MAX15303

6A Digital PoL DC-DC Converter with InTune Automatic Compensation

6A InTune Automatically Compensated Converter with PMBus Telemetry


Please check latest availability status for a specific part variant.

Description

The MAX15303 is a full-featured, flexible, efficient, 6A digital point-of-load (PoL) controller with integrated switching MOSFETs. It contains advanced power-management and telemetry features. Unlike PID-based digital power regulators, the device uses Maxim’s patented InTune automatically compensated, state-space control algorithm. The InTune control law is valid for both the small- and large-signal response and accounts for duty-cycle saturation effects. These capabilities result in fast loop transient response and reduce the number of output capacitors compared to competing digital controllers.

To help maximize system efficiency and reduce overall parts count, the device uses Maxim’s BabyBuck regulator. The BabyBuck eliminates the need for an external bias supply. The BabyBuck can be configured in two different modes to maximize system flexibility.

The device is designed to minimize the end customer’s design time. Automatic compensation eliminates the need for external compensation circuitry and allows changes to the output inductor and capacitor, without the need to manually redesign the compensation circuitry. An on-board PMBus-compliant serial bus interface enables communication with a supervisory controller for monitoring and fault management. A full suite of power-management features eliminates the need for complicated and expensive sequencing and monitoring ICs. Basic DC-DC conversion operation can be set up through pin strapping and does not require user-configuration firmware. This allows for rapid development of the power-supply subsystem before board-level systems engineering is completed. Maxim provides support hardware and software for configuring the device.

The MAX15303 is available in a 40-pin, 6mm × 6mm TQFN package with an exposed pad and operates over the -40°C to +85°C temperature range.

MAX15303: Functional Diagram MAX15303: Functional Diagram Enlarge+

Key Features

  • InTune Automatic Compensation Simplifies and Speeds Design
    • Ensures Stability While Optimizing Transient Performance
    • State-Space Compensation Results in Fast Transient Response with Reduced Output Capacitance
  • Out-of-the-Box Operation Enables Fast Prototyping
    • Supports Pin-Strappable Configuration: Output Voltage, SMBus Address, Switching Frequency, Current Limit
  • Easy to Use PMBus Interface for Configuration, Control, and Monitoring
    • Flexible Sequencing and Fault Management
    • Supports Voltage Positioning
    • Configurable Soft-Start and Soft-Stop Time
    • 300kHz to 1000kHz Fixed-Frequency Operation
  • Integration Yields Small Solution Size
    • Integrated High- and Low-Side MOSFETs
    • Efficient On-Chip BabyBuck Regulator for Self-Bias Output
    • Startup into a Prebiased Output
  • Performance Optimized for Communication and Computing Systems
    • Differential Remote Voltage Sensing Enables ±1.25% VOUT Accuracy over Temperature (-40°C to +85°C)
    • 4.5V to 14V Wide Input Range
    • Output Voltage Range from 0.5V to 5.25V
    • External Synchronization

Applications/Uses

  • Base-Station Equipment
  • Power Modules
  • Routers/Switches
  • Servers
  • Storage Systems

See parametric specs for Step-Down Switching Regulators (409)


Part NumberVIN
(V)
VIN
(V)
VOUT1
(V)
IOUT1
(A)
(min)(max)(min)(max)
MAX15303 4.5140.56

Pricing Notes:
This pricing is BUDGETARY, for comparing similar parts. Prices are in U.S. dollars and subject to change. Quantity pricing may vary substantially and international prices may differ due to local duties, taxes, fees, and exchange rates. For volume-specific and version-specific prices and delivery, please see the price and availability page or contact an authorized distributor.

MAX15303EVKIT1: Evaluation Kit for the MAX15303
Product Reliability Reports: MAX15303.pdf 
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.

