MAX20010C

Automotive Single 6A Step-Down Converters

High-Accuracy, Fully Integrated and Synchronous 6A Converters with Flexible DVS


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Description

The MAX20010C/MAX20010D ICs are high-efficiency, synchronous step-down converters that operate with a 3.0V to 5.5V input voltage range and provide a 0.5V to 1.5875V output voltage range. The wide input/output voltage range and the ability to provide up to 6A load current make these ICs ideal for on-board point-of-load and post-regulation applications. The ICs achieve ±2% output error over load, line, and temperature ranges. The MAX20010D offers improved transient response.

The ICs feature a 2.2MHz fixed-frequency PWM mode for better noise immunity and load-transient response, and a pulse-frequency modulation mode (skip) for increased efficiency during light-load operation. The 2.2MHz frequency operation allows the use of all-ceramic capacitors and minimizes the solution footprint. The programmable spread-spectrum frequency modulation minimizes radiated electromagnetic emissions. Integrated low RDS(ON) switches improve efficiency at heavy loads and make the layout a much simpler task with respect to discrete solutions.

The ICs are offered with factory-preset output voltages (see the Ordering Information for options). The I2C interface supports dynamic voltage adjustment with programmable slew rates. Other features include programmable soft-start, overcurrent, and overtemperature protections.

Key Features

  • Fully Integrated, Synchronous 6A DC-DC Converter Enables Small Solution Size
    • 3.0V to 5.5V Operating Supply Voltage
  • High-Precision Voltage Regulator for Applications Processors
    • ±2% Output-Voltage Accuracy
    • Differential Remote Voltage Sensing
    • I2C-Controlled Output Voltage of 0.5V to 1.27V in 10mV Steps, or 0.625V to 1.5875V in 12.5mV Steps
    • Excellent Load-Transient Performance
  • Low-Noise Feature Reduces EMI
    • 2.2MHz Operation
    • Spread-Spectrum Option
    • Frequency-Synchronization Input/Output
    • Current-Mode, Forced-PWM, and Skip Operation
  • Robust for the Automotive Environment
    • PGOOD Output
    • Overtemperature and Short-Circuit Protection
    • 20-Pin (4mm × 4mm) TQFN with an Exposed Pad
    • -40°C to +125°C Operating Temperature Range
    • AEC-Q100 Qualified

See parametric specs for Step-Down Switching Regulators (404)


Part NumberVIN
(V)
VIN
(V)
VOUT1
(V)
VOUT1
(V)
IOUT1
(A)
Switch TypeSynchronous SwitchingOper. Freq.
(kHz)
FeaturesDesign ToolsPackage/PinsBudgetary
Price
minmaxminmaxmaxSee Notes
MAX20010C 35.50.51.58756
External
Internal
Yes2200
Avg. Current Mode Control
Current Limit
External Sync.
Fixed Freq./PWM
Output OVP
Output UVP
Reset Output
EE-Sim
TQFN-CU/20
$1.85 @1
MAX20010D 
TQFN/20
TQFN-CU/20
$3.01 @1

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.

MAX20010EVKIT: Evaluation Kit for MAX20010C/MAX20010D

Tools & Models

  • EE-Sim: Design & Simulate MAX20010C
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