Data Sheet

SC16IS740/750/760
Single UART with I2C-bus/SPI interface, 64 bytes of transmit
and receive FIFOs, IrDA SIR built-in support
Rev. 7 — 9 June 2011
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1. General description
The SC16IS740/750/760 is a slave I2C-bus/SPI interface to a single-channel high
performance UART. It offers data rates up to 5 Mbit/s and guarantees low operating and
sleeping current. The SC16IS750 and SC16IS760 also provide the application with 8
additional programmable I/O pins. The device comes in very small HVQFN24, TSSOP24
(SC16IS750/760) and TSSOP16 (SC16IS740) packages, which makes it ideally suitable
for handheld, battery operated applications. This family of products enables seamless
protocol conversion from I2C-bus or SPI to and RS-232/RS-485 and are fully bidirectional.
The SC16IS760 differs from the SC16IS750 in that it supports SPI clock speeds up to
15 Mbit/s instead of the 4 Mbit/s supported by the SC16IS750, and in that it supports
IrDA SIR up to 1.152 Mbit/s. In all other aspects, the SC16IS760 is functionally and
electrically the same as the SC16IS750. The SC16IS740 is functionally and electrically
identical to the SC16IS750, with the exception of the programmable I/O pins which are
only present on the SC16IS750.
The SC16IS740/750/760’s internal register set is backward-compatible with the widely
used and widely popular 16C450. This allows the software to be easily written or ported
from another platform.
The SC16IS740/750/760 also provides additional advanced features such as auto
hardware and software flow control, automatic RS-485 support, and software reset. This
allows the software to reset the UART at any moment, independent of the hardware reset
signal.
2. Features and benefits
2.1 General features
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Single full-duplex UART
Selectable I2C-bus or SPI interface
3.3 V or 2.5 V operation
Industrial temperature range: 40 C to +95 C
64 bytes FIFO (transmitter and receiver)
Fully compatible with industrial standard 16C450 and equivalent
Baud rates up to 5 Mbit/s in 16 clock mode
Auto hardware flow control using RTS/CTS
Auto software flow control with programmable Xon/Xoff characters
Single or double Xon/Xoff characters
Automatic RS-485 support (automatic slave address detection)
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Up to eight programmable I/O pins (SC16IS750 and SC16IS760 only)
RS-485 driver direction control via RTS signal
RS-485 driver direction control inversion
Built-in IrDA encoder and decoder interface
SC16IS750 supports IrDA SIR with speeds up to 115.2 kbit/s
SC16IS760 supports IrDA SIR with speeds up to 1.152 Mbit/s1
Software reset
Transmitter and receiver can be enabled/disabled independent of each other
Receive and Transmit FIFO levels
Programmable special character detection
Fully programmable character formatting
 5-bit, 6-bit, 7-bit or 8-bit character
 Even, odd, or no parity
 1, 112, or 2 stop bits
Line break generation and detection
Internal Loopback mode
Sleep current less than 30 A at 3.3 V
Industrial and commercial temperature ranges
Available in HVQFN24, TSSOP24 (SC16IS750/760) and TSSOP16 (SC16IS740)
packages
2.2 I2C-bus features
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Noise filter on SCL/SDA inputs
400 kbit/s maximum speed
Compliant with I2C-bus fast speed
Slave mode only
2.3 SPI features
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SC16IS750 supports 4 Mbit/s maximum SPI clock speed
SC16IS760 supports 15 Mbit/s maximum SPI clock speed
Slave mode only
SPI Mode 0
3. Applications
 Factory automation and process control
 Portable and battery operated devices
 Cellular data devices
1.
Please note that IrDA SIR at 1.152 Mbit/s is not compatible with IrDA MIR at that speed. Please refer to application notes for usage
of IrDA SIR at 1.152 Mbit/s.
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4. Ordering information
Table 1.
Ordering information
Type number
SC16IS740IPW
Package
Name
Description
Version
TSSOP16
plastic thin shrink small outline package; 16 leads; body width 4.4 mm SOT403-1
SC16IS740IPW/Q900[1]
TSSOP16
plastic thin shrink small outline package; 16 leads; body width 4.4 mm SOT403-1
SC16IS750IBS
HVQFN24
plastic thermal enhanced very thin quad flat package; no leads;
24 terminals; body 4  4  0.85 mm
SC16IS750IPW
TSSOP24
plastic thin shrink small outline package; 24 leads; body width 4.4 mm SOT355-1
SC16IS760IBS
HVQFN24
plastic thermal enhanced very thin quad flat package; no leads;
24 terminals; body 4  4  0.85 mm
SC16IS760IPW
TSSOP24
plastic thin shrink small outline package; 24 leads; body width 4.4 mm SOT355-1
[1]
SOT616-3
SOT616-3
SC16IS740IPW/Q900 is AEC-Q100 compliant. Contact [email protected] for PPAP.
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5. Block diagram
VDD
SC16IS750/760
RESET
SCL
A0
I2C-BUS
A1
TX
16C450
COMPATIBLE
REGISTER
SETS
SDA
RX
RTS
CTS
IRQ
1 kΩ (3.3 V)
1.5 kΩ (2.5 V)
4
GPIO[3:0]
VDD
VDD
GPIO
REGISTER
I2C/SPI
GPIO4/DSR
GPIO5/DTR
GPIO6/CD
GPIO7/RI
XTAL1
Fig 1.
XTAL2
VSS
002aab014
Block diagram of SC16IS750/760 I2C-bus interface
VDD
SC16IS740
RESET
SCL
SDA
A0
I2C-BUS
A1
16C450
COMPATIBLE
REGISTER
SETS
TX
RX
RTS
CTS
IRQ
1 kΩ (3.3 V)
1.5 kΩ (2.5 V)
VDD
VDD
I2C/SPI
XTAL1
Fig 2.
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XTAL2
VSS
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VDD
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RESET
SCLK
SO
SPI
SI
TX
16C450
COMPATIBLE
REGISTER
SETS
CS
RX
RTS
CTS
IRQ
1 kΩ (3.3 V)
1.5 kΩ (2.5 V)
4
GPIO[3:0]
VDD
GPIO
REGISTER
I2C/SPI
GPIO4/DSR
GPIO5/DTR
GPIO6/CD
GPIO7/RI
XTAL1
Fig 3.
XTAL2
VSS
002aab396
Block diagram of SC16IS750/760 SPI interface
VDD
SC16IS740
RESET
SCLK
16C450
COMPATIBLE
REGISTER
SETS
CS
SO
SPI
SI
TX
RX
RTS
CTS
IRQ
1 kΩ (3.3 V)
1.5 kΩ (2.5 V)
VDD
I2C/SPI
XTAL1
Fig 4.
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XTAL2
VSS
002aab972
Block diagram of SC16IS740 SPI interface
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6. Pinning information
6.1 Pinning
VDD
1
16 XTAL2
VDD
1
16 XTAL2
A0
2
15 XTAL1
CS
2
15 XTAL1
A1
3
14 RESET
SI
3
14 RESET
n.c.
4
13 RX
SO
4
SCL
5
SCLK
5
SDA
6
11 CTS
VSS
6
11 CTS
IRQ
7
10 RTS
IRQ
7
10 RTS
I2C
8
SPI
8
SC16IS740IPW
SC16IS740IPW/Q900 12 TX
9
VSS
13 RX
SC16IS740IPW
SC16IS740IPW/Q900 12 TX
9
002aab973
002aab974
a. I2C-bus interface
Fig 5.
b. SPI interface
Pin configuration for TSSOP16
CTS
1
24 RTS
CTS
1
24 RTS
TX
2
23 GPIO7/RI
TX
2
23 GPIO7/RI
RX
3
22 GPIO6/CD
RX
3
22 GPIO6/CD
RESET
4
21 GPIO5/DTR
RESET
4
21 GPIO5/DTR
XTAL1
5
20 GPIO4/DSR
XTAL1
5
20 GPIO4/DSR
XTAL2
6
XTAL2
6
VDD
7
19 VSS
18 GPIO3
VDD
7
I2C
8
17 GPIO2
SPI
8
17 GPIO2
A0
9
16 GPIO1
CS
9
16 GPIO1
A1 10
15 GPIO0
SI 10
15 GPIO0
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SC16IS760IPW
SC16IS750IPW
SC16IS760IPW
19 VSS
18 GPIO3
n.c. 11
14 IRQ
SO 11
14 IRQ
SCL 12
13 SDA
SCLK 12
13 VSS
002aab016
002aab399
a. I2C-bus interface
Fig 6.
VSS
b. SPI interface
Pin configuration for TSSOP24
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19 GPIO6/CD
20 GPIO7/RI
21 RTS
RESET
1
18 GPIO5/DTR
RESET
1
XTAL1
2
17 GPIO4/DSR
XTAL1
2
XTAL2
3
16 VSS
XTAL2
3
VDD
4
15 GPIO3
VDD
4
I2C
5
14 GPIO2
SPI
5
14 GPIO2
A0
6
13 GPIO1
CS
6
13 GPIO1
18 GPIO5/DTR
17 GPIO4/DSR
16 VSS
15 GPIO3
GPIO0 12
9
SCLK
IRQ 11
8
002aab015
VSS 10
7
SI
SC16IS750IBS
SC16IS760IBS
SO
GPIO0 12
9
SCL
IRQ 11
8
SDA 10
7
A1
n.c.
SC16IS750IBS
SC16IS760IBS
Transparent top view
002aab401
Transparent top view
a. I2C-bus interface
Fig 7.
22 CTS
terminal 1
index area
23 TX
24 RX
19 GPIO6/CD
20 GPIO7/RI
21 RTS
22 CTS
terminal 1
index area
23 TX
24 RX
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b. SPI interface
Pin configuration for HVQFN24
6.2 Pin description
Table 2.
Symbol
Pin description
Pin
Type Description
TSSOP16 TSSOP24 HVQFN24
CTS
11
1
22
I
UART clear to send (active LOW). A logic 0 (LOW) on the CTS pin
indicates the modem or data set is ready to accept transmit data
from the SC16IS740/750/760. Status can be tested by reading
MSR[4]. This pin only affects the transmit and receive operations
when auto CTS function is enabled via the Enhanced Feature
Register EFR[7] for hardware flow control operation.
TX
12
2
23
O
UART transmitter output. During the local Loopback mode, the TX
output pin is disabled and TX data is internally connected to the
UART RX input.
RX
13
3
24
I
UART receiver input. During the local Loopback mode, the RX
input pin is disabled and TX data is connected to the UART RX
input internally.
RESET
14
4
1
I
device hardware reset (active LOW)[1]
XTAL1
15
5
2
I
Crystal input or external clock input. Functions as a crystal input or
as an external clock input. A crystal can be connected between
XTAL1 and XTAL2 to form an internal oscillator circuit (see
Figure 16). Alternatively, an external clock can be connected to this
pin.
XTAL2
16
6
3
O
Crystal output or clock output. (See also XTAL1.) XTAL2 is used as
a crystal oscillator output.
VDD
1
7
4
-
power supply
I2C/SPI
8
8
5
I
I2C-bus or SPI interface select. I2C-bus interface is selected if this
pin is at logic HIGH. SPI interface is selected if this pin is at logic
LOW.
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Table 2.
Symbol
Pin description …continued
Pin
Type Description
TSSOP16 TSSOP24 HVQFN24
CS/A0
2
9
6
I
SPI chip select or I2C-bus device address select A0. If SPI
configuration is selected by I2C/SPI pin, this pin is the SPI chip
select pin (Schmitt-trigger, active LOW). If I2C-bus configuration is
selected by I2C/SPI pin, this pin along with A1 pin allows user to
change the device’s base address.
