Sensors and Sensor Interface
MAX6697

MAX6697

7-Channel Precision Temperature Monitor

Industry's Smallest 7-Channel Temperature Monitors Accurately Read Temperatures at Multiple Locations


Description

The MAX6697 precision multichannel temperature sensor monitors its own temperature and the temperatures of up to six external diode-connected transistors. All temperature channels have programmable alert thresholds. Channels 1, 4, 5, and 6 also have programmable overtemperature thresholds. When the measured temperature of a channel exceeds the respective threshold, a status bit is set in one of the status registers. Two open-drain outputs, active-low OVERT and active-low ALERT, assert corresponding to these bits in the status register.

The 2-wire serial interface supports the standard system management bus (SMBus™) protocols: write byte, read byte, send byte, and receive byte for reading the temperature data and programming the alarm thresholds.

The MAX6697 is specified for an operating temperature range of -40°C to +125°C and is available in 20-pin QSOP and 20-pin TSSOP packages.
MAX6697: Typical Application Circuit MAX6697: Typical Application Circuit Enlarge+

Key Features

  • Six Thermal-Diode Inputs
  • Local Temperature Sensor
  • 1°C Remote Temperature Accuracy (+60°C to +100°C)
  • Temperature Monitoring Begins at POR for Fail-Safe System Protection
  • Active-Low ALERT and Active-Low OVERT Outputs for Interrupts, Throttling, and Shutdown
  • Small 20-Pin QSOP and 20-Pin TSSOP Packages
  • 2-Wire SMBus Interface

Applications/Uses

  • Desktop Computers
  • Notebook Computers
  • Servers
  • Workstations
Part Number Sensor Type Alarm Output Functions Interface Remote Chan. Accuracy
(±°C)
Parasite Pwr. Temp. Thresh. Temp. Resolution
(bits)
Oper. Temp.
(°C)
Budgetary
Price
See Notes
MAX6697  Remote
Alert
Overt
Dual Temperature Alarms
Multi-Channel Temperature Monitor
Remote & Local Sensor
2-Wire/I2C/SMBus Six 1 No Programmable 11 -40 to +125 $3.76 @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.

Design Tools

Modeling/Simulation
MAX6697 IBIS Model

 

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