Line Interface ICs

Line interface ICs (integrated circuits) are semiconductor devices that have been manufactured to manage communications going in and out of a computer system. These types of interface ICs are widely utilised within communication circuits of computer system units such as ethernet ports.

Types of line interface ICs

There are a wide range of these semiconductor interface ICs that have varied operating functions such as;

Differential line drivers - Differential line drivers are electrical devices that convey analogue signals, audio or otherwise, across distances with minimal noise pick up. Information in differential line drivers is transmitted using two complementary signals. They send the same electrical signal as two different signals, each on a conductor of its own. The conductors can either be traces on a circuit board or wires that are twisted together.

The voltage between the two signals and not the difference between a single wire and earth (a common return path for electric current), prompts a response by the receiving circuit. Differential line drivers resist electromagnetic noise once the difference between wires has been detected by the receiving circuit.

Line drivers - The main operating function for these types of ICs are for driving a load such as a transmission line. Output impedance can be matched to that of -the transmission line. Drivers ICs are used within digital systems for communicating digital signals across cables.

Differential line receivers - Differential line receivers are ICs that can interpret differential voltage signals into standard logic signals. They are often combined with differential voltage drivers to form transceivers.

Line Transceivers - Transceivers are ICs that are used in electronic equipment to enable the ability to send signals from a transmitter, through a channel interconnect, and then into a receiver on the opposite end of the line.

Line transmitters - Transmitters ICs are designed for multipoint data transmission used for Signal Processing and Industrial applications.

Applications of line interface ICs

These types of interface ICs are used in a wide array of applications such as;

  • LED displays
  • Network switches
  • Telecom infrastructure
  • Signal processing
  • Dynamic range processors
  • Digital effects processors

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Description Price Logic Family Logic Function IC Type Number of Channels per Chip Input Type Output Type Polarity Mounting Type Number of Transmitters Package Type Pin Count Maximum High Level Output Current Maximum Low Level Output Current Maximum Propagation Delay Time @ Maximum CL
RS Stock No. 177-6657
Mfr. Part No.74HC541D,652
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HC Buffer, Line Driver Buffer & Line Driver 8 Single Ended 3 State Non-Inverting Surface Mount - SOIC 20 -7.8mA 7.8mA 115 ns@ 2 V
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Mfr. Part No.74HC541D,652
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HC Buffer, Line Driver Buffer & Line Driver 8 Single Ended 3 State Non-Inverting Surface Mount - SOIC 20 -7.8mA 7.8mA 115 ns @ 2 V
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Mfr. Part No.74HC541D,653
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74HC - Buffer & Line Driver 8 CMOS 3 State Non-Inverting Surface Mount - SO 20 -7.8mA 7.8mA 175 ns @ 50 pF
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Mfr. Part No.74HCT541D,652
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HCT Buffer, Line Driver Buffer & Line Driver 8 Single Ended 3 State Non-Inverting Surface Mount - SOIC 20 -6mA 6mA 28 ns@ 4.5 V
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Mfr. Part No.74HCT541D,653
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74HCT - Buffer & Line Driver 8 TTL 3 State Non-Inverting Surface Mount - SO 20 -6mA 6mA 42 ns @ 50 pF
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Mfr. Part No.74HC240D,652
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HC Buffer Buffer & Line Driver 8 CMOS 3 State Inverting Surface Mount - SOIC 20 -7.8mA 7.8mA 150 ns@ 2 V
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Mfr. Part No.74HC4050D,652
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HC Buffer, Converter Buffer & Line Driver 6 Single Ended - Non-Inverting Surface Mount - SOIC 16 -5.2mA 5.2mA 85 ns @ 2 V
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Mfr. Part No.74HC4050D,652
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HC Buffer, Converter Buffer & Line Driver 6 Single Ended - Non-Inverting Surface Mount - SOIC 16 -5.2mA 5.2mA 85 ns@ 2 V
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Mfr. Part No.74HCT541D,652
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HCT Buffer, Line Driver Buffer & Line Driver 8 Single Ended 3 State Non-Inverting Surface Mount - SOIC 20 -6mA 6mA 28 ns @ 4.5 V
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74HCT Hex Buffer, Line Driver - 6 CMOS, TTL 3 State Non-Inverting Surface Mount - SOIC 16 -6mA 6mA 38 ns@ 50 pF
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Mfr. Part No.74LVC2G240DP,125
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LVC Buffer, Line Driver Buffer & Line Driver 2 Schmitt Trigger 3 State Inverting Surface Mount - TSSOP 8 -32mA 32mA 6.9 ns @ 50 pF, 11.9 ns @ 30 pF
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74HCT Buffer, Line Driver Buffer & Line Driver 8 TTL 3 State Non-Inverting Surface Mount - TSSOP 20 -6mA 6mA 33ns
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AHCT - Buffer & Line Driver - TTL 3 State - Surface Mount - TSSOP 5 -8mA 8mA 9.5 ns @ 50 pF
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Mfr. Part No.74LVC125ABQ,115
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LVC Buffer, Line Driver Buffer & Line Driver 4 Single Ended 3 State Non-Inverting Surface Mount - DHVQFN 14 -24mA 24mA 2.4 ns@ 3.3 V
RS Stock No. 146-0377
Mfr. Part No.74HCT241D,652
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HK$5.479
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74HCT Buffer, Line Driver Buffer & Line Driver 8 TTL 3 State Non-Inverting Surface Mount - SOIC 20 -6mA 6mA 33ns
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Mfr. Part No.74HCT244D,652
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74HCT Buffer, Line Driver Buffer & Line Driver 8 Single Ended 3 State Non-Inverting Surface Mount - SOIC 20 -6mA 6mA 33ns
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Mfr. Part No.74LV244D,112
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LV Buffer Buffer & Line Driver 8 TTL 3 State Non-Inverting Surface Mount - SOIC 20 -16mA 16mA 31 ns @ 2 V
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Mfr. Part No.74LVC08APW,112
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LVC AND Buffer & Line Driver - - - - Surface Mount - TSSOP 14 -24mA 24mA -
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74LVC - Octal Buffer & Line Driver 8 Single Ended 3 State Non-Inverting Surface Mount - TSSOP 20 -24mA 24mA 16 ns @ 50 pF
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Mfr. Part No.HEF4081BT,652
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4000 AND Buffer & Line Driver - - - - Surface Mount - SOIC 14 -4.2mA 4.2mA 40 ns @ 15 V, 50 ns @ 10 V, 110 ns @ 5 V