Interface Integrated Circuits

Interface ICs provide complete electronic interface circuit functions in a single chip which increases reliability while providing significant savings in design effort, design size and cost. Interface devices control and manage signal communications between diverse electronic systems. Our wide selection of interface ICs enable robust, reliable and efficient communications which simplify design while providing the highest levels of signal isolation and protection. Our market-leading transceivers, IO-Link devices, USB, high-speed serial link and digital I/O interface devices support a broad variety of applications, including industrial, automotive, mobile and portable devices.




Interface Development Boards


Evaluation kit for the DS2484

DS2484EVKIT

DS2484 Converts I2C slave to 1-Wire master. Independent and flexible I2C and 1-Wire operating voltage, user programmable 1-Wire timing.

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1-Wire socket boards

DS9120

Designed for use with the DS2484EVKIT and 1-Wire PC adapters such as DS9490R.

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1-Wire device programmer

DS9488-GP8

Simultaneously programs up to eight 1-Wire devices.

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Evaluation kit for the DS9090EVKIT

DS9090EVKIT

With the OneWireViewer PC utility, exercise and evaluate a broad range of 1-Wire devices.

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USB to 1-Wire adapter

DS9481R-3C7

With the OneWireViewer PC utility, easily exercise and evaluate 1-Wire devices.

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Evaluation Kit for Octal Digital Output with SafeDemag

MAX14912EVKIT

Octal HS or push-pull, SafeDemag surge protection with integrated diagnostics and LED matrix.

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Evaluation Kit for Single-Channel Configurable DIO IC

MAX14914EVKIT

The only fully software-configurable DIO push-pull, fast, and surge protection product with SafeDemag.

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Evaluation Kit for Octal Digital Input for Type 1, 3, and 2 Inputs

MAX22190EVKIT

Fully IEC61131-2-compliant octal digital input with wire-break detection, integrated diagnostics, and LED matrix.

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Ultra-High CMTI Isolated Gate Drivers Evaluation Kit

MAX22701EVKIT

Includes two identical ICs for measurement of part-to-part propagation delay matching.

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High-Precision, Long-Battery Life Heat/Flow Meter

MAXREFDES70

Low-power, ultrasonic time-of-flight reference design for high-accuracy liquid flow measurement.

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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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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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MAX22517
Self-Powered, Two-Channel, 3.5kVRMS Digital Isolator

  • Robust Protection in Small Footprint
  • Robust Galvanic Isolation of Digital Signals
  • Design Flexibility

MAX22518
Self-Powered, Two-Channel, 3.5kVRMS Digital Isolator

  • Robust Protection in Small Footprint
  • Robust Galvanic Isolation of Digital Signals
  • Design Flexibility

MAX22519
Self-Powered, Two-Channel, 3.5kVRMS Digital Isolator

  • Robust Protection in Small Footprint
  • Robust Galvanic Isolation of Digital Signals
  • Design Flexibility

MAX33072E
+3V to +5.5V, Polarity Invert RS-485 Half-Duplex Transceiver with ±65V Fault Protection, ±40V CMR, and ±40kV ESD

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

MAX33073E
+3V to +5.5V, Polarity Invert RS-485 Half-Duplex Transceiver with ±65V Fault Protection, ±40V CMR, and ±40kV ESD

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

MAX20459
Automotive High-Current Step-Down Converter with USB-C Dedicated Charging Port

  • One-Chip Type-C Solution Directly from Car Battery to Portable Device
  • Optimal USB Charging and Communication for Portable Devices
  • Low-Noise Features Prevent Interference with AM Band and Portable Devices

MAX77958
Standalone USB Type-C and USB Power Delivery Controller

  • Customizable Firmware
  • USB Type-C Support and USB-PD Support
  • Supports BC1.2 Legacy/Proprietary Charger Detection

MAX14906
Quad-Channel Industrial Digital Output, Digital Input

  • Per-Channel Configurability Enables Wide Range of Applications 
  • Fault Tolerant with Built-In Diagnostics
  • High Integration Reduces BOM Count and PCB Space 

