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- Input Voltage Down to +0.8V
- 3x3 White LED Array
- Potentiometer-Adjustable Output Current Level (LED Brightness Control)
- External Low-Loss N-Channel Switch
- 10nA IC Shutdown Current
- Operation Up to 500kHz Switching Frequency
- Surface-Mount Components
- Fully Assembled and Tested
- Backlight for LCD Panels
- Battery-Powered Backlight Applications
- Cell Phones
- Handy Terminals
The MAX1698 features digital soft-start and adjustable lossless LED current control. The MAX1698 EV kit demonstrates low quiescent current, open-circuit protection, and up to 90% efficiency for maximum battery life. Operation up to 500kHz allows the use of tiny surface-mount components.