MAX1744

High-Voltage, Step-Down DC-DC Controller in µMAX

High-Voltage (36V) Step-Down DC-DC Controller in µMAX


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Description

The MAX1744/MAX1745 are step-down DC-DC controllers capable of handling up to 36V inputs. These parts use a proprietary current-limited control scheme for excellent light- and full-load efficiency, while their 330kHz (max) switching frequency permits small external components for space-critical applications. Operation to 100% duty cycle permits the lowest possible dropout voltage.

The MAX1744 contains an internal feedback network that provides a pin-selectable output voltage of either 3.3V or 5V. The MAX1745 uses an external feedback network to generate an adjustable output voltage between 1.25V and 18V.

The MAX1744/MAX1745 are available in a space-saving 10-pin µMAX® package.
MAX1744, MAX1745: Typical Operating Circuit MAX1744, MAX1745: Typical Operating Circuit Enlarge+

Key Features

  • High-Voltage Operation (up to 36VIN)
  • Efficiency > 90%
  • Output Power Capability Exceeds 50W
  • 10-Pin µMax Package
  • Low-Dropout Voltage
  • 100% (max) Duty Cycle
  • 90µA Quiescent Current
  • 4µA Shutdown Current
  • Up to 330kHz Switching Frequency
  • Output Voltage
    • 5V or 3.3V (MAX1744)
    • Adjustable 1.25V to 18V (MAX1745)
  • Current-Limited Control Scheme

Applications/Uses

  • Automotive Electronics
  • FireWire®/IEEE® 1394
  • Industrial Control Systems
  • Telecom Systems
  • Wall-Cube-Powered Devices

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


Part NumberVIN
(V)
VIN
(V)
VOUT1
(V)
VOUT1
(V)
Preset VOUT
(V)
Output Adjust. MethodIOUT1
(A)
Switch TypeDC-DC OutputsOper. Freq.
(kHz)
Package/PinsBudgetary
Price
minmaxminmaxmaxSee Notes
MAX1744 4.5363.35
3.3
5
Preset
Resistor
10External1330
UMAX/10
$2.97 @1k
MAX1745 1.2518-Resistor
UMAX/10
$3.32 @1k

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.

MAX1744EVKIT: Evaluation Kit for the MAX1744, MAX1745
MAX1745EVKIT: Evaluation Kit for the MAX1744, MAX1745
Product Reliability Reports: MAX1744.pdf 
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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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