Overview

Features and Benefits

  • High-Voltage Step-Down Converter with Integrated Power FETs to Minimize Board-Area-Occupancy
  • Asynchronous Boost Controller
  • 3.5V to 40V Input Supply Range
  • Input Supply Range Extended down to 2V with Pre-Boost Enabled
  • 10V Fixed Boost Output Voltage (Separate Option Provides Adjustable Output Voltage)
  • Buck Provides 5V/3.3V Output up to 3.5A Output Current
  • Buck Output Voltages Adjustable between 1V and 10V using External Resistors
  • ±2% Buck Output Voltage Accuracy
  • Frequency-Synchronization Input
  • Independent Enable Inputs
  • Voltage-Monitoring PGOOD1 Output
  • Jumpers and Test Points on Key Nodes for Simplified Evaluation
  • Proven PCB Layout
  • Fully Assembled and Tested

Product Details

The MAX20458 evaluation kit (EV kit) is a fully assembled and tested application circuit that simplifies the evaluation of the MAX20458 400kHz/2.1MHz, 36V boost controller and buck converter in a 28-pin side-wettable TQFN package. All installed components are rated for the automotive temperature range. Various test points and jumpers are included for evaluation.

The standard EV kit comes with the MAX20458ATIA/VY+ installed (3.3V/ADJ, 2.1MHz) but can also be used to evaluate other MAX20458 variants with minimal component changes discussed in the Evaluating Other Variants section.

Applications

  • Automotive Start-Stop System
  • Instrument Cluster
  • Navigation and Radio Head Units
  • Telematics Applications

Applicable Parts

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