RS-485/RS-422 transceivers offer noise immunity, ESD protection

Intersil introduced the ISL315XE family of 5V RS-485/RS-422 transceivers with 16.5-kV ESD no-latch-up protection on the inputs and outputs. This six-member family saves 50-70% of board space with 8- and 10-lead MSOP package options and delivers rates up to 20 Mbits/s.