Automotive LED Lighting

Compact, Efficient LED Drivers for Automotive Lighting

New concepts in automotive lighting utilize LED driver technology to provide long-lasting, low-power, high-efficiency lighting while meeting higher demands for road safety and improved driver experience. LEDs provide significant advantages over traditional technologies for most automotive lighting applications, including matrix and pixel lighting. LED drivers play an important part in preserving and enhancing the inherent LED qualities of clarity, speed, and efficiency. We offer a wide range of LED drivers and controllers to reliably power LEDs in automotive lighting applications.




Featured Products


Application Function Product
High-Power Front-End LightsSynchronous High-Voltage Four-Switch Buck-Boost LED Controller MAX25600
36V, 2.5MHz Automotive Boost/SEPIC Controllers MAX16990/MAX16992
Synchronous High-Power Buck LED Controller MAX20078
Synchronous High-Power Dual-Buck LED ControllerMAX20096/MAX20097
12-Switch Matrix Manager for LED LightingMAX20092
Low/Mid-Power Front-End Lights Synchronous Buck and Buck-Boost LED Driver DC-DC ConverterMAX25610A
MAX25610B
High-Voltage High-Brightness Boost LED ControllerMAX20090
2A Synchronous Buck LED Drivers with Integrated MOSFETsMAX20050/MAX20051/MAX20052/MAX20053
IR Camera for DMSAutomotive High-Voltage HB LED ControllerMAX25611A/MAX25611B
2A Synchronous-Buck LED Drivers with Integrated MOSFETsMAX20050/MAX20051/MAX20052/MAX20053
Synchronous High-Power Buck LED ControllerMAX20078
High-Voltage High-Brightness Boost LED ControllerMAX20090
Rear Lights and OtherSynchronous Buck and Buck-Boost LED Driver DC-DC ConverterMAX25610A
MAX25610B
High-Voltage High-Brightness Boost LED ControllerMAX20090
2A Synchronous-Buck LED Drivers with Integrated MOSFETsMAX20050/MAX20051/MAX20052/MAX20053
High-Voltage, 3-Channel Linear High-Brightness LED Driver with Open LED DetectionMAX16823

Applications


Front Lighting

Automotive front lighting applications include Adaptive Front-Lighting Systems (AFS), headlights, and daytime running lights (DRL). Our LED driver ICs for automotive applications offer features such as flexible configurations, fault tolerance, and EMI reduction circuitry.

AEC-Q100 LED Drivers, Front Lighting Applications
AEC-Q100 Boost Controllers, Front Lighting Applications

Interior Lighting

Interior lighting applications include cabin lighting, dashboard lighting, display backlighting, heads-up-displays (HUDs), and driver monitoring systems (DMS) that drive infrared (IR) LEDs. Our LED drivers offer wide dimming ratios, high peak current range, and system integration.

AEC-Q100 LED Drivers, Interior Applications (Interior Lighting, Display Backlighting)

Rear and Other Exterior Lighting

Rear lights and other exterior light applications include tail lights, turn-signal lights, feature lights, and rear combination lights (RCL). Our LED drivers provide a compact solution for these systems.

AEC-Q100 LED Drivers, Rear, and Low-Power Exterior Applications

Exterior Lighting


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