MAX22088
Home Bus System (HBS) Compatible Transceiver

  • High Integration Reduces BOM and Footprint
  • Configurability Enables Flexible Design
  • Integrated Protection for Robust Communication

MAX14829
Low Power IO-Link Device Transceiver with Dual Drivers

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

MAX33014E
+5V, 5Mbps CAN Transceiver with ±65V Fault Protection, Fault Detection and Reporting, ±25V CMR, and ±40kV ESD Protection

  • Integrated Protection Increases Robustness
  • Family Provides Flexible Design Options
  • Fault Detection and Reporting

MAX33015E
+5V, 5Mbps CAN Transceiver with ±65V Fault Protection, Fault Detection and Reporting, ±25V CMR, and ±40kV ESD Protection

  • Integrated Protection Increases Robustness
  • Family Provides Flexible Design Options
  • Fault Detection and Reporting

MAX33012E
+5V, 5Mbps CAN Transceiver with ±65V Fault Protection, Fault Detection and Reporting, ±25V CMR, and ±40kV ESD Protection

  • Integrated Protection Increases Robustness
  • Family Provides Flexible Design Options
  • Fault Detection and Reporting

MAX33011E
+5V, 5Mbps CAN Transceiver with ±65V Fault Protection, Fault Detection and Reporting, ±25V CMR, and ±40kV ESD Protection

  • Integrated Protection Increases Robustness
  • Family Provides Flexible Design Options
  • Fault Detection and Reporting

MAX22026
Compact, Isolated, Half-Duplex RS-485/RS-422 Transceivers with AutoDirection Control

  • High-Level Integration Reduces Overall Solution Size
  • Integrated Protection Ensures Robust Communication
  • Enables Flexible System Design

MAX22027
Compact, Isolated, Half-Duplex RS-485/RS-422 Transceivers with AutoDirection Control

  • High-Level Integration Reduces Overall Solution Size
  • Integrated Protection Ensures Robust Communication
  • Enables Flexible System Design

MAX22028
Compact, Isolated, Half-Duplex RS-485/RS-422 Transceivers with AutoDirection Control

  • High-Level Integration Reduces Overall Solution Size
  • Integrated Protection Ensures Robust Communication
  • Enables Flexible System Design

MAX22027F
Compact, Isolated, Half-Duplex RS-485/RS-422 Transceivers with AutoDirection Control

  • High-Level Integration Reduces Overall Solution Size
  • Integrated Protection Ensures Robust Communication
  • Enables Flexible System Design

MAX22026F
Compact, Isolated, Half-Duplex RS-485/RS-422 Transceivers with AutoDirection Control

  • High-Level Integration Reduces Overall Solution Size
  • Integrated Protection Ensures Robust Communication
  • Enables Flexible System Design

MAX22025F
Compact, Isolated, Half-Duplex RS-485/RS-422 Transceivers with AutoDirection Control

  • High-Level Integration Reduces Overall Solution Size
  • Integrated Protection Ensures Robust Communication
  • Enables Flexible System Design

MAX22028F
Compact, Isolated, Half-Duplex RS-485/RS-422 Transceivers with AutoDirection Control

  • High-Level Integration Reduces Overall Solution Size
  • Integrated Protection Ensures Robust Communication
  • Enables Flexible System Design

MAX22025, MAX22025F
Compact, Isolated, Half-Duplex RS-485/RS-422 Transceivers with AutoDirection Control

  • High-Level Integration Reduces Overall Solution Size
  • Integrated Protection Ensures Robust Communication
  • Enables Flexible System Design

MAX22520
One-Time Programmable (OTP) Industrial Sensor Output Driver

  • High Configurability Supports a Wide Range of Sensor Designs
  • Robust Design for Harsh Industrial Environments
  • Small Form Factor for Compact Designs

MAX25410
Automotive USB Power Delivery Port Protector

  • USB Type-C CC1/CC2 Protection Switches
  • Integrated 550mΩ VCONN FETs with 250mAOvercurrent Protection
  • USB 2.0 D+/D- Protection Switches with 1GHz Bandwidth