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  2. Power Management
  3. Switching Regulators
  4. Step-Up (Boost) Regulators
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  6. MAX17222


Features and Benefits

  • 300nA Quiescent Supply Current Into OUT
  • True Shutdown Mode
    • 0.5nA Shutdown Current
    • Output Disconnects from Input
    • No Reverse Current with VOUT 0V to 5V
  • 95% Peak Efficiency
  • 400mV to 5.5V Input Range
  • 0.88V Minimum Startup Voltage
  • 1.8V to 5V Output Voltage Range
    • 100mV/Step
    • Single 1% Resistor Selectable Output
  • 225mA, 500mA, and 1A Peak Inductor Current Limit
    • MAX17220/MAX17221: 225mA ILIM
    • MAX17222/MAX17223: 500mA ILIM
    • MAX17224/MAX17225: 1A ILIM
  • MAX17220/MAX17222/MAX17224 Enable Transient Protection (ETP)
  • 2mm x 2mm 6-Pin µDFN
  • 0.88mm x 1.4mm 6-Bump WLP (2 x 3, 0.4mm Pitch)

Product Details

The MAX17220–MAX17225 is a family of ultra-low quiescent current boost (step-up) DC-DC converters with a 225mA/0.5A/1A peak inductor current limit and True Shutdown™. True Shutdown disconnects the output from the input with no forward or reverse current. The output voltage is selectable using a single standard 1% resistor. The 225mA (MAX17220/MAX17221), 500mA (MAX17222/MAX17223), and 1A (MAX17224/MAX17225) peak inductor current limits allow flexibility when choosing inductors. The MAX17220/MAX17222/MAX17224 versions have post-startup enable transient protection (ETP), allowing the output to remain regulated for input voltages down to 400mV, depending on load current. The MAX17220–MAX17225 offer ultra-low quiescent current, small total solution size, and high efficiency throughout the entire load range. The MAX17220–MAX17225 are ideal for battery applications where long battery life is a must.


  • Battery-Powered Medical Equipment
  • Low-Power Wireless Communication Products
  • Optical Heart-Rate Monitoring (OHRM) LED Drivers
  • Primary-Cell Portable Systems
  • Secondary-Cell Portable Systems
  • Supercapacitor Backup for Real-Time Clock (RTC)/Alarm Buzzers
  • Tiny, Low-Power IoT Sensors
  • Wearable Devices

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  • Tools & Simulations

    EE-Sim® Power Tools

    The EE-Sim DC-DC Converter Tool uses your requirements to quickly create a complete power design including a schematic, BOM with commercially available parts, and time and frequency domain simulations. Your customized schematic can be downloaded for further analysis in the standalone EE-Sim OASIS Simulator, featuring SIMPLIS and SIMetrix SPICE engines.


    SIMPLIS Models

    MAX17222 SIMPLIS Schematic

    MAX17222 SIMPLIS Schematic

    Design Resources

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    Part Number Material Declaration Reliability Data Pin/Package Drawing CAD Symbols, Footprints & 3D Models
    MAX17222ALT+ Material Declaration Reliability Data 6-LFCSP-2X2X0.75
    MAX17222ALT+T Material Declaration Reliability Data 6-LFCSP-2X2X0.75
    MAX17222ELT+ Material Declaration Reliability Data 6-LFCSP-2X2X0.75
    MAX17222ELT+T Material Declaration Reliability Data 6-LFCSP-2X2X0.75
    MAX17222ENT+ Material Declaration Reliability Data 6-WLCSP-N/A
    MAX17222ENT+T Material Declaration Reliability Data 6-WLCSP-N/A
    Wafer Fabrication Data MAX17222 Reliability Data

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