MAX890L

1.2A, Current-Limited, High-Side P-Channel Switch with Thermal Shutdown

Low-Resistance P-Channel Switches with Adjustable, Accurate Current Limit Protects Systems and USB


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Description

The MAX890L smart, low-voltage, P-channel, MOSFET power switch is intended for high-side load-switching applications. This switch operates with inputs from +2.7V to +5.5V, making it ideal for both +3V and +5V systems. Internal current-limiting circuitry protects the input supply against overload. Thermal-overload protection limits power dissipation and junction temperatures.

The MAX890L's maximum current limit is 1.2A. The current limit through the switch is programmed with a resistor from SET to ground. The quiescent supply current is a low 10µA. When the switch is off, the supply current decreases to 0.1µA.

The MAX890L is available in an 8-pin SO package.
MAX890, MAX890L: Typical Operating Circuit MAX890, MAX890L: Typical Operating Circuit Enlarge+

Key Features

  • +2.7V to +5.5V Input Range
  • Programmable Current Limit
  • Low Quiescent Current
    • 10µA (typ) at VIN = 3.3V
    • 0.1µA (typ) with Switch Off
  • Thermal Shutdown
  • Active-Low FAULT Indicator Output
  • 0.09Ω (typ) On-Resistance

Applications/Uses

  • Access Bus Slots
  • PCMCIA Slots
  • Portable Equipment

See parametric specs for Current Limit and USB Power Switches (80)


Part NumberPower SwitchesCurrent Limit
(mA)
Current Limit
(mA)
Fault IndicatorCurrent Limit Accuracy
(%)
Current Limit Set ByLowest Adj. Setting
(A)
RON
(Ω)
VSUPPLY
(V)
VSUPPLY
(V)
Oper. Temp.
(°C)
Package/PinsBudgetary
Price
minmaxtypminmaxSee Notes
MAX890L 112001200Yes15Resistor0.320.0752.75.5-40 to +85
SOIC (N)/8
$1.39 @1k

Pricing Notes:
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Technical Documents

App Note 298 Current-Limit Switch Is Digitally Programmable
Product Reliability Reports: MAX890L.pdf 
Device   Fab Process   Technology   Sample size   Rejects   FIT at 25°C   FIT at 55°C   Material Composition  

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