Features and Benefits

  • Integrated Protection Increases Robustness
    • High ESD Protection
      • ±35kV HBM ESD per JEDEC JS-001-2012
      • ±20kV Air Gap IEC 61000-4-2
      • ±12kV Contact ESD per IEC 61000-4-2
    • ±4kV EFT per IEC 61000-4-4
    • Short-Circuit Protected Outputs
    • True Fail-Safe Receiver Prevents False Transition on Receiver Input Short or Open Events
    • Hot-Swap Capability Eliminates False Transitions During Power-Up or Hot Insertion
  • 3V to 5.5V Supply Voltage Range
  • High-Speed Data Rates up to 42Mbps
  • -40°C to +125°C Operating Temperature
  • Allows Up to 32 Transceivers on the Bus
  • Low 10µA (max) Shutdown Current for Lower Power Consumption

Product Details

The MAX14783E is a half-duplex RS-485/422 transceiver that operates at either 3.3V or 5V rails with high ±35kV ESD performance and up to 42Mbps data rate. The device is optimized for high speeds over extended cable runs while maximizing tolerance to noise.

The MAX14783E is available in 8-pin µMAX®, 8-pin SO, and 8-pin TDFN-EP packages. The device in the TDFN-EP package operates over the -40°C to +125°C temperature range. The MAX14783E in the µMAX and SO packages operates over the -40°C to +85°C and -40°C to +125°C temperature ranges.


  • Backplane Busses
  • Encoder Interfaces
  • Field Bus Networks
  • Motion Controllers

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