SI/A1
3
10
7
I
SPI data input pin or I2C-bus device address select A1. If SPI
configuration is selected by I2C/SPI pin, this is the SPI data input
pin. If I2C-bus configuration is selected by I2C/SPI pin, this pin
along with A0 pin allows user to change the device’s base address.
To select the device address, please refer to Table 32.
SO
4
11
8
O
SPI data output pin. If SPI configuration is selected by I2C/SPI pin,
this is a 3-stateable output pin. If I2C-bus configuration is selected
by I2C/SPI pin, this pin function is undefined and must be left as
n.c. (not connected).
SCL/SCLK
5
12
9
I
I2C-bus or SPI input clock.
SDA
6
13
10
I/O
I2C-bus data input/output, open-drain if I2C-bus configuration is
selected by I2C/SPI pin. If SPI configuration is selected then this
pin is an undefined pin and must be connected to VSS.
IRQ
7
14
11
O
Interrupt (open-drain, active LOW). Interrupt is enabled when
interrupt sources are enabled in the Interrupt Enable Register
(IER). Interrupt conditions include: change of state of the input
pins, receiver errors, available receiver buffer data, available
transmit buffer space, or when a modem status flag is detected. An
external resistor (1 k for 3.3 V, 1.5 k for 2.5 V) must be
connected between this pin and VDD.
GPIO0
-
15
12
I/O
programmable I/O pin[2]
GPIO1
-
16
13
I/O
programmable I/O pin[2]
GPIO2
-
17
14
I/O
programmable I/O pin[2]
GPIO3
-
18
15
I/O
programmable I/O pin[2]
GPIO4/DSR -
20
17
I/O
programmable I/O pin or modem’s DSR pin[2][3]
GPIO5/DTR -
21
18
I/O
programmable I/O pin or modem’s DTR pin[2][3]
GPIO6/CD
-
22
19
I/O
programmable I/O pin or modem’s CD pin[2][3]
GPIO7/RI
-
23
20
I/O
programmable I/O pin or modem’s RI pin[2][3]
RTS
10
24
21
O
UART request to send (active LOW). A logic 0 on the RTS pin
indicates the transmitter has data ready and waiting to send.
Writing a logic 1 in the modem control register MCR[1] will set this
pin to a logic 0, indicating data is available. After a reset this pin is
set to a logic 1. This pin only affects the transmit and receive
operations when auto RTS function is enabled via the Enhanced
Feature Register (EFR[6]) for hardware flow control operation.
VSS
9
19
16[4]
-
ground
VSS
-
-
center
pad[4]
-
The center pad on the back side of the HVQFN24 package is
metallic and should be connected to ground on the printed-circuit
board.
[1]
See Section 7.4.1 “Hardware reset, Power-On Reset (POR) and software reset”
[2]
These pins have an active pull-up resistor at their inputs. See Table 36.
[3]
Selectable with IOControl register bit 1.
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[4]
HVQFN24 package die supply ground is connected to both VSS pins and exposed center pad. VSS pins must be connected to supply
ground for proper device operation. For enhanced thermal, electrical, and board level performance, the exposed pad needs to be
soldered to the board using a corresponding thermal pad on the board and for proper heat conduction through the board, thermal vias
need to be incorporated in the PCB in the thermal pad region.
7. Functional description
The UART will perform serial-to-I2C conversion on data characters received from
peripheral devices or modems, and I2C-to-serial conversion on data characters
transmitted by the host. The complete status the SC16IS740/750/760 UART can be read
at any time during functional operation by the host.
The SC16IS740/750/760 can be placed in an alternate mode (FIFO mode) relieving the
host of excessive software overhead by buffering received/transmitted characters. Both
the receiver and transmitter FIFOs can store up to 64 characters (including three
additional bits of error status per character for the receiver FIFO) and have selectable or
programmable trigger levels.
The SC16IS740/750/760 has selectable hardware flow control and software flow control.
Hardware flow control significantly reduces software overhead and increases system
efficiency by automatically controlling serial data flow using the RTS output and CTS input
signals. Software flow control automatically controls data flow by using programmable
Xon/Xoff characters.
The UART includes a programmable baud rate generator that can divide the timing
reference clock input by a divisor between 1 and (216 – 1).
7.1 Trigger levels
The SC16IS740/750/760 provides independently selectable and programmable trigger
levels for both receiver and transmitter interrupt generation. After reset, both transmitter
and receiver FIFOs are disabled and so, in effect, the trigger level is the default value of
one character. The selectable trigger levels are available via the FCR. The programmable
trigger levels are available via the TLR. If TLR bits are cleared then selectable trigger level
in FCR is used. If TLR bits are not cleared then programmable trigger level in TLR is used.
7.2 Hardware flow control
Hardware flow control is comprised of auto CTS and auto RTS (see Figure 8). Auto CTS
and auto RTS can be enabled/disabled independently by programming EFR[7:6].
With auto CTS, CTS must be active before the UART can transmit data.
Auto RTS only activates the RTS output when there is enough room in the FIFO to receive
data and de-activates the RTS output when the RX FIFO is sufficiently full. The halt and
resume trigger levels in the TCR determine the levels at which RTS is
activated/deactivated. If TCR bits are cleared then selectable trigger levels in FCR are
used in place of TCR.
If both auto CTS and auto RTS are enabled, when RTS is connected to CTS, data
transmission does not occur unless the receiver FIFO has empty space. Thus, overrun
errors are eliminated during hardware flow control. If not enabled, overrun errors occur if
the transmit data rate exceeds the receive FIFO servicing latency.
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UART 2
SERIAL TO
PARALLEL
RX
TX
PARALLEL
TO SERIAL
RX
FIFO
TX
FIFO
FLOW
CONTROL
RTS
PARALLEL
TO SERIAL
TX
CTS
RX
FLOW
CONTROL
SERIAL TO
PARALLEL
TX
FIFO
RX
FIFO
CTS
FLOW
CONTROL
RTS
FLOW
CONTROL
002aab656
Fig 8.
Autoflow control (auto RTS and auto CTS) example
7.2.1 Auto RTS
Figure 9 shows RTS functional timing. The receiver FIFO trigger levels used in auto RTS
are stored in the TCR or FCR. RTS is active if the RX FIFO level is below the halt trigger
level in TCR[3:0]. When the receiver FIFO halt trigger level is reached, RTS is deasserted.
The sending device (for example, another UART) may send an additional character after
the trigger level is reached (assuming the sending UART has another character to send)
because it may not recognize the deassertion of RTS until it has begun sending the
additional character. RTS is automatically reasserted once the receiver FIFO reaches the
resume trigger level programmed via TCR[7:4]. This reassertion allows the sending
device to resume transmission.
RX
start
character
N
stop
start
character
N+1
stop
start
RTS
receive
FIFO
read
1
2
N
N+1
002aab040
(1) N = receiver FIFO trigger level.
(2) The two blocks in dashed lines cover the case where an additional character is sent, as described in Section 7.2.1
Fig 9.
RTS functional timing
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7.2.2 Auto CTS
Figure 10 shows CTS functional timing. The transmitter circuitry checks CTS before
sending the next data byte. When CTS is active, the transmitter sends the next byte. To
stop the transmitter from sending the following byte, CTS must be deasserted before the
middle of the last stop bit that is currently being sent. The auto CTS function reduces
interrupts to the host system. When flow control is enabled, CTS level changes do not
trigger host interrupts because the device automatically controls its own transmitter.
Without auto CTS, the transmitter sends any data present in the transmit FIFO and a
receiver overrun error may result.
TX
start
bit 0 to bit 7
start
stop
bit 0 to bit 7
stop
CTS
002aab041
(1) When CTS is LOW, the transmitter keeps sending serial data out.
(2) When CTS goes HIGH before the middle of the last stop bit of the current character, the transmitter finishes sending the current
character, but it does not send the next character.
(3) When CTS goes from HIGH to LOW, the transmitter begins sending data again.
Fig 10. CTS functional timing
7.3 Software flow control
Software flow control is enabled through the enhanced feature register and the Modem
Control Register. Different combinations of software flow control can be enabled by setting
different combinations of EFR[3:0]. Table 3 shows software flow control options.
Table 3.
Software flow control options (EFR[3:0])
EFR[3]
EFR[2]
EFR[1]
EFR[0]
TX, RX software flow control
0
0
X
X
no transmit flow control
1
0
X
X
transmit Xon1, Xoff1
0
1
X
X
transmit Xon2, Xoff2
1
1
X
X
transmit Xon1 and Xon2, Xoff1 and Xoff2
X
X
0
0
no receive flow control
X
X
1
0
receiver compares Xon1, Xoff1
X
X
0
1
receiver compares Xon2, Xoff2
1
0
1
1
transmit Xon1, Xoff1
receiver compares Xon1 or Xon2, Xoff1 or Xoff2
0
1
1
1
transmit Xon2, Xoff2
receiver compares Xon1 or Xon2, Xoff1 or Xoff2
1
1
1
1
transmit Xon1 and Xon2, Xoff1 and Xoff2
0
0
1
1
no transmit flow control
receiver compares Xon1 and Xon2, Xoff1 and Xoff2
receiver compares Xon1 and Xon2, Xoff1 and Xoff2
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There are two other enhanced features relating to software flow control:
• Xon Any function (MCR[5]): Receiving any character will resume operation after
recognizing the Xoff character. It is possible that an Xon1 character is recognized as
an Xon Any character, which could cause an Xon2 character to be written to the RX
FIFO.
• Special character (EFR[5]): Incoming data is compared to Xoff2. Detection of the
special character sets the Xoff interrupt (IIR[4]) but does not halt transmission. The
Xoff interrupt is cleared by a read of the IIR. The special character is transferred to the
RX FIFO.
7.3.1 RX
When software flow control operation is enabled, the SC16IS740/750/760 will compare
incoming data with Xoff1/Xoff2 programmed characters (in certain cases, Xoff1 and Xoff2
must be received sequentially). When the correct Xoff characters are received,
transmission is halted after completing transmission of the current character. Xoff
detection also sets IIR[4] (if enabled via IER[5]) and causes IRQ to go LOW.
To resume transmission, an Xon1/Xon2 character must be received (in certain cases
Xon1 and Xon2 must be received sequentially). When the correct Xon characters are
received, IIR[4] is cleared, and the Xoff interrupt disappears.
7.3.2 TX
Xoff1/Xoff2 character is transmitted when the RX FIFO has passed the HALT trigger level
programmed in TCR[3:0] or the selectable trigger level in FCR[7:6]
Xon1/Xoff2 character is transmitted when the RX FIFO reaches the RESUME trigger level
programmed in TCR[7:4] or RX FIFO falls below the lower selectable trigger level in
FCR[7:6].
The transmission of Xoff/Xon(s) follows the exact same protocol as transmission of an
ordinary character from the FIFO. This means that even if the word length is set to be 5, 6,
or 7 bits, then the 5, 6, or 7 least significant bits of XOFF1/XOFF2 or XON1/XON2 will be
transmitted. (Note that the transmission of 5, 6, or 7 bits of a character is seldom done, but
this functionality is included to maintain compatibility with earlier designs.)
It is assumed that software flow control and hardware flow control will never be enabled
simultaneously. Figure 11 shows an example of software flow control.
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UART1
UART2
TRANSMIT FIFO
RECEIVE FIFO
data
PARALLEL-TO-SERIAL
SERIAL-TO-PARALLEL
Xoff–Xon–Xoff
SERIAL-TO-PARALLEL
PARALLEL-TO-SERIAL
Xon1 WORD
Xon1 WORD
Xon2 WORD
Xon2 WORD
Xoff1 WORD
Xoff1 WORD
Xoff2 WORD
compare
programmed
Xon-Xoff
characters
Xoff2 WORD
002aaa229
Fig 11. Example of software flow control
7.4 Reset and power-on sequence
7.4.1 Hardware reset, Power-On Reset (POR) and software reset
These three reset methods are identical and will reset the internal registers as indicated in
Table 4.
