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2-Bit Bidirectional 1-MHz I2C Bus and SMBus Voltage-Level Shifter

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RoHS Yes
Lead finish / Ball material NIPDAU
MSL rating / Peak reflow Level-1-260C-UNLIM
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Packaging information

Package | Pins Package qty | Carrier: Operating temperature range (℃)
SSOP (DCT) | 8 3,000 | LARGE T&R
Custom reel may be available
-40 to 85
Package | Pins SSOP (DCT) | 8
Package qty | Carrier: 3,000 | LARGE T&R
Custom reel may be available
Operating temperature range (℃) -40 to 85
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Features for the TCA9406

  • 2-Bit Bidirectional Translator for SDA and SCL Lines in I2C Applications
  • Provides Bidirectional Voltage Translation With No Direction Pin
  • High-Impedance Output SCL_A, SDA_A, SCL_B, SDA_B Pins When OE = Low or VCC = 0 V
  • Internal 10-kΩ Pullup Resistor on All SDA and SCL Pins
  • 1.65 V to 3.6 V on A port and 2.3 V to 5.5 V on B port (VCCA  ≤ VCCB)
  • VCC Isolation Feature: If Either VCC Input Is at GND, Both Ports Are in the High-Impedance State
  • No Power-Supply Sequencing Required: Either VCCA or VCCB Can Be Ramped First
  • Low Ioff of 2 µA When Either VCCA or VCCB = 0 V
  • OE Input Can Be Tied Directly to VCCA Or Controlled By GPIO
  • Latch-Up Performance Exceeds 100 mA Per JESD 78, Class II
  • ESD Protection Exceeds JESD 22
    • A Port
      • 2500-V Human-Body Model (A114-B)
      • 250-V Machine Model (A115-A)
      • 1500-V Charged-Device Model (C101)
    • B Port
      • 8-kV Human-Body Model (A114-B)
      • 250-V Machine Model (A115-A)
      • 1500-V Charged-Device Model (C101)

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Description for the TCA9406

The TCA9406 is a 2-bit bidirectional I2C and SMBusvoltage-level translator with an output enable (OE) input. It is operational from 1.65 V to 3.6 Von the A-side, referenced toVCCA, and from 2.3 V to 5.5 V on the B-side,referenced to VCCB. This allows the device to interface between lower andhigher logic signal levels at any of the typical 1.8-V, 2.5-V, 3.3-V, and
5-V supply rails.

The OE input pin is referenced to VCCA, can be tied directly toVCCA, but it is also 5.5-V tolerant. The OE pin can also be controlled andset to a logic low to place all the SCL and SDA pins in a high-impedance state, which significantlyreduces the quiescent current consumption.

Under normal I2C and SMBus operation or other open-drainconfigurations, the TCA9406 can support up to 2 Mbps; therefore, it is compatible with standardI2C speeds where the frequency of SCL is 100 kHz (Standard-mode), 400kHz (Fast-mode), or 1 MHz (Fast-mode Plus). The device can also be used as a general purpose leveltranslator, and when the A- and B-side ports are both driven with push-pull devices the TCA9406 cansupport up to 24 Mbps.

The TCA9406 features internal 10-kΩ pullup resistors on SCL_A, SDA_A, SCL_B, and SDA_B.Additional external pullup resistors can be added to the bus to reduce the total pullup resistanceand speed up rising edges.


Qty Price (USD)
1-99 0.662
100-249 0.509
250-999 0.375
1,000+ 0.268