MAX20004E

36V, 220kHz to 2.2MHz, 4A/6A/8A Fully Integrated Automotive Step-Down Converters

Industry's Smallest High Power Step Down Converter with High Efficiency


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Description

The MAX20004E/MAX20006E/MAX20008E are small, synchronous, automotive buck converter devices with integrated high-side and low-side MOSFETs. The device family can deliver up to 8A with input voltages from 3V to 36V, while using only 15µA quiescent current at no load. The FC2QFN symmetrical package is made to optimize the EMI performance. Voltage quality can be monitored by observing the active-low RESET signal. The devices can operate in dropout by running at 98% duty cycle, making them ideal for automotive applications.

The devices offer fixed output voltages of 5V and 3.3V, along with the ability to program the output voltage between 1V and 10V. Frequency is resistor programmable from 220kHz to 2.2MHz. The devices offer a forced fixed-frequency PWM mode (FPWM) and skip mode with ultra-low quiescent current. The devices has pin selectable enable for spread-spectrum switching to reduce EMI.

The MAX20004E/MAX20006E/MAX20008E are available in a small, 3.5mm x 3.75mm, 17-pin FC2QFN package and use very few external components.

Key Features

  • Multiple Functions for Small Size
    • Operating VIN Range of 3.5V to 36V
    • 15µA Quiescent Current in Skip Mode
    • Synchronous DC-DC Converter with Integrated FETs
    • 400kHz/2.2MHz Frequency versions
    • Fixed 5ms Internal Soft-Start
    • Programmable 1V to 10V Output, or 3.3V and 5.0V Fixed-Output Options Available
    • 98% Duty-Cycle Operation with Low Dropout
    • Active-low RESET output
  • High Precision
    • ±2% Output-Voltage Accuracy
    • Good Load-Transient Performance
  • Robust for the Automotive Environment
    • Current-Mode, Forced-PWM and Skip Operation
    • Overtemperature and Short-Circuit Protection
    • 3.5mm x 3.75mm 17-Pin FC2QFN
    • -40°C to +150°C Junction Operating Temperature Range
    • 40V Load-Dump Tolerant
    • AEC-Q100 Qualified

Applications/Uses

  • ADAS
  • Distributed DC Power Systems
  • Navigation and Radio Head Units
  • Point-of-Load Applications in Automotive

See parametric specs for Step-Down Switching Regulators (408)


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/Pins
minmaxminmaxmax
MAX20006E 3.540110
3.3
5
Preset
Resistor
6InternalYesYes1
400
2100
EE-Sim
FC2QFN/17
MAX20008E 8
FC2QFN/17

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.

MAX20006EEVKIT: Evaluation Kit for the MAX20006E/MAX20008E
MAX20008EEVKIT: Evaluation Kit for the MAX20006E/MAX20008E

Tools & Models

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