The MAX3243 device consists of three line drivers, five line receivers which is ideal for DE-9 DTE interface. ±15-kV ESD (HBM) protection pin to pin (serial- port connection pins, including GND). Flexible power features saves power automatically. Special outputs ROUT2B and INVALID are always enabled to allow checking for ring indicator and valid RS232 input.
Operates With 3-V to 5.5-V VCC Supply
Single-Chip and Single-Supply Interface for IBMPC/AT Serial Port
RS-232 Bus-Pin ESD Protection of ±15 kV Using Human-Body Model (HBM)
Meets or Exceeds the Requirements of TIA/EIA-232-F and ITU V.28 Standards