MAX17574

4.5V–60V, 3A, High-Efficiency, Synchronous Step-Down DC-DC Converter with Internal Compensation

Industry's Only 60V, 3A Internal FET Synchronous Buck Converter


Description

The MAX17574, high-efficiency, high-voltage, synchronous step-down DC-DC converter with integrated MOSFETs operates over a 4.5V to 60V input. The converter can deliver up to 3A current. Output voltage is programmable from 0.9V to 90%VIN. The feedback voltage regulation accuracy over -40°C to +125°C is ±0.9%.

The MAX17574 features a peak-current-mode control architecture. The device can be operated in the pulse-width modulation (PWM), pulse-frequency modulation (PFM) or discontinuous-conduction mode (DCM) control schemes. A programmable soft-start feature allows users to reduce input inrush current. The device also incorporates an output enable/undervoltage lockout pin (EN/UVLO) that allows the user to turn on the part at the desired input voltage level. An open-drain active-low RESET pin provides a delayed power-good signal to the system upon achieving successful regulation of the output voltage.

The MAX17574 is available in a 24-pin (4mm x 5mm) TQFN package. Simulation models are available.
MAX17574: Functional (or Block) Diagram MAX17574: Functional (or Block) Diagram Enlarge+

Key Features

  • Reduces External Components and Total Cost
    • No Schottky-Synchronous Operation
    • Internal Compensation for Any Output Voltage
    • All-Ceramic Capacitors, Compact Layout
  • Reduces Number of DC-DC Regulators to Stock
    • Wide 4.5V to 60V Input
    • Output Adjustable from 0.9V to 90%VIN
    • Delivers up to 3A Current Over Temperature
    • 100kHz to 2.2MHz Adjustable Switching Frequency with External Synchronization
  • Reduces Power Dissipation
    • Peak Efficiency > 90%
    • PFM and DCM Modes Enable Enhanced Light-Load Efficiency
    • Auxiliary Bootstrap LDO for Improved Efficiency
    • 2.8μA Shutdown Current
  • Operates Reliably in Adverse Industrial Environments
    • Hiccup Mode Overload Protection
    • Adjustable Soft-Start and Prebiased Power-Up
    • 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 Range/-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 Control Power Supplies
  • Wall Transformer Regulation
Part Number VIN
(V)
VIN
(V)
VOUT1
(V)
VOUT1
(V)
Output Adjust. Method IOUT1
(A)
Switch Type Synchronous Switching Power Good Signal DC-DC Outputs Oper. Freq.
(kHz)
Design Tools Package/Pins Budgetary
Price
min max min max max See Notes
MAX17574 NEW! 4.5 60 0.9 54 Resistor 3 Internal Yes Yes 1 2200 EE-Sim
TQFN-CU/24
$2.19 @1k
See All Step-Down Switching Regulators (321)
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.


MAX17574EVKITA: Evaluation Kit for the MAX17574 in 3.3V Output-Voltage Application
MAX17574EVKITB: Evaluation Kit for the MAX17574 in 5V Output-Voltage Application

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Type ID Title
Evaluation Board9281MAX17574EVKITB Evaluation Kit for the MAX17574 in 5V Output-Voltage Application
Evaluation Board9241MAX17574EVKITA Evaluation Kit for the MAX17574 in 3.3V Output-Voltage Application