Features and Benefits

  • 5.0V Output
  • 1A Output Current
  • 1.2V to 5.5V Input
  • Up to 95% Efficiency
  • 0.1µA Shutdown Current
  • 300kHz PWM Operation
  • Optional Low-Power Mode
  • Small Surface-Mount Components

Product Details

The MAX1703 evaluation kit (EV kit) provides a regulated 5.0V output while operating on input voltages as low as 1.2V. The input may be a DC source or a 1 to 3-cell battery. Efficiency is up to 95%, and output loads are up to 1A.

The kit, which uses surface-mount components, is fully assembled and tested for quick evaluation. Jumpers are provided to select the output voltage, switching mode, and shutdown control.


  • Digital Cordless Phones
  • Handheld Instruments (PDAs, Palmtops)
  • Palmtop Computers
  • PCS Phones
  • Personal Communicators
  • Two-Way Paging
  • Wireless Handsets

Documentation & Resources