MAX8655EVKIT

Evaluation Kit for the MAX8655 and MAX8688


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Description

The MAX8655 evaluation kit (EV kit) is a fully assembled and tested surface-mount PCB that contains a fixed-frequency, pulse-width modulated (PWM) stepdown switching regulator. The MAX8655 EV kit provides a 1.2V output voltage from a 10.8V to 13.2V input source and delivers up to 20A output current. The MAX8655 IC features internal high-side and low-side power MOSFETs.

A reference input is provided for use with a high-accuracy external reference (REFIN) or for DDR and tracking applications. The MAX8655 EV kit operates at 600kHz. The MAX8655 IC has a programmable internal oscillator with frequency range from 200kHz to 1MHz. The MAX8655 can also be synchronized to an external clock by connecting the clock signal to FSYNC. A synchronization output (SYNCO) is provided to synchronize a second MAX8655 180° out-of-phase with the first by connecting SYNCO of the first MAX8655 to FSYNC of the second.

Key Features

  • 10.8V to 13.2V Input-Voltage Range
  • 20A Maximum Output Current (Additional Airflow or Heat Sink May be Required Above 13A of Output Current)
  • Adjustable Output from 0.7V to 5.5V
  • Internal High-Side and Low-Side Power MOSFETs
  • 200kHz to 1MHz Adjustable Switching Frequency and SYNC Input
  • SYNCO Synchronizes 2nd Regulator 180° Out-of-Phase
  • Monotonic Startup Provides Safe Starting Into a Pre-Biased Output
  • Enable Input and Power-OK Signals
  • Low-Profile Components
  • Lead-Free and RoHS Compliant
  • Fully Assembled and Tested

Applications/Uses

  • IBA Power Supplies
  • Networking
  • Nonisolated DC-DC Power Modules
  • Notebook Computers
  • Point-of-Load Power Supplies
  • Servers and Workstations
  • Telecom Power

Quality and Environmental Data

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