How to Install MAX44211 Output Protection

By: Ashwin Badri Narayanan

Abstract: The internal ESD clamping structure is present to protect the MAX44211 from ESD and other sub-microsecond events. When the application has hazards where these events can occur frequently and for comparatively longer time, it is recommended to use external protection circuitry. This application note describes how to add this protection circuitry on the MAX44211.