Top
/content/maximintegrated/en/products/interface

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 industrial I/O interface devices support a broad variety of applications, including industrial, automotive, mobile and portable devices.

IO Link Transceivers

IO-Link® is a 3-wire industrial communications standard designed for linking sensors and actuato...

Controllers/Expanders

Maxim's controllers provide protocol conversion and port expansion for popular serial communicat...

Level Translators

Level translators provide an interface between components that operate at different voltage leve...

Industrial IO

Our industrial digital and analog I/O IC portfolio provides the highest levels of robustness on ...

Isolation

Isolation ICs provide complete galvanic isolation between two power domains to protect circuits ...

High-Speed Signaling

Our high-speed differential signaling ICs support many standards, including CMOS, LCDS and TTL.

Universal Serial Bus

Our USB products provide solutions ranging from USB signaling to USB power management.

Signal Line Protection ICs

Signal line protection circuits significantly increase survivability by clamping over-voltage ev...

Signal Integrity

Maxim's portfolio of signal integrity solutions provides protocol-specific redrivers and equaliz...

Current Loop Products 4-20mA

Maxim provides a wide range of products designed for implementing and protecting 4-20mA communic...

Broadband Switches

Maxim's broadband switch portfolio offers protocol-specific solutions for high-speed (> 500MHz) ...

Sensor Interface

Sensor interface ICs connect directly to a sensor element and provide the needed signal conditio...

Featured Videos


Heat Map Comparison of IO-Link Device Transceivers
1:03 November 15, 2016


Micro PLC Universal Analog Input Card
5:37 December 04, 2015


What is IO-Link?
4:58 April 23, 2015

Transceivers

RS232, RS422, USB, IO-LINK transceivers integrate features to increase reliability and simplify ...

Technical Documents

Browse Popular Technical Documents:

Technical Documentation

*Required

Technical Documentation

Technical Documents

Showing 10 of View Top 100 Results View All Results

Part Number Title Document Type Date

Featured Products

MAX2087 8-Channel, High-Performance, Low-Power Fully-Integrated Ultrasound Transceiver with 5-Level Pulser and T/R Switch

The MAX2087 is a highly integrated 8-channel ultrasound transceiver that is optimized for high c...
  • 8 Full Channels of 5-Level Pulser, T/R-Switch, Integrated AFE, with 14-Bit ADC and CWD Mixers and Significant Digital Post-Processing Capability
  • Pulsers Feature Internal Floating Power Supplies and a DirectDrive® Architecture, Eliminating the Need for External Signal High-Voltage Capacitors
  • Embedded Digital Resources Support Transmit Beamforming Dramatically Reducing the Number of Interconnects and FPGA I/Os
  • High Performance Pulser Characteristics: -40dBc for 2nd Harmonic Distortion at 5MHz; Low 14ns Propagation Delay; Active Return to Zero (Clamp); Programmable Current Capability; and Low Quiescent 4.3mV/Ch Power Dissipation
  • Ultra-Low, Full-Channel Receiver Noise Figure of 2.4dB at RIN = RS = 200Ω
  • High Dynamic Range Receiver with 81dBFS SNR at fIN = 5MHz and 2MHz Bandwidth
  • Low-Power (153mW per Channel) Receiver (Includes LNA, VGA, AAF, and ADC) Normal Imaging Mode at 65Msps at Full Performance, and a 100mW per Channel Ultra-Low-Power Mode
  • Selectable Active Input Impedance LNA with 50, 100, 200, and 400 Input Selections (LNA Gain = 18dB); along with an Open Feedback Loop Option with ~3kΩ Input Impedance at 2MHz and 1.2kΩ at 5MHz
  • Integrated Analog Highpass Filter, Selectable 3 Pole 10, 15, 20, and 30MHz Butterworth Anti-Alias Filter and a Bypassable Programmable Digital Highpass Filter
  • Fully Integrated High-Performance CWD Beam-Former with Separate I and Q Mixers for Improved Dynamic Range (157dBc/Hz Dynamic Range per Channel at 1kHz from a 2MHz Carrier) and Sensitivity
  • Bypassable Demodulator Has 96dB SNR NCO, 16 x M Tap Polyphase Decimation Filter with Programmable Decimation Between 2 ≤ M ≤ 32
  • MAX22501E 100Mbps Half-Duplex RS-485/RS-422 Transceivers for Long Cables

