MAX20730

Integrated, Step-Down Switching Regulator with PMBus

Monolithically Integrated, PMBus-Enabled Step-Down Switching Regulator with High-Power Density and Low Component Count


Description

The MAX20730 is a fully integrated, highly efficient switching regulator with PMBus™ for applications operating from 4.5V to 16V and requiring up to 25A (max) load. This single-chip regulator provides extremely compact, highefficiency power-delivery solutions with high-precision output voltages and excellent transient response for networking, datacom, and telecom equipment.

The IC offers a broad range of programmable features through either the PMBus or a capacitor and resistor connected to a dedicated programming pin. Using this feature, the operation can be optimized for a specific application, reducing the component count and/or setting appropriate trade-offs between the regulator’s performance and system cost. Ease of programming enables using the same design for multiple applications.

The IC includes protection and telemetry features. Positive and negative cycle-by-cycle overcurrent protection and overtemperature protection ensure a rugged design. Input undervoltage lockout shuts down the device to prevent operation when the input voltage is out of specification. A status pin provides an output signal to show that the output voltage is within range and the system is regulating.

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Key Features

  • High Power Density and Low Component Count
    • Overall Solution Size 509mm2 Including Inductor and Output Capacitors
    • 90.8% Peak Efficiency with VDDH = 12V and VOUT = 1V
    • Fast Transient Response: Supports Up to 300A/µs Load-Step Transients
  • Optimized Component Performance and Efficiency with Reduced Design-In Time
    • PMBus-Compliant Interface for Telemetry andPower Management
    • Voltage, Current, and Temperature Reporting through the Digital Bus
  • Increased Power-Supply Reliability with System and IC Self-Protection Features
    • Differential Remote Sense with Open-Circuit Detection
    • Hiccup Overcurrent Protection
    • Programmable Thermal Shutdown
Part Number VIN
(V)
VIN
(V)
VOUT1
(V)
VOUT1
(V)
Preset VOUT
(V)
Output Adjust. Method IOUT1
(A)
Switch Type Power Good Signal DC-DC Outputs Oper. Freq.
(kHz)
Design Tools Package/Pins Budgetary
Price
min max min max max See Notes
MAX20730 NEW! 4.5 16 0.6 5.5
0.65
0.9
1
Digital/VID
Preset
Resistor
10 Internal Yes 1
400
600
800
EE-Sim
FCQFN/15
$3.56 @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.


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