Electronic Design
VGA Switch Boosts Bandwidth And ESD Protection

VGA Switch Boosts Bandwidth And ESD Protection

Eliminating multiple discrete components while offering increased bandwidth up to 700 MHz and ESD protection to ±15 kV (HBM), the MAX14885E 2:2 VGA crossover switch routes signals from the internal VGA or add-in graphics chip to either the docking station or the VGA port on the notebook. The device specifies an on capacitance of 6.5 pF, on resistance of 5?, and operates from a single 5V supply. Available in a 40-pin TQFN measuring 5 mm x 5 mm, pricing starts at $1.32 each/1,000. MAXIM INTEGRATED PRODUCTS, Sunnyvale, CA. (800) 998-8800.


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