Features and Benefits
- Low Power Consumption Minimizes Thermal Dissipation, Reducing System Cost
- 120µA to 500µA Quiescent Current
- Shutdown Current of 0.1µA
- Single 5V Supply Voltage
- Slew-Rate-Limited Drivers (MAX483/MAX487/MAX488 and MAX489)
- Up to 250kbps Data Rate
- Unlimited Drivers: Up to 2.5Mbps Data Rate
- Integrated Protection Enhances System Robustness
- Short Circuit Current Limited Driver
- Integrated Thermal Shutdown
- Receiver Fail-Safe for Input Open Circuit
- Guarantees Logic High
- 1/4 Unit Loading (MAX487/ MAX1487 only) Allows Up to 128 Devices on a Single Bus
- 48kΩ Receiver Input Resistance
The MAX481, MAX483, MAX485, MAX487–MAX491, and MAX1487 are low-power transceivers for RS-485 and RS-422 communication. Each part contains one driver and one receiver.
- Industrial-Control Local Area Networks
- Level Translators
- Low-Power RS-422 Transceivers
- Low-Power RS-485 Transceivers
- Transceivers for EMI-Sensitive Applications
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.
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