MAX242CWN+ Part Information

Details for MAX242CWN+ by Maxim Integrated

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Available in stock: 1200
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Part Specifications

Device Type Line Driver / Receiver
IC Interface Type RS232
No. of Drivers 2Drivers
No. of Receivers 2Receivers
Supply Voltage Min 4.5V
Supply Voltage Max 5.5V
Driver Case Style SOIC
No. of Pins 18Pins
Operating Temperature Min 0°C
Operating Temperature Max 70°C
Product Range -
Automotive Qualification Standard -
MSL MSL 1 - Unlimited
IC Generic Number MAX242
SVHC No SVHC (15-Jan-2018)
Base Number 242
Data Rate 200Kbps
IC Temperature Range Commercial
Operating Temperature Range 0°C to +70°C
Propagation Delay 0.6µs
Supply Current 15µA
Supply Voltage Range 4.5V to 5.5V
Termination Type Surface Mount Device
RoHS Compliant

Alternative Part Descriptions

  • LINE DRIVER/RECEIVER, 0 TO 70DEG C; Device Type:Line Driver / Receiver; IC Interface Type:RS232; No. of Drivers:2Drivers; No. of Receivers:2Receivers; Supply Voltage Min:4.5V; Supply Voltage Max:5.5V; Driver Case Style:SOIC RoHS Compliant: Yes | Newark Electronics
  • Dual Transmitter/Receiver RS-232 18-Pin SOIC W | Avnet America
  • IC: interface; transceiver; full duplex,RS232; 200kbps; SO18-W; 5V | Transfer Multisort Elektronik
  • Dual Transmitter/Receiver RS-232 18-Pin SOIC W | Avnet Europe
  • MAX242 Series 116kbps 5.5 V Surface Mount RS-232 Transceiver - SOIC-18 | Future Electronics

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