MAX16823

High-Voltage, 3-Channel Linear High-Brightness LED Driver with Open LED Detection

Highly Integrated, High-Voltage LED Driver Ideal for Automotive Applications


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Description

The MAX16823 three-channel LED driver operates from a 5.5V to 40V input voltage range and delivers up to 100mA per channel to one or more strings of high-brightness LEDs (HB LEDs). Each channel's current is programmable using an external current-sense resistor in series with the LEDs. Three DIM inputs allow a wide range of independent pulsed dimming in addition to providing the on and off control of the outputs. Wave-shaping circuitry reduces EMI while providing fast turn-on and turn-off times.

The MAX16823 is well suited for automotive applications requiring a high-voltage input and is able to withstand load-dump events up to 45V. On-board pass elements minimize external components while providing ±5% LED current accuracy. Additional features include an active-high, open-drain LEDGOOD output for open LED detection, a +3.4V (±5%) regulated output with 4mA output current capability, short-circuit and thermal protections.

The MAX16823 is available in thermally enhanced 5mm x 5mm, 16-pin TQFN-EP and 16-pin TSSOP-EP packages and is specified over the -40°C to +125°C automotive temperature range.
MAX16823: Block Diagram MAX16823: Block Diagram Enlarge+

Key Features

  • 5.5V to 40V Operating Range
  • Adjustable Constant Output Current (5mA to 100mA and Up to 2A with External BJT)
  • ±5% Output Current Accuracy
  • Open LED Detection
  • Three Independent High-Voltage DIM Inputs
  • Three Integrated Pass Elements with Low Dropout Voltage (0.7V max)
  • Undervoltage Lockout
  • Output Short-Circuit Protection
  • 3.4V Voltage Regulator with 4mA Capability
  • Accurate, Low 203mV Current Sense
  • Overtemperature Shutdown
  • -40°C to +125°C Operating Temperature Range

Applications/Uses

  • Architecture and Industrial Lighting
  • Automotive Exterior: Rear Combination Lights (RCLs), CHMSL
  • Automotive Interior: RGB Ambient Lighting, Cluster Lighting, and LCD Backlighting
  • Emergency Vehicle Warning Lights
  • Navigation and Marine Indicators
Part NumberRegulation TopologyMax. No. of LEDsLED ChannelsLED ConfigurationILED per Channel
(A)
PWM Dimming Freq.
(kHz)
Dimming RatioDimming ControlVDROPOUT
(mV)
VCURR_SENSE
(mV)
POUT
(W)
VIN
(V)
VIN
(V)
ICC
(mA)
LED String Volt.
(V)
Package/PinsBudgetary
Price
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MAX16823 Linear103Series-Parallel0.13200PWM700203125.540339.1
THIN QFN/16
TSSOP/16
$1.73 @1k
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Pricing Notes:
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MAX16823EVKIT: MAX16823 Evaluation Kit

Technical Documents

Reference Schematic 4380 Reference Design for a 3S3P Rear Combination Lamp (RCL) LED Driver

Quality and Environmental Data

Product Reliability Reports: MAX16823.pdf 
Lead-Free Package Tin (Sn) Whisker Reports

CAD Symbols and Footprints

  • MAX16823ATE+
  • MAX16823ATE+T
  • MAX16823ATE/V+
  • MAX16823ATE/V+T
  • MAX16823AUE+
  • MAX16823AUE+T
  • MAX16823AUE/V+
  • MAX16823AUE/V+T
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