SPICE simulation tools allow design engineers to validate circuits prior to building the circuits and to quickly test a circuit's likely behavior under a variety of conditions that can easily be modified. Maxim provides hundreds of SPICE models, grouped below by product line, for our products.
- Analog Switches and Multiplexers
- Current-Sense/Instrumentation Amps
- High-Frequency Fiber Communications
- Hot-Swap and Power Switching
- LED Drivers
- Operational Amplifiers
- Power Supplies and Battery Management
- Protection and Isolation
- Storage Products
- Timers and Counters
- Voltage Reference
- More Test-Circuit Files
A broad array of SPICE simulators are available on the market. We understand that many engineers have strong preferences about which simulator they use. Maxim wants you to use the simulator of your choice. However, in case you do not have a favorite SPICE simulator, we have provided links to some popular ones.
- SIMetrix Mixed-mode simulator with superior convergence, plus schematic editor and waveform viewer (free EE-Sim version available)
- B2 Spice Low-cost, mixed-mode simulator from Beige Bag Software Inc., a division of EMAG Technologies Inc.
- IsSpice4 SPICE simulator included in Intusoft's ICAP/4 analog and mixed signal circuit simulation package
- Multisim National Instrument's simulation environment, available in Professional and Student editions
- Ngspice Free, open source mixed-mode, mixed-level simulator
- PSpice® Popular OrCAD® simulator (now owned by Cadence®) with a free, limited capabilities demo version
- TINA® Tool suite from DesignSoft that includes a SPICE simulator and can be run in the "cloud"
- TopSpice Low-cost tool that includes schematic capture, waveform analysis, and PSpice and HSPICE® compatibility