Features and Benefits

  • 3.5V to 36V Input Supply Range
  • 15µA No-Load Quiescent Current in Skip Mode
  • High-Efficiency Synchronous DC-DC Converter with Integrated FETs
  • External Frequency Synchronization (SYNC) Input
  • Internal Soft-Start
  • Fixed 3.3V/5.0V/3.9V Output or Resistor Programmable 1V to 5V Output
  • Low Dropout (98% Effective Duty Cycle Operation)
  • ±2% Output Voltage Accuracy
  • Active-Low RESET Output
  • Fully Assembled and Tested

Product Details

The MAX20006E/MAX20008E evaluation kits (EV kits) demonstrate the MAX20006E/MAX20008E high-voltage, current-mode, synchronous step-down converters with low operating current. The EV kits operate over a wide 3.5V-to-36V input range. The output is set for 5V in the default configuration, but can be adjusted between 1V and 5V with appropriate components. The MAX20006E/ MAX20008E current limit supports a nominal output current of 6A or 8A, respectively.

The EV kit switching frequency is set for 2.1MHz (MAX20006EEVKIT#) or 400kHz (MAX20008EEVKIT#) in the default configuration. The switching frequency is fixed internally and can be synchronized to an external signal within the specified range. The EV kits can be set for fixed-frequency (PWM mode) or pulse-skipping (SKIP mode) for light load efficiency through the provided onboard jumper.


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