High-Speed, 5 V, 0.1 µF CMOS RS-232 Driver/Receiver Available in 16-lead DIP in Both Narrow and Wide SOIC Packages
The devices are fabricated on BiCMOS, an advanced mixed technology process which combines low power CMOS with high speed bipolar circuitry. This allows for transmission rates up to 200 kB/s yet minimizes the quiescent power supply current to under 5 mA.
The ADM232A is a pin-compatible, high speed upgrade for the AD232 and for the ADM232L. It is available in 16-pin DIP and in both narrow and wide surface mount (SOIC) packages.
The ADM222 contains an additional shutdown (SHDN) function which may be used to disable the device thereby reducing the supply current to 0.1 µA. During shutdown, all transmit/ receive functions are disabled. The ADM222 is available in 18-pin DIP and in a wide surface mount (SOIC) package.
The ADM242 combines both shutdown (SHDN) and enable (EN) functions. The shutdown function reduces the supply current to 0.1 mA. During shutdown, the transmitters are disabled but the receivers continue to operate normally. The enable function allows the receiver outputs to be disabled thereby facilitating sharing a common bus. The ADM242 is available in 18-pin DIP and in a wide surface mount (SOIC) package.
At least one model within this product family is in production and available for purchase. The product is appropriate for new designs but newer alternatives may exist.
Solutions Bulletins & Brochures
RS-232 Transceivers Applications Bulletin (Summer 2008)
EMC, CE Mark, IEC801... What's it all about?
... New devices to ease the job.
(Analog Dialogue, Vol. 30, No. 4)
Cross Reference Guides
RS-232 Transceivers Cross Reference Guide
Cross Reference Guides
ADI RS-485/RS-422 Cross Reference Guide
... RS-232, RS-422, RS-423 and RS-485
RS-232 Transceivers Applications Bulletin (July 2002)
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