Table 4 summarizes the state of register.
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Register reset[1]
Register
Reset state
Interrupt Enable Register
all bits cleared
Interrupt Identification Register
bit 0 is set; all other bits cleared
FIFO Control Register
all bits cleared
Line Control Register
reset to 0001 1101 (0x1D)
Modem Control Register
all bits cleared
Line Status Register
bit 5 and bit 6 set; all other bits cleared
Modem Status Register
bits 0:3 cleared; bits 4:7 input signals
Enhanced Feature Register
all bits cleared
Receiver Holding Register
pointer logic cleared
Transmitter Holding Register
pointer logic cleared
Transmission Control Register
all bits cleared.
Trigger Level Register
all bits cleared.
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Table 4.
Register reset[1]
Register
Reset state
Transmit FIFO level
reset to 0100 0000 (0x40)
Receive FIFO level
all bits cleared
I/O direction[2]
all bits cleared
I/O interrupt enable[2]
all bits cleared
I/O control[3]
all bits cleared
Extra Feature Register
all bits cleared
[1]
Registers DLL, DLH, SPR, XON1, XON2, XOFF1, XOFF2 are not reset by the top-level reset signal
RESET, POR or Software Reset, that is, they hold their initialization values during reset.
[2]
This register is not supported in SC16IS740.
[3]
Only UART Software Reset bit is supported in this register.
Table 5 summarizes the state of registers after reset.
Table 5.
Output signals after reset
Signal
Reset state
TX
HIGH
RTS
HIGH
I/Os
inputs
IRQ
HIGH by external pull-up
7.4.2 Power-on sequence
After power is applied, the device is reset by the internal POR. The host must wait at least
3 s before initializing a communication with the device.
An external reset pulse (see Figure 26) can also be used to reset the device after power is
applied.
Once the device is reset properly, the host processor can start to communicate with the
device. Internal registers can be accessed (read and write), however, at this time the
UART transmitter and receiver cannot be used until there is a stable clock at XTAL1 pin.
Normally, if an external clock such as a system clock or an external oscillator is used to
supply a clock to XTAL1 pin, the clock should be stable at this time. But if a crystal is used,
the host processor must wait until the crystal is generating a stable clock before accessing
the UART transmitter or receiver.
The crystal’s start-up time depends on the crystal being used, VCC ramp-up time and the
loading capacitor values. The start-up time can be as long as a few milliseconds.
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voltage
(V)
oscillator starts
stable clocks
XTAL1 VIH
0V
tstartup
time (ms)
002aaf521
Fig 12. Start-up time
7.5 Interrupts
The SC16IS740/750/760 has interrupt generation and prioritization (seven prioritized
levels of interrupts) capability. The interrupt enable registers (IER and IOIntEna) enable
each of the seven types of interrupts and the IRQ signal in response to an interrupt
generation. When an interrupt is generated, the IIR indicates that an interrupt is pending
and provides the type of interrupt through IIR[5:0]. Table 6 summarizes the interrupt
control functions.
Table 6.
Summary of interrupt control functions
IIR[5:0]
Priority
level
Interrupt type
00 0001
none
none
none
00 0110
1
receiver line status
OE, FE, PE, or BI errors occur in characters in the
RX FIFO
00 1100
2
RX time-out
Stale data in RX FIFO
00 0100
2
RHR interrupt
Receive data ready (FIFO disable) or
RX FIFO above trigger level (FIFO enable)
00 0010
3
THR interrupt
Transmit FIFO empty (FIFO disable) or
TX FIFO passes above trigger level (FIFO enable)
00 0000
4
modem status[1]
Change of state of modem input pins
11 0000
5
I/O pins[1]
Input pins change of state
01 0000
6
Xoff interrupt
Receive Xoff character(s)/ special character
10 0000
7
CTS, RTS
RTS pin or CTS pin change state from active (LOW)
to inactive (HIGH)
[1]
Interrupt source
Available only on SC16IS750/SC16IS760.
It is important to note that for the framing error, parity error, and break conditions, LSR[7]
generates the interrupt. LSR[7] is set when there is an error anywhere in the RX FIFO,
and is cleared only when there are no more errors remaining in the FIFO. LSR[4:2] always
represent the error status for the received character at the top of the RX FIFO. Reading
the RX FIFO updates LSR[4:2] to the appropriate status for the new character at the top of
the FIFO. If the RX FIFO is empty, then LSR[4:2] are all zeros.
For the Xoff interrupt, if an Xoff flow character detection caused the interrupt, the interrupt
is cleared by an Xon flow character detection. If a special character detection caused the
interrupt, the interrupt is cleared by a read of the IIR.
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7.5.1 Interrupt mode operation
In Interrupt mode (if any bit of IER[3:0] is 1) the host is informed of the status of the
receiver and transmitter by an interrupt signal, IRQ. Therefore, it is not necessary to
continuously poll the Line Status Register (LSR) to see if any interrupt needs to be
serviced. Figure 13 shows Interrupt mode operation.
IIR
read IIR
IRQ
HOST
IER
1
1
THR
1
1
RHR
002aab042
Fig 13. Interrupt mode operation
7.5.2 Polled mode operation
In Polled mode (IER[3:0] = 0000) the status of the receiver and transmitter can be
checked by polling the Line Status Register (LSR). This mode is an alternative to the FIFO
Interrupt mode of operation where the status of the receiver and transmitter is
automatically known by means of interrupts sent to the CPU. Figure 14 shows FIFO
Polled mode operation.
LSR
read LSR
HOST
IER
0
THR
0
0
0
RHR
002aab043
Fig 14. FIFO Polled mode operation
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7.6 Sleep mode
Sleep mode is an enhanced feature of the SC16IS740/750/760 UART. It is enabled when
EFR[4], the enhanced functions bit, is set and when IER[4] is set. Sleep mode is entered
when:
• The serial data input line, RX, is idle (see Section 7.7 “Break and time-out
conditions”).
• The TX FIFO and TX shift register are empty.
• There are no interrupts pending except THR.
Remark: Sleep mode will not be entered if there is data in the RX FIFO.
In Sleep mode, the clock to the UART is stopped. Since most registers are clocked using
these clocks, the power consumption is greatly reduced. The UART will wake up when
any change is detected on the RX line, when there is any change in the state of the
modem input pins, or if data is written to the TX FIFO.
Wake-up by serial data on RX input pin is supported in UART mode but not in IrDA mode
in Rev. C and Rev. D of the device. Refer to application note AN10964, “How to wake up
SC16IS/740/750/760 in IrDA mode” for a software procedure to wake up the device by
receiving data in the IrDA mode.
Wake-up by serial data on RX input pin is supported in both UART mode and IrDA mode
in Rev. E of the device.
The device will not wake up by GPIO pin transition, but GPIO pin input state can be read,
and GPIO interrupt is working normally during Sleep mode.
Remark: Writing to the divisor latches, DLL and DLH, to set the baud clock, must not be
done during Sleep mode. Therefore, it is advisable to disable Sleep mode using IER[4]
before writing to DLL or DLH.
7.7 Break and time-out conditions
When the UART receives a number of characters and these data are not enough to set off
the receive interrupt (because they do not reach the receive trigger level), the UART will
generate a time-out interrupt instead, 4 character times after the last character is
received. The time-out counter will be reset at the center of each stop bit received or each
time the receive FIFO is read.
A break condition is detected when the RX pin is pulled LOW for a duration longer than
the time it takes to send a complete character plus Start, Stop and Parity bits. A break
condition can be sent by setting LCR[6]. When this happens the TX pin will be pulled LOW
until LSR[6] is cleared by the software.
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7.8 Programmable baud rate generator
The SC16IS740/750/760 UART contains a programmable baud rate generator that takes
any clock input and divides it by a divisor in the range between 1 and (216 – 1). An
additional divide-by-4 prescaler is also available and can be selected by MCR[7], as
shown in Figure 15. The output frequency of the baud rate generator is 16  the baud
rate. The formula for the divisor is given in Equation 1:
XTAL1 crystal input frequency
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------

prescaler
divisor = ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------desired baud rate  16
(1)
where:
prescaler = 1, when MCR[7] is set to ‘0’ after reset (divide-by-1 clock selected)
prescaler = 4, when MCR[7] is set to ‘1’ after reset (divide-by-4 clock selected).
Remark: The default value of prescaler after reset is divide-by-1.
Figure 15 shows the internal prescaler and baud rate generator circuitry.
PRESCALER
LOGIC
(DIVIDE-BY-1)
XTAL1
XTAL2
INTERNAL
OSCILLATOR
LOGIC
MCR[7] = 0
input clock
PRESCALER
LOGIC
(DIVIDE-BY-4)
reference
clock
BAUD RATE
GENERATOR
LOGIC
internal
baud rate
clock for
transmitter
and receiver
MCR[7] = 1
002aaa233
Fig 15. Prescaler and baud rate generator block diagram
DLL and DLH must be written to in order to program the baud rate. DLL and DLH are the
least significant and most significant byte of the baud rate divisor. If DLL and DLH are both
zero, the UART is effectively disabled, as no baud clock will be generated.
Remark: The programmable baud rate generator is provided to select both the transmit
and receive clock rates.
Table 7 and Table 8 show the baud rate and divisor correlation for crystal with frequency
1.8432 MHz and 3.072 MHz, respectively. The crystal’s frequency tolerance should be
selected as such to keep the baud rate error to be below 1 % for reliable operation with
other UARTs. Crystals with 100 ppm is generally recommended.
Figure 16 shows the crystal clock circuit reference.
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Table 7.
Desired baud rate
Divisor used to generate
16 clock
Percent error difference
between desired and actual
50
2304
0
75
1536
0
110
1047
0.026
134.5
857
0.058
150
768
0
300
384
0
600
192
0
1200
96
0
1800
64
0
2000
58
0.69
2400
48
0
3600
32
0
4800
24
0
7200
16
0
9600
12
0
19200
6
0
38400
3
0
56000
2
2.86
Table 8.
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Baud rates using a 3.072 MHz crystal
Desired baud rate
Divisor used to generate
16 clock
Percent error difference
between desired and actual
50
2304
0
75
2560
0
110
1745
0.026
134.5
1428
0.034
150
1280
0
300
640
0
600
320
0
1200
160
0
1800
107
0.312
2000
96
0
2400
80
0
3600
53
0.628
4800
40
0
7200
27
1.23
9600
20
0
19200
10
0
38400
5
0
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XTAL2
1.8432 MHz
C1
22 pF
C2
33 pF
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Fig 16. Crystal oscillator circuit reference
8. Register descriptions
The programming combinations for register selection are shown in Table 9.
Table 9.
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Register map - read/write properties
Register name Read mode
Write mode
RHR/THR
Receive Holding Register (RHR)
Transmit Holding Register (THR)
IER
Interrupt Enable Register (IER)
Interrupt Enable Register
IIR/FCR
Interrupt Identification Register (IIR)
FIFO Control Register (FCR)
LCR
Line Control Register (LCR)
Line Control Register
MCR
Modem Control Register (MCR)[1]
Modem Control Register[1]
LSR
Line Status Register (LSR)
n/a
MSR
Modem Status Register (MSR)
n/a
SPR
Scratchpad Register (SPR)
Scratchpad Register
TCR
Transmission Control Register (TCR)[2]
Transmission Control Register[2]
(TLR)[2]
Trigger Level Register[2]
TLR
Trigger Level Register
TXLVL
Transmit FIFO Level Register
RXLVL
Receive FIFO Level Register
n/a
IODir[3]
I/O pin Direction Register
I/O pin Direction Register
IOState[3]
I/O pin States Register
n/a
IOIntEna[3]
I/O Interrupt Enable Register
I/O Interrupt Enable Register
IOControl[3]
I/O pins Control Register
I/O pins Control Register
EFCR
Extra Features Register
Extra Features Register
(DLL)[4]
n/a
divisor latch LSB[4]
DLL
divisor latch LSB
DLH
divisor latch MSB (DLH)[4]
divisor latch MSB[4]
EFR
Enhanced Feature Register (EFR)[5]
Enhanced Feature Register[5]
XON1
Xon1 word[5]
Xon1 word[5]
XON2
Xon2
word[5]
Xon2 word[5]
XOFF1
Xoff1 word[5]
Xoff1 word[5]
XOFF2
Xoff2 word[5]
Xoff2 word[5]
[1]
MCR[7] can only be modified when EFR[4] is set.
