MAX20020

3.2MHz, 500mA Dual Step-Down Converters for Automotive Cameras

Ultra-Small 3.2MHz Dual 500mA Versatile PMIC for Camera Modules


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Description

MAX20019/MAX20020 are 2.2MHz and 3.2MHz dual step-down converters with integrated high-side and low-side MOSFETs. The high-voltage step-down converter is designed for continuous operation up to 17V input voltages. The output voltage is factory preset. Buck 1 is preset to 3.3V, 3.0V, or 2.8V. Buck 2 is preset to 1.8V, 1.5V, 1.2V, or 1V. Another option is Buck 1 preset to 5V and Buck 2 preset to 3.3V.

The low-voltage buck features fixed-frequency PWM- mode operation with a switching frequency of 2.2MHz or 3.2MHz. High-frequency operation allows for an all-ceramic capacitor design and small-size external components. The low-resistance on-chip switches ensure high efficiency while minimizing critical inductance. A 500mV enable hysteresis on the MAX20019 allows the use of long, low-cost coax cables, even during slow startup situations. The MAX20020’s Buck 1 starts after VSUP is greater than 5.5V and Buck 1 is driven by the EN input.

Protection features include overvoltage (OV) protection, cycle-by-cycle current limit, and thermal shutdown with automatic recovery. The buck converters operate 180° out-of-phase from each other to minimize input-current ripple.

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MAX20019, MAX20020: Functional Diagrams MAX20019, MAX20020: Functional Diagrams Enlarge+

Key Features

  • Small Solution Size
    • 2mm x 3mm x 0.75mm 10-pin TDFN with an Exposed Pad
    • 2.2MHz and 3.2MHz Operation Allows Smaller System Size
    • No External Components Needed for Soft-Start
  • Cable Flexibility
    • 500mV Enable Hysteresis Allows for Long, Low-Cost Cables During Slow Starts
  • EMI Solutions
    • Optional Spread-Spectrum Frequency Modulation
    • Pinout Placement Allows for Tight PCB Layout of Switching Nodes
  • Self-Protected
    • Overvoltage Protection, Thermal Shutdown, Short-Circuit Protection
  • Automotive Ready
    • Wide 3.5V to 17V Input Voltage Range for Power-Over-Coax
    • Automotive Temperature Range -40°C to +125°C
    • AEC-Q100 Qualified

Applications/Uses

  • Automotive Point-of-Load
  • Surround-View Camera Power Supplies
Part NumberVIN
(V)
VIN
(V)
VOUT1
(V)
VOUT1
(V)
Preset VOUT
(V)
Output Adjust. MethodIOUT1
(A)
Switch TypeSynchronous SwitchingDC-DC OutputsOper. Freq.
(kHz)
Design ToolsPackage/PinsBudgetary
Price
minmaxminmaxSee Notes
MAX20019 3.51715
1
1.2
1.5
1.8
2.8
3.3
5
Preset0.5InternalYes2
2200
3200
EE-Sim
TDFN/10
$1.63 @1k
MAX20020 
TDFN/10
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Pricing Notes:
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MAX20019EVKIT: Evaluation Kit for the MAX20019/MAX20020
MAX20020EVKIT: Evaluation Kit for the MAX20019/MAX20020

Tools & Models

  • EE-Sim: Design & Simulate MAX20020
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