Features and Benefits

  • 8-Pin Ceramic Package Reduces System Board Space
  • Hermetically Sealed Ceramic Package Offers Stable Results vs. Time, Humidity and Temperature
  • 0.1% (max) Initial Accuracy
  • 25ppm/°C (max) Temperature Coefficient Guaranteed Over -40°C to +85°C Temperature Range
  • Wide Operating Current Range: 70μA to 12mA
  • Low 28μVRMS Output Noise (10Hz to 10kHz)
  • No Output Capacitors Required
  • Stable with Capacitive Loads

Product Details

The MAX6279 is a precision, two-terminal shunt mode, bandgap voltage reference available in fixed reverse breakdown voltage of 1.225V. Ideal for space-critical applications, the MAX6279 is offered in an 8-Pin ceramic package.

Laser-trimmed resistors ensure precise initial accuracy. With a 25ppm/°C temperature coefficient, the device is offered in three grades of initial accuracy ranging from 0.1% to 0.5%. The MAX6279 has a 70μA to 12mA shunt current capability with low-dynamic impedance, ensuring stable reverse breakdown voltage accuracy over a wide range of operating temperatures and currents.

The MAX6279 does not require an external stabilizing capacitor while ensuring stability with capacitive loads. The MAX6279 is a higher precision device than the LM4040/LM4050.


  • Cell Phones
  • Industrial Process Control
  • Notebook Computers
  • Portable, Battery-Powered Equipment

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