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Featured Products

MAX25432 Automotive, 100W, USB PD, PPS, Buck-Boost Port Controller and Protector

The MAX25432 combines an automotive-grade buck-boost controller capable of full-range 3.3V to 21...
  • USB PD PHY That Is TCPCI-Standard for Use with Any Low-Cost I2C Master (Hub IC, MCU, SoC)
    • Ground Offset Adjusted BMC PHY for Maximum Signal-to-Noise Ratio
  • Non-TCPC Versions Available for Protecting External USB PD Controller (MAX25432A)
  • Integrated Buck-Boost Controller for External H-Bridge
    • 4.5V to 36V Input Operating Range
    • 220kHz, 300kHz, and 400kHz Switching Frequency
    • External Frequency Synchronization and Spread Spectrum for Reduced EMI
  • USB PD PPS APDO Support – TID 5821 
    • 10mV Programmable Voltage Step Size
    • ​25mA Programmable Current Step Size
  • Integrated Cable Compensation up to 516mΩ
  • Highest Performance, Safest, and Lowest Cost Passenger Cable-Shield Short-to-Battery Protection
    • Minimizes Short-Circuit Currents with a Small, Single-FET Solution
  • Integrated High-Side Current-Sense Amplifiers, ADC and DAC
  • Integrated 3.3V to 5.0V, 1.5W, Smart, Reliable VCONN Switches and Protection
    • 50mA Programmable Overcurrent Step Size
  • Integrated 24V DC Protection on Protected HVD+, HVD-, HVCC1, HVCC2 Outputs
  • Integrated Legacy USB 2.0 Charging Support Including BC1.2, Apple CarPlay, OTG, and Apple MFi Rev 3x
  • Integrated ±15kV Air-Gap/±8kV Contact Discharge ISO 10605 and IEC 61000-4-2 ESD Protection
  • -40°C to +125°C Operating Temperature Range
  • 40-Pin, 6mm x 6mm, TQFN Package with EP
  • AEC-Q100 and AEC-Q006 Qualified

MAX25432BEVKIT Evaluation Kit for the MAX25432

The MAX25432 EV kit and collateral provides a convenient platform to the design engineer for rap...
  • 100W USB-PD Rev. 3.0 with PPS for CDP and DCP Applications
  • Legacy USB 2.0 Charging Support—Meets MFi R3x
  • Programmable Fixed and Augmented PDOs Using the Feather Board and GUI
  • Test Points Available for Signals and Buck-Boost analysis
  • Fully Assembled and Tested, Proven PCB Layout

MAX16984A Automotive High-Current Step-Down Converter with USB Protection/Host Charger Adapter Emulator

The MAX16984A combines a 5V automotive-grade step-down converter capable of driving up to 3.0A, ...
  • Integrated DC-DC and USB Host Charge Emulator Enables 1-Chip Solution Directly from Car Battery to Portable Device
    • 4.5V to 28V (42V Load Dump) Operating Voltage
    • 5V, 3.0A Output Current Capability
    • Low-Q Current Skip and Shutdown Modes
    • Soft-Start Reduces Inrush Current
  • Low-Noise Features Prevent Interference with AM Band and Portable Devices
    • Fixed-Frequency 220kHz to 2.2MHz Operation
    • Forced-PWM Option at No Load
    • Spread Spectrum for EMI Reduction
    • SYNC Input for Frequency Parking
  • Optimal USB Power and Communication for Portable Devices
    • User-Adjustable Voltage Gain Adjusts Output Between 5V and 6.15V for Cable Compensation
    • ±3% Accuracy User-Adjustable USB Current Limit
    • 4Ω USB 2.0 1GHz Data Switches
    • Integrated iPod/iPhone/iPad Charge-Detection Termination Resistors
    • Supports USB BC1.2 Charging Downstream Port(CDP) and Dedicated Charging Port (DCP) Modes
    • Supports Chinese Telecommunication Industry Standard YD/T 1591-2009
    • Compatible with USB On-the-Go Specification
    • High-Speed Pass-Through Mode
  • Robust Design Keeps Vehicle System and Portable Devices Safe in Automotive Environment
    • Short-to-Battery Protection on DC-DC Converter
    • Short-to-Battery Protection on USB Pins
    • ±25kV Air/±8kV Contact ISO 10605
    • ±15kV Air/±8kV Contact IEC 61000-4-2
    • ±15kV Air/±8kV Contact (330Ω, 330pF)
    • Fault-Indication Active-Low, Open-Drain Output
    • Reduced Inrush Current with Soft-Start
    • Overtemperature Protection
    • -40°C to +125°C Operating Temperature Range
    • 32-Pin, 5mm x 5mm, TQFN Package
MAX77958EVKIT-3S6 Evaluation Kit for the <a href="/en/products/MAX77958">MAX77958</a>, <a href="/en/products/MAX77961">MAX77961</a>

