The ADM485E/ADM487E/ADM1487E are 5 V low power data transceivers with ±15 kV ESD protection suitable for halfduplex communication on multipoint bus transmission lines. They are designed for balanced data transmission and comply with TIA/EIA standards RS-485 and RS-422. The ADM487E and the ADM1487E have a 1/4 unit load receiver input impedance that allows up to 128 transceivers on a bus, while the ADM485E allow up to 32 transceivers on a bus. Since only one driver is enabled at any time, the output of a disabled or powerdown driver is three-stated to avoid overloading the bus.
The driver outputs are slew rate-limited in order to reduce EMI and data errors caused by reflections from improperly terminated buses. Excessive power dissipation caused by bus contention or output shorting is prevented with a thermal shutdown circuit. The parts are fully specified over the industrial temperature ranges and are available in 8-lead SOIC packages
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|ADM485E/ADM487E/ADM1487E: 5 V, 15 kV ESD Protected Half-Duplex, RS-485/RS-422 Transceivers Data Sheet (Rev B, 10/2010) (pdf, 757 kB)||Data Sheets|
|AN-1176: Component Footprints and Symbols in the Binary .Bxl File Format (pdf, 671 kB)||Application Notes|
|AN-960: RS-485/RS-422 Circuit Implementation Guide (pdf, 245 kB)||Application Notes|
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