MAX17631

4.5V to 36V, 1.5A, High-Efficiency, Synchronous Step-Down DC-DC Converter

A High-Efficiency, High-Voltage, Synchronous Step-Down DC-DC Converter with Integrated MOSFETs


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Description

The MAX17631 is a high-efficiency, high-voltage, synchronous step-down DC-DC converter with integrated MOSFETs operating over an input-voltage range of 4.5V to 36V. It can deliver up to 1.5A current. The MAX17631 is available in three variants, MAX17631A, MAX17631B and MAX17631C. The MAX17631A and MAX17631B are fixed 3.3V and fixed 5V output parts, respectively. The MAX17631C is an adjustable output voltage (from 0.9V up to 90% of VIN) part. Built-in compensation across the output-voltage range eliminates the need for external compensation components.

The MAX17631 features peak-current-mode control architecture. The device can be operated in the forced pulse- width modulation (PWM), or pulse-frequency modulation (PFM), or discontinuous-conduction mode (DCM) to enable high efficiency under full-load and light-load conditions. The MAX17631 offers a low minimum on-time that allows high switching frequencies and a smaller solution size.

The feedback-voltage regulation accuracy over -40°C to +125°C for the MAX17631A/MAX17631B/MAX17631C is ±1.2%.The device is available in a 16-pin (3mm x 3mm) TQFN package. Simulation models are available.

Key Features

  • Reduces External Components and Total Cost
    • No Schottky - Synchronous Operation
    • Internal Compensation Components
    • All-Ceramic Capacitors, Compact Layout
  • Reduces Number of DC-DC Regulators to Stock
    • Wide 4.5V to 36V Input
    • Adjustable Output Voltage Range from 0.9V up to 90% of VIN
    • Delivers Up to 1.5A Over the Temperature Range
    • 400kHz to 2.2MHz Adjustable Frequency with External Clock Synchronization
    • Available in a 16-Pin, 3mm x 3mm TQFN Package
  • Reduces Power Dissipation
    • Peak Efficiency of 95%
    • PFM and DCM Modes Enable Enhanced Light-Load Efficiency
    • Auxiliary Bootstrap Supply (EXTVCC) for Improved Efficiency
    • 2.8μA Shutdown Current
  • Operates Reliably in Adverse Industrial Environments
    • Hiccup-Mode Overload Protection
    • Adjustable and Monotonic Startup with Prebiased Output Voltage
    • Built-In Output-Voltage Monitoring with RESET (Active Low)
    • Programmable EN/UVLO Threshold
    • Overtemperature Protection
    • High Industrial -40°C to +125°C Ambient Operating Temperature Range/ -40°C to +150°C Junction Temperature Range

Applications/Uses

  • Industrial Control Power Supplies
  • General-Purpose Point-of-Load
  • Distributed Supply Regulation
  • Base Station Power Supplies
  • Wall Transformer Regulation
  • High Voltage Single-Board Systems
Part NumberVIN
(V)
VIN
(V)
VOUT1
(V)
VOUT1
(V)
Preset VOUT
(V)
Output Adjust. MethodIOUT1
(A)
Switch TypeSynchronous SwitchingPower Good SignalDC-DC OutputsOper. Freq.
(kHz)
Design ToolsPackage/PinsBudgetary
Price
minmaxminmaxSee Notes
MAX17631 NEW!4.5360.932.4
3.3
5
Preset
Resistor
1.5InternalYesYes1
400
2200
EE-Sim
TQFN-CU/16
$1.50 @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.


MAX17631C5EVKIT: Evaluation Kit for the MAX17631 5V Output-Voltage Application
MAX17631AEVKIT: Evaluation Kit for the MAX17631 3.3V Output-Voltage Application
MAX17631BEVKIT: Evaluation Kit for the MAX17631 5V Output-Voltage Application

Quality and Environmental Data

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Tools & Models

  • EE-Sim: Design & Simulate MAX17631
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    Type ID Title
    Evaluation Board10458MAX17631BEVKIT Evaluation Kit for the MAX17631 5V Output-Voltage Application
    Evaluation Board10457MAX17631AEVKIT Evaluation Kit for the MAX17631 3.3V Output-Voltage Application
    Evaluation Board10430MAX17631C5EVKIT Evaluation Kit for the MAX17631 5V Output-Voltage Application