Evaluation Kit for the MAX20051/MAX20053

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The MAX20051 evaluation kit (EV kit) demonstrates the MAX20051 and MAX20053, 2A synchronous buck LED drivers with integrated MOSFETs.

The EV kit operates from a DC supply voltage from 4.5V to 65V and the switching frequency is fixed at 400kHz. Spread-spectrum mode (SSM) is enabled for EMI improvement. The EV kit demonstrates both analog and pulse-width modulation (PWM) dimming. The EV kit also demonstrates short LED, open LED, and overtemperature- fault protection.

The EV kit also comes with a MAX20053 IC, which can be installed to evaluate the 2.1MHz switching frequency device. Refer to the Evaluating the MAX20053 section for more information.

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Key Features

  • 4.5V to 65V Input Voltage
  • Drives 1 to 16 LEDs
  • 0A to 2A LED Current
  • Demonstrates Undervoltage-Lockout and Output- Short Protection
  • Demonstrates Current-Limit and Thermal-Shutdown Feature
  • Demonstrates 5V, 10mA LDO Output Capability
  • Proven PCB Layout and Thermal Design
  • Fully Assembled and Tested


  • Clearance Lamps (CLLs)
  • Commercial, Industrial, and Architectural Lighting
  • Corner Lamps (CLs)
  • Daytime Running Lamps (DRLs)
  • Fog Lamps
  • Head Lamps
  • Rear Lamps
Device   Fab Process   Technology   Sample size   Rejects   FIT at 25°C   FIT at 55°C   Material Composition  

Note : The failure rates are summarized by technology and mapped to the associated material part numbers. The failure rates are highly dependent on the number of units tested.

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