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[FAQ] Where do I connect the thermal pad of the logic QFN devices?

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The thermal pad is recommended to be soldered to the PCB and electrically connected to the ground for the best thermal and mechanical integrity.

It can be left floating, and does not have to be soldered down if thermals are not a concern for your design.

It is not recommended to be connected to any other pin.

-Thanks,

Shreyas

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