3 to 5.5V Low-Power RS-232 Transceiver

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Product Details

RS-232 Dual Transmitters/Receivers, Maxim Integrated

The Maxim family of dual RS232 line drivers and receivers are intended for all EIA/TIA-232E, V.24 and V.28 communications interface. Maxim’s RS232 dual transmitter/receiver will allow applications such as interface translation, modem, laptop as well as RS232 battery-powered systems due to their low-power shutdown mode. The multichannel transceiver MAX233, MAX235 have no external components therefore are ideal where space is crucial.

Multichannel RS232 Driver/Receiver (RS232 Transceiver)
Data Rates range from 120 kbit/s to 1 Mbit/s
Low-power shutdown mode reduces power dissipation
Some RS232 Transceivers may incorporate 0.1uF External Capacitors
Integrated ESD Applications


• High Speed Modems
• Battery Powered Equipment
• Notebook, Subnotebook, and Palmtop Computers
• Printers
• Handheld Equipment
• Peripherals

RS-232 Line Drivers and Receivers

Attribute Value
Number of Transmitters 2
Number of Receivers 2
Number of Transceivers 2
Number of Drivers per Line 1
Number of Receivers per Line 1
Data Rate 235kbps
Mounting Type Surface Mount
Package Type SOIC
Pin Count 16
Transmitter Signal Type Single Ended
Receiver Signal Type Single Ended
Interface Standards EIA/TIA-232/ EIA/TIA-562/ RS-232
Power Supply Type Single
Typical Single Supply Voltage 3.3 V, 5 V
Minimum Operating Temperature -40 °C
Width 4mm
Dimensions 10 x 4 x 1.5mm
Maximum Operating Temperature +85 °C
Length 10mm
Height 1.5mm
Discontinued product