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TPS6213x/6214x/6215x/6216x/6217x Internal connection of exposed pad
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Q: TPS6213x/6214x/6215x/6216x/6217x Internal connection of exposed pad by 1878688
Is the Exposed pad connected electrically to AGND or PGND internally?
A: Re: TPS6213x/6214x/6215x/6216x/6217x Internal connection of exposed pad by 1090425
This is explained in the datasheet at the very end of the layout section:
The Exposed Thermal Pad must be soldered to the circuit board for mechanical reliability and to achieve appropriate power dissipation. Although the Exposed Thermal Pad can be connected to a floating circuit board trace, the device will have better thermal performance if it is connected to a larger ground plane. The Exposed Thermal Pad is electrically connected to AGND.
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