MAX3232CPE 3V/5V RS232 Transceiver

Code: DT26D

  • Transceiver with a propriety low-dropout transmitter stage
  • True RS232 performance for 3V to 5.5Vdc supplies
  • Regulated dual charge pump in the internal power supply
  • Runs at data rates of 120kps while maintaining RS232 output levels, with only four 0.1µF external capacitors
  • Ideal for 3.3V systems, mixed 3.3V/5V systems, or 5V systems that use True RS232 performance
  • Two receivers and two drivers
  • Consumes only 250µA
  • Slew rate of 4V/µs
  • Pin and functionally compatible with industry standard MAX232
  • Applications include computers, notebooks, battery powered equipment and much more
  • Limited stock may be available in some stores. Call us on 0844 557 6000 to check

Product details

MAX3232CPE 3V/5V RS232 Transceiver

  • Transceiver with a propriety low-dropout transmitter stage
  • True RS232 performance for 3V to 5.5Vdc supplies
  • Regulated dual charge pump in the internal power supply
  • Runs at data rates of 120kps while maintaining RS232 output levels, with only four 0.1µF external capacitors
  • Ideal for 3.3V systems, mixed 3.3V/5V systems, or 5V systems that use True RS232 performance
  • Two receivers and two drivers Consumes only 250µA Slew rate of 4V/µs
  • Pin and functionally compatible with industry standard MAX232
  • Applications include computers, notebooks, battery powered equipment and much more

The MAX3232CPE has a proprietary low-dropout transmitter stage enabling true RS232 performance from 3V to 5.5Vdc supplies. The internal power supply consists of a regulated dual charge pump that produces output voltages of +5.5V and -5.5V, from an input voltage range of 3V to 5.5V. Requiring only four 0.1µF external capacitors, (for use with the charge pump circuitry) the device is guaranteed to run at data rates of 120kps while maintaining RS232 output levels. The MAX3232CPE has two receivers and two drivers and is ideal for 3.3V systems, mixed 3.3V/5V systems, or 5V systems that require true RS232 performance. The device consumes only 250µA, has a 4V/µs slew rate and is pin and functionally compatible with the industry standard MAX232. Applications include computers, notebooks, palmtops, battery powered equipment, hand-held equipment and peripherals. Supplied in an 18-pin DIL package.

Bulk Prices

Item code Item name Quantity Price
DT26D MAX3232CPE 3V/5V RS232 Transceiver (100+) £3.59
DT26D MAX3232CPE 3V/5V RS232 Transceiver (25+) £3.83
DT26D MAX3232CPE 3V/5V RS232 Transceiver (10+) £4.07
DT26D MAX3232CPE 3V/5V RS232 Transceiver (5+) £4.31
DT26D MAX3232CPE 3V/5V RS232 Transceiver (1+) £4.99

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