Features and Benefits

  • High-Efficiency Step-Down Converter
    • Guaranteed 500mA Output Current
    • Up to 4MHz Switching Frequency
    • 0.8V to 2.4V Programmable Output Voltage
    • Dynamic Voltage Scaling with Programmable Ramp Rate
  • Three Low-Noise LDOs with Programmable Output Voltages
  • Two Low-Supply Current LDOs with Programmable Output Voltages
  • Low On-Resistance Load Switch
  • USB High-Speed Switch with ±15kV ESD
  • Individual Enable Control for all Regulators and Switches
  • I²C Serial Interface
  • Overcurrent and Thermal Protection for all LDOs
  • Tiny External Components
  • 3mm x 2.5mm x 0.64mm 30-Bump WLP Package
  • Fully Assembled and Tested

Product Details

The MAX8893 evaluation kit (EV kit) is a fully assembled and tested PCB that demonstrates the highly integrated MAX8893C power-management IC. The MAX8893 EV kit operates from a 2.7V to 5.5V input supply range and is controlled by an I²C interface. The MAX8893C integrates a high-efficiency step-down DC-DC converter, five low-dropout (LDO) linear regulators with programmable output voltages, individual power on/off control inputs, a load switch, and a USB high-speed switch. The I²C interface controls all the regulator output voltages, load switch timing, individual enable/disable control, and other parameters.

The MAX8893 EV kit also includes Windows® 2000-, Windows XP®-, and Windows Vista®-compatible software that provides a simple graphical user interface (GUI) for exercising the features of the MAX8893C. To evaluate the MAX8893C, order the CMAXQUSB+ command module along with the MAX8893 EV kit.

The MAX8893C evaluation software can be downloaded from www.maximintegrated.com/evkitsoftware. The MAX8893 EV kit can also be used to evaluate the MAX8893A and MAX8893B. To evaluate the MAX8893A or MAX8893B, order a free sample along with this EV kit.


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