Features and Benefits

  • Wide 3.5V to 36V Input Supply Range
  • 96% Peak Efficiency @ 3.5V Input in Skip Mode
  • Forced-PWM or Skip-Mode Operation
  • Programmable Switching Frequency (400kHz Default)
  • Selectable Spread Spectrum Optimizes EMI Performance
  • FSYNC Input and Power-Good Output
  • Proven 4-Layer 2oz Copper PCB Layout
  • Demonstrates 950mil × 835mil Solution Size
  • Fully Assembled and Tested

Product Details

The MAX17242 evaluation kit (EV kit) demonstrates the MAX17242 high-voltage, current-mode step-down converters with low operating current. The EV kit operates over a wide 3.5V to 36V input range and the output is set for 3.3V at 2A.

The EV kit comes with the MAX17242ETPB installed.


  • Distributed Supply Regulation
  • General-Purpose Point-of-Load
  • Wall Transformer Regulation

Applicable Parts