[2]
Accessible only when ERF[4] = 1 and MCR[2] = 1, that is, EFR[4] and MCR[2] are read/write enables.
[3]
Available only on SC16IS750/SC16IS760.
[4]
Accessible only when LCR[7] is logic 1.
[5]
Accessible only when LCR is set to 1011 1111b (0xBF).
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Register
Bit 7
Bit 6
Bit 5
Bit 4
Bit 3
Bit 2
Bit 1
Bit 0
R/W
bit 3
bit 2
bit 1
bit 0
R
bit 3
bit 2
bit 1
bit 0
W
modem status receive line
THR empty
interrupt
status interrupt interrupt
RX data
available
interrupt
R/W
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Table 10.
General register set[1]
0x00
RHR
bit 7
bit 6
bit 5
bit 4
0x00
THR
bit 7
bit 6
bit 5
bit 4
CTS
interrupt
enable[2]
RTS interrupt
enable[2]
0x02
FCR
RX trigger
level (MSB)
RX trigger
level (LSB)
TX trigger
TX trigger
level (MSB)[2] level (LSB)[2]
reserved[3]
TX FIFO
reset[4]
RX FIFO
reset[4]
FIFO enable
0x02
IIR[5]
FIFO enable FIFO enable
interrupt
interrupt
priority bit 4[2] priority bit 3[2]
interrupt
priority bit 2
interrupt
priority bit 1
interrupt
priority bit 0
interrupt status R
0x03
LCR
Divisor Latch set break
Enable
set parity
even parity
parity enable
stop bit
word length
bit 1
word length
bit 0
R/W
0x04
MCR
clock
divisor[2]
IrDA mode
enable[2]
Xon Any[2]
loopback
enable
reserved[3]
TCR and TLR
enable[2]
RTS
DTR/(IO5)[6]
R/W
0x05
LSR
FIFO data
error
THR and
TSR empty
THR empty
break interrupt framing error
parity error
overrun error
data in receiver R
0x06
MSR
CD/(IO6)[6]
RI/(IO7)[6]
DSR/ (IO4)[6]
CTS
CD/ (IO6)[6]
RI/(IO7)[6]
DSR/ (IO4)[6]
CTS
R
0x07
SPR
bit 7
bit 6
bit 5
bit 4
bit 3
bit 2
bit 1
bit 0
R/W
0x06
TCR[7]
bit 7
bit 6
bit 5
bit 4
bit 3
bit 2
bit 1
bit 0
R/W
0x07
TLR[7]
bit 7
bit 6
bit 5
bit 4
bit 3
bit 2
bit 1
bit 0
R/W
0x08
TXLVL
bit 7
bit 6
bit 5
bit 4
bit 3
bit 2
bit 1
bit 0
R
0x09
RXLVL
bit 7
bit 6
bit 5
bit 4
bit 3
bit 2
bit 1
bit 0
R
0x0A
IODir[6]
bit 7
bit 6
bit 5
bit 4
bit 3
bit 2
bit 1
bit 0
R/W
0x0B
IOState[6]
bit 7
bit 6
bit 5
bit 4
bit 3
bit 2
bit 1
bit 0
R/W
0x0C
IOIntEna[6]
bit 7
bit 6
bit 5
bit 4
bit 3
bit 2
bit 1
bit 0
R/W
0x0D
reserved[3]
reserved[3]
reserved[3]
reserved[3]
reserved[3]
reserved[3]
reserved[3]
reserved[3]
reserved[3]
0x0E
IOControl[6]
reserved[3]
reserved[3]
reserved[3]
reserved[3]
UART
software
reset[8]
reserved[3]
I/O[7:4] or RI,
latch
CD, DTR, DSR
R/W
0x0F
EFCR
IrDA mode
reserved[3]
(slow/ fast)[9]
auto RS-485
RTS output
inversion
auto RS-485
RTS direction
control
reserved[3]
transmitter
disable
receiver
disable
R/W
9-bit mode
enable
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Register
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Register
Bit 7
Bit 6
Bit 5
Bit 4
Bit 3
Bit 2
Bit 1
Bit 0
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R/W
Special register set[10]
0x00
DLL
bit 7
bit 6
bit 5
bit 4
bit 3
bit 2
bit 1
bit 0
R/W
0x01
DLH
bit 7
bit 6
bit 5
bit 4
bit 3
bit 2
bit 1
bit 0
R/W
Enhanced register set[11]
EFR
Auto CTS
Auto RTS
special
character
detect
enable
enhanced
functions
software flow
control bit 3
software flow
control bit 2
software flow
control bit 1
software flow
control bit 0
R/W
0x04
XON1
bit 7
bit 6
bit 5
bit 4
bit 3
bit 2
bit 1
bit 0
R/W
0x05
XON2
bit 7
bit 6
bit 5
bit 4
bit 3
bit 2
bit 1
bit 0
R/W
0x06
XOFF1
bit 7
bit 6
bit 5
bit 4
bit 3
bit 2
bit 1
bit 0
R/W
0x07
XOFF2
bit 7
bit 6
bit 5
bit 4
bit 3
bit 2
bit 1
bit 0
R/W
These registers are accessible only when LCR[7] = 0.
[2]
These bits in can only be modified if register bit EFR[4] is enabled.
[3]
These bits are reserved and should be set to 0.
[4]
After Receive FIFO or Transmit FIFO reset (through FCR[1:0]), the user must wait at least 2  Tclk of XTAL1 before reading or writing data to RHR and THR, respectively.
[5]
Burst reads on the serial interface (that is, reading multiple elements on the I2C-bus without a STOP or repeated START condition, or reading multiple elements on the SPI bus
without de-asserting the CS pin), should not be performed on the IIR register.
[6]
Only available on the SC16IS750/SC16IS760.
[7]
These registers are accessible only when MCR[2] = 1 and EFR[4] = 1.
[8]
Device returns NACK on I2C-bus when this bit is written.
[9]
IrDA mode slow/fast for SC16IS760, slow only for SC16IS750.
[10] The special register set is accessible only when LCR[7] = 1 and not 0xBF.
[11] Enhanced Feature Registers are only accessible when LCR = 0xBF.
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8.1 Receive Holding Register (RHR)
The receiver section consists of the Receiver Holding Register (RHR) and the Receiver
Shift Register (RSR). The RHR is actually a 64-byte FIFO. The RSR receives serial data
from the RX pin. The data is converted to parallel data and moved to the RHR. The
receiver section is controlled by the Line Control Register. If the FIFO is disabled, location
zero of the FIFO is used to store the characters.
8.2 Transmit Holding Register (THR)
The transmitter section consists of the Transmit Holding Register (THR) and the Transmit
Shift Register (TSR). The THR is actually a 64-byte FIFO. The THR receives data and
shifts it into the TSR, where it is converted to serial data and moved out on the TX pin. If
the FIFO is disabled, the FIFO is still used to store the byte. Characters are lost if overflow
occurs.
8.3 FIFO Control Register (FCR)
This is a write-only register that is used for enabling the FIFOs, clearing the FIFOs, setting
transmitter and receiver trigger levels. Table 11 shows FIFO Control Register bit settings.
Table 11.
FIFO Control Register bits description
Bit
Symbol
7:6
FCR[7] (MSB), RX trigger. Sets the trigger level for the RX FIFO.
FCR[6] (LSB)
00 = 8 characters
Description
01 = 16 characters
10 = 56 characters
11 = 60 characters
5:4
FCR[5] (MSB), TX trigger. Sets the trigger level for the TX FIFO.
FCR[4] (LSB)
00 = 8 spaces
01 = 16 spaces
10 = 32 spaces
11 = 56 spaces
FCR[5:4] can only be modified and enabled when EFR[4] is set. This is
because the transmit trigger level is regarded as an enhanced function.
3
FCR[3]
reserved
2
FCR[2][1]
reset TX FIFO
logic 0 = no FIFO transmit reset (normal default condition)
logic 1 = clears the contents of the transmit FIFO and resets the FIFO
level logic (the Transmit Shift Register is not cleared or altered). This bit
will return to a logic 0 after clearing the FIFO.
1
FCR[1][1]
reset RX FIFO
logic 0 = no FIFO receive reset (normal default condition)
logic 1 = clears the contents of the receive FIFO and resets the FIFO
level logic (the Receive Shift Register is not cleared or altered). This bit
will return to a logic 0 after clearing the FIFO.
0
FCR[0]
FIFO enable
logic 0 = disable the transmit and receive FIFO (normal default condition)
logic 1 = enable the transmit and receive FIFO
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[1]
FIFO reset requires at least two XTAL1 clocks, therefore, they cannot be reset without the presence of the
XTAL1 clock.
8.4 Line Control Register (LCR)
This register controls the data communication format. The word length, number of stop
bits, and parity type are selected by writing the appropriate bits to the LCR. Table 12
shows the Line Control Register bit settings.
Table 12.
Line Control Register bits description
Bit
Symbol
Description
7
LCR[7]
divisor latch enable
logic 0 = divisor latch disabled (normal default condition)
logic 1 = divisor latch enabled
6
LCR[6]
Break control bit. When enabled, the break control bit causes a break
condition to be transmitted (the TX output is forced to a logic 0 state).
This condition exists until disabled by setting LCR[6] to a logic 0.
logic 0 = no TX break condition (normal default condition).
logic 1 = forces the transmitter output (TX) to a logic 0 to alert the
communication terminal to a line break condition
5
LCR[5]
Set parity. LCR[5] selects the forced parity format (if LCR[3] = 1).
logic 0 = parity is not forced (normal default condition).
LCR[5] = logic 1 and LCR[4] = logic 0: parity bit is forced to a logical 1
for the transmit and receive data.
LCR[5] = logic 1 and LCR[4] = logic 1: parity bit is forced to a logical 0
for the transmit and receive data.
4
LCR[4]
parity type select
logic 0 = odd parity is generated (if LCR[3] = 1)
logic 1 = even parity is generated (if LCR[3] = 1)
3
LCR[3]
parity enable
logic 0 = no parity (normal default condition).
logic 1 = a parity bit is generated during transmission and the receiver
checks for received parity
2
LCR[2]
Number of stop bits. Specifies the number of stop bits.
0 to 1 stop bit (word length = 5, 6, 7, 8)
1 to 1.5 stop bits (word length = 5)
1 = 2 stop bits (word length = 6, 7, 8)
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Word length bits 1, 0. These two bits specify the word length to be
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Table 13.
LCR[5]
LCR[4]
LCR[3]
Parity selection
X
X
0
no parity
0
0
1
odd parity
0
1
1
even parity
1
0
1
forced parity ‘1’
1
1
1
forced parity ‘0’
Table 14.
LCR[2] stop bit length
LCR[2]
Word length (bits)
Stop bit length (bit times)
0
5, 6, 7, 8
1
1
5
112
1
6, 7, 8
2
Table 15.
