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Interface ICs provide complete electronic interface circuit functions in a single chip which increases reliability while providing significant savings in design effort, design size and cost. Interface devices control and manage signal communications between diverse electronic systems. Our wide selection of interface ICs enable robust, reliable and efficient communications which simplify design while providing the highest levels of signal isolation and protection. Our market-leading transceivers, IO-Link devices, USB, high-speed serial link and industrial I/O interface devices support a broad variety of applications, including industrial, automotive, mobile and portable devices.

IO Link Transceivers

IO-Link® is a 3-wire industrial communications standard designed for linking sensors and actuato...

Controllers/Expanders

Maxim's controllers provide protocol conversion and port expansion for popular serial communicat...

Level Translators

Level translators provide an interface between components that operate at different voltage leve...

Industrial IO

Our industrial digital and analog I/O IC portfolio provides the highest levels of robustness on ...

Isolation

Isolation ICs provide complete galvanic isolation between two power domains to protect circuits ...

High-Speed Signaling

Our high-speed differential signaling ICs support many standards, including CMOS, LCDS and TTL.

Universal Serial Bus

Our USB products provide solutions ranging from USB signaling to USB power management.

Signal Line Protection ICs

Signal line protection circuits significantly increase survivability by clamping over-voltage ev...

Signal Integrity

Maxim's portfolio of signal integrity solutions provides protocol-specific redrivers and equaliz...

Current Loop Products 4-20mA

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Broadband Switches

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Sensor Interface

Sensor interface ICs connect directly to a sensor element and provide the needed signal conditio...

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MAX33046E 20Mbps, Half-Duplex RS-485/RS-422 Transceivers with ±40kV ESD Protection

The MAX33045E/MAX33046E is a half-duplex RS-485/422 transceiver that operates at either 3.3V or ...
  • Integrated Protection Increases Robustness
    • ±25V Fault-Protection Range on Driver Outputs/Receiver Inputs
    • High-ESD Protection
      • ±40kV HBM ESD per JEDEC JS-001
      • ±15kV Air-Gap ESD per IEC 61000-4-2
      • ±10kV Contact ESD per IEC 61000-4-2
    • Short-Circuit-Protected Outputs
    • True Fail-Safe Receiver Prevents False Transition on Receiver Input Short or Open Events
    • Hot-Swap Capability Eliminates False Transitions on Receiver Input Shorts or Open Events
  • High-Speed Data Rates up to 20Mbps
  • Enables up to 256 Nodes on the Bus
  • Wide -40°C to +125°C Operating Temperature Range

    MAX33045E 20Mbps, Half-Duplex RS-485/RS-422 Transceivers with ±40kV ESD Protection

    The MAX33045E/MAX33046E is a half-duplex RS-485/422 transceiver that operates at either 3.3V or ...
    • Integrated Protection Increases Robustness
      • ±25V Fault-Protection Range on Driver Outputs/Receiver Inputs
      • High-ESD Protection
        • ±40kV HBM ESD per JEDEC JS-001
        • ±15kV Air-Gap ESD per IEC 61000-4-2
        • ±10kV Contact ESD per IEC 61000-4-2
      • Short-Circuit-Protected Outputs
      • True Fail-Safe Receiver Prevents False Transition on Receiver Input Short or Open Events
      • Hot-Swap Capability Eliminates False Transitions on Receiver Input Shorts or Open Events
    • High-Speed Data Rates up to 20Mbps
    • Enables up to 256 Nodes on the Bus
    • Wide -40°C to +125°C Operating Temperature Range
      MAX33073E +3V to +5.5V, Polarity Invert RS-485 Half-Duplex Transceiver with ±65V Fault Protection, ±40V CMR, and ±40kV ESD

      MAX33073E +3V to +5.5V, Polarity Invert RS-485 Half-Duplex Transceiver with ±65V Fault Protection, ±40V CMR, and ±40kV ESD

      The MAX33072E/MAX33073E are a family of fault-protected RS-485/RS-422 transceivers with high ±65...
      • Integrated Protection for Robust Communication
        • Protection on Driver Outputs/Receiver Inputs (A, B Data Lines)
          • ±65V Fault Protection Range on Driver Outputs/Receiver Inputs
          • ±40V Common-Mode Range on Driver Outputs/Receiver Inputs
          • ±40kV Human Body Model (JEDEC JS-001-2017) ESD Protection
          • ±15kV Air Gap Discharge (IEC 61000-4-2) ESD Protection
          • ±10kV Contact Discharge (IEC 61000-4-2) ESD Protection
        • Hot-Swap Protection
        • Short Circuit Protection
        • Thermal Shutdown
        • True Fail-Safe Guarantees Known Receiver Output State
        • Wide Operating Temperature Range from -40°C to +125°C
      • High-Performance Transceiver Enables Flexible Designs
        • Compliant with RS-485 EIA/TIA-485 Standard
        • 500kbps (MAX33072E), 2Mbps (MAX33073E) Maximum Data Rate
        • 3V to 5.5V Supply Range
        • 1/8 Unit Load for up to 256 Devices on the Bus
      MAX33072E +3V to +5.5V, Polarity Invert RS-485 Half-Duplex Transceiver with ±65V Fault Protection, ±40V CMR, and ±40kV ESD

