MAX3232 3-V to 5.5-V Multichannel RS-232 Line Driver/Receiver With ±15-kV ESD Protection


1• RS-232 Bus-Terminal ESD Protection Exceeds

±15 kV Using Human-Body Model (HBM)

• Meets or Exceeds the Requirements of TIA/EIA232-F and ITU V.28 Standards

• Operates With 3-V to 5.5-V VCC Supply

• Operates up to 250 kbit/s

• Two Drivers and Two Receivers

• Low Supply Current: 300 μA Typical

• External Capacitors: 4 × 0.1 μF

• Accepts 5-V Logic Input With 3.3-V Supply

• Alternative High-Speed Terminal-Compatible

Devices (1 Mbit/s)

– SN65C3232 (–40°C to 85°C)

– SN75C3232 (0°C to 70°C)