High-brightness LED drivers are integrated circuits that are optimized to efficiently drive strings of high-brightness LEDs. Maxim's continually expanding portfolio includes products covering the full range of efficient switch-mode topologies (step-down, step-up, SEPIC) as well as some linear LED drivers.
Maxim offers a broad range of LED drivers that can be used for general-purpose, low-voltage architectural lighting applications.
High-Brightness LED Drivers, General Lighting Applications
High-brightness LEDs are now commonly used for automotive applications ranging from headlights to interior lighting to infotainment LCD backlighting. These LEDs are driven by switching and linear voltage regulators that are designed for the specific application.
Switching Regulators, Automotive Applications
Linear Regulators, LED Driver Applications
LED drivers for backlighting applications are specialized circuits designed to drive one or more strings of LEDs.
Selected LED Drivers for LED Backlighting, Small Displays
Selected LED Drivers for LED Backlighting, Medium/Large Displays
Power Management ICs with Integrated LED Backlight Drivers
All LED Drivers for LED Backlighting
Designed to provide high currents at a high efficiency, these products are perfect for projection applications.
LED Drivers, Projection Applications
Designed to provide momentary high-current flow from battery voltage levels, these products are perfect for camera flash applications.
LED Drivers, Camera Flash Applications
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|Application Note||4187||Negative Charge Pumps Achieve Inductor-Like Efficiency for WLED Backlights|
|Application Note||1736||Powering Four White LEDs with High Efficiency Using the MAX1848|
|Application Note||1021||Buck/Boost Charge-Pump Regulator Powers White LEDs from a Wide 1.6V to 5.5V Input|