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Number of I/Os 16 Features Configuration registers, Interrupt pin VCC (Min) (V) 2.3 VCC (Max) (V) 5.5 Addresses 8 Rating Catalog Frequency (Max) (kHz) 400 Operating temperature range (C) -40 to 85 open-in-new Find other I2C general-purpose I/Os (GPIOs)

Package | Pins | Size

SOIC (DW) 24 160 mm² 15.5 x 10.3 SSOP (DB) 24 64 mm² 8.2 x 7.8 SSOP (DBQ) 24 52 mm² 8.65 x 6 TSSOP (PW) 24 34 mm² 4.4 x 7.8 TVSOP (DGV) 24 32 mm² 5 x 6.4 VQFN (RGE) 24 16 mm² 4 x 4 open-in-new Find other I2C general-purpose I/Os (GPIOs)

Features

  • Low Standby-Current Consumption of 1 µA Max
  • I2C to Parallel Port Expander
  • Open-Drain Active-Low Interrupt Output
  • 5-V Tolerant I/O Ports
  • Compatible With Most Microcontrollers
  • 400-kHz Fast I2C Bus
  • Address by Three Hardware Address Pins for Use of up to Eight Devices
  • Polarity Inversion Register
  • Latched Outputs With High-Current Drive Capability for Directly Driving LEDs
  • Latch-Up Performance Exceeds 100 mA Per JESD 78, Class II
  • ESD Protection Exceeds JESD 22
    • 2000-V Human-Body Model (A114-A)
    • 200-V Machine Model (A115-A)
    • 1000-V Charged-Device Model (C101)

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Description

This 16-bit I/O expander for the two-line bidirectional bus (I2C) is designed for 2.3-V to 5.5-V VCC operation. It provides general-purpose remote I/O expansion for most microcontroller families via the I2C interface [serial clock (SCL), serial data (SDA)].

The PCA9555 consists of two 8-bit Configuration (input or output selection), Input Port, Output Port, and Polarity Inversion (active high or active low operation) registers. At power on, the I/Os are configured as inputs. The system master can enable the I/Os as either inputs or outputs by writing to the I/O configuration bits. The data for each input or output is kept in the corresponding Input or Output register. The polarity of the Input Port register can be inverted with the Polarity Inversion register. All registers can be read by the system master.

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* Datasheet PCA9555 Remote 16-bit I2C and SMBus I/O Expander with Interrupt Output and Configuration Registers datasheet (Rev. I) Apr. 17, 2019
Application notes I2C Dynamic Addressing Apr. 25, 2019
Selection guides Logic Guide (Rev. AB) Jun. 12, 2017
Application notes Choosing the Correct I2C Device for New Designs Sep. 07, 2016
Application notes Understanding and Interpreting Standard-Logic Data Sheets (Rev. C) Dec. 02, 2015
Application notes Understanding the I2C Bus Jun. 30, 2015
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Selection guides I2C Guide (Rev. E) Oct. 10, 2013
Application notes Programming Fun Lights With TI's TCA6507 Nov. 30, 2007
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SOIC (DW) 24 View options
SSOP (DB) 24 View options
SSOP (DBQ) 24 View options
TSSOP (PW) 24 View options
TVSOP (DGV) 24 View options
VQFN (RGE) 24 View options

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