MAX77958EVKIT-3S6 Evaluation Kit for the MAX77958, MAX77961

The MAX77958 evaluation kit (EV kit) is a fully assembled and tested printed circuit board (PCB)...
  • High Voltage VBUS Range
  • Short to V Protection on CC Pins
  • Type-C Support and USB-PD Support
    • Mode configuration: DFP/UFP/DRP
    • Type-C rev1.3 and PD3.0 Compatible
    • Cable Orientation and Power Role Detection
    • Integrated VCONN Support Try.Snk State
    • Support Audio
    • Support Debug Accessory Sink/Source Mode
    • FRS (Fast Role Swap) Initial Sink Support
    • PPS (Programmable Power Supply) Sink Support
  • Support BC1.2 Legacy/Proprietary Charger Detection
    • Integrated D+/D- Switches
  • MTP Memory for Storing Custom Configuration
  • Moisture Detection and Corrosion Prevention
  • Customization Script
  • I2C Programmable Configuration
  • I2C Master to Control External Charger or DC-DC Converter IC
  • Nine Configurable GPIOs (GPIO6 for SID)
    • External SuperSpeed Mux/Detection/IRQ
    • EN/DISABLE External Power or FETs
  • On-Board I2C Interface
  • Windows 10 Compatible
  • Proven PCB Layout
  • Fully Assembled and Tested
MAX77958EVKIT-2S6 Evaluation Kit for the <a href="/en/products/MAX77958">MAX77958</a>, <a href="/en/products/MAX77961">MAX77961</a>

MAX77958EVKIT-2S6 Evaluation Kit for the MAX77958, MAX77961

The MAX77958 evaluation kit (EV kit) is a fully assembled and tested printed circuit board (PCB)...
  • High Voltage VBUS Range
  • Short to V Protection on CC Pins
  • Type-C Support and USB-PD Support
    • Mode configuration: DFP/UFP/DRP
    • Type-C rev1.3 and PD3.0 Compatible
    • Cable Orientation and Power Role Detection
    • Integrated VCONN Support Try.Snk State
    • Support Audio
    • Support Debug Accessory Sink/Source Mode
    • FRS (Fast Role Swap) Initial Sink Support
    • PPS (Programmable Power Supply) Sink Support
  • Support BC1.2 Legacy/Proprietary Charger Detection
    • Integrated D+/D- Switches
  • MTP Memory for Storing Custom Configuration
  • Moisture Detection and Corrosion Prevention
  • Customization Script
  • I2C Programmable Configuration
  • I2C Master to Control External Charger or DC-DC Converter IC
  • Nine Configurable GPIOs (GPIO6 for SID)
    • External SuperSpeed Mux/Detection/IRQ
    • EN/DISABLE External Power or FETs
  • On-Board I2C Interface
  • Windows 10 Compatible
  • Proven PCB Layout
  • Fully Assembled and Tested

MAX16984AEVKIT Evaluation Kit for the MAX16984A

The MAX16984A evaluation kit (EV kit) demonstrates the MAX16984A automotive high-current, high-e...
  • Configurable Charge Detection Modes
    • USB-IF BC1.2 CDP, DCP
    • Apple 2.4A
    • Samsung 2.0A
    • China YD/T 1591-2009 Charging Specification
  • Automatic USB Voltage Adjustment by Integrated DC-DC Converter (310kHz - 2.2MHz)
  • Proven PCB Layout
  • Fully Assembled and Tested