    MAX22501E 100Mbps Half-Duplex RS-485/RS-422 Transceivers for Long Cables

    The MAX22500E/MAX22501E half-duplex ESD-protected RS-485/RS-422 transceivers are optimized for h...
    • High-Speed Operation Over Long Distances
      • Up to 100Mbps Data Rate
      • Integrated Preemphasis Extends Cable Length (MAX22500E)
      • High Receiver Sensitivity
      • Wide Receiver Bandwidth
      • Symmetrical Receiver Thresholds
    • Integrated Protection Increases Robustness
      • -15V to +15V Common Mode Range
      • ±15kV ESD Protection (Human Body Model)
      • ±7kV IEC 61000-4-2 Air-Gap ESD Protection
      • ±6kV IEC 61000-4-2 Contact Discharge ESD Protection
      • Withstands up to ±4kV EFT
      • Driver Outputs are Short-Circuit Protected
    • Flexibility for Many Different Applications
      • 3V to 5.5V Supply Range
      • Low Voltage Logic Supply Down to 1.6V (MAX22500E)
      • Low 5µA (max) Shutdown Current
      • Available in 8-pin or 10-pin TDFN Package and an 8-pin µMAX Package
      • -40°C to +125°C Operating Temperature Range
    MAX22500E 100Mbps Half-Duplex RS-485/RS-422 Transceivers for Long Cables

    MAX22500E 100Mbps Half-Duplex RS-485/RS-422 Transceivers for Long Cables

    The MAX22500E/MAX22501E half-duplex ESD-protected RS-485/RS-422 transceivers are optimized for h...
    • High-Speed Operation Over Long Distances
      • Up to 100Mbps Data Rate
      • Integrated Preemphasis Extends Cable Length (MAX22500E)
      • High Receiver Sensitivity
      • Wide Receiver Bandwidth
      • Symmetrical Receiver Thresholds
    • Integrated Protection Increases Robustness
      • -15V to +15V Common Mode Range
      • ±15kV ESD Protection (Human Body Model)
      • ±7kV IEC 61000-4-2 Air-Gap ESD Protection
      • ±6kV IEC 61000-4-2 Contact Discharge ESD Protection
      • Withstands up to ±4kV EFT
      • Driver Outputs are Short-Circuit Protected
    • Flexibility for Many Different Applications
      • 3V to 5.5V Supply Range
      • Low Voltage Logic Supply Down to 1.6V (MAX22500E)
      • Low 5µA (max) Shutdown Current
      • Available in 8-pin or 10-pin TDFN Package and an 8-pin µMAX Package
      • -40°C to +125°C Operating Temperature Range
    MAX22820 Reinforced, Ultra-Low-Power, Two-Channel Digital Isolators

    MAX22820 Reinforced, Ultra-Low-Power, Two-Channel Digital Isolators

    The MAX22_2_ are a family of 2-channel reinforced ultra-low-power digital isolators. The MAX22_2...
    • Ultra-Low Power Consumption
      • 11.4µA per Channel at DC with VDD = 3.3V
      • 15.4µA per Channel at 100kbps with VDD = 3.3V
      • 54.7µA per Channel at 1Mbps with VDD = 3.3V
    • Wide Supply Range Supports from 1.71V to 5.5V
    • Reinforced Galvanic Isolation for Digital Signals
      • 8-NSOIC with 4mm Creepage and Clearance Withstands 3kVRMS for 60s (VISO) and Continuously Withstands 445VRMS (VIOWM)
      • 8-WSOIC with 8mm Creepage and Clearance Withstands 5kVRMS for 60s (VISO) and Continuously Withstands 848VRMS (VIOWM)
      • Withstands ±10kV Surge Between GNDA and GNDB with 1.2/50µs Waveform
      • High CMTI (200kV/µs, min)
    • Low Propagation Delay and Low Jitter
      • Maximum Data Rate Up to 10Mbps
      • Low Propagation Delay 51ns (typ) at VDD = 3.3V
      • Clock Jitter RMS 15.4ps (typ)
    • Safety Regulatory Approvals
      • UL According to UL1577
      • cUL According to CSA Bulletin 5A
      • VDE 0884-11 Reinforced Insulation (Pending)
      • IECEx and ATEX Intrinsic Safety (IS): Sira 0518 II 1G Ex ia IIC Ga (Pending)
    MAX22821 Reinforced, Ultra-Low-Power, Two-Channel Digital Isolators