      MAX33072E +3V to +5.5V, Polarity Invert RS-485 Half-Duplex Transceiver with ±65V Fault Protection, ±40V CMR, and ±40kV ESD

      The MAX33072E/MAX33073E are a family of fault-protected RS-485/RS-422 transceivers with high ±65...
      • Integrated Protection for Robust Communication
        • Protection on Driver Outputs/Receiver Inputs (A, B Data Lines)
          • ±65V Fault Protection Range on Driver Outputs/Receiver Inputs
          • ±40V Common-Mode Range on Driver Outputs/Receiver Inputs
          • ±40kV Human Body Model (JEDEC JS-001-2017) ESD Protection
          • ±15kV Air Gap Discharge (IEC 61000-4-2) ESD Protection
          • ±10kV Contact Discharge (IEC 61000-4-2) ESD Protection
        • Hot-Swap Protection
        • Short Circuit Protection
        • Thermal Shutdown
        • True Fail-Safe Guarantees Known Receiver Output State
        • Wide Operating Temperature Range from -40°C to +125°C
      • High-Performance Transceiver Enables Flexible Designs
        • Compliant with RS-485 EIA/TIA-485 Standard
        • 500kbps (MAX33072E), 2Mbps (MAX33073E) Maximum Data Rate
        • 3V to 5.5V Supply Range
        • 1/8 Unit Load for up to 256 Devices on the Bus
      MAX22193 High-Speed, Quad, Industrial Digital Input with Parallel Output

      MAX22193 High-Speed, Quad, Industrial Digital Input with Parallel Output

      The MAX22193 translates four 24V industrial digital inputs to four CMOS-logic-compatible, parall...
      • High-Speed, Industrial Digital Inputs
        • 300ns Maximum Propagation Delay
        • 40ns Maximum Channel-to-Channel Skew
        • Parallel Output for Simultaneous Signal Delivery
      • High Integration Reduces BOM and Space
        • Operates Directly from Field Supply (7V to 65V)
        • Compatible with 3.3V or 5V Logic
        • 4mm x 4mm, 20-TQFN Package
      • Low Power and Low Heat Dissipation
        • 1.2mA (max) Quiescent Current with 3.3V Supply
        • Accurate Input Current-Limiters
        • Energyless Field-Side LED Drivers
      • Fault Tolerant with Built-In Diagnostics
        • Integrated Field-Side Supply Monitor
        • Integrated Over-Temperature Monitor
        • Current-Setting Resistor Monitor
      • Configurability Enables Wide Range of Applications
        • Configurable IEC 61131-2 Types 1, 2, 3 Inputs
        • Input Current Limiting from 1.18mA to 7.01mA
      • Robust Design for Industrial Environments
        • ±2kV Surge Tolerant using 470Ω Resistor (min)
        • ±8kV Contact ESD and ±15kV Air Gap ESD Using 470Ω Resistor (min)
        • -40°C to +125°C Ambient Operating Temperature
      MAX96724F Quad Tunneling GMSL2/1 to CSI-2 Deserializer

      MAX96724F Quad Tunneling GMSL2/1 to CSI-2 Deserializer

      The MAX96724/F/R deserializer converts four GMSL™2/1 inputs to 1, 2, or 4 MIPI D-PHY or C-PHY ou...
      • ​Automotive Grade High Speed Link
        • -21.0dB at 3.0GHz (6Gbps) Max Insertion Loss
        • -19.5dB at 1.5GHz (3Gbps) Max Insertion Loss
        • Auto Adapt for Changes in Channel Conditions
        • Operates at -40°C to +105°C Ambient
      • Quad Independently Configurable GMSL Inputs
        • 6/3Gbps GMSL2 and 3.12Gbps GMSL1 Link-Rates
        • 187.5Mbps/1Mbps (GMSL2/1) Reverse Link-Rates
        • Support for Mixed GMSL2/1 Pixel and Tunnel Inputs
      • 2x4 or 4x2 Lane MIPI CSI-2 v1.3 Outputs
        • MIPI D-PHY v1.2 Rated at 2.5Gbps/Lane
        • C-PHY v1.0 Rated at 5.7Gbps/Lane
        • Aggregation and Replication Functions
        • 16/32 Virtual channel support for D-PHY/C-PHY
      • Auto D-PHY (Imager) to C-PHY (SoC) Conversion
      • Reference over Reverse (RoR) Clocking
      • Bidirectional Reverse Channel Supports 
        • 9 x Configurable GPIOs
        • 2 x I2C Ports, up to 1Mbps 
      • ASIL-B Compliant (MAX96724/F)
      • Ease of Use Features
      • Reduce BOM and Space Savings
        • Small 8x8mm TQFN Standard and Side-Wettable 
        • Industry's Smallest Power-over-Coax (PoC)
      MAX33074ESHLD Evaluation Kit for the <a href="/en/products/MAX33074E">MAX33074E</a>

