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MAX16610ADPEVKIT Evaluation Kit for the <a href="/en/products/MAX16610">MAX16610</a> and <a href="/en/products/MAX16610A">MAX16610A</a>

MAX16610ADPEVKIT Evaluation Kit for the MAX16610 and MAX16610A

The MAX16610/MAX16610A evaluation kits (EV kits) are fully assembled and tested boards that prov...
  • High-Density Optimized Design
    • 3x3 Low RDSON Power MOS
    • 12-Layer Layout
    • Hot Swap and Bias Power Supply Already Implemented
  • Highly Efficient Solution
    • Low-Profile Inductors Optimized for STC Resonant Application
    • No Transformers Required
    • Resonant ZCS (Zero-Current Switching) with Adaptative Algorithm
  • Cost-Effective Solution
    • Low-ESR, Low-Cost Capacitors (No Low-Value, Low-Tolerance U2J Ceramic Capacitors have been used)
    • Integrated Gate Driving
    • Integrated Floating Power Supply for All 10 Power FETs
    • No Heat Sink is Required (Air Flow Only for Higher TDP)
  • Protection Features
    • Input Peak Overcurrent Protection
    • Output Overvoltage Protection with SOAR Mitigation
    • Input Overvoltage Protection
    • Bias and Gate Driving Undervoltage Lockout
    • Fault Flag Open Collector Signal Pin
    • Power-Good Signal
  • High-Current Output Connector Compatible with Maxim Second Stage Solution EV Kit
  • Output Adapter Board Available for a Stand-Alone Test Bench Use
  • Proven PCB Layout
  • Fully Assembled and Tested
MAX16610AW5EVKIT Evaluation Kit for the <a href="/en/products/MAX16610">MAX16610</a> and <a href="/en/products/MAX16610A">MAX16610A</a>

MAX16610AW5EVKIT Evaluation Kit for the MAX16610 and MAX16610A

The MAX16610/MAX16610A evaluation kits (EV kits) are fully assembled and tested boards that prov...
  • High-Density Optimized Design
    • 3x3 Low RDSON Power MOS
    • 12-Layer Layout
    • Hot Swap and Bias Power Supply Already Implemented
  • Highly Efficient Solution
    • Low-Profile Inductors Optimized for STC Resonant Application
    • No Transformers Required
    • Resonant ZCS (Zero-Current Switching) with Adaptative Algorithm
  • Cost-Effective Solution
    • Low-ESR, Low-Cost Capacitors (No Low-Value, Low-Tolerance U2J Ceramic Capacitors have been used)
    • Integrated Gate Driving
    • Integrated Floating Power Supply for All 10 Power FETs
    • No Heat Sink is Required (Air Flow Only for Higher TDP)
  • Protection Features
    • Input Peak Overcurrent Protection
    • Output Overvoltage Protection with SOAR Mitigation
    • Input Overvoltage Protection
    • Bias and Gate Driving Undervoltage Lockout
    • Fault Flag Open Collector Signal Pin
    • Power-Good Signal
  • High-Current Output Connector Compatible with Maxim Second Stage Solution EV Kit
  • Output Adapter Board Available for a Stand-Alone Test Bench Use
  • Proven PCB Layout
  • Fully Assembled and Tested
MAX16610-W5EVKIT Evaluation Kit for the <a href="/en/products/MAX16610">MAX16610</a> and <a href="/en/products/MAX16610A">MAX16610A</a>

MAX16610-W5EVKIT Evaluation Kit for the MAX16610 and MAX16610A

The MAX16610/MAX16610A evaluation kits (EV kits) are fully assembled and tested boards that prov...
  • High-Density Optimized Design
    • 3x3 Low RDSON Power MOS
    • 12-Layer Layout
    • Hot Swap and Bias Power Supply Already Implemented
  • Highly Efficient Solution
    • Low-Profile Inductors Optimized for STC Resonant Application
    • No Transformers Required
    • Resonant ZCS (Zero-Current Switching) with Adaptative Algorithm
  • Cost-Effective Solution
    • Low-ESR, Low-Cost Capacitors (No Low-Value, Low-Tolerance U2J Ceramic Capacitors have been used)
    • Integrated Gate Driving
    • Integrated Floating Power Supply for All 10 Power FETs
    • No Heat Sink is Required (Air Flow Only for Higher TDP)
  • Protection Features
    • Input Peak Overcurrent Protection
    • Output Overvoltage Protection with SOAR Mitigation
    • Input Overvoltage Protection
    • Bias and Gate Driving Undervoltage Lockout
    • Fault Flag Open Collector Signal Pin
    • Power-Good Signal
  • High-Current Output Connector Compatible with Maxim Second Stage Solution EV Kit
  • Output Adapter Board Available for a Stand-Alone Test Bench Use
  • Proven PCB Layout
  • Fully Assembled and Tested