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LCR[1:0] word length
LCR[1]
LCR[0]
Word length (bits)
0
0
5
0
1
6
1
0
7
1
1
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8.5 Line Status Register (LSR)
Table 16 shows the Line Status Register bit settings.
Table 16.
Line Status Register bits description
Bit
Symbol
Description
7
LSR[7]
FIFO data error.
logic 0 = no error (normal default condition)
logic 1 = at least one parity error, framing error, or break indication is in the
receiver FIFO. This bit is cleared when no more errors are present in the
FIFO.
6
LSR[6]
THR and TSR empty. This bit is the Transmit Empty indicator.
logic 0 = transmitter hold and shift registers are not empty
logic 1 = transmitter hold and shift registers are empty
5
LSR[5]
THR empty. This bit is the Transmit Holding Register Empty indicator.
logic 0 = transmit hold register is not empty
logic 1 = transmit hold register is empty. The host can now load up to
64 characters of data into the THR if the TX FIFO is enabled.
4
LSR[4]
break interrupt
logic 0 = no break condition (normal default condition)
logic 1 = a break condition occurred and associated character is 0x00, that
is, RX was LOW for one character time frame
3
LSR[3]
framing error
logic 0 = no framing error in data being read from RX FIFO (normal default
condition).
logic 1 = framing error occurred in data being read from RX FIFO, that is,
received data did not have a valid stop bit
2
LSR[2]
parity error.
logic 0 = no parity error (normal default condition)
logic 1 = parity error in data being read from RX FIFO
1
LSR[1]
overrun error
logic 0 = no overrun error (normal default condition)
logic 1 = overrun error has occurred
0
LSR[0]
data in receiver
logic 0 = no data in receive FIFO (normal default condition)
logic 1 = at least one character in the RX FIFO
When the LSR is read, LSR[4:2] reflect the error bits (BI, FE, PE) of the character at the
top of the RX FIFO (next character to be read). Therefore, errors in a character are
identified by reading the LSR and then reading the RHR.
LSR[7] is set when there is an error anywhere in the RX FIFO, and is cleared only when
there are no more errors remaining in the FIFO.
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8.6 Modem Control Register (MCR)
The MCR controls the interface with the mode, data set, or peripheral device that is
emulating the modem. Table 17 shows the Modem Control Register bit settings.
Table 17.
Modem Control Register bits description
Bit
Symbol
Description
7
MCR[7][1]
clock divisor
logic 0 = divide-by-1 clock input
logic 1 = divide-by-4 clock input
6
MCR[6][1]
IrDA mode enable
logic 0 = normal UART mode
logic 1 = IrDA mode
5
MCR[5][1]
Xon Any
logic 0 = disable Xon Any function
logic 1 = enable Xon Any function
4
MCR[4]
enable loopback
logic 0 = normal operating mode
logic 1 = enable local Loopback mode (internal). In this mode the
MCR[1:0] signals are looped back into MSR[4:5] and the TX output is
looped back to the RX input internally.
3
MCR[3]
reserved
2
MCR[2]
TCR and TLR enable
logic 0 = disable the TCR and TLR register.
logic 1 = enable the TCR and TLR register.
1
MCR[1]
RTS
logic 0 = force RTS output to inactive (HIGH)
logic 1 = force RTS output to active (LOW). In Loopback mode,
controls MSR[4]. If Auto RTS is enabled, the RTS output is controlled
by hardware flow control.
0
MCR[0]
DTR[2]. If GPIO5 is selected as DTR modem pin through IOControl
register bit 1, the state of DTR pin can be controlled as below. Writing to
IOState bit 5 will not have any effect on this pin.
logic 0 = Force DTR output to inactive (HIGH)
logic 1 = Force DTR output to active (LOW)
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8.7 Modem Status Register (MSR)
This 8-bit register provides information about the current state of the control lines from the
modem, data set, or peripheral device to the host. It also indicates when a control input
from the modem changes state. Table 18 shows Modem Status Register bit settings.
Table 18.
Modem Status Register bits description
Bit
Symbol
Description
7
MSR[7]
CD[1] (active HIGH, logical 1). If GPIO6 is selected as CD modem pin
through IOControl register bit 1, the state of CD pin can be read from this
bit. This bit is the complement of the CD input. Reading IOState bit 6 does
not reflect the true state of CD pin.
6
MSR[6]
RI[1] (active HIGH, logical 1). If GPIO7 is selected as RI modem pin through
IOControl register bit 1, the state of RI pin can be read from this bit. This bit
is the complement of the RI input. Reading IOState bit 6 does not reflect the
true state of RI pin.
5
MSR[5]
DSR[1] (active HIGH, logical 1). If GPIO4 is selected as DSR modem pin
through IOControl register bit 1, the state of DSR pin can be read from this
bit. This bit is the complement of the DSR input. Reading IOState bit 4 does
not reflect the true state of DSR pin.
4
MSR[4]
CTS (active HIGH, logical 1). This bit is the complement of the CTS input.
3
MSR[3]
CD[1]. Indicates that CD input has changed state. Cleared on a read.
2
MSR[2]
RI[1]. Indicates that RI input has changed state from LOW to HIGH.
Cleared on a read.
1
MSR[1]
DSR[1]. Indicates that DSR input has changed state. Cleared on a read.
0
MSR[0]
CTS. Indicates that CTS input has changed state. Cleared on a read.
[1]
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Remark: The primary inputs RI, CD, CTS, DSR are all active LOW.
8.8 Scratch Pad Register (SPR)
This 8-bit register is used as a temporary data storage register. User’s program can
write to or read from this register without any effect on the operation of the device.
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8.9 Interrupt Enable Register (IER)
The Interrupt Enable Register (IER) enables each of the six types of interrupt, receiver
error, RHR interrupt, THR interrupt, modem status, Xoff received, or CTS/RTS change of
state from LOW to HIGH. The IRQ output signal is activated in response to interrupt
generation. Table 19 shows the Interrupt Enable Register bit settings.
Table 19.
Interrupt Enable Register bits description
Bit
Symbol
Description
7
IER[7][1]
CTS interrupt enable
logic 0 = disable the CTS interrupt (normal default condition)
logic 1 = enable the CTS interrupt
6
IER[6][1]
RTS interrupt enable
logic 0 = disable the RTS interrupt (normal default condition)
logic 1 = enable the RTS interrupt
5
IER[5][1]
Xoff interrupt
logic 0 = disable the Xoff interrupt (normal default condition)
logic 1 = enable the Xoff interrupt
4
IER[4][1]
Sleep mode
logic 0 = disable Sleep mode (normal default condition)
logic 1 = enable Sleep mode. See Section 7.6 “Sleep mode” for details.
3
IER[3]
Modem Status Interrupt[2].
logic 0 = disable the modem status register interrupt (normal default
condition)
logic 1 = enable the modem status register interrupt
Remark: See IOControl register bit 1 in Table 30 for the description of how to
program the pins as modem pins.
2
IER[2]
Receive Line Status interrupt
logic 0 = disable the receiver line status interrupt (normal default condition)
logic 1 = enable the receiver line status interrupt
1
IER[1]
Transmit Holding Register interrupt.
logic 0 = disable the THR interrupt (normal default condition)
logic 1 = enable the THR interrupt
0
IER[0]
Receive Holding Register interrupt.
logic 0 = disable the RHR interrupt (normal default condition)
logic 1 = enable the RHR interrupt
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cause a new interrupt if the THR is below the threshold.
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8.10 Interrupt Identification Register (IIR)
The IIR is a read-only 8-bit register which provides the source of the interrupt in a
prioritized manner. Table 20 shows Interrupt Identification Register bit settings.
Table 20.
Interrupt Identification Register bits description
Bit
Symbol
Description
7:6
IIR[7:6]
mirror the contents of FCR[0]
5:1
IIR[5:1]
5-bit encoded interrupt. See Table 21.
0
IIR[0]
interrupt status
logic 0 = an interrupt is pending
logic 1 = no interrupt is pending
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Interrupt source
Priority
level
IIR[5]
IIR[4]
IIR[3]
IIR[2]
IIR[1]
IIR[0]
Source of the interrupt
1
0
0
0
1
1
0
Receiver Line Status error
2
0
0
1
1
0
0
Receiver time-out interrupt
2
0
0
0
1
0
0
RHR interrupt
3
0
0
0
0
1
0
THR interrupt
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
modem interrupt[1][2]
5
1
1
0
0
0
0
input pin change of state[1][2]
6
0
1
0
0
0
0
received Xoff signal/
special character
7
1
0
0
0
0
0
CTS, RTS change of state from
active (LOW) to inactive
(HIGH)
[1]
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8.11 Enhanced Features Register (EFR)
This 8-bit register enables or disables the enhanced features of the UART. Table 22
shows the enhanced feature register bit settings.
Table 22.
Enhanced Features Register bits description
Bit
Symbol
Description
7
EFR[7]
CTS flow control enable
logic 0 = CTS flow control is disabled (normal default condition)
logic 1 = CTS flow control is enabled. Transmission will stop when a HIGH
signal is detected on the CTS pin.
6
RTS flow control enable.
EFR[6]
logic 0 = RTS flow control is disabled (normal default condition)
logic 1 = RTS flow control is enabled. The RTS pin goes HIGH when the
receiver FIFO halt trigger level TCR[3:0] is reached, and goes LOW when
the receiver FIFO resume transmission trigger level TCR[7:4] is reached.
5
EFR[5]
Special character detect
logic 0 = Special character detect disabled (normal default condition)
logic 1 = Special character detect enabled. Received data is compared
with Xoff2 data. If a match occurs, the received data is transferred to FIFO
and IIR[4] is set to a logical 1 to indicate a special character has been
detected.
4
EFR[4]
Enhanced functions enable bit
logic 0 = disables enhanced functions and writing to IER[7:4], FCR[5:4],
MCR[7:5].
logic 1 = enables the enhanced function IER[7:4], FCR[5:4], and MCR[7:5]
so that they can be modified.
3:0
EFR[3:0]
Combinations of software flow control can be selected by programming
these bits. See Table 3 “Software flow control options (EFR[3:0])”.
8.12 Division registers (DLL, DLH)
These are two 8-bit registers which store the 16-bit divisor for generation of the baud clock
in the baud rate generator. DLH stores the most significant part of the divisor. DLL stores
the least significant part of the divisor.
Remark: DLL and DLH can only be written to before Sleep mode is enabled, that is,
before IER[4] is set.
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8.13 Transmission Control Register (TCR)
This 8-bit register is used to store the RX FIFO threshold levels to stop/start transmission
during hardware/software flow control. Table 23 shows Transmission Control Register bit
settings.
Table 23.
Transmission Control Register bits description
Bit
Symbol
Description
7:4
TCR[7:4]
RX FIFO trigger level to resume
3:0
TCR[3:0]
RX FIFO trigger level to halt transmission
TCR trigger levels are available from 0 to 60 characters with a granularity of four.
Remark: TCR can only be written to when EFR[4] = 1 and MCR[2] = 1. The programmer
must program the TCR such that TCR[3:0] > TCR[7:4]. There is no built-in hardware
check to make sure this condition is met. Also, the TCR must be programmed with this
condition before auto RTS or software flow control is enabled to avoid spurious operation
of the device.
8.14 Trigger Level Register (TLR)
This 8-bit register is used to store the transmit and received FIFO trigger levels used for
interrupt generation. Trigger levels from 4 to 60 can be programmed with a granularity
of 4. Table 24 shows trigger level register bit settings.
Table 24.
Trigger Level Register bits description
Bit
Symbol
Description
7:4
TLR[7:4]
RX FIFO trigger levels (4 to 60), number of characters available.
3:0
TLR[3:0]
TX FIFO trigger levels (4 to 60), number of spaces available.