    MAX22821 Reinforced, Ultra-Low-Power, Two-Channel Digital Isolators

    The MAX22_2_ are a family of 2-channel reinforced ultra-low-power digital isolators. The MAX22_2...
    • Ultra-Low Power Consumption
      • 11.4µA per Channel at DC with VDD = 3.3V
      • 15.4µA per Channel at 100kbps with VDD = 3.3V
      • 54.7µA per Channel at 1Mbps with VDD = 3.3V
    • Wide Supply Range Supports from 1.71V to 5.5V
    • Reinforced Galvanic Isolation for Digital Signals
      • 8-NSOIC with 4mm Creepage and Clearance Withstands 3kVRMS for 60s (VISO) and Continuously Withstands 445VRMS (VIOWM)
      • 8-WSOIC with 8mm Creepage and Clearance Withstands 5kVRMS for 60s (VISO) and Continuously Withstands 848VRMS (VIOWM)
      • Withstands ±10kV Surge Between GNDA and GNDB with 1.2/50µs Waveform
      • High CMTI (200kV/µs, min)
    • Low Propagation Delay and Low Jitter
      • Maximum Data Rate Up to 10Mbps
      • Low Propagation Delay 51ns (typ) at VDD = 3.3V
      • Clock Jitter RMS 15.4ps (typ)
    • Safety Regulatory Approvals
      • UL According to UL1577
      • cUL According to CSA Bulletin 5A
      • VDE 0884-11 Reinforced Insulation (Pending)
      • IECEx and ATEX Intrinsic Safety (IS): Sira 0518 II 1G Ex ia IIC Ga (Pending)
    MAX22421 Reinforced, Ultra-Low-Power, Two-Channel Digital Isolators

    MAX22421 Reinforced, Ultra-Low-Power, Two-Channel Digital Isolators

    The MAX22_2_ are a family of 2-channel reinforced ultra-low-power digital isolators. The MAX22_2...
    • Ultra-Low Power Consumption
      • 11.4µA per Channel at DC with VDD = 3.3V
      • 15.4µA per Channel at 100kbps with VDD = 3.3V
      • 54.7µA per Channel at 1Mbps with VDD = 3.3V
    • Wide Supply Range Supports from 1.71V to 5.5V
    • Reinforced Galvanic Isolation for Digital Signals
      • 8-NSOIC with 4mm Creepage and Clearance Withstands 3kVRMS for 60s (VISO) and Continuously Withstands 445VRMS (VIOWM)
      • 8-WSOIC with 8mm Creepage and Clearance Withstands 5kVRMS for 60s (VISO) and Continuously Withstands 848VRMS (VIOWM)
      • Withstands ±10kV Surge Between GNDA and GNDB with 1.2/50µs Waveform
      • High CMTI (200kV/µs, min)
    • Low Propagation Delay and Low Jitter
      • Maximum Data Rate Up to 10Mbps
      • Low Propagation Delay 51ns (typ) at VDD = 3.3V
      • Clock Jitter RMS 15.4ps (typ)
    • Safety Regulatory Approvals
      • UL According to UL1577
      • cUL According to CSA Bulletin 5A
      • VDE 0884-11 Reinforced Insulation (Pending)
      • IECEx and ATEX Intrinsic Safety (IS): Sira 0518 II 1G Ex ia IIC Ga (Pending)
    MAX22420 Reinforced, Ultra-Low-Power, Two-Channel Digital Isolators

    MAX22420 Reinforced, Ultra-Low-Power, Two-Channel Digital Isolators

    The MAX22_2_ are a family of 2-channel reinforced ultra-low-power digital isolators. The MAX22_2...
    • Ultra-Low Power Consumption
      • 11.4µA per Channel at DC with VDD = 3.3V
      • 15.4µA per Channel at 100kbps with VDD = 3.3V
      • 54.7µA per Channel at 1Mbps with VDD = 3.3V
    • Wide Supply Range Supports from 1.71V to 5.5V
    • Reinforced Galvanic Isolation for Digital Signals
      • 8-NSOIC with 4mm Creepage and Clearance Withstands 3kVRMS for 60s (VISO) and Continuously Withstands 445VRMS (VIOWM)
      • 8-WSOIC with 8mm Creepage and Clearance Withstands 5kVRMS for 60s (VISO) and Continuously Withstands 848VRMS (VIOWM)
      • Withstands ±10kV Surge Between GNDA and GNDB with 1.2/50µs Waveform
      • High CMTI (200kV/µs, min)
    • Low Propagation Delay and Low Jitter
      • Maximum Data Rate Up to 10Mbps
      • Low Propagation Delay 51ns (typ) at VDD = 3.3V
      • Clock Jitter RMS 15.4ps (typ)
    • Safety Regulatory Approvals
      • UL According to UL1577
      • cUL According to CSA Bulletin 5A
      • VDE 0884-11 Reinforced Insulation (Pending)
      • IECEx and ATEX Intrinsic Safety (IS): Sira 0518 II 1G Ex ia IIC Ga (Pending)
    MAX22421BSEVKIT Evaluation Kit for the <a href="/en/products/MAX22420">MAX22420</a>/<a href="/en/products/MAX22421">MAX22421</a>/<a href="/en/products/MAX22820">MAX22820</a>/<a href="/en/products/MAX22820">MAX22821</a>