MAX16610 Switched Tank Converter (STC) Controller with Integrated Drivers

The MAX16610/MAX16610A ICs are highly integrated, scalable, controllers for a switched tank conv...
  • High Density and Simplified Design
    • Integrated Drivers for 10 FETs
    • Integrated Floating Domains Generation
  • Efficiency Optimization Regardless of Component Variation
    • Adaptive On-Time Algorithm Ensures ZCS
    • Support for Wide Range of Baseline Resonant Frequencies
  • Higher Reliability
    • Adaptive Algorithm Enforces a Minimum Off Time
    • Prevents Component Over-Stress and Excessive Peak Currents
  • Protection Features
    • Input Overcurrent Protection (Latching)
    • Output Overvoltage Protection
      • Soar Mitigation and OVP
    • Bias-Supply Undervoltage Protection
    • Component Failure Protection
    • Fault/Output Voltage Indicators
      • Critical Fault-Flag Output Pin
      • Power Good Indicator

MAX16610A Switched Tank Converter (STC) Controller with Integrated Drivers

The MAX16610/MAX16610A ICs are highly integrated, scalable, controllers for a switched tank conv...
  • High Density and Simplified Design
    • Integrated Drivers for 10 FETs
    • Integrated Floating Domains Generation
  • Efficiency Optimization Regardless of Component Variation
    • Adaptive On-Time Algorithm Ensures ZCS
    • Support for Wide Range of Baseline Resonant Frequencies
  • Higher Reliability
    • Adaptive Algorithm Enforces a Minimum Off Time
    • Prevents Component Over-Stress and Excessive Peak Currents
  • Protection Features
    • Input Overcurrent Protection (Latching)
    • Output Overvoltage Protection
      • Soar Mitigation and OVP
    • Bias-Supply Undervoltage Protection
    • Component Failure Protection
    • Fault/Output Voltage Indicators
      • Critical Fault-Flag Output Pin
      • Power Good Indicator

MAX16602CL8EVKIT Evaluation Kit for the MAX16602 and MAX20790

The MAX16602CL8 evaluation kit (EV kit) is a fully assembled and tested surface-mount circuit bo...
  • High Power Density and Efficiency
    • Monolithic, Smart Power-Stage Support: MAX20790
    • Small Power-Stage Footprint: ~24mm2
    • Top-Tier Efficiency (95.6% Peak Efficiency at 1.8VOUT)
    • Integrated Input Power Monitor
  • Telemetry Through PMBus
    • Digitally Programmable Configuration
    • Input Voltage, Current, and Power Monitoring
    • Power-Stage Temperature Monitoring and Reporting
  • Advanced Power Management
    • Autonomous Phase-Shedding
    • Orthogonal Current Rebalance for Phase-Current Balance During Transients
    • Low Quiescent Current—Improves Light-Load and Standby Efficiency
    • Protection Features
    • Controller Input and Bias Supply Undervoltage Protection
    • Power-Stage Supply and Boost UVLO Protection
    • Power-Stage Boost Refresh
    • Power-Stage VX Short and Overtemperature Shutdown
    • Fast Overcurrent Protection
  • Proven PCB Layout
  • Fully Assembled and Tested
MAX3100 SPI/MICROWIRE-Compatible UART in QSOP-16

MAX3100 SPI/MICROWIRE-Compatible UART in QSOP-16

The MAX3100 universal asynchronous receiver transmitter (UART) is the first UART specifically op...
  • Small TQFN and QSOP Packages Available
  • Full-Featured UART:
    • IrDA SIR Timing Compatible
    • 8-Word FIFO Minimizes Processor Overhead at High Data Rates
    • Up to 230k Baud with a 3.6864MHz Crystal
    • 9-Bit Address-Recognition Interrupt
    • Receive Activity Interrupt in Shutdown
  • SPI/MICROWIRE-Compatible µC Interface
  • Lowest Power:
    • 150µA Operating Current at 3.3V
    • 10µA in Shutdown with Receive Interrupt
  • +2.7V to +5.5V Supply Voltage in Operating Mode
  • Schmitt-Trigger Inputs for Opto-Couplers
  • TX and RTS Outputs Sink 25mA for Opto-Couplers
MAX3109 Dual Serial UART with 128-Word FIFOs

