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Parameters

Drivers per package 2 Receivers per package 2 Logic voltage (Min) (V) 3.3 Data rate (Max) (kbps) 250 Main supply voltage (Nom) (V) 3.3, 5 ESD HBM (kV) 15 Rating Catalog Operating temperature range (C) -40 to 85, 0 to 70 open-in-new Find other RS-232 transceivers

Package | Pins | Size

SOIC (D) 16 59 mm² 9.9 x 6 SOIC (DW) 16 77 mm² 7.52 x 10.28 SSOP (DB) 16 48 mm² 6.2 x 7.8 TSSOP (PW) 16 22 mm² 4.4 x 5 open-in-new Find other RS-232 transceivers

Features

  • ESD Protection for RS-232 Bus Pins
    • ±15 kV (HBM)
    • ±8 kV (IEC61000-4-2, Contact Discharge)
    • ±15 kV (IEC61000-4-2, Air-Gap Discharge)
  • Meets or Exceeds the Requirements of TIA/EIA-232-F and ITU V.28 Standards
  • Operates With 3-V to 5.5-V VCC Supply
    • Interoperable with RS-232 down to 2.7-V VCC
  • Operates up to 250 kbps
  • Two Drivers and Two Receivers
  • Low Supply Current: 300 µA (Typical)
  • External Capacitors: 4 × 0.1 µF
  • Accepts 5-V Logic Input With 3.3-V Supply
  • Pin Compatible to Alternative High-Speed Devices (1 Mbps)
    • SN65C3232E (–40°C to +85°C)
    • SN75C3232E (0°C to 70°C)

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Description

The TRS3232E device consists of two line drivers, two-line receivers, and a dual charge-pump circuit with ±15-kV IEC ESD protection pin to pin (serial-port connection pins, including GND).

The device meets the requirements of TIA/EIA-232-F and provides the electrical interface between an asynchronous communication controller and the serial-port connector. The charge pump and four small external capacitors allow operation from a single 3-V to 5.5-V supply. The devices operate at data signaling rates up to 250 kbps and a maximum of 30-V/µs driver output slew rate.

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* Datasheet TRS3232E 3-V to 5.5-V Multichannel RS-232 Line Driver and Receiver With ±15-kV IEC ESD Protection datasheet (Rev. B) Oct. 03, 2017
Technical articles How the RS-232 transceiver’s regulated charge-pump circuitry works Jun. 28, 2018
Technical articles Active RS-232 power consumption: Why isn’t it in the data sheet? Aug. 03, 2015
Application notes AN-438 Low Power RS-232C Driver and Receiver in CMOS (Rev. B) Apr. 26, 2013
Application notes Understanding Power Requirements in RS-232 Applications (Rev. B) Apr. 26, 2013
Application notes Removing Ground Noise in Data Transmission Systems Oct. 05, 2007
More literature RS-232 IEC ESD-Protected Devices From TI (Rev. A) Jul. 27, 2007
Application notes Interface Circuits for TIA/EIA-232-F (Rev. A) Sep. 19, 2002
Application notes Low-Voltage, Single-Supply 232-Standard Interface Solutions (Rev. A) Sep. 19, 2000

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