    MAX22421BSEVKIT Evaluation Kit for the MAX22420/MAX22421/MAX22820/MAX22821

    The MAX22420/MAX22421 evaluation kits (EV kits) provide a proven design to evaluate the MAX22420...
    • Ultra-Low-Power Operation
    • Data Transfer Rates up to 10Mbps
    • MAX22420 with 2:0 Channel Configuration MAX22421 with 1:1 Channel Configuration
    • SMA Connectors for Easy Connection to External Equipment
    • Wide Power Supply Voltage Range from 1.71V to 5.5V
    • Guaranteed up to 3kVRMS Isolation for the 60s
    • -40° C to +125° C Temperature Range
    • Proven PCB Layout
    MAX2242XSEVKIT Evaluation Kit for the <a href="/en/products/MAX22420">MAX22420</a>/<a href="/en/products/MAX22421">MAX22421</a>/<a href="/en/products/MAX22820">MAX22820</a>/<a href="/en/products/MAX22820">MAX22821</a>

    MAX2242XSEVKIT Evaluation Kit for the MAX22420/MAX22421/MAX22820/MAX22821

    The MAX22420/MAX22421 evaluation kits (EV kits) provide a proven design to evaluate the MAX22420...
    • Ultra-Low-Power Operation
    • Data Transfer Rates up to 10Mbps
    • MAX22420 with 2:0 Channel Configuration MAX22421 with 1:1 Channel Configuration
    • SMA Connectors for Easy Connection to External Equipment
    • Wide Power Supply Voltage Range from 1.71V to 5.5V
    • Guaranteed up to 3kVRMS Isolation for the 60s
    • -40° C to +125° C Temperature Range
    • Proven PCB Layout
    MAX22506E 50Mbps Half-Duplex RS-485/RS-422 Transceiver with High EFT Immunity

    MAX22506E 50Mbps Half-Duplex RS-485/RS-422 Transceiver with High EFT Immunity

    The MAX22506E ESD-protected RS-485/RS-422 transceiver is optimized for high-speed communication ...
    • High-Speed Operation over Long Distances
      • Up to 50Mbps Data Rate
      • High Receiver Sensitivity
      • Wide Receiver Bandwidth
      • Symmetrical Receiver Thresholds
    • Integrated Protection Increases Robustness
      • -15V to +15V Common-Mode Range
      • ±15kV ESD Protection (Human Body Model)
      • ±7kV IEC 61000-4-2 Air-Gap ESD Protection
      • ±6kV IEC 61000-4-2 Contact Discharge ESD Protection
      • Withstands Over ±4kV EFT
      • Driver Outputs are Short-Circuit Protected
    • Flexibility for Many Different Applications
      • 3V to 5.5V Supply Range
      • Low 5μA (max) Shutdown Current
      • Available in 8-pin SOIC and μMAX Packages
      • -40°C to +125°C Operating Temperature Range

    Reference Designs

    Product Image

    DS9481R-3C7

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

    DS9488-GP8

    Simultaneously programs up to eight 1-Wire devices.
    Product Image

    DS9090EVKIT

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

    DS9120

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

    DS2484EVKIT

    DS2484 Converts I2C slave to 1-Wire master. Independent and flexible I2C and 1-Wire operating vo...
    Product Image

    MAX22190EVKIT

    Fully IEC61131-2-compliant octal digital input with wire-break detection, integrated diagnostics...
    Product Image

    MAX14914EVKIT

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

    MAX14912EVKIT

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

    MAX22701EVKIT

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

    MAXREFDES70

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