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SKU: MAX232CPE Categories: ,


MAX232 is an integrated circuit that converts signals from an RS-232 serial port to signals suitable for use in TTL compatible digital logic circuits.  This is a dual driver/receiver and typically converts the RX, TX, CTS and RTS signals.

The MAX232 drivers or receivers is intended for all EIA/TIA-232E and V.28/V.24 communications interfaces. Particularly applications where ±12V is not available.


  • Saves Board Space
  • Integrated Charge Pump Circuitry
  • Eliminates the Need for a Bipolar ±12V Supply
  • Enables Single Supply Operation from +5V Supply
  • Integrated Capacitors (MAX223, MAX233, MAX235, MAX245–MAX247)
  • Saves Power for Reduced Power Requirements
  • 5µW Shutdown Mode


  • Interface Translation
  • Multidrop RS-232 Networks
  • Portable Diagnostics Equipment

MAX232CPE Datasheet

RS232 Converter


Additional information

Weight 5 g


MAXIM Integrated


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