Half-Duplex M-LVDS Transceiver - SN65MLVD206B


Half-Duplex M-LVDS Transceiver



The SN65MLVD201B, SN65MLVD203B, SN65MLVD206B, SN65MLVD207B devices are multipoint-low-voltage differential (M-LVDS) line drivers and receivers which are optimized to operate at signaling rates up to 200 Mbps. This device family has robust 3.3-V drivers and receivers in the standard SOIC footprint for demanding industrial applications. The bus pins are robust to ESD events, with high levels of protection to human-body model and IEC contact discharge specifications.

These devices each combine a differential driver and a differential receiver (transceiver), which operate from a single 3.3-V supply. The transceivers are optimized to operate at signaling rates up to
200 Mbps.

The SN65MLVD20xB have enhancements over similar devices. Improved features include a controlled slew rate on the driver output to help minimize reflections from unterminated stubs, resulting in better signal integrity. The same footprint definition was maintained, allowing for an easy drop-in replacement for a system performance upgrade. The devices are characterized for operation from –40°C to 85°C.

The SN65MLVD20xB M-LVDS transceivers are part of TI’s extensive M-LVDS portfolio.


  • Compatible with the M-LVDS Standard TIA/EIA-899 for Multipoint Data Interchange
  • Low-Voltage Differential 30-Ω to 55-Ω Line Drivers and Receivers for Signaling Rates(1) Up to 200 Mbps, Clock Frequencies up to 100 MHz
    • Type-1 Receiver Incorporates 25 mV of Hysteresis (201B and 203B)
    • Type-2 Receiver Provides an Offset Threshold to Detect Open-Circuit and Idle-Bus Conditions (206B and 207B)
  • Bus I/O Protection
    • >±8-kV HBM
    • >±8-kV IEC 61000-4-2 Contact Discharge
  • Controlled Driver Output Voltage Transition Times for Improved Signal Quality
  • –1-V to 3.4-V Common-Mode Voltage Range Allows Data Transfer With 2 V of Ground Noise
  • Bus Pins High Impedance When Disabled or VCC ≤ 1.5 V
  • 100-Mbps Devices Available (SN65MLVD200B, 202B, 204B, 205B)
  • Improved Alternatives to SN65MLVD201, 203, 206, and 207

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Parametrics Compare all products in Multipoint LVDS (MLVDS/BLVDS/LVDM)

No. of Rx
No. of Tx
Input Signal
Output Signal
Signaling Rate (Mbps)
Operating Temperature Range (C)
1    1   
1    1   
200    100   
Catalog    Catalog   
8SOIC    8SOIC   
-40 to 85    -40 to 85   
8    8   

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