LED Driver ICs

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.

General Lighting

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 

Automotive Lighting

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 

Display Backlighting

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 

Projection

Designed to provide high currents at a high efficiency, these products are perfect for projection applications.
LED Drivers, Projection Applications 

Camera Flash

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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Introduction to the MAX20050-53 2A Synchronous Buck LED Drivers with Integrated MOSFETs
04:47 min
September 2018



The Future of PoE LED Lighting
1:35 min
May 2015



Automotive HB LED Controllers for Matrix and Pixel Lighting
2:54 min
October 2018



[Internal] Introduction to the MAX20069 Automotive 4 channel TFT Bias with 4 ch 150mA/ch LED driver
13:16 min
July 2018



[Internal] Introduction to the MAX20050-53 2A Synchronous Buck LED Drivers with Integrated MOSFETs
12:35 min
May 2018



[Internal] Introduction to the MAX16813B Integrated 4-Channel LED Driver
12:04 min
January 2018



[Internal] Introduction to the MAX16813 Integrated, 4-Channel, High-Brightness LED Driver with High Voltage DC-DC Controller and Battery Disconnect
0:12:44 min
March 2017



[Internal] Introduction to the MAX20096-97 Dual Synchronous High Brightness LED Controller with and without SPI Interface
10:00 min
September 2017



[Internal] Introduction to the MAX31840 MR16 LED Driver with Integrated Control MOSFET and Deep Dimming
0:18:50 min
September 2017



[Internal] Introduction to the MAX20078 Synchronous Buck, High-Brightness LED Controller
0:10:09 min
March 2017



[Internal] Introduction to the MAX20090 Automotive High-Voltage, High-Brightness LED Controller
0:08:49 min
March 2017



[Internal] Introduction to the MAX20070/MAX20070B Integrated TFT Power Supply and LED Backlight Drivers
10:00 min
August 2016



[Distributor] Introduction to the MAX20050-53 2A Synchronous Buck LED Drivers with Integrated MOSFETs
10:15 min
May 2018



[Distributor] Introduction to the MAX20069 Automotive 4 channel TFT Bias with 4 ch 150mA/ch LED driver
11:31 min
July 2018



[Distributor] Introduction to the MAX31840 MR16 LED Driver with Integrated Control MOSFET and Deep Dimming
00:00 min
September 2017



[Distributor] Introduction to the MAX16813B Integrated 4-Channel LED Driver
0:09:29 min
January 2018



In the Lab: Eliminate Flicker for MR16 LED Lighting
5:13 min
March 2015



In the Lab: Bluetooth Control of Power-over-Ethernet Lighting
2:20 min
March 2015



Introduction to the MAX20069 Automotive 4 channel TFT Bias with 4 ch 150mA/ch LED driver
6:46 min
July 2018



[Internal] Introduction to the MAX20444B Automotive 4-Channel 130mA Backlight Driver with Boost/SEPIC Controller and I2C Interface
15:53 min
February 2019



[Distributor] Introduction to the MAX20444B Automotive 4-Channel 130mA Backlight Driver with Boost/SEPIC Controller and I2C Interface
14:46 min
February 2019



[Internal] Introduction to the MAX25615 7A Sink, 3A Source, 12ns, SOT23 MOSFET Drivers
6:33 min
March 2019



[Distributor] Introduction to the MAX25615 7A Sink, 3A Source, 12ns, SOT23 MOSFET Drivers
5:59 min
March 2019



[Distributor] Introduction to the MAX20446 Automotive I2C 6-Channel 120mA Backlight Driver with Boost/SEPIC Controller
12:02 min
February 2018



[Internal] Introduction to the MAX20446 Automotive I2C 6-Channel 120mA Backlight Driver with Boost/SEPIC Controller
13:31 min
February 2018



[Distributor] Introduction to the MAX25611A MAX25611B Automotive High-Voltage HB LED Controller
7:06 min
March 2019



[Distributor] Introduction to the MAX25610A MAX25610B Synchronous Buck and Buck Boost LED Driver/DC-DC Converter
9:23 min
March 2019



[Internal] Introduction to the MAX25611A MAX25611B Automotive High-Voltage HB LED Controller
9:36 min
March 2019



[Internal] Introduction to the MAX25600 Synchronous High Voltage 4 Switch Buck Boost LED Controller
14:59 min
March 2019



[Distributor] Introduction to the MAX25600 Synchronous High Voltage 4 Switch Buck Boost LED Controller
12:46 min
March 2019



[Internal] Introduction to the MAX25610A MAX25610B Synchronous Buck and Buck Boost LED Driver/DC-DC Converter
11:40 min
March 2019



Introduction to the MAX20446 Automotive I2C 6-Channel 120mA Backlight Driver with Boost/SEPIC Controller
6:22 min
February 2018



Introduction to the MAX20444B Automotive 4-Channel 130mA Backlight Driver with Boost/SEPIC Controller and I2C Interface
7:35 min
February 2019



[Distributor] Introduction to the MAX21610 Automotive 16-Channel 100mA Local Dimming Backlight Driver with SPI Interface
14:20 min
January 2019



[Internal] Introduction to the MAX21610 Automotive 16-Channel 100mA Local Dimming Backlight Driver with SPI Interface
16:22 min
January 2019