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


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

MAXREFDES70

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

Learn more ›

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.

Learn more ›

Pocket IO™ PLC Development Platform

MAXREFDES150

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

Learn more ›



Interface Related Videos




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


MAX22515
IO-Link Transceiver with Integrated Protection

  • High Configurability and Integration Reduces SKU
  • Integrated Protection Enables Robust Systems
  • Optimized for Small Designs

MAX30131
1-, 2-, 4-Channel, Ultra-Low Power Electrochemical Sensor AFEs

  • Multichannel Operation
  • High Accuracy and Precision
  • Autonomous Modes with 256 Word Configurable FIFO and Programmable Alarm

MAX30132
1-, 2-, 4-Channel, Ultra-Low Power Electrochemical Sensor AFEs

  • Multichannel Operation
  • High Accuracy and Precision
  • Autonomous Modes with 256 Word Configurable FIFO and Programmable Alarm

MAX30134
1-, 2-, 4-Channel, Ultra-Low Power Electrochemical Sensor AFEs

  • Multichannel Operation
  • High Accuracy and Precision
  • Autonomous Modes with 256 Word Configurable FIFO and Programmable Alarm

MAX22503E
100Mbps Full-Duplex 3V/5V RS-485/RS-422 Transceiver with High EFT Immunity

  • High-Speed Operation
  • Integrated Protection Increases Robustness
  • Flexibility for Many Different Applications

MAX96715
13-Bit GMSL Serializer with High-Immunity/ Bandwidth Mode and Coax/STP Cable Drive

  • Ideal for Safety Camera Applications
    • Works with Low-Cost 50Ω Coax (100Ω STP) Cables
    • Error Detection of Video/Control Data
    • High-Immunity Mode for Robust Control-Channel EMC Tolerance
  • High-Speed Data Serialization for Megapixel Cameras
    • Up to 1.74Gbps Serial-Bit Rate
    • 12.5MHz to 116MHz x 12-Bit + H/V Data through Internal Encoding
  • Multiple Modes for System Flexibility
    • 9.6kbps to 1Mbps Control Channel in I²C Mode (with Clock Stretch)
    • Crosspoint Switch Accepts Any Input Bitmap
    • Modes for Encoded VSYNC and HSYNC

  • MAX20463
    Automotive USB Type-A to Type-C Port Converter with Protection

    • USB Type-C R1.3 compliance with integrated VBUS Discharge
    • Designed for Cooperative Protection with Head-Unit Protector
    • Robust Design Keeps Vehicle System and Portable Devices Safe in Automotive Environment