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Voltage level translators

Resolve I/O voltage difference with level shifter ICs

Browse our portfolio of voltage translators/level shifters, including general purpose direction, auto-bidirectional and unidirectional level shifters.

Unidirectional voltage translators

Up or down translation in push-pull and 3-state output configurations.

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Auto-bidirectional voltage translators

Automatic direction sensing for two-way level translation applications.

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Voltage translating gates

Voltage translation with integrated logic functionality.

GTL/TTL/BTL/ECL transceiver/translator

Voltage translation for standard bus and backplane applications.

Application specific voltage translators

Voltage translation for standard interfaces such as SPI, SDIO, I2C, and others.

Selecting the right autobidirectional voltage translator for your design

This short video provides an overview of our three autobidirectional families (TXB, TXS and LSF) and when to use them. 

  • TXB is designed to preserve signal integrity in push-pull interfaces.
  • TXS works with both push-pull and open-drain interfaces and includes integrated pull-up resistors.
  • LSF is the most flexible for discrete designs.

For systems requiring higher drive strength or higher data rates, we recommend using direction controlled or unidirectional voltage level translators.

Featured logic shifters


Dual-bit dual-supply bus transceiver with configurable voltage translation


4-bit dual-supply bus transceiver with 3-state outputs and independent direction control inputs


Single-bit dual-supply buffered voltage signal converter

Featured evaluation modules 


Evaluation module for small package direction-controlled translation devices.

Supports SN74AXC8T245 in the RJW package and SN74AXC1T45 in DEA & DTQ packages; populates the SN74AVC4T245 in the RSV package. 


1-to 8-bit LSF translator family evaluation module.

The LSF family of devices are level translators that support a voltage range of 0.95-V and 5-V and provide multi-voltage bidirectional translation without a direction pin.


1-to 8-bit TXS translator family evaluation module.

TXS-EVM supports single, dual, quad and octal channel TXS devices. TXS devices belong to the auto bidirectional voltage level translation family with an operating voltage between 1.2-V and 5.5-V.