Exar SP336E Serial Transceiver
The Exar SP336E monolithic serial multi-transceiver contains RS-232 and RS-485/RS-422 line drivers and receivers. The Exar SP336E serial transceiver can be reconfigured into eight operating modes, including RS-232 only (4TX/4RX), RS-485/RS-422 only (2TX/2RX) full or half duplex, two RS-232/RS-485 mixed modes, two shutdown modes, and a diagnostic loop-back mode. This Exar serial multi-transceiver can implement a dual-mode serial port or mixed mode ports. It can also act as an interface signal translator. The SP336E is designed for use in a variety of applications, including factory automation equipment, security networks, industrial/process control networks, point-of-sales equipment, and game machines.