Interface

Maxim's wide selection of interface ICs includes products for interconnection, signal translation, voltage protection, current protection, and electrical isolation. Our market-leading transceivers and broad range of interface ICs simplify your design, while adding features that make your design more robust and reliable.




Reference Designs


Pocket IO PLC Development Platform

MAXREFDES150

Integrates 30 industrial IOs for lower heat dissipation and faster throughput in less than ten cubic inches.

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IO-Link® 16 Channel Digital Input Hub

MAXREFDES36

This IO-Link® 16-channel digital input reference design includes a 16-bit micro with IO-Link device stack and fits on a small 53.75mm x 72mm PCB.

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4-Port IO-Link Master

MAXREFDES79

4-Port IO-Link Master Reference Design Description: Four IO-Link ports allow for simultaneous testing of four different sensors or actuators.

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MAX14001
Configurable, Isolated 10-bit ADC for Multi-Range Binary Inputs

  • Enables Robust Detection of Binary Inputs
  • Reduces BOM and Board Space Through High Integration
  • Increases Equipment “Up Time” and Simplifies System Maintenance

MAX14002
Configurable, Isolated 10-bit ADC for Multi-Range Binary Inputs

  • Enables Robust Detection of Binary Inputs
  • Reduces BOM and Board Space Through High Integration
  • Increases Equipment “Up Time” and Simplifies System Maintenance

MAX7037
Sub-1GHz Ultra-Low-Power RF ISM Transceiver

  • Ultra-Low-Power Consumption for Battery-Based Operation
  • Worldwide Usable Frequency Band Coverage
  • Fractional-N LO Generation For Multichannel Operation

MAX14856
5kVRMS Isolated 500kbps/25Mbps Full-Duplex RS-485/RS-422 Transceivers with ±35kV ESD Protection

  • High-Performance Transceiver Enables Flexible Designs
  • Integrated Protection Ensures for Robust Communication

MAX14858
5kVRMS Isolated 500kbps/25Mbps Full-Duplex RS-485/RS-422 Transceivers with ±35kV ESD Protection

  • High-Performance Transceiver Enables Flexible Designs
  • Integrated Protection Ensures for Robust Communication

MAX14852
2.75kVRMS Isolated 500kbps/25Mbps Full-Duplex RS-485/RS-422 Transceivers with ±35kV ESD Protection

  • High-Performance Transceiver Enables Flexible Designs
  • Integrated Protection Ensures for Robust Communication

MAX14854
2.75kVRMS Isolated 500kbps/25Mbps Full-Duplex RS-485/RS-422 Transceivers with ±35kV ESD Protection

  • High-Performance Transceiver Enables Flexible Designs
  • Integrated Protection Ensures for Robust Communication

MAX96708
14-Bit GMSL Deserializer with Coax or STP Cable Input

  • Ideal for Safety Camera Applications
  • High-Speed Deserialization for Megapixel Cameras
  • Multiple Modes for System Flexibility

MAX14827A
Low-Power, Ultra-Small, Dual Driver, IO-Link Device Transceiver

  • Low Power Dissipation for Small Sensors
  • High Configurability and Integration Reduce SKUs
  • Selectable Driver Integrated Protection Enables Robust Communication

MAX96706
14-Bit GMSL Deserializer with Coax or STP Cable Input

  • Ideal for Safety Camera Applications
  • High-Speed Deserialization for Megapixel Cameras
  • Multiple Modes for System Flexibility

MAX12930
Two-Channel Digital Isolators

  • Robust Galvanic Isolation of Digital Signals
  • Options to Support a Broad Range of Applications
  • Low Power Consumption

MAX12931
Two-Channel Digital Isolators

  • Robust Galvanic Isolation of Digital Signals
  • Options to Support a Broad Range of Applications
  • Low Power Consumption

MAX3488AE
+3.3V-Powered, ±20kV ESD-Protected, 20Mbps and Slew-Rate-Limited RS-485/RS-422 Transceivers

  • Integrated Protection Increases Robustness
  • High-Speed Data Rates up to 20Mbps
  • Up to -40°C to +125°C Operating Temperature
  • Allows Up to 128 Transceivers on the Bus