Remark: TLR can only be written to when EFR[4] = 1 and MCR[2] = 1. If TLR[3:0] or
TLR[7:4] are logical 0, the selectable trigger levels via the FIFO Control Register (FCR)
are used for the transmit and receive FIFO trigger levels. Trigger levels from 4 characters
to 60 characters are available with a granularity of four. The TLR should be programmed
for N4, where N is the desired trigger level.
When the trigger level setting in TLR is zero, the SC16IS740/750/760 uses the trigger
level setting defined in FCR. If TLR has non-zero trigger level value, the trigger level
defined in FCR is discarded. This applies to both transmit FIFO and receive FIFO trigger
level setting.
When TLR is used for RX trigger level control, FCR[7:6] should be left at the default state,
that is, ‘00’.
8.15 Transmitter FIFO Level register (TXLVL)
This register is a read-only register, it reports the number of spaces available in the
transmit FIFO.
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Transmitter FIFO Level register bits description
Bit
Symbol
Description
7
-
not used; set to zeros
6:0
TXLVL[6:0]
number of spaces available in TX FIFO, from 0 (0x00) to 64 (0x40)
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8.16 Receiver FIFO Level register (RXLVL)
This register is a read-only register, it reports the fill level of the receive FIFO. That is, the
number of characters in the RX FIFO.
Table 26.
Receiver FIFO Level register bits description
Bit
Symbol
Description
7
-
not used; set to zeros
6:0
RXLVL[6:0]
number of characters stored in RX FIFO, from 0 (0x00) to 64 (0x40)
8.17 Programmable I/O pins Direction register (IODir)
This register is only available on the SC16IS750 and SC16IS760. This register is used to
program the I/O pins direction. Bit 0 to bit 7 controls GPIO0 to GPIO7.
Table 27.
IODir register bits description
Bit
Symbol
Description
7:0
IODir
set GPIO pins [7:0] to input or output
0 = input
1 = output
Remark: If there is a pending input (GPIO) interrupt and IODir is written, this pending
interrupt will be cleared, that is, the interrupt signal will be negated.
8.18 Programmable I/O pins State Register (IOState)
This register is only available on the SC16IS750 and SC16IS760. When ‘read’, this
register returns the actual state of all I/O pins. When ‘write’, each register bit will be
transferred to the corresponding IO pin programmed as output.
Table 28.
IOState register bits description
Bit
Symbol
Description
7:0
IOState
Write this register:
set the logic level on the output pins
0 = set output pin to zero
1 = set output pin to one
Read this register:
return states of all pins
8.19 I/O Interrupt Enable Register (IOIntEna)
This register is only available on the SC16IS750 and SC16IS760. This register enables
the interrupt due to a change in the I/O configured as inputs. If GPIO[7:4] are programmed
as modem pins, their interrupt generation must be enabled via IER register bit 3. In this
case bit 7 to bit 4 of IOIntEna will have no effect on GPIO[7:4].
Table 29.
IOIntEna register bits description
Bit
Symbol
Description
7:0
IOIntEna
input interrupt enable
0 = a change in the input pin will not generate an interrupt
1 = a change in the input will generate an interrupt
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8.20 I/O Control register (IOControl)
This register is only available on the SC16IS750 and SC16IS760.
Table 30.
IOControl register bits description
Bit
Symbol
Description
7:4
-
reserved for future use
3
SRESET
software reset
A write to bit will reset the device. Once the device is reset this bit is
automatically set to ‘0’
2
-
reserved for future use
1
GPIO[7:4] or
modem pins
This bit programs GPIO[7:4] as I/O pins or modem RI, CD, DTR, DSR
pins.
0 = GPIO[7:4] behave as I/O pins
1 = GPIO[7:4] behave as RI, CD, DTR, DSR
0
IOLATCH
enable/disable inputs latching
0 = input values are not latched. A change in any input generates an
interrupt. A read of the input register clears the interrupt. If the input
goes back to its initial logic state before the input register is read,
then the interrupt is cleared.
1 = input values are latched. A change in the input generates an
interrupt and the input logic value is loaded in the bit of the
corresponding input state register (IOState). A read of the IOState
register clears the interrupt. If the input pin goes back to its initial
logic state before the interrupt register is read, then the interrupt is
not cleared and the corresponding bit of the IOState register keeps
the logic value that initiates the interrupt.
Remark: As I/O pins, the direction, state, and interrupt of GPIO4 to GPIO7 are controlled
by the following registers: IODir, IOState, IOIntEna, and IOControl. The state of CD, RI,
DSR pins will not be reflected in MSR[7:5] or MSR[3:1], and any change of state on these
three pins will not trigger a modem status interrupt (even if enabled via IER[3]), and the
state of the DTR pin cannot be controlled by MCR[0].
As modem CD, RI, DSR pins, the status at the input of these three pins can be read from
MSR[7:5] and MSR[3:1], and the state of DTR pin can be controlled by MCR[0]. Also, if
modem status interrupt bit is enabled, IER[3], a change of state of RI, CD, DSR pins will
trigger a modem interrupt. Bit[7:4] of the IODir, IOState, and IOIntEna registers will not
have any effect on these three pins.
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8.21 Extra Features Control Register (EFCR)
Table 31.
Extra Features Control Register bits description
Bit
Symbol
Description
7
IRDA MODE
IrDA mode
0 = IrDA SIR, 316 pulse ratio, data rate up to 115.2 kbit/s
1 = IrDA SIR, 14 pulse ratio, data rate up to 1.152 Mbit/s[1]
6
-
reserved
5
RTSINVER
invert RTS signal in RS-485 mode
0: RTS = 0 during transmission and RTS = 1 during reception
1: RTS = 1 during transmission and RTS = 0 during reception
4
RTSCON
enable the transmitter to control the RTS pin
0 = transmitter does not control RTS pin
1 = transmitter controls RTS pin
3
-
reserved
2
TXDISABLE
Disable transmitter. UART does not send serial data out on the
transmit pin, but the transmit FIFO will continue to receive data from
host until full. Any data in the TSR will be sent out before the
transmitter goes into disable state.
0: transmitter is enabled
1: transmitter is disabled
1
RXDISABLE
Disable receiver. UART will stop receiving data immediately once this
bit set to a 1, and any data in the TSR will be sent to the receive FIFO.
User is advised not to set this bit during receiving.
0: receiver is enabled
1: receiver is disabled
0
9-BIT MODE
Enable 9-bit or Multidrop mode (RS-485).
0: normal RS-232 mode
1: enables RS-485 mode
[1]
For SC16IS760 only.
9. RS-485 features
9.1 Auto RS-485 RTS control
Normally the RTS pin is controlled by MCR bit 1, or if hardware flow control is enabled, the
logic state of the RTS pin is controlled by the hardware flow control circuitry. EFCR
register bit 4 will take the precedence over the other two modes; once this bit is set, the
transmitter will control the state of the RTS pin. The transmitter automatically asserts the
RTS pin (logic 0) once the host writes data to the transmit FIFO, and deasserts RTS pin
(logic 1) once the last bit of the data has been transmitted.
To use the auto RS-485 RTS mode the software would have to disable the hardware flow
control function.
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9.2 RS-485 RTS output inversion
EFCR bit 5 reverses the polarity of the RTS pin if the UART is in auto RS-485 RTS mode.
When the transmitter has data to be sent it will deasserts the RTS pin (logic 1), and when
the last bit of the data has been sent out the transmitter asserts the RTS pin (logic 0).
9.3 Auto RS-485
EFCR bit 0 is used to enable the RS-485 mode (multidrop or 9-bit mode). In this mode of
operation, a ‘master’ station transmits an address character followed by data characters
for the addressed ‘slave’ stations. The slave stations examine the received data and
interrupt the controller if the received character is an address character (parity bit = 1).
To use the auto RS-485 mode the software would have to disable the hardware and
software flow control functions.
9.3.1 Normal multidrop mode
The 9-bit Mode in EFCR (bit 0) is enabled, but not Special Character Detect (EFR bit 5).
The receiver is set to Force Parity 0 (LCR[5:3] = 111) in order to detect address bytes.
With the receiver initially disabled, it ignores all the data bytes (parity bit = 0) until an
address byte is received (parity bit = 1). This address byte will cause the UART to set the
parity error. The UART will generate a line status interrupt (IER bit 2 must be set to ‘1’ at
this time), and at the same time puts this address byte in the RX FIFO. After the controller
examines the byte it must make a decision whether or not to enable the receiver; it should
enable the receiver if the address byte addresses its ID address, and must not enable the
receiver if the address byte does not address its ID address.
If the controller enables the receiver, the receiver will receive the subsequent data until
being disabled by the controller after the controller has received a complete message
from the ‘master’ station. If the controller does not disable the receiver after receiving a
message from the ‘master’ station, the receiver will generate a parity error upon receiving
another address byte. The controller then determines if the address byte addresses its ID
address, if it is not, the controller then can disable the receiver. If the address byte
addresses the ‘slave’ ID address, the controller take no further action, the receiver will
receive the subsequent data.
9.3.2 Auto address detection
If Special Character Detect is enabled (EFR[5] is set and the XOFF2 register contains the
address byte) the receiver will try to detect an address byte that matches the programmed
character in the XOFF2 register. If the received byte is a data byte or an address byte that
does not match the programmed character in the XOFF2 register, the receiver will discard
these data. Upon receiving an address byte that matches the Xoff2 character, the receiver
will be automatically enabled if not already enabled, and the address character is pushed
into the RX FIFO along with the parity bit (in place of the parity error bit). The receiver also
generates a line status interrupt (IER[2] must be set to ‘1’ at this time). The receiver will
then receive the subsequent data from the ‘master’ station until being disabled by the
controller after having received a message from the ‘master’ station.
If another address byte is received and this address byte does not match Xoff2 character,
the receiver will be automatically disabled and the address byte is ignored. If the address
byte matches Xoff2 character, the receiver will put this byte in the RX FIFO along with the
parity bit in the parity error bit (LSR bit 2).
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10. I2C-bus operation
The two lines of the I2C-bus are a serial data line (SDA) and a serial clock line (SCL). Both
lines are connected to a positive supply via a pull-up resistor, and remain HIGH when the
bus is not busy. Each device is recognized by a unique address whether it is a
microcomputer, LCD driver, memory or keyboard interface and can operate as either a
transmitter or receiver, depending on the function of the device. A device generating a
message or data is a transmitter, and a device receiving the message or data is a
receiver. Obviously, a passive function like an LCD driver could only be a receiver, while a
microcontroller or a memory can both transmit and receive data.
10.1 Data transfers
One data bit is transferred during each clock pulse (see Figure 17). The data on the SDA
line must remain stable during the HIGH period of the clock pulse in order to be valid.
Changes in the data line at this time will be interpreted as control signals. A HIGH-to-LOW
transition of the data line (SDA) while the clock signal (SCL) is HIGH indicates a START
condition, and a LOW-to-HIGH transition of the SDA while SCL is HIGH defines a STOP
condition (see Figure 18). The bus is considered to be busy after the START condition
and free again at a certain time interval after the STOP condition. The START and STOP
conditions are always generated by the master.
SDA
SCL
data line
stable;
data valid
change
of data
allowed
mba607
Fig 17. Bit transfer on the I2C-bus
SDA
SCL
S
P
START condition
STOP condition
mba608
Fig 18. START and STOP conditions
The number of data bytes transferred between the START and STOP condition from
transmitter to receiver is not limited. Each byte, which must be eight bits long, is
transferred serially with the most significant bit first, and is followed by an acknowledge bit
(see Figure 19). The clock pulse related to the acknowledge bit is generated by the
master. The device that acknowledges has to pull down the SDA line during the
acknowledge clock pulse, while the transmitting device releases this pulse (see
Figure 20).
