10kΩ Precision-Matched Resistor-Divider in SOT23

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The MAX5492 precision resistor-divider consists of two accurately matched resistors with access to the ends and center of the divider. This device offers excellent resistance matching of 0.035% (A grade), 0.05% (B grade), and 0.1% (C grade). The MAX5492 includes an extremely low-resistance-ratio temperature drift of 1.5ppm/°C (typ) over -55°C to +125°C, and has an end-to-end resistance of 10kΩ. Resistance ratios from 1:1 to 10:1 are available. Five standard ratios are available (see Table 1) in the full data sheet, and custom ratios are also available upon request. To enhance device and system robustness, the MAX5492 features ±2kV Human Body Model electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection to ensure against realworld ESD events. The MAX5492 is ideal for precision gain-setting applications where tight resistance matching and low temperature drift are necessary.

The MAX5492 is available in a space-saving 5-pin SOT23 package, and is guaranteed over the military -55°C to +125°C temperature range.

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Key Features

  • Resistance Ratios from 1:1 to 10:1
  • Custom Ratios Available Upon Request
  • Tight Initial Ratio Accuracy
    0.035% (MAX5492A)
    0.05% (MAX5492B)
    0.1% (MAX5492C)
  • Low 1.5ppm/°C (typ) Resistor-Ratio-Drift (1.1:1)
  • Up to 40V Operating Voltage Across Sum of R1 and R2
  • Tiny 5-Pin SOT23 Package


  • Automated Test Equipment (ATE)
  • Industrial Process Controls
  • Instrumentation
  • Medical Equipment
  • Precision Gain Setting
  • Wireless Base Stations

Key Specifications:

Digital Potentiometers
Part Number REND-TO-END
Res. Tol.
Temp. Coeff.
typ See Notes
MAX5492  10 0.025 35 $0.67 @1k
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Pricing Notes:

This pricing is BUDGETARY, for comparing similar parts. Prices are in U.S. dollars and subject to change. Quantity pricing may vary substantially and international prices may differ due to local duties, taxes, fees, and exchange rates. For volume-specific and version-specific prices and delivery, please see the price and availability page or contact an authorized distributor.


MAX5492: Block Diagram
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Document Ref.: 19-3695 Rev 0; 2005-05-31
This page last modified: 2008-07-29