|Information||5V, 4-driver/5-receiver RS-232, with Shutdown and Wakeup, +/-15KV ESD|
|Supply Voltage (Nom) (V)||5|
|No. of Tx||4|
|No. of Rx||5|
|HBM ESD (kV)||15|
|IEC 61000-4-2 Contact (±kV)||8|
|Data Rate (kbps)||120|
|Temperature Range (°C)||0 to 70, -40 to 85|
|Int. Charge Pump||✔|
|No. of Ext Caps||4|
|Nom Cap Value (µF)||0.1|
The SP207E-SP213E are enhanced transceivers intended for use in RS-232 and V.28 serial communication. These devices feature very low power consumption and single-supply operation making them ideal for space-constrained applications. MaxLinear on-board charge pump circuitry generates fully compliant RS-232 voltage levels using small and inexpensive 0.1ìF charge pump capacitors. External +12V and -12V supplies are not required. The SP211E and SP213E feature a low-power shutdown mode, which reduces power supply drain to 1ìA. SP213E includes two receivers that remain active during shutdown to monitor for signal activity.
The SP207E-SP213E devices are pin-to-pin compatible with our previous SP207, SP208, SP21111 and SP213 as well as industry-standard competitor devices. Driver output and receiver input pins are protected against ESD to over ±15kV for both Human Body Model and IEC61000-4-2 Air Discharge test methods. Data rates of 120kbps are guaranteed, making them compatible with high speed modems and PC remote-access applications. Receivers also incorporate hysteresis for clean reception of slow moving signals.
- Meets All EIA-232 and ITU V.28 Specifications
- Single +5V Supply Operation
- 3mA Typical Static Supply Current
- 4 x 0.1µF External Charge Pump Capacitors
- 120kbps Transmission Rates
- Standard SOIC and SSOP Footprints
- 1μA Shutdown Mode (SP211E & SP213E)
- Two Wake-Up Receivers (SP213E)
- Tri-State/RxEnable (SP211E & SP213E)
- Improved ESD Specifications:
- ±15kV Human Body Model
- ±15kV IEC61000-4-2 Air Discharge
- ±8kV IEC61000-4-2 Contact Discharge
Documentation & Design Tools
|Data Sheets||SP208E–SP213E Low Power, High ESD +5V RS-232 Transceivers||2.0.0||January 2021||693.4 KB|
|Application Notes||RS-232 and RS-485 PCB Layout Application Note||R00||December 2022||2.8 MB|
|Application Notes||ANI-19, Selecting Charge Pump Capacitors for Serial RS-232 Transceivers||D||July 2006||386.8 KB|
|Product FAQs||SP213E FAQ||1.0.0||March 2007||165.7 KB|
|Product Brochures||Interface Brochure||October 2022||3.8 MB|
Quality & RoHS
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