      MAX33074ESHLD Evaluation Kit for the MAX33074E

      The MAX33074E Shield evaluation kit (EV kit) is a fully assembled and tested printed circuit boa...
      • Easy Evaluation of the MAX33074E
      • I/O Interface Compatibility from 1.71V to 5.5V
      • Proven PCB Layout
      • Compatible with Arm® Mbed™ Platform/Arduino®
      • Fully Assembled and Tested
      MAX22193EVKIT Evaluation Kit for the <a href="/en/products/MAX22193">MAX22193</a>

      MAX22193EVKIT Evaluation Kit for the MAX22193

      The MAX22193 evaluation kit (EV kit) provides a proven design to evaluate the MAX22193, a high-s...
      • Easy Evaluation of the MAX22193
        • Configured for IEC 61131-2 Type 1/3
        • Support IEC 61131-2 Type 2 on Signal Channel
        • Parallel Output for Simultaneous Signal Delivery
        • Configurable External VDD24 Voltage Monitoring
      • Robust Design with ±2kV Input Surge Protection
      • Withstands ±8kV Contact Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) and ±15kV Airgap ESD
      • Fully Assembled and Tested
      • Proven PCB Layout
      MAX96724F-BAK-EVK Evaluation Kit for the <a href="/en/products/MAX96724F">MAX96724F</a>

      MAX96724F-BAK-EVK Evaluation Kit for the MAX96724F

      The MAX96724 DPHY evaluation kit (EV kit) provides a proven design and reliable platform to eval...
      • The MAX96724 Deserializer Accepts GMSL Data from the Serializers and Converts it into MIPI CSI-2.
        • Backward-Compatible to Accept GMSL-1 Serial Data
        • Quad Inputs can Mix and Match GMSL-1 and GMSL-2
        • Outputs are Compliant to MIPI D-PHY v1.2 and CSI-2 v1.3 Specifications
      • Windows 10® or Higher Compatible Software Support
      • USB-Controlled Interface (Cable Included)
      • Powerful, Simple-to-Use GUI for Comprehensive Device Feature Evaluation
      • Board Powered by USB, 12V Wall Adapter, or External Power Supply
      • Proven PCB Layout
      • Fully Assembled and Tested
      MAX96717F CSI-2 to GMSL2 Serializer

      MAX96717F CSI-2 to GMSL2 Serializer

      The MAX96717F GMSL™ serializer receives video on a MIPI CSI-2 interface and outputs it on a GMSL...
      • Four-Lane D-PHY MIPI CSI-2 v1.3 Input Port
        • 16 Virtual Channels
        • Supports any CSI-2 Data Type in Tunneling Mode
      • Advanced MIPI D-PHY v1.2 Receivers Rated at 2.5Gbps
        • Polarity Flip and Data Lane Reassignment
      • Full-Duplex Capability Over a Single Wire
        • 3Gbps Forward-Link Rate
        • 187.5Mbps Reverse-Link Rate
      • CSI-2 ECC, Checksum Local, Remote Error Detection, and Flagging
      • ASIL-B Compliant
        • End-to-End Data Integrity through CRC in Tunneling Mode
        • R-S FEC for Protection of Forward Video and Control-Channel Data
        • CRC Protection of Side-Channel and Video Data
      • Continuous Link-Margin Monitoring and Optimization
        • Reverse-Channel Adaptive Equalization 
        • Reverse-Channel Eye-Opening Monitor for Continuous Link Margin Diagnosis
      • Concurrent Side Channel for Device Configuration and Communication with Peripherals
        • I2C/UART, Pass-Through I2C/UART, SPI, GPIO, and Register-Programmable GPIO
      • Reference Over Reverse (RoR) Clocking Supports Crystal-Free Operation
      • Generates Reference Clock for Image Sensor
      • Die Temperature Monitor, Internal and External Supply Voltage Monitor
      • Compact 5mm x 5mm TQFN Side-Wettable Package with 0.5mm Pitch

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