MAX17515

5A, 2.4V to 5.5V Input, High-Efficiency Power Module

Highly Integrated DC-DC Power Module Enables Ease of Design and Small-Solution Foot Print


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Description

The MAX17515 is a fixed-frequency, step-down power module in a thermally efficient system-in-package (SiP) package that operates from a 2.4V to 5.5V input supply voltage and supports output currents up to 5A. The device includes switch-mode power-supply controller, dual n-channel MOSFET power switches, a fully shielded inductor, as well as compensation components. The device supports 0.75V to 3.6V programmable output voltage. The high level of integration significantly reduces design complexity, manufacturing risks, and offers a true “plug-and-play” power-supply solution, reducing the time to market.

The device operates at a fixed 1MHz that requires smaller input and output capacitor size. The internal fixed constant gain at the error-amplifier output results in output-voltage positioning with respect to the load current. The fixed internal digital soft-start limits the input inrush current at startup. The device also operates in pulse-skipping mode at light loads to improve the light-load efficiency.

The MAX17515 is available in a thermally enhanced, compact 28-pin, 10mm × 6.5mm x 2.8mm SiP package and can operate over the -40°C to +85°C industrial temperature range.

MAX17515: Functional Diagram MAX17515: Functional Diagram Enlarge+

Key Features

  • Complete Switch-Mode Power Supply in One Package
  • 2.4V to 5.5V Input Voltage Range
  • 0.75V to 3.6V Programmable Output Voltage
  • Auto Switch Light-Load Pulse-Skipping Mode
  • Fault Protection
    • Output Overvoltage Protection
    • Output Undervoltage Protection
    • Thermal-Fault Protection
    • Peak Current Limit
  • Enable Input
  • Up to 94% Efficiency
  • Power-Good Output
  • Voltage-Controlled Internal Soft-Start
  • High-Impedance Shutdown
  • < 1µA Shutdown Current
  • Passes EN55022 (CISPR22) Class B Radiated and Conducted EMI Standard

Applications/Uses

  • ATE Equipment
  • Base Station Point-of-Load Regulator
  • FPGA and DSP Point-of-Load Regulator
  • Industrial Control Equipment
  • Medical Equipment
  • Servers
Part NumberVIN
(V)
VIN
(V)
VOUT1
(V)
VOUT1
(V)
Output Adjust. MethodIOUT1
(A)
Switch TypeSynchronous SwitchingPower Good SignalDC-DC OutputsOper. Freq.
(kHz)
Package/PinsBudgetary
Price
minmaxminmaxSee Notes
MAX17515 2.45.50.753.6Resistor5InternalYesYes11000
LGA MODULE/28
$3.75 @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.


MAX17515EVKIT: Evaluation Kit for the MAX17515

Technical Documents

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

Quality and Environmental Data

Product Reliability Reports: MAX17515.pdf 
Lead-Free Package Tin (Sn) Whisker Reports

CAD Symbols and Footprints

  • MAX17515ELI+T
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