MAX25430AEVKIT Evaluation Kit for the MAX25430

The MAX25430 EVKIT and collateral provides a convenient platform to the design engineer for rapi...
  • 100W USB-PD REV3.0 Source Charger Solution using a Cypress PD Controller
  • Legacy USB 2.0 Charging Support—Meets MFi R3x
  • Register Set Accessible with Feather Board and GUI
  • Test Points Available for Signal and Converter Analysis
  • EV Kit is Ready for Factory IC Option with Customer Cable Shield Short-to-Battery Protection
  • Proven PCB Layout
  • Fully Assembled and Tested
MAX25430 Automotive 100W USB-PD Buck-Boost Port Controller and Protector

MAX25430 Automotive 100W USB-PD Buck-Boost Port Controller and Protector

The MAX25430 combines an automotive-grade buck-boost controller capable of driving up to 5.0A, a...
  • USB-PD PHY That is TCPCI Standard for Use with Any Low-Cost I2C Master Such as Hub IC, MCU or SOC (MAX25430B)
    • Ground-Offset-Adjusted BMC PHY for Maximum Signal-to-Noise Ratio
  • Non-TCPC Versions Available for Protecting External USB-PD Controller (MAX25430A)
  • Integrated Buck-Boost Controller for External H-bridge
    • 4.5V to 36V Input Operating Range
    • Fixed PDO 5V, 9V, 15V, and 20V up to 5.0A
    • 220kHz, 300kHz, or 400kHz Switching Frequency
    • External Frequency Synchronization and Spread Spectrum for Reduced EMI
  • Integrated and User-Programmable Buck-Boost Output Voltage Adjustment up to 500mΩ of Cable Resistance
  • Highest Performance, Safest, and Lowest Cost Passenger Cable-Shield Short-to-Battery Protection
    • Minimizes Short-Circuit Currents with a Small, Single-FET Solution
  • Integrated 3.0V to 5.5V 1W Smart, Reliable VCONN Switch with Protection
  • Integrated 24V Protection on HVD+, HVD-, HVCC1 and HVCC2
  • Integrated Legacy USB 2.0 Charging Support including BC1.2, Apple CarPlay, MFi R33, and OTG
  • Integrated ±15kV Air, ±8kV Contact ISO 10605 and IEC 61000-4-2 ESD Protection
  • -40°C to 125°C Operating Temperature Range
  • 40-Pin (6mm x 6mm) TQFN Package with EP
  • AEC-Q100 and AEC-Q006 Qualified
  • MAX25400 Automotive Hi-Speed USB 2.0 Protector

    MAX25400 Automotive Hi-Speed USB 2.0 Protector

    The MAX25400 device provides high-ESD and short-circuit protection for the low-voltage internal ...
    • Targeted Features for Optimized USB Performance
      • Two RON 3.3Ω (typ) USB 2.0 Data Switches
      • 480Mbps, 12Mbps, or 1.5Mbps USB 2.0 Operation
      • 9ms Fault-Recovery Time
    • Robust for the Automotive Environment
      • Short-to-Battery and Short-to-BUS Protection on Protected HVD+ and HVD- Outputs
      • Tested to ISO 10605 and IEC 61000-4-2 ESD Standards
        • 12-Pin (3mm x 3mm) TQFN-EP Package
        • -40°C to +105°C Operating Temperature Range
        • AEC-Q100 Qualified

    MAX25400EVKIT Evaluation Kit for the MAX25400

    The MAX25400 evaluation kit (EV kit) demonstrates the MAX25400 automotive Hi-Speed USB 2.0 prote...
    • Protects D+ and D- Signals from Overvoltages Up to 18V and ESD Events
    • USB BUS Undervoltage Lockout
    • Passes 480Mbps USB Data Signals
    • Low On-Resistance
      • D+ and D-: 3.3Ω (typ)
    • Active-Low FAULT Output Signal
    • USB Powered
    • Fully Assembled and Tested
    • Evaluates the MAX25400 IC in a 12-Pin TQFN Package
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    MAX77860

    Highly integrated USB-C buck charger reduces solution size by 30 percent.
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    MAX77751

    Industry's first autonomous charger with integrated USB Type-C detection and reverse boost capab...
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    MAX77958

    Eliminates three months of firmware development with a GUI-driven customization script, BC1.2 su...
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    MAX14748

    Single-chip USB Type-C charging and charger detection solution for 2s Li+ battery pack.