MAXM17516

6A, 2.4V to 5.5V Input, High-Efficiency Power Module

Highly Integrated DC-DC Power Module Enables Ease of Design and Small-Solution Footprint


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Description

The Himalaya series of voltage regulator ICs and power modules enable cooler, smaller, and simpler power supply solutions. The MAXM17516 is a fixed-frequency, step-down power module in a thermally-efficient system-in-package (SiP) package that operates from a 2.4V to 5.5V input supply voltage and supports output currents up to 6A. The device includes a switch-mode power-supply controller, dual n-channel MOSFET power switches, a fully-shielded inductor, as well as compensation components. The device supports 0.75V to 1.8V programmable output voltage. The high level of integration significantly reduces design complexity, manufacturing risks, and offers a true plug-and-play power-supply solution, reducing the time to market.

The MAXM17516 is available in a thermally-enhanced, compact 28-pin, 10mm x 6.5mm x 2.8mm SiP and can operate over the -40°C to +125°C industrial temperature range.
MAXM17516: Typical Application Circuit MAXM17516: Typical Application Circuit Enlarge+

Key Features

  • Reduces Design Complexity, Manufacturing Risks, and Time-to-Market
    • Complete Integrated Step-Down Power Supply in a Single Package
  • Saves Board Space in Space-Constrained Applications
    • Small Form Factor 6.5mm x 10mm x 2.8mm SiP Package
    • Simplified PCB Design with as Few as Four External Components
  • Offers Flexibility for Power-Design Optimization
    • 2.4V to 5.5V Input Voltage Range
    • 0.75V to 1.8V Programmable Output Voltage
    • 6A Output Current
    • Fixed 1MHz Switching Frequency
    • Enable Input
    • Power-Good Output
  • Reduces Power Dissipation
    • Up to 94% Efficiency
    • Autoswitch, Light-Load, Pulse-Skipping Mode
    • High Impedance Shutdown
    • < 1μA Shutdown Current
  • Operates Reliably and Reduces System Downtime
    • Voltage-Controlled Internal Soft-Start
    • Fault Protection
    • Output Undervoltage/Overvoltage Protection
    • Thermal-Fault Protection
    • Peak Current Limit
    • -40°C to +125°C Operation

Applications/Uses

  • ATE Equipment
  • Base Station Point-of-Load Regulator
  • FPGA and DSP Point-of-Load Regulator
  • Industrial Control Equipment
  • Medical Equipment
  • Servers
Part NumberVIN
(V)
VIN
(V)
VOUT1
(V)
VOUT1
(V)
Output Adjust. MethodIOUT1
(A)
Switch TypeSynchronous SwitchingPower Good SignalDC-DC OutputsOper. Freq.
(kHz)
Design ToolsPackage/PinsBudgetary
Price
minmaxminmaxSee Notes
MAXM17516 2.45.50.751.8Resistor6InternalYesYes11000EE-Sim
LGA MODULE/28
$4.97 @1k
See All Step-Down Switching Regulators (404)
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.


MAXM17516EVKIT: Evaluation Kit for MAXM17516

Technical Documents

User Guide 5861 EE-SIM Design and Simulation Environment User Guide

Quality and Environmental Data

Product Reliability Reports: MAXM17516.pdf 
Lead-Free Package Tin (Sn) Whisker Reports

Tools & Models

  • EE-Sim: Design & Simulate MAXM17516
  • Device   Fab Process   Technology   Sample size   Rejects   FIT at 25°C   FIT at 55°C  

    Note : The failure rates are summarized by technology and mapped to the associated material part numbers. The failure rates are highly dependent on the number of units tested.

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