SC70, 5ns, Low-Power, Single-Supply, Precision TTL Comparators

5ns, Low-Power, Single-Supply, Precision TTL Comparators in SC70 and SOT23 Packages

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The MAX9010/MAX9011/MAX9013 single and MAX9012 dual, high-speed comparators operate from a single 4.5V to 5.5V power supply and feature low-current consumption. They have precision differential inputs and TTL outputs. They feature short propagation delay (5ns, typ), low-supply current, and a wide common-mode input range that includes ground. They are ideal for low-power, high-speed, single-supply applications.

The comparator outputs remain stable through the linear region when driven with slow-moving or low input-overdrive signals, eliminating the output instability common to other high-speed comparators. The input voltage range extends to 200mV below ground with no output phase reversal. The MAX9013 features complementary outputs and both the MAX9011/MAX9013 have a latch enable input (LE). The MAX9013 is an improved plug-in replacement for the industry-standard MAX913 and LT1016/LT1116, offering lower power and higher speed when used in a single 5V supply application.

For space-critical designs, the single MAX9010 is available in the tiny 6-pin SC70 package. The single MAX9011 is available in a space-saving 6-pin SOT23 package. The dual MAX9012 and the single MAX9013 are available in 8-pin µMAX® and 8-pin SO packages. All products in the family are guaranteed over the extended temperature range of -40°C to +85°C.
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Key Features

  • Ultra-Fast, 5ns Propagation Delay
  • Low Quiescent Current:
    • 900µA (MAX9010/MAX9011)
    • 1.3mA (MAX9013)
    • 2.4mA (MAX9012)
  • Single-Supply 4.5V to 5.5V Applications
  • Input Range Extends Below Ground
  • No Minimum Input Signal Slew-Rate Requirement
  • No Supply-Current Spikes During Switching
  • Stable when Driven with Slow-Moving Inputs
  • No Output Phase Reversal for Overdriven Inputs
  • TTL-Compatible Outputs (Complementary for MAX9013)
  • Latch Function Included (MAX9011/MAX9013)
  • High-Precision Comparators
    • 0.7mV Input Offset Voltage
    • 3.0V/mV Voltage Gain
  • Available in Tiny 6-Pin SC70 and SOT23 Packages


  • Battery-Powered Applications
  • Fast Pulse Height/Width Discriminators
  • High-Speed Line Receivers
  • High-Speed Sampling Circuits
  • High-Speed Signal Squaring
  • High-Speed Triggering
  • Switching Regulators
  • Zero-Crossing Detectors

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.
Product Reliability Reports: MAX9012.pdf 
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