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  3. Switching Regulators
  4. Step-Down (Buck) Regulators
  5. Internal Power Switch Buck Regulators
  6. MAX20710


Features and Benefits

  • High Power Density and Low Component Count
    • Overall Solution Size 509mm2 Including Inductor and Output Capacitors
    • 90.8% Peak Efficiency with VDDH = 12V and VOUT = 1V
    • Fast Transient Response: Supports Up to 300A/µs Load-Step Transients
  • Optimized Component Performance and Efficiency with Reduced Design-In Time
    • PMBus-Compliant Interface for Telemetry andPower Management
    • Voltage, Current, and Temperature Reporting through the Digital Bus
  • Increased Power-Supply Reliability with System and IC Self-Protection Features
    • Differential Remote Sense with Open-Circuit Detection
    • Hiccup Overcurrent Protection
    • Programmable Thermal Shutdown

Product Details

The MAX20710 is a fully integrated, highly efficient switching regulator with PMBus™ for applications operating from 4.5V to 16V and requiring up to 10A (max) load. This single-chip regulator provides extremely compact, highefficiency power-delivery solutions with high-precision output voltages and excellent transient response for networking, datacom, and telecom equipment.

The IC offers a broad range of programmable features through either the PMBus or a capacitor and resistor connected to a dedicated programming pin. Using this feature, the operation can be optimized for a specific application, reducing the component count and/or setting appropriate trade-offs between the regulator’s performance and system cost. Ease of programming enables using the same design for multiple applications.

The IC includes protection and telemetry features. Positive and negative cycle-by-cycle overcurrent protection and overtemperature protection ensure a rugged design. Input undervoltage lockout shuts down the device to prevent operation when the input voltage is out of specification. A status pin provides an output signal to show that the output voltage is within range and the system is regulating.


  • Communications Equipment
  • I/O
  • Memory VDDQ
  • Networking Equipment
  • Point-of-Load Voltage Regulators
  • Servers and Storage Equipment
  • μP Chipsets

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Part Number Material Declaration Reliability Data Pin/Package Drawing CAD Symbols, Footprints & 3D Models
MAX20710EPL+ Material Declaration Reliability Data 15-LFCSP-4.15X6X0.95
MAX20710EPL+T Material Declaration Reliability Data 15-LFCSP-4.15X6X0.95
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