MAX232 PDF – RS-232 Drivers/Receivers

Part number : MAX232, MAX232CPE

Functions : +5V-Powered, Multichannel RS-232 Drivers/Receivers – Maxim Integrated / Battery-Powered RS-232 Systems

Manufacturer : Maxim Integrated

Pinout :
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Functions :

The MAX220 Thru MAX249 family of line drivers/receivers is intended for all EIA/TIA-232E and V.28/V.24 communications interfaces, particularly applications where ±12V is not available.

These parts are especially useful in battery-powered systems, since their low-power shutdown mode reduces power dissipation to less than 5µW. The MAX225, MAX233, MAX235, and MAX245/MAX246/MAX247 use no external components and are recommended for applications where printed circuit board space is critical.

The MAX220-MAX249 are offered in 26 different packages with temperatures from 0 to +70°C up to -55°C to +125°C. See ordering information table at the end of the data sheet for all package and temperature options.
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Applications/Uses
. Battery-Powered RS-232 Systems
. Interface Translation
. Low-Power Modems
. Multidrop RS-232 Networks
. Portable Computing

RS-232 Drivers
The typical driver output voltage swing is ±8V when loaded with a nominal 5kΩRS-232 receiver and VCC=
+5V. Output swing is guaranteed to meet the EIA/TIA-232E and V.28 specification, which calls for ±5V minimum driver output levels under worst-case conditions. These include a minimum 3kΩload, VCC= +4.5V, and maximum operating temperature. Unloaded driver output voltage ranges from (V+ -1.3V) to (V- +0.5V).

RS-232 Receivers
EIA/TIA-232E and V.28 specifications define a voltage level greater than 3V as a logic 0, so all receivers invert. Input thresholds are set at 0.8V and 2.4V, so receivers respond to TTL level inputs as well as EIA/TIA-232E and V.28 levels. The receiver inputs withstand an input overvoltage up to ±25V and provide input terminating resistors with nominal 5kΩvalues. The receivers implement Type 1 interpretation of the fault conditions of V.28 and EIA/TIA-232E.

Reference site : [ Wikipedia MAX232 Info ]

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Other data sheets within the file : MAX220 Thru MAX249, MAX222C-D, MAX223C-D



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