MAX3109 Dual Serial UART with 128-Word FIFOs

The MAX3109 advanced dual universal asynchronous receiver-transmitter (UART) has 128 words of re...
  • Bridges an SPI/MICROWIRE or I2C Microprocessor Bus to an Asynchronous Interface Such as RS-485, RS-232, or IrDASM
    • SIR- and MIR-Compliant IrDA Encoder/Decoder
    • Line Noise Indication Ensures Data Link Integrity
  • Deep, 128-Word Buffer and Automated Control Features Help Offload Activity on the Microcontroller
    • Automatic Active-Low RTS_ and Active-Low CTS_ Flow Control
    • Automatic XON/XOFF Software Flow Control
    • 9-Bit Multidrop-Mode Data Filtering
      • Special Character Detection
      • GPIO-Based Character Detection
      • Two Timers Routed to GPIOs
      • 8 Flexible GPIOs with 20mA Drive Capability
  • Saves Board Space
    • TQFN (5mm x 5mm) Package
    • Dual UART in a Single Package
  • Fast Data Rates Allow Maximum System Flexibility Across Interface Standards
    • 24Mbps (max) Data Rate
    • High-Resolution Programmable Baud-Rate
    • SPI Up to 26MHz Clock Rate
    • Fast Mode Plus I2C Up to 1MHz
  • Integrated PLL and Divider
  • Power Management Control Features Minimize Power Consumption for Portable Applications
    • 1.71V to 3.6V Supply Range
    • Shutdown and Autosleep Modes
      • 1µA Shutdown Current
  • Logic-Level Translation on the Controller and Transceiver Interfaces Ensure System Compatibility
  • Register Compatible with MAX3107, MAX3108, and MAX148301
MAX6967 10-Port Constant-Current LED Drivers and I/O Expanders with PWM Intensity Control

MAX6967 10-Port Constant-Current LED Drivers and I/O Expanders with PWM Intensity Control

The MAX6966/MAX6967 serial-interfaced peripherals provide microprocessors with 10 I/O ports rate...
  • High-Speed 26MHz SPI™-/QSPI™-/MICROWIRE™-Compatible Serial Interface
  • 2.25V to 3.6V Operation
  • I/O Ports Default to High-Z (LEDs Off) on Power-Up
  • I/O Port Inputs Are Overvoltage Protected to 7V
  • I/O Port Outputs Are 7V-Rated Open Drain
  • I/O Port Outputs Are 10mA or 20mA Constant-Current Static/PWM LED Drivers, or Open-Drain Logic Outputs
  • I/O Ports Support Hot Insertion
  • Individual 8-Bit PWM Intensity Control for Each LED
  • Any Output May Use or Not Use PWM Control
  • Exit Shutdown (Warm Start) with Simple Active-Low CS Pulse
  • Auto Ramp-Down into Shutdown
  • Auto Ramp-Up Out from Shutdown
  • 0.8µA (typ), 2µA (max) Shutdown Current
  • Tiny 3mm x 3mm, 0.8mm High Thin QFN Package
  • -40°C to +125°C Temperature Range
MAX6966 10-Port Constant-Current LED Drivers and I/O Expanders with PWM Intensity Control

MAX6966 10-Port Constant-Current LED Drivers and I/O Expanders with PWM Intensity Control

The MAX6966/MAX6967 serial-interfaced peripherals provide microprocessors with 10 I/O ports rate...
  • High-Speed 26MHz SPI™-/QSPI™-/MICROWIRE™-Compatible Serial Interface
  • 2.25V to 3.6V Operation
  • I/O Ports Default to High-Z (LEDs Off) on Power-Up
  • I/O Port Inputs Are Overvoltage Protected to 7V
  • I/O Port Outputs Are 7V-Rated Open Drain
  • I/O Port Outputs Are 10mA or 20mA Constant-Current Static/PWM LED Drivers, or Open-Drain Logic Outputs
  • I/O Ports Support Hot Insertion
  • Individual 8-Bit PWM Intensity Control for Each LED
  • Any Output May Use or Not Use PWM Control
  • Exit Shutdown (Warm Start) with Simple Active-Low CS Pulse
  • Auto Ramp-Down into Shutdown
  • Auto Ramp-Up Out from Shutdown
  • 0.8µA (typ), 2µA (max) Shutdown Current
  • Tiny 3mm x 3mm, 0.8mm High Thin QFN Package
  • -40°C to +125°C Temperature Range