Quality Management System >
Environmental Management System >

 
Status:
Package:
Temperature:

Related Resources


MAX17783C
4.5V to 60V, 2.5A, High Efficiency, Step-Down DC-DC Converter

  • Reduces External Components and Total Cost
  • Reduces Number of DC-DC Regulators to Stock
  • Reduces Power Dissipation

MAX20028
Step-Down Controller with Dual 2.1MHz Step-Down DC-DC Converters

  • High-Efficiency Voltage DC-DC Controller Saves Power
  • Dual 2.1MHz DC-DC Converters with Integrated FETs Saves Space
  • High Accuracy to Meet ASIL Specification

MAX77533
14V Input, 1.5A High-Efficiency Buck Converter with 9μA IQ

  • 1.5A Single Channel Buck Regulator
  • 3V to 14V Input Voltage Range
  • 0.8V to 99%VSUP Output Voltage Range

MAX20766
Smart Slave IC with Integrated Current and Temperature Sensors

  • Increased Power Density with Fewer External Components
  • Accurate Real-Time Telemetry of Critical Parameters
  • Advanced Self-Protection Features for the System and IC

MAX20796
Dual-Phase Scalable Integrated Voltage Regulator with PMBus Interface

  • Peak Efficiency 92%; Full-Load Efficiency 90% at VIN = 12V, VOUT = 1V
  • Operating Input Voltage Range 4.5V to 16V
  • Output Voltage Range is 0.5V to 5.5V

MAX17227A
400mV to 5.5V Input, 2A nanoPower Boost Converter with Short-Circuit Protection and True Shutdown

  • 350nA Quiescent Supply Current from Output
  • Output Short-Circuit Protection
  • True Shutdown Mode

MAX20030
Dual Buck, Sync Boost and LDO–Complete Front-End Power Supply with 17μA IQ

  • Meets Stringent OEM Module Power Consumption and Performance Specifications
  • Enables Crank-Ready Designs
  • EMI Reduction Features Reduce Interference with Sensitive Radio Bands without Sacrificing Wide Input Voltage Range

MAX20031
Dual Buck, Sync Boost and LDO–Complete Front-End Power Supply with 17μA IQ

  • Meets Stringent OEM Module Power Consumption and Performance Specifications
  • Enables Crank-Ready Designs
  • EMI Reduction Features Reduce Interference with Sensitive Radio Bands without Sacrificing Wide Input Voltage Range

MAX25431
Automotive 40V, 2.2MHz, H-Bridge Buck-Boost Controller

  • Meets Stringent Automotive Quality and Reliability Requirements
  • Efficient Solution in a Small Solutions Size
  • Low Quiescent Current Helps Designers Meet Stringent OEM Current Requirements

MAX20710
Integrated, Step-Down Switching Regulator with PMBus

  • High Power Density and Low Component Count
  • Optimized Component Performance and Efficiency with Reduced Design-In Time
  • Increased Power-Supply Reliability with System and IC Self-Protection Features

MAX17760
4.5V to 76V, 300mA, High-Efficiency, Synchronous Step-Down DC-DC Converter

  • Reduces External Components and Total Cost
  • Reduces Number of DC-DC Regulators to Stock
  • Reduces Power Dissipation

MAX20430
Four-Output Mini PMIC for Safety Applications

  • Multiple Functions for Small Size
  • High-Precision for ASIL Applications
  • Diagnostics and Redundant Circuits

MAX18066
High-Efficiency, 4A, Step-Down DC-DC Regulator with Internal Power Switches

  • Feature Integration Shrinks Solution Size
  • High Efficiency Conserves Power
  • Safe, Reliable, Accurate Operation

MAX18166
High-Efficiency, 4A, Step-Down DC-DC Regulator with Internal Power Switches

  • Feature Integration Shrinks Solution Size
  • High Efficiency Conserves Power
  • Safe, Reliable, Accurate Operation

MAX77511
10V Input, Quad-Phase Configurable, 3A/Phase, High-Efficiency Buck Converter

  • 3A/Phase Configurable Buck Regulator
  • 2.3V to 10V Input Voltage Range
  • 0.25V to 5.2V Output Voltage Range

MAX77711
10V Input, Quad-Phase Configurable, 3A/Phase, High-Efficiency Buck Converter

  • 3A/Phase Configurable Buck Regulator
  • 2.3V to 10V Input Voltage Range
  • 0.25V to 5.2V Output Voltage Range

MAX15158, MAX15158A
High-Voltage Multiphase Boost Controller

  • Wide Operating Range
  • Integration Reduces Design Footprint
  • Robust Fault Protection Improves Quality and Reliability

MAX15158A
High-Voltage Multiphase Boost Controller

  • Wide Operating Range
  • Integration Reduces Design Footprint
  • Robust Fault Protection Improves Quality and Reliability

PDF Title