TMP236 Precision analog output temperature sensor |

TMP236 (ACTIVE) Precision analog output temperature sensor



The TMP23x devices are a family of precision CMOS integrated-circuit linear analog temperature sensors with an output voltage proportional to temperature engineers can use in multiple analog temperature-sensing applications. These temperature sensors are more accurate than similar pin-compatible devices on the market, featuring typical accuracy from 0°C to +70°C of ±0.5°C and ±1°C. The increased accuracy of the series is designed for many analog temperature-sensing applications. The TMP235 device provides a positive slope output of 10 mV/°C over the full –40°C to +150°C temperature range and a supply range from 2.3 V to 5.5 V. The higher gain TMP236 sensor provides a positive slope output of 19.5 mV/°C from –10°C to +125°C and a supply range from 3.1 V to 5.5 V.

The 9-µA typical quiescent current and 800-µs typical power-on time enable effective power-cycling architectures to minimize power consumption for battery-powered devices. A class-AB output driver provides a strong 500-µA maximum output to drive capacitive loads up to 1000 pF and is designed to directly interface to analog-to-digital converter sample and hold inputs. With excellent accuracy and a strong linear output driver, the TMP23x analog output temperature sensors are cost-effective alternatives to passive thermistors.


  • Cost-Effective Alternative to Thermistors
  • Wide Temperature Measurement Range:
    • –40°C to +150°C (TMP235)
    • –10°C to +125°C (TMP236)
  • Available in Two Accuracy Level Variants:
    • A2 Level: ±0.5°C (Typical)
    • A4 Level: ±1°C (Typical)
  • Positive Slope Sensor Gain, Offset (Typical):
    • 10 mV/°C, 500 mV at 0°C (TMP235)
    • 19.5 mV/°C, 400 mV at 0°C (TMP236)
  • Wide Operating Supply Voltage Range:
    • 2.3 V to 5.5 V (TMP235)
    • 3.1 V to 5.5 V (TMP236)
  • Short Circuit Protected Output
  • Low Power: 9 µA (Typical)
  • Strong Output For Driving Loads up to 1000 pF
  • Available Package Options:
    • 5-Pin SC70 (DCK) Surface Mount
    • 3-Pin SOT-23 (DBZ) Surface Mount

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Part number Order Local sensor accuracy (Max) (+/- C) Operating temperature range (C) Supply voltage (Min) (V) Supply voltage (Max) (V) Supply current (Max) (uA) Sensor gain (mV/Deg C) Rating Features Output impedance (ohms) Interface
TMP236 Order now 1     -10 to 125     3.1     5.5     12     19.5     Catalog     Industry standard pinout     20     Analog Output    
TMP235 Order now 1     -40 to 150     2.3     5.5     12     10     Catalog     Industry standard pinout     20     Analog Output