SLLS047M February   1989  – November 2014 MAX232

PRODUCTION DATA.  

  1. Features
  2. Applications
  3. Description
  4. Simplified Schematic
  5. Revision History
  6. Pin Configuration and Functions
    1.     Pin Functions
  7. Specifications
    1. 7.1 Absolute Maximum Ratings
    2. 7.2 Handling Ratings
    3. 7.3 Recommended Operating Conditions
    4. 7.4 Thermal Information
    5. 7.5 Electrical Characteristics –– Device
    6. 7.6 Electrical Characteristics –– Driver
    7. 7.7 Electrical Characteristics –– Receiver
    8. 7.8 Switching Characteristics
    9. 7.9 Typical Characteristics
  8. Parameter Measurement Information
  9. Detailed Description
    1. 9.1 Overview
    2. 9.2 Functional Block Diagram
    3. 9.3 Feature Description
      1. 9.3.1 Power
      2. 9.3.2 RS232 Driver
      3. 9.3.3 RS232 Receiver
    4. 9.4 Device Functional Modes
      1. 9.4.1 VCC powered by 5V
      2. 9.4.2 VCC unpowered
  10. 10Application and Implementation
    1. 10.1 Application Information
    2. 10.2 Typical Application
      1. 10.2.1 Design Requirements
      2. 10.2.2 Detailed Design Procedure
      3. 10.2.3 Application Curves
  11. 11Power Supply Recommendations
  12. 12Layout
    1. 12.1 Layout Guidelines
    2. 12.2 Layout Example
  13. 13Device and Documentation Support
    1. 13.1 Related Links
    2. 13.2 Trademarks
    3. 13.3 Electrostatic Discharge Caution
    4. 13.4 Glossary
  14. 14Mechanical, Packaging, and Orderable Information

Package Options

Refer to the PDF data sheet for device specific package drawings

Mechanical Data (Package|Pins)
  • NS|16
  • DW|16
  • N|16
  • D|16
Thermal pad, mechanical data (Package|Pins)
Orderable Information

Pin Configuration and Functions

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Pin Functions

PIN TYPE DESCRIPTION
NAME NO.
C1+ 1 Positive lead of C1 capacitor
VS+ 2 O Positive charge pump output for storage capacitor only
C1- 3 Negative lead of C1 capacitor
C2+ 4 Positive lead of C2 capacitor
C2- 5 Negative lead of C2 capacitor
VS- 6 O Negative charge pump output for storage capacitor only
T2OUT, T1OUT 7, 14 O RS232 line data output (to remote RS232 system)
R2IN, R1IN 8, 13 I RS232 line data input (from remote RS232 system)
R2OUT, R1OUT 9, 12 O Logic data output (to UART)
T2IN, T1IN 10, 11 I Logic data input (from UART)
GND 15 Ground
VCC 16 Supply Voltage, Connect to external 5V power supply