The high number of LED applications in modern automobiles creates space problems, requiring high integration and efficiency. The wide variety of LED lighting applications poses challenges such as reduced purchasing power due to low volumes, longer design cycles, and longer time to market. This design solution reviews the power requirements of three classes of LED lighting applications and points to the optimal LED driver topology that meets integration, efficiency, and flexibility challenges.
Automotive LEDs have taken the industry by storm thanks to their versatility and efficiency. With so many different functions, is it possible to have an efficient, highly integrated automotive LED driver that’s flexible enough to cover a majority of these applications?