Features and Benefits
- Operate with 3.3 V supply
- Interoperable with 5 V logic
- EIA RS-485/RS-422 Compliant over Full Common-Range
- Data Rate Options: 250 kbps
- Half and Full Duplex Options
- Reduced Slew Rates for Low EMI
- Up to 32 Transceivers on a Bus
- -7V to +12V Bus Common Mode Range
- Specified over –40°C to +85°C Temperature Range
- Available in 8-Lead SOIC
The ADM3483 / ADM3485 / ADM3488 / ADM3490 / ADM3491 are low power, differential line transceivers designed to operate using a single 3.3 V power supply. Low power consumption, coupled with a shutdown mode, makes the ADM3483/ADM3485/ADM3488/ ADM3490/ADM3491 ideal for power-sensitive applications.
The ADM3488 / ADM3490 / ADM3491 feature full-duplex communication, while the ADM3483/ADM3485 are designed for half-duplex communication.
The ADM3483 / ADM3488 feature slew rate limited drivers that minimize EMI and reduce reflections caused by improperly terminated cables, allowing error-free data transmission at data rates up to 250 kbps.
The ADM3485 / ADM3490 / ADM3491 transmit at up to 10 Mbps. The receiver input impedance is 12 kΩ, allowing up to 32 transceivers to be connected on the bus. A thermal shutdown circuit prevents excessive power dissipation caused by bus contention or by output shorting. If a significant temperature increase is detected in the internal driver circuitry during fault conditions, then the thermal shutdown circuit forces the driver output into a high impedance state. If the inputs are unconnected (floating), the receiver contains a fail-safe feature that results in a logic high output state. The parts are fully specified over the commercial and industrial temperature ranges. The ADM3483 / ADM3485 / ADM3488 / ADM3490 are available in 8-lead SOIC_N; the ADM3491 is available in a 14-lead SOIC_N.
- Low-Power RS-485 Applications
- Industrial Process Control
Product Lifecycle Production
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.
Evaluation Kits (1)
The EVAL-RS485FD8EBZ allows quick and easy evaluation of full-duplex RS-485 transceivers with standard 8-lead SOIC footprints. The evaluation board allows interfacing via screw terminal block to digital I/O for driver input (DI) and receiver output (RO). Bus signals A, B, Y and Z (full-duplex bus) can be connected to a bus screw terminal block. Termination resistors are fitted across A and B, as well as Y and Z. These can be connected in half-duplex configuration (A to Y, B to Z), in order to evaluate the RS-485 driver. Footprints are provided for pull-up and pull-down (biasing resistors) on the receiver inputs in order to provide the option to evaluate an RS-485 receiver with this configuration.
Devices for evaluation on the board must be ordered separately.
Tools & Simulations
Product Selection Guide (1)
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