USB PD controller with integrated power switches

8th November 2018
Posted By : Alex Lynn
USB PD controller with integrated power switches


The TPS65987D from Texas Instruments is a stand-alone USB Type-C and Power Delivery (PD) controller providing cable plug and orientation detection for a single USB Type-C connector. Upon cable detection, the TPS65987D communicates on the CC wire using the USB PD protocol. 

When cable detection and USB PD negotiation are complete, the TPS65987D enables the appropriate power path and configures alternate mode settings for external multiplexers.


  • USB power delivery (PD) controller.
    • USB PD 3.0 compliant.
    • Fast role swap support.
    • Physical layer and policy engine.
    • Configurable at boot and host-controlled.
  • USB Type-C Specification Compliant.
    • Cable attach and orientation detection.
    • Default, 1.5 or 3A power advertisement.
    • Up to 600-mA VConn current.

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