Features and Benefits

  • Internal 23mΩ On-Resistance MOSFETs
  • 6A Output PWM Step-Down Regulator
  • ±1% Output Accuracy over Load, Line, and Temperature
  • Operates from 2.35V to 3.6V Input Supply
  • Adjustable Output from 0.6V to (0.9 x VIN)
  • 500kHz to 2MHz Adjustable Frequency
  • Allows All-Ceramic Capacitor Design
  • Programmable Soft-Start Time
  • 24-Pin, 4mm x 4mm Thin QFN Package
  • REFIN for DDR Termination and Tracking Applications
  • Surface-Mount Components
  • Assembled and Tested

Product Details

The MAX8646 evaluation kit (EV kit) is a fully assembled and tested PCB that demonstrates the capabilities of the MAX8646 integrated 6A step-down regulator. The EV kit generates a +1.8V output voltage at load currents up to 6A from a 2.35V to 3.6V input voltage range. The MAX8646 switches at 1MHz and up to 95% efficiency with the supplied components.


  • ASIC/CPU/DSP Core and I/O Voltages
  • Base-Station Power Supplies
  • DDR Power Supplies
  • POLs
  • RAID Control Power Supplies
  • Telecom and Networking Power Supplies

Applicable Parts

Documentation & Resources


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