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SDA
MSB
SCL
0
S
1
6
7
8
0
1
2 to 7
ACK
START
condition
8
P
ACK
byte complete,
interrupt within receiver
STOP
condition
clock line held LOW
while interrupt is serviced
002aab012
Fig 19. Data transfer on the I2C-bus
data output
by transmitter
transmitter stays off of the bus
during the acknowledge clock
data output
by receiver
SCL from master
acknowledgement signal
from receiver
S
0
1
6
7
8
002aab013
START
condition
Fig 20. Acknowledge on the I2C-bus
A slave receiver must generate an acknowledge after the reception of each byte, and a
master must generate one after the reception of each byte clocked out of the slave
transmitter.
There are two exceptions to the ‘acknowledge after every byte’ rule. The first occurs when
a master is a receiver: it must signal an end of data to the transmitter by not signalling an
acknowledge on the last byte that has been clocked out of the slave. The acknowledge
related clock, generated by the master should still take place, but the SDA line will not be
pulled down. In order to indicate that this is an active and intentional lack of
acknowledgement, we shall term this special condition as a ‘negative acknowledge’.
The second exception is that a slave will send a negative acknowledge when it can no
longer accept additional data bytes. This occurs after an attempted transfer that cannot be
accepted.
10.2 Addressing and transfer formats
Each device on the bus has its own unique address. Before any data is transmitted on the
bus, the master transmits on the bus the address of the slave to be accessed for this
transaction. A well-behaved slave with a matching address, if it exists on the network,
should of course acknowledge the master's addressing. The addressing is done by the
first byte transmitted by the master after the START condition.
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An address on the network is seven bits long, appearing as the most significant bits of the
address byte. The last bit is a direction (R/W) bit. A ‘0’ indicates that the master is
transmitting (write) and a ‘1’ indicates that the master requests data (read). A complete
data transfer, comprised of an address byte indicating a ‘write’ and two data bytes is
shown in Figure 21.
SDA
SCL
S
START
condition
0 to 6
address
7
R/W
8
ACK
0 to 6
data
7
8
ACK
0 to 6
data
7
8
P
ACK
STOP
condition
002aab046
Fig 21. A complete data transfer
When an address is sent, each device in the system compares the first seven bits after
the START with its own address. If there is a match, the device will consider itself
addressed by the master, and will send an acknowledge. The device could also determine
if in this transaction it is assigned the role of a slave receiver or slave transmitter,
depending on the R/W bit.
Each node of the I2C-bus network has a unique seven-bit address. The address of a
microcontroller is of course fully programmable, while peripheral devices usually have
fixed and programmable address portions.
When the master is communicating with one device only, data transfers follow the format
of Figure 21, where the R/W bit could indicate either direction. After completing the
transfer and issuing a STOP condition, if a master would like to address some other
device on the network, it could start another transaction by issuing a new START.
Another way for a master to communicate with several different devices would be by using
a ‘repeated START’. After the last byte of the transaction was transferred, including its
acknowledge (or negative acknowledge), the master issues another START, followed by
address byte and data — without effecting a STOP. The master may communicate with a
number of different devices, combining ‘reads’ and ‘writes’. After the last transfer takes
place, the master issues a STOP and releases the bus. Possible data formats are
demonstrated in Figure 22. Note that the repeated START allows for both change of a
slave and a change of direction, without releasing the bus. We shall see later on that the
change of direction feature can come in handy even when dealing with a single device.
In a single master system, the repeated START mechanism may be more efficient than
terminating each transfer with a STOP and starting again. In a multimaster environment,
the determination of which format is more efficient could be more complicated, as when a
master is using repeated STARTs it occupies the bus for a long time and thus preventing
other devices from initiating transfers.
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(n bytes + acknowledge)
master write:
S
SLAVE ADDRESS
START condition
W
write
A
DATA
acknowledge
A
DATA
acknowledge
A
P
acknowledge
STOP condition
data transferred
(n bytes + acknowledge)
master read:
S
SLAVE ADDRESS
START condition
R
read
A
DATA
acknowledge
A
DATA
acknowledge
NA
P
not
acknowledge
STOP condition
data transferred
(n bytes + acknowledge)
combined
formats:
S
SLAVE ADDRESS R/W
START condition
read or
write
A
DATA
acknowledge
A
acknowledge
data transferred
(n bytes + acknowledge)
Sr
SLAVE ADDRESS R/W
repeated
START condition
read or
write
A
DATA
acknowledge
direction of transfer
may change at this point
A
P
acknowledge
STOP condition
002aab458
Fig 22. I2C-bus data formats
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10.3 Addressing
Before any data is transmitted or received, the master must send the address of the
receiver via the SDA line. The first byte after the START condition carries the address of
the slave device and the read/write bit. Table 32 shows how the SC16IS740/750/760’s
address can be selected by using A1 and A0 pins. For example, if these 2 pins are
connected to VDD, then the SC16IS740/750/760’s address is set to 0x90, and the master
communicates with it through this address.
Table 32.
SC16IS740/750/760 address map
A1
A0
SC16IS750/760 I2C addresses (hex)[1]
VDD
VDD
0x90 (1001 000X)
VDD
VSS
0x92 (1001 001X)
VDD
SCL
0x94 (1001 010X)
VDD
SDA
0x96 (1001 011X)
VSS
VDD
0x98 (1001 100X)
VSS
VSS
0x9A (1001 101X)
VSS
SCL
0x9C (1001 110X)
VSS
SDA
0x9E (1001 111X)
SCL
VDD
0xA0 (1010 000X)
SCL
VSS
0xA2 (1010 001X)
SCL
SCL
0xA4 (1010 010X)
SCL
SDA
0xA6 (1010 011X)
SDA
VDD
0xA8 (1010 100X)
SDA
VSS
0xAA (1010 101X)
SDA
SCL
0xAC (1010 110X)
SDA
SDA
0xAE (1010 111X)
[1]
X = logic 0 for write cycle; X = logic 1 for read cycle.
10.4 Use of subaddresses
When a master communicates with the SC16IS740/750/760 it must send a subaddress in
the byte following the slave address byte. This subaddress is the internal address of the
word the master wants to access for a single byte transfer, or the beginning of a sequence
of locations for a multi-byte transfer. A subaddress is an 8-bit byte. Unlike the device
address, it does not contain a direction (R/W) bit, and like any byte transferred on the bus
it must be followed by an acknowledge.
Table 33 shows the breakdown of the subaddress (register address) byte. Bit 0 is not
used, bits [2:1] are both set to zeroes, bits [6:3] are used to select one of the device’s
internal registers, and bit 7 is not used.
A register write cycle is shown in Figure 23. The START is followed by a slave address
byte with the direction bit set to ‘write’, a subaddress byte, a number of data bytes, and a
STOP signal. The subaddress indicates which register the master wants to access, and
the data bytes which follow will be written one after the other to the subaddress location.
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Table 33 and Table 34 show the bits’ presentation at the subaddress byte for I2C-bus and
SPI interfaces. Bit 0 is not used, bits 2:1 select the channel, bits 6:3 select one of the
UART internal registers. Bit 7 is not used with the I2C-bus interface, but it is used by the
SPI interface to indicate a read or a write operation.
S
SLAVE ADDRESS
W
A
REGISTER ADDRESS(1)
A
nDATA
A
P
002aab047
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Fig 23. Master writes to slave
The register read cycle (see Figure 24) commences in a similar manner, with the master
sending a slave address with the direction bit set to ‘write’ with a following subaddress.
Then, in order to reverse the direction of the transfer, the master issues a repeated
START followed again by the device address, but this time with the direction bit set to
‘read’. The data bytes starting at the internal subaddress will be clocked out of the device,
each followed by a master-generated acknowledge. The last byte of the read cycle will be
followed by a negative acknowledge, signalling the end of transfer. The cycle is
terminated by a STOP signal.
S
SLAVE ADDRESS
W
REGISTER ADDRESS(1)
A
A
S
nDATA
SLAVE ADDRESS
A
LAST DATA
R
A
NA
P
002aab048
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Fig 24. Master read from slave
Table 33.
Register address byte (I2C)
Bit
Name
Function
7
-
not used
6:3
A[3:0]
UART’s internal register select
2:1
CH1, CH0
channel select: CH1 = 0, CH0 = 0
Other values are reserved and should not be used.
0
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R/W
A3
A2
A1
A0
CH1 CH0
X
D7
D6
D5
D4
D3
D2
D1
D0
D6
D5
D4
D3
D2
D1
D0
D6
D5
D4
D3
D2
D1
D0
002aab433
R/W = 0; A[3:0] = register address; CH1 = 0, CH0 = 0
a. Register write
SCLK
SI
R/W
A3
A2
A1
A0
CH1 CH0
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X
D7
SO
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b. Register read
SCLK
SI
R/W
A3
A2
A1
A0
CH1 CH0
X
D7
D7
D6
D5
D4
D3
D2
D1
D0
002aab435
last bit(2)
002aab436
R/W = 0; A[3:0] = 0000; CH1 = 0, CH0 = 0
c. FIFO write cycle
SCLK
SI
R/W
A3
A2
A1
A0
CH1 CH0
X
D7
SO
D6
D5
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d. FIFO read cycle
(1) Last bit (D0) of the last byte to be written to the transmit FIFO.
(2) Last bit (D0) of the last byte to be read from the receive FIFO.
Fig 25. SPI operation
D4
D3
D2
D1
D0
D7
D6
D5
D4
D3
D2
D1
D0
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Table 34.
Register address byte (SPI)
Bit
Name
Function
7
R/W
1: read from UART
0: write to UART
6:3
A[3:0]
UART’s internal register select
2:1
CH1, CH0
channel select: CH1 = 0, CH0 = 0
Other values are reserved and should not be used.
0
-
not used
12. Limiting values
Table 35. Limiting values
In accordance with the Absolute Maximum Rating System (IEC 60134).
Symbol
Parameter
VDD
Conditions
Min
Max
Unit
supply voltage
0.3
+4.6
V
V
VI
input voltage
any input
0.3
+5.5[1]
II
input current
any input
10
+10
mA
IO
output current
any output
10
+10
mA
Ptot
total power dissipation
-
300
mW
P/out
power dissipation per
output
-
50
mW
Tamb
ambient temperature
40
+85
C
operating
VDD = 2.5 V  0.2 V
40
+95
C
Tj
junction temperature
VDD = 3.3 V  0.3 V
-
+125
C
Tstg
storage temperature
65
+150
C
[1]
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13. Static characteristics
Table 36. Static characteristics
VDD = 2.5 V  0.2 V, Tamb = 40 C to +85 C; or VDD = 3.3 V  0.3 V, Tamb = 40 C to +95 C; unless otherwise specified.
