MAXM17545

4.5V to 42V, 1.7A High-Efficiency, DC-DC Step-Down Power Module with Integrated Inductor

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 MAXM17545 is an easy-to-use, step-down power module that combines a switching power supply controller, dual n-channel MOSFET power switches, fully shielded inductor, and the compensation components in a low-profile, thermally-efficient, system-in-package (SiP). The device operates over a wide input voltage range of 4.5V to 42V and delivers up to 1.7A continuous output current with excellent line and load regulation over an output voltage range of 0.9V to 12V. The device only requires five external components to complete the total power solution. The high level of integration significantly reduces design complexity, manufacturing risks, and offers a true plug-and-play power supply solution, reducing time-to-market.

The device can be operated in the pulse-width modulation (PWM), pulse-frequency modulation (PFM), or discontinuous conduction mode (DCM) control schemes.

The MAXM17545 is available in a low-profile, highly thermal-emissive, compact, 29-pin 9mm x 15mm x 2.8mm SiP package that reduces power dissipation in the package, while enhancing efficiency. The package is easily soldered onto a printed circuit board and suitable for automated circuit board assembly. The device can operate over the industrial temperature range from -40°C to +125°C.
MAXM17545: Typical Application Circuit MAXM17545: Typical Application Circuit Enlarge+

Key Features

  • Reduces Design Complexity, Manufacturing Risks, and Time-to-Market
    • Integrated Switching Power Supply Controller and Dual-MOSFET Power Switches
    • Integrated Inductor
    • Integrated Compensation Components
    • Integrated Thermal-Fault Protection
    • Integrated Peak Current Limit
  • Saves Board Space in Space-Constrained Applications
    • Complete Integrated Step-Down Power Supply in a Single Package
    • Small Profile 9mm x 15mm x 2.8mm SiP Package
    • Simplified PCB Design with Minimal External BOM Components
  • Offers Flexibility for Power-Design Optimization
    • Wide Input Voltage Range from 4.5V to 42V
    • Output-Voltage Adjustable Range from 0.9V to 12V
    • Adjustable Frequency with External Frequency Synchronization (100kHz to 1.8MHz)
    • Soft-Start Programmable
    • Autoswitch PWM, PFM, or DCM Current-Mode Control
    • Optional Programmable EN/UVLO

Applications/Uses

  • Base Station Point-of-Load Regulator
  • Distributed Supply Regulation
  • FPGA and DSP Point-of-Load Regulator
  • HVAC and Building Control
  • Industrial Power Supplies

See parametric specs for Step-Down Switching Regulators (408)


Part NumberVIN
(V)
VIN
(V)
VOUT1
(V)
VOUT1
(V)
Preset VOUT
(V)
Output Adjust. MethodIOUT1
(A)
Switch TypeSynchronous SwitchingPower Good SignalDC-DC OutputsOper. Freq.
(kHz)
Design ToolsPackage/PinsBudgetary
Price
minmaxminmaxmaxSee Notes
MAXM17545 4.5420.9123.3
Preset
Resistor
1.7InternalYesYes1
500
2200
EE-Sim
LGA MODULE/32
$7.51 @1k

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.

MAXM17545EVKIT: Evaluation Kit for MAXM17545 3.3V Output

Tools & Models

  • EE-Sim: Design & Simulate MAXM17545
  • MAXM17545 SIMPLIS Schematic
  • Product Reliability Reports: MAXM17545.pdf 
    Device   Fab Process   Technology   Sample size   Rejects   FIT at 25°C   FIT at 55°C   Material Composition  

    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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