MAX3485AE
+3.3V-Powered, ±20kV ESD-Protected, 20Mbps and Slew-Rate-Limited RS-485/RS-422 Transceivers

  • Integrated Protection Increases Robustness
  • High-Speed Data Rates up to 20Mbps
  • Up to -40°C to +125°C Operating Temperature
  • Allows Up to 128 Transceivers on the Bus

MAX3490AE
+3.3V-Powered, ±20kV ESD-Protected, 20Mbps and Slew-Rate-Limited RS-485/RS-422 Transceivers

  • Integrated Protection Increases Robustness
  • High-Speed Data Rates up to 20Mbps
  • Up to -40°C to +125°C Operating Temperature
  • Allows Up to 128 Transceivers on the Bus

MAX3483AE
+3.3V-Powered, ±20kV ESD-Protected, 20Mbps and Slew-Rate-Limited RS-485/RS-422 Transceivers

  • Integrated Protection Increases Robustness
  • High-Speed Data Rates up to 20Mbps
  • Up to -40°C to +125°C Operating Temperature
  • Allows Up to 128 Transceivers on the Bus

MAX3491AE
+3.3V-Powered, ±20kV ESD-Protected, 20Mbps and Slew-Rate-Limited RS-485/RS-422 Transceivers

  • Integrated Protection Increases Robustness
  • High-Speed Data Rates up to 20Mbps
  • Up to -40°C to +125°C Operating Temperature
  • Allows Up to 128 Transceivers on the Bus

MAX96709
14-Bit GMSL Serializer with High-Immunity Mode and Coax/STP Cable Drive

  • Ideal for Safety Camera Applications
  • High-Speed Data Serialization for Megapixel Cameras
  • Multiple Modes for System Flexibility

MAX96707
14-Bit GMSL Serializer with High Immunity/Bandwidth Mode and Coax/STP Cable Drive

  • Ideal for Safety Camera Applications
  • High-Speed Data Serialization for Megapixel Cameras
  • Multiple Modes for System Flexibility

MAX9278A
3.12Gbps GMSL Deserializers for Coax or STP Input and LVDS Output

  • Ideal for High-Definition Video Applications
  • Multiple Data Rates for System Flexibility
  • Reduces EMI and Shielding Requirements

MAX9282A
3.12Gbps GMSL Deserializers for Coax or STP Input and LVDS Output

  • Ideal for High-Definition Video Applications
  • Multiple Data Rates for System Flexibility
  • Reduces EMI and Shielding Requirements

MAX14948
5kVRMS Isolated 500kbps Half-Duplex RS-485/RS-422 Transceiver with ±30kV ESD Protection

  • High-Performance Transceiver Enables Flexible Designs
  • Integrated Protection Ensure Robust Communication

MAX14945
2.75kVRMS Isolated 500kbps Half-Duplex RS-485/RS-422 Transceiver with ±30kV ESD Protection

  • High-Performance Transceiver Enables Flexible Designs
  • Integrated Protection Ensures Robust Communication

MAX14941
5kVRMS Isolated 20Mbps Half-Duplex PROFIBUS/RS-485 Transceivers with ±35kV ESD Protection

  • High-Performance Transceiver Enables Flexible Designs
  • Integrated Protections Ensures Robust Communication

MAX14942
5kVRMS Isolated 20Mbps Half-Duplex PROFIBUS/RS-485 Transceivers with ±35kV ESD Protection

  • High-Performance Transceiver Enables Flexible Designs
  • Integrated Protections Ensures Robust Communication

MAX14938
2.75kVRMS Isolated 20Mbps Half-Duplex PROFIBUS/RS-485 Transceivers with ±35kV ESD Protection

  • High-Performance Transceiver Enables Flexible Designs
  • Integrated Protections Ensures Robust Communication

MAX14939
2.75kVRMS Isolated 20Mbps Half-Duplex PROFIBUS/RS-485 Transceivers with ±35kV ESD Protection

  • High-Performance Transceiver Enables Flexible Designs
  • Integrated Protections Ensures Robust Communication