The chips combine several automotive-specific benefits, including short-to-battery and short-to-ground protections, which are required in today’s harsh automotive environment, making them suitable for automotive radio, navigation, connectivity, and USB hub applications. Maxim also offers system-level modeling and simulation support to achieve the best performance for customer-specific applications. The integrated host-charger detection circuitry and the adjustable current capability (3A) allow the USB peripheral devices to be charged quickly and efficiently. The devices are available in a 16-pin QSOP package and operate over the -40 to +105°C temperature range.
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