MAX17506

4.5V–60V, 5A, High-Efficiency, Synchronous Step-Down DC-DC Converter with Internal Compensation

Industry's First 60V, 5A Internal FET Synchronous Buck Converter


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Description

The MAX17506 high-efficiency, high-voltage, synchronous step-down DC-DC converter with integrated high-side MOSFET operates over a 4.5V to 60V input. The converter can deliver up to 5A and generates output voltages from 0.9V up to 0.9 x VIN. The feedback (FB) voltage is accurate to within ±1.4% over -40°C to 125°C.

The MAX17506 uses peak current-mode control. The device can be operated in the pulse-width modulation (PWM), pulse-frequency modulation (PFM), and discontinuous conduction mode (DCM) control schemes.

The device is available in a 20-pin (5mm x 5mm) Thin QFN (TQFN) package. Simulation models are available.
MAX17506: Typical Application Circuit for 5V Output MAX17506: Typical Application Circuit for 5V Output Enlarge+

Key Features

  • Reduces External Components and Total Cost
    • No Schottky-Synchronous Operation
    • Internal Compensation for Any Output Voltage
    • Built-In Soft-Start
    • All-Ceramic Capacitors, Compact Layout
  • Reduce Number of DC-DC Regulators to Stock
    • Wide 4.5V to 60V Input
    • Adjustable Output-Voltage Range from 0.9V up to 90% of VIN
    • 100kHz to 2.2MHz Adjustable Switching Frequency with External Synchronization
  • Reduces Power Dissipation
    • Peak Efficiency > 95%
    • PFM/DCM Modes Enables Enhanced Light-Load Efficiency
    • Auxiliary Bootstrap LDO for Improved Efficiency
    • 3.5µA Shutdown Current
  • Operates Reliably in Adverse Industrial Environments
    • Hiccup or Latchoff Mode Overload Protection
    • DL to LX Short Detection Feature
    • Built-In Output Voltage Monitoring with Active-Low RESET
    • Programmable EN/UVLO Threshold
    • Monotonic Startup into Prebiased Load
    • Overtemperature Protection
    • High Industrial -40°C to +125°C Ambient Operating Temperature / -40°C to +150°C Junction Temperature Range

Applications/Uses

  • Base Station Power Supplies
  • Distributed Supply Regulation
  • General-Purpose Point-of-Load
  • High-Voltage Single-Board Systems
  • Industrial Power Supplies
  • Wall Transformer Regulation
Part NumberVIN
(V)
VIN
(V)
VOUT1
(V)
VOUT1
(V)
Output Adjust. MethodIOUT1
(A)
Switch TypeSynchronous SwitchingPower Good SignalDC-DC OutputsOper. Freq.
(kHz)
Design ToolsPackage/PinsBudgetary
Price
minmaxminmaxSee Notes
MAX17506 4.5600.954Resistor5InternalYesYes12200EE-Sim
TQFN-CU/20
$3.60 @1k
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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.


MAX17506EVKITA: Evaluation Kit for the MAX17506 3.3V Output-Voltage Application
MAX17506EVKITB: Evaluation Kit for the MAX17506 5V Output-Voltage Application

Technical Documents

User Guide 5861 EE-SIM Design and Simulation Environment User Guide

Quality and Environmental Data

Product Reliability Reports: MAX17506.pdf 
Lead-Free Package Tin (Sn) Whisker Reports

Tools & Models

  • EE-Sim: Design & Simulate MAX17506
  • MAX17506 SIMPLIS Schematic
  • CAD Symbols and Footprints

  • MAX17506ATP+
  • MAX17506ATP+T
  • Device   Fab Process   Technology   Sample size   Rejects   FIT at 25°C   FIT at 55°C  

    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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