Guide to 1-Wire Communication

Abstract: This article provides a general overview of Maxim’s 1-Wire® technology, its communication concept and the benefit of low pin count package options. The main section discusses 1-Wire devices by their feature set and explains the typical applications. The article concludes with practical information on how to evaluate 1-Wire devices, explains device customization options, and references resources that assist customers with integration of 1-Wire technology in their systems.