Mouser Electronics announces that it is now stocking the MAX14827 transceiver from Maxim Integrated. Claimed to be industry’s smallest dual-channel transceiver using IO-Link point-to-point communication technology, the devices enables designers incorporate intelligent sensors with continuous diagnostics and monitoring into Industry 4.0 or industrial Internet of Things (IoT) applications.
Exclusive at Mouser Electronics, the devices also integrates the high-voltage functions commonly found in industrial sensors, including drivers and regulators.
- The MAX14827 features two ultra-low-power drivers with active reverse-polarity protection to reduce downtime.
- The device provides a selectable driver current (50mA to 250mA), supports supply voltages from 24V to 60V.
- Includes a micro transient voltage suppressor (TVS) that increases voltage tolerance to provide transient voltage protection.
- In addition, the MAX14827 features a low on-resistance of just 2.3 Ohms, saving more than 50 percent power dissipation.
- The MAX14827 transceiver features a flexible control interface.
- The device offers pin-control logic inputs that allow for operation with switching sensors that do not use a microcontroller, as well as an SPI interface with extensive diagnostics for sensors that use a microcontroller.
- Engineers can alternatively use a three-wire UART interface for IO-Link operation and a multiplexed UART/SPI option, which enables one serial microcontroller interface for shared SPI and UART interfaces.
- The device also includes onboard 3.3V and 5V linear regulators for low-noise analog and logic supply rails.
Additionally, Mouser is also stocking the MAX14827EVKIT evaluation kit, which allows engineers to test the onboard MAX14827 transceiver. The evaluation board includes power-supply and regulator input and output pins connected to convenient connectors for easy probing. The board’s device logic input and output pins also feature convenient connectors for logic testing.
Availability and Packaging
The Maxim MAX14827 dual-channel transceiver is now available from Mouser in a 4mm × 4mm TQFN package that is specified for ‑40 to +125 degrees Celsius.