.6.1Bit Transfer
        2. 10.1.6.2Start and Stop Conditions
        3. 10.1.6.3Acknowledge
      7. 10.1.7System Configuration
      8. 10.1.8Constant Current Output
    2. 10.2Typical Application
      1. 10.2.1Design Requirements
      2. 10.2.2Detailed Design Procedure
        1. 10.2.2.1Adjusting Output Current
      3. 10.2.3Application Curve
  11. 11Power Supply Recommendations
  12. 12Layout
    1. 12.1Layout Guidelines
    2. 12.2Layout Example
    3. 12.3Thermal Considerations
  13. 13Device and Documentation Support
    1. 13.1Trademarks
    2. 13.2Electrostatic Discharge Caution
    3. 13.3Glossary
  14. 14Mechanical, Packaging, and Orderable Information

1 Features

  • 16 LED Drivers (Each Output Programmable at Off, On, Programmable LED Brightness, or Programmable Group Dimming and Blinking Mixed With Individual LED Brightness)
  • 16 Constant-Current Output Channels
  • 256-Step (8-Bit) Linear Programmable Brightness Per LED Output Varying From Fully Off (Default) to Maximum Brightness Using a 97-kHz PWM Signal
  • 256-Step Group Brightness Control Allows General Dimming [Using a 190-Hz PWM Signal From Fully Off to Maximum Brightness (Default)]
  • 256-Step Group Blinking With Frequency Programmable From 24 Hz to 10.73 s and Duty Cycle From 0% to 99.6%
  • Four Hardware Address Pins Allow 14 TLC59116 Devices to Be Connected to Same I2C Bus
  • Four Software-Programmable I2C Bus Addresses (One LED Group Call Address and Three LED Sub Call Addresses) Allow Groups of Devices to Be Addressed at Same Time in Any Combination
  • Software Reset Feature (SWRST Call) Allows Device to Be Reset Through I2C Bus
  • Up to 14 Possible Hardware-Adjustable Individual I2C Bus Addresses Per Device, So That Each Device Can Be Programmed
  • Open-Load and Overtemperature Detection Mode to Detect Individual LED Errors
  • Output State Change Programmable on Acknowledge or Stop Command to Update Outputs Byte-by-Byte or All at Same Time (Default to Change on Stop)
  • Output Current Adjusted Through an External Resistor
  • Constant Output Current Range: 5 mA to 120 mA
  • Maximum Output Voltage: 17 V
  • 25-MHz Internal Oscillator Requires No External Components
  • 1-MHz Fast-mode Plus (FMT) Compatible I2C Bus Interface With 30-mA High-Drive Capability on SDA Output for Driving High-Capacitive Buses
  • Internal Power-On Reset
  • Noise Filter on SCL and SDA Inputs
  • No Glitch on Power-Up
  • Active-Low Reset
  • Supports Hot Insertion
  • Low Standby Current
  • 3.3-V or 5-V Supply Voltage
  • 5.5-V Tolerant Inputs
  • Offered in 28-Pin Thin Shrink Small-Outline Package (TSSOP) (PW) and 32-Pin Quad Flatpack No Lead (QFN)
  • –40 °C to 85 °C Operation

2 Applications

  • Gaming
  • Small Signage
  • Industrial Equipment

3 Description

The TLC59116 is an I2C bus controlled 16-channel LED driver that is optimized for red/green/blue/amber (RGBA) color mixing and backlight application. Each LED output has its own 8-bit resolution (256 steps) fixed-frequency individual PWM controller that operates at 97 kHz, with a duty cycle that is adjustable from 0% to 99.6%.

Device Information(1)

PART NUMBERPACKAGEBODY SIZE (NOM)
TLC59116TSSOP (28)9.70 mm × 4.40 mm
VQFN (32)5.00 mm × 5.00 mm
  1. For all available packages, see the orderable addendum at the end of the datasheet.

TLC59116 Typical Application

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