3 to 5.5V, low-power, up to 400kbs RS-232 drivers and receivers

Quantity $ per Unit Savings
1 - 9$2.030%
10 - 24$1.8210%
25 - 99$1.7215%
100 - 130$1.4728%
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Parameter NameParameter Value
Operating RangeCommercial
Supply Voltage Min Volt3.0
Supply Voltage Max Volt5.5
Operating Temp Min Celsius0.0
Operating Temp Max Celsius70.0
Packing TypeTape And Reel
RoHs compliantEcopack1
Package NameSO-16

The ST3232 is a 3V powered EIA/TIA-232 and V.28/V.24 communication interface with low power requirements, high data-rate capabilities.

ST3232 has a proprietary low dropout transmitter output stage providing true RS-232 performance from 3 to 5.5V supplies. The device requires only four small 0.1mF standard external capacitors for operations from 3V supply.

The ST3232 has two receivers and two drivers.

The device is guaranteed to run at data rates of 250 kbps while maintaining RS-232 output levels. Typical applications are Notebook, Subnotebook and Palmtop Computers, Battery Powered Equipment, Hand-Held Equipment, Peripherals and Printers.

Key features
  • 300 µA supply current
  • 6 V/µs minimum guaranteed slew rate
  • 300 kbps minimum guaranteed data rate
  • Available in SO-16, SO-16 large and TSSOP16
  • Meet EIA/TIA-232 specifications down to 3V