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Transformer Driver



Data Sheets
Part Number Description Key Advantages
MAX13256 36V H-Bridge Transformer Driver for Isolated Supplies

Wide-Range Transformer Driver Simplifies Isolated Power Designs 
MAX256 3W Primary-Side Transformer H-Bridge Driver for Isolated Supplies

Saves board area, reduces design complexity, and makes it easy to implement isolated power 
MAX253 1W Primary-Side Transformer H-Bridge Driver for Isolated Supplies

Saves board area, reduces design complexity, and makes it easy to implement isolated power 



Key Specifications:

Transformer Drivers
Part Number Application (VIN) VIN
(V)
VIN
(V)
Driver Output Resistance
(Ω)
Max. IOUT
(A)
Topology Features Freq.
(kHz)
ICC
(mA)
Oper. Temp.
(°C)
Budgetary
Price
min max max See Notes
MAX13256  Industrial (24V) 8 36 2.5 0.3 Full-Bridge
Adjustable Frequency
Current Limiting
Fault Detection
Internal Power MOSFET(s)
Synchronizable Frequency
Thermal Shutdown
UVLO
425 9 -40 to +125 $2.92 @1k
MAX256  - 3 5.5 1 1 Full-Bridge
Internal Power MOSFET(s)
Thermal Shutdown
UVLO
1000 1 -40 to +125 $3.90 @1k
MAX253  - 2.5 6 4 0.2 Push-Pull
Thermal Shutdown
UVLO
350 0.45
-55 to +125
-40 to +85
0 to +70
$1.49 @1k
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