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I was trying to build dc to dc converter that has one input which is anywhere between 9V-20V and has 4 outputs: 5v @ 2.5A, 3.3V @ 2.5A, 3.3 @ 1.5A, and 1.5V @ 1.5A. So, I sequenced the outputs and checked the Hot-Swap box and clicked next, then I noticed that my generated circuit has the TPS2420 as a Hot-Swap Controller which can have 4A as a maximum output current while the total of needed currents through the 4 outputs should be around 8A !!!!

Kindly, what is the thing that I'm misunderstanding here?!

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    \$\begingroup\$ Maybe the suggestion is that you use four of these devices. \$\endgroup\$ – Elliot Alderson Apr 19 at 12:26
  • \$\begingroup\$ @Elliot Alderson, good point! But how come the power architect tool didnt show me four of them when generated the circuit!!! \$\endgroup\$ – user186623 Apr 19 at 12:40
  • \$\begingroup\$ In my experience with WeBench, repeated components (such as capacitors) will have a x4 (or xN) instead of showing multiple of them in the schematic. As always, posting a pic of whatever you are referring to would help a lot. \$\endgroup\$ – Wesley Lee Apr 19 at 14:21
  • \$\begingroup\$ @Wesley Lee, I appreciate your feedback, images were added! \$\endgroup\$ – user186623 Apr 19 at 16:08
  • \$\begingroup\$ @Wesley Lee, Would you please elaborate on this phrase: " repeated components (such as capacitors) will have a x4 (or xN) instead of showing multiple of them in the schematic." \$\endgroup\$ – user186623 Apr 20 at 14:21

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