Features and Benefits

  • Operates from a 6V to 20V Input Supply
  • 0.6V to 5.5V Output Voltage Range
  • All-Ceramic Capacitor Design
  • Programmable Switching Frequency from 300kHz to 1MHz
  • Adjustable Current Limit
  • Adjustable Soft-Start
  • Monotonic Startup to Prebiased Output
  • PCB Supports Additional Second Phase
  • RoHS Compliant
  • Proven PCB Layout
  • Fully Assembled and Tested

Product Details

The MAX8686 evaluation kit (EV kit) provides a proven design to evaluate the MAX8686 single-phase, high-efficiency, 25A, step-down regulator with integrated switches.
The device is a current-mode, synchronous PWM step-down regulator with integrated MOSFETs, operates from a 6V to 20V input supply, and generates an adjustable output voltage from 0.7V to 5.5V. The switching frequency of the EV kit is set to 500kHz and is programmable from 300kHz to 1MHz. The output voltage is set to 1.5V.


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Applicable Parts

Documentation & Resources