Parasitically Powered Digital Input

Industry's Smallest, Robust, Digital Input

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The MAX22191 is an IEC 61131-2 compliant, industrial digital input (DI) device that translates a 24V digital industrial input to a 2.4mA (typ) current for driving optical isolators. Voltage thresholds and current levels in the MAX22191 are compliant with Type 1 and Type 3 inputs, while minimizing power dissipation. The MAX22191 is also compliant with 48V inputs, with the addition of external resistors.

Operating power is derived from the input signal, eliminating the need for an external field-side power supply. A 250ns (max) fast response time is ideal for high-speed inputs. Additionally, a CMOS-compatible test input is available for safety diagnostics.

The MAX22191 features robust functionality for harsh industrial systems and is capable of normal operation with input signals ranging from -60V to +60V. Integrated thermal shutdown further protects the device when VCC is present.

The MAX22191 is available in a small, 6-lead SOT23 package and operates over the -40°C to +125°C ambient temperature range.

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Key Features

  • High Integration for Flexible Circuit Designs
    • 250ns (max) Response Time
    • Parasitically Powered from the Field Input
    • Current Sourcing Input with Optical Isolators
    • Current Sinking Input with Optical Isolators
    • Current Sinking Input with Logic Devices
    • Test Pulse Input
  • Reduced Power and Heat Dissipation
    • Current Limited Input
  • Robust Design
    • Operates from -60V to +60V Input Voltage
    • -40°C to +125°C Ambient Operating Temperature


  • Current Sourcing Inputs
  • Individually Isolated Inputs
  • Industrial Automation
  • Motor Controls
  • Process Automation

See parametric specs for Digital I/O (15)

Part NumberDigital Input/OutputµC Interface TypeChannelsVSUPPLY
Digital Input TypeCurrent Limit
Current Limit
Min. Detectable Field Input Pulse Width
FeaturesOper. Temp.
MAX22191 Digital InputCMOS1-6060
Type 1
Type 3
Accurate Current Limiter
Parasitically Powered
-40 to +125

Pricing Notes:
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MAX22191EVKIT: Evaluation Kit for the MAX22191
MAX22191PMB: Evaluation Kit for the MAX22191 Peripheral Module

Tools & Models

  • MAX22191 IBIS Model
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    Type ID Title
    Evaluation Board9719MAX22191EVKIT Evaluation Kit for the MAX22191
    Evaluation Board10055MAX22191PMB Evaluation Kit for the MAX22191 Peripheral Module