Symbol
Parameter
Conditions
VDD = 2.5 V
VDD = 3.3 V
Unit
Min
Max
Min
Max
2.3
2.7
3.0
3.6
V
-
6.0
-
6.0
mA
Supplies
VDD
supply voltage
IDD
supply current
operating; no load
Inputs I2C/SPI, RX, CTS
VIH
HIGH-level input voltage
1.6
5.5[1]
2.0
5.5[1]
V
VIL
LOW-level input voltage
-
0.6
-
0.8
V
IL
leakage current
-
1
-
1
A
Ci
input capacitance
-
3
-
3
pF
1.85
-
-
-
V
IOH = 4 mA
-
-
2.4
-
V
IOL = 1.6 mA
-
0.4
-
-
V
input; VI = 0 V or 5.5 V[1]
Outputs TX, RTS, SO
VOH
HIGH-level output voltage
VOL
LOW-level output voltage
Co
output capacitance
IOH = 400 A
IOL = 4 mA
-
-
-
0.4
V
-
4
-
4
pF
1.6
5.5[1]
2.0
5.5[1]
V
Inputs/outputs GPIO0 to GPIO7 (SC16IS750 and SC16IS760 only)
VIH
HIGH-level input voltage
VIL
LOW-level input voltage
VOH
HIGH-level output voltage
-
0.6
-
0.8
V
1.85
-
-
-
V
IOH = 4 mA
-
-
2.4
-
V
0.4
-
-
V
IOH = 400 A
VOL
LOW-level output voltage
IOL = 1.6 mA
-
IOL = 4 mA
-
-
-
0.4
V
IL
leakage current
input; VI = 0 V or 5.5 V[1]
-
1
-
1
A
Co
output capacitance
-
4
-
4
pF
RPU
pull-up resistance
3.94
4.91
3.02
3.63
M
IOL = 1.6 mA
-
0.4
-
-
V
IOL = 4 mA
-
-
-
0.4
V
-
4
-
4
pF
active pull-up resistor
Output IRQ
VOL
Co
I2C-bus
LOW-level output voltage
output capacitance
input/output SDA
VIH
HIGH-level input voltage
1.6
5.5[1]
2.0
5.5[1]
V
VIL
LOW-level input voltage
-
0.6
-
0.8
V
VOL
LOW-level output voltage
IOL = 1.6 mA
-
0.4
-
-
V
IOL = 4 mA
-
-
-
0.4
V
IL
leakage current
input; VI = 0 V or 5.5 V[1]
-
10
-
10
A
Co
output capacitance
-
7
-
7
pF
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Table 36. Static characteristics …continued
VDD = 2.5 V  0.2 V, Tamb = 40 C to +85 C; or VDD = 3.3 V  0.3 V, Tamb = 40 C to +95 C; unless otherwise specified.
Symbol
I2C-bus
Parameter
Conditions
VDD = 2.5 V
VDD = 3.3 V
Min
Max
Min
Max
Unit
inputs SCL, CS/A0, SI/A1
VIH
HIGH-level input voltage
1.6
5.5[1]
2.0
5.5[1]
V
VIL
LOW-level input voltage
-
0.6
-
0.8
V
IL
leakage current
-
10
-
10
A
Ci
input capacitance
-
7
-
7
pF
1.8
5.5[1]
2.4
5.5[1]
V
-
0.45
-
0.6
V
30
+30
30
+30
A
-
3
-
3
pF
-
30
-
30
A
Clock input
input; VI = 0 V or 5.5 V[1]
XTAL1[2]
VIH
HIGH-level input voltage
VIL
LOW-level input voltage
IL
leakage current
Ci
input capacitance
input; VI = 0 V or 5.5
V[1]
Sleep current
IDD(sleep)
sleep mode supply current
inputs are at VDD or ground
[1]
5.5 V steady state voltage tolerance on inputs and outputs is valid only when the supply voltage is present. 3.8 V steady state voltage
tolerance on inputs and outputs when no supply voltage is present.
[2]
XTAL2 should be left open when XTAL1 is driven by an external clock.
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14. Dynamic characteristics
Table 37. I2C-bus timing specifications[1]
All the timing limits are valid within the operating supply voltage, ambient temperature range and output load;
VDD = 2.5 V  0.2 V, Tamb = 40 C to +85 C; or VDD = 3.3 V  0.3 V, Tamb = 40 C to +95 C; and refer to VIL and VIH with
an input voltage of VSS to VDD. All output load = 25 pF, except SDA output load = 400 pF.
Symbol
Parameter
Conditions
Standard mode
I2C-bus
Fast mode
I2C-bus
Min
Max
Min
Max
0
100
0
400
[2]
Unit
fSCL
SCL clock frequency
tBUF
bus free time between a STOP and
START condition
4.7
-
1.3
-
s
tHD;STA
hold time (repeated) START condition
4.0
-
0.6
-
s
tSU;STA
set-up time for a repeated START
condition
4.7
-
0.6
-
s
tSU;STO
set-up time for STOP condition
4.7
-
0.6
-
s
tHD;DAT
data hold time
0
-
0
-
ns
tVD;ACK
data valid acknowledge time
-
0.6
-
0.6
s
tVD;DAT
data valid time
-
0.6
-
0.6
ns
tSU;DAT
data set-up time
250
-
150
-
ns
tLOW
LOW period of the SCL clock
4.7
-
1.3
-
s
SCL LOW to
data out valid
kHz
tHIGH
HIGH period of the SCL clock
4.0
-
0.6
-
s
tf
fall time of both SDA and SCL signals
-
300
-
300
ns
tr
rise time of both SDA and SCL signals
-
1000
-
300
ns
tSP
pulse width of spikes that must be
suppressed by the input filter
-
50
-
50
ns
td1
I2C-bus GPIO output valid time
0.5
-
0.5
-
s
td2
I2C-bus
modem input interrupt valid time
0.2
-
0.2
-
s
td3
I2C-bus
modem input interrupt clear time
0.2
-
0.2
-
s
td4
I2C input pin interrupt valid time
0.2
-
0.2
-
s
td5
I2C input pin interrupt clear time
0.2
-
0.2
-
s
td6
I2C-bus
receive interrupt valid time
0.2
-
0.2
-
s
td7
I2C-bus
receive interrupt clear time
0.2
-
0.2
-
s
td8
I2C-bus
transmit interrupt clear time
1.0
-
0.5
-
s
td15
SCL delay time after reset
3
-
3
-
s
tw(rst)
reset pulse width
3
-
3
-
s
[3]
[4]
[1]
A detailed description of the I2C-bus specification, with applications, is given in user manual UM10204: “I2C-bus specification and user
manual”. This may be found at www.nxp.com/documents/user_manual/UM10204.pdf.
[2]
Minimum SCL clock frequency is limited by the bus time-out feature, which resets the serial bus interface if SDA is held LOW for a
minimum of 25 ms.
[3]
Only applicable to the SC16IS750 and SC16IS760.
[4]
2 XTAL1 clocks or 3 s, whichever is less.
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RESET
tw(rst)
td15
SCL
002aab437
Fig 26. SCL delay after reset
protocol
bit 7
MSB
(A7)
START
condition
(S)
tSU;STA
tLOW
bit 0
LSB
(R/W)
bit 6
(A6)
tHIGH
1/f
acknowledge
(A)
STOP
condition
(P)
SCL
SCL
tBUF
tf
tr
tSP
SDA
tSU;DAT
tHD;STA
tVD;ACK
tVD;DAT
tHD;DAT
tSU;STO
002aab489
Rise and fall times refer to VIL and VIH.
Fig 27. I2C-bus timing diagram
SDA
SLAVE ADDRESS
W
A
A IOSTATE REG.
A
A
DATA
td1
GPIOn
002aab255
Fig 28. Write to output (SC16IS750 and SC16IS760 only)
ACK to master
SDA
SLAVE ADDRESS
W
A
AMSR REGISTER
A
S
SLAVE ADDRESS
R
A
DATA
A
IRQ
td2
td3
MODEM pin
002aab256
Fig 29. Modem input pin interrupt (SC16IS750 and SC16IS760 only)
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ACK from slave
SLAVE ADDRESS
SDA
W
A
A IOSTATE REG.
ACK from slave
A
S
SLAVE ADDRESS
R
ACK from master
A
A
DATA
P
IRQ
td4
td5
GPIOn
002aab257
Fig 30. GPIO pin interrupt (SC16IS750 and SC16IS760 only)
RX
next
start
bit
stop
bit
start
bit
D0
D1
D2
D3
D4
D5
D6
D7
td6
IRQ
002aab258
Fig 31. Receive interrupt
SDA
SLAVE ADDRESS
W
A
A
A
RHR
S
R
SLAVE ADDRESS
A
A
DATA
P
IRQ
td7
002aab259
Fig 32. Receive interrupt clear
SDA
SLAVE ADDRESS
W
A
ATHR REGISTER
A
A
DATA
IRQ
td8
002aab260
Fig 33. Transmit interrupt clear
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Table 38. fXTAL dynamic characteristics
VDD = 2.5 V  0.2 V, Tamb = 40 C to +85 C; or VDD = 3.3 V  0.3 V, Tamb = 40 C to +95 C
Symbol
Parameter
tw1
clock pulse duration
tw2
clock pulse duration
Conditions
[1][2]
frequency on pin XTAL
fXTAL
VDD = 2.5 V
[1]
Applies to external clock, crystal oscillator max. 24 MHz.
[2]
1
f XTAL = ------t w3
[3]
100 ppm is recommended.
tw2
VDD = 3.3 V
Unit
Min
Max
Min
Max
10
-
6
-
ns
10
-
6
-
ns
-
48[3]
-
80
MHz
tw1
EXTERNAL
CLOCK
002aaa112
tw3
Fig 34. External clock timing
Table 39. SC16IS740/750 SPI-bus timing specifications
All the timing limits are valid within the operating supply voltage, ambient temperature range and output load;
VDD = 2.5 V  0.2 V, Tamb = 40 C to +85 C; or VDD = 3.3 V  0.3 V, Tamb = 40 C to +95 C; and refer to VIL and VIH with
an input voltage of VSS to VDD. All output load = 25 pF, unless otherwise specified.
Symbol
Parameter
Conditions
Min
Typ
Max
Unit
tTR
CS HIGH to SO 3-state delay time
CL = 100 pF
-
-
100
ns
tCSS
CS to SCLK setup time
100
-
-
ns
tCSH
CS to SCLK hold time
20
-
-
ns
tDO
SCLK fall to SO valid delay time
-
-
100
ns
tDS
SI to SCLK setup time
100
-
-
ns
tDH
SI to SCLK hold time
20
-
-
ns
tCP
SCLK period
250
-
-
ns
CL = 100 pF
tCL + tCH
tCH
SCLK HIGH time
100
-
-
ns
tCL
SCLK LOW time
100
-
-
ns
tCSW
CS HIGH pulse width
200
-
-
ns
td9
SPI output data valid time
200
-
-
ns
td10
SPI modem output data valid time
200
-
-
ns
td11
SPI transmit interrupt clear time
200
-
-
ns
td12
SPI modem input interrupt clear time
200
-
-
ns
td13
SPI interrupt clear time
200
-
-
ns
td14
SPI receive interrupt clear time
200
-
-
ns
tw(rst)
reset pulse width
3
-
-
s
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Table 40. SC16IS760 SPI-bus timing specifications
All the timing limits are valid within the operating supply voltage, ambient temperature range and output load;
VDD = 2.5 V  0.2 V, Tamb = 40 C to +85 C; or VDD = 3.3 V  0.3 V, Tamb = 40 C to +95 C and refer to VIL and VIH with
an input voltage of VSS to VDD. All output load = 25 pF, unless otherwise specified.
Symbol
Parameter
Conditions
VDD = 2.5 V
Min
tTR
CS HIGH to SO 3-state delay time
CL = 100 pF
VDD = 3.3 V
Max
Min
Unit
Max
-
100
-
100
ns
tCSS
CS to SCLK setup time
100
-
100
-
ns
tCSH
CS to SCLK hold time
5
-
5
-
ns
tDO
SCLK fall to SO valid delay time
-
25
-
20
ns
tDS
SI to SCLK setup time
10
-
10
-
ns
tDH
SI to SCLK hold time
10
-
10
-
ns
tCP
SCLK period
83
-
67
-
ns
tCH
SCLK HIGH time
30
-
25
-
ns
tCL
SCLK LOW time
30
-
25
-
ns
tCSW
CS HIGH pulse width
200
-
200
-
ns
td9
SPI output data valid time
200
-
200
-
ns
td10
SPI modem output data valid time
200
-
200
-
ns
td11
SPI transmit interrupt clear time
200
-
200
-
ns
CL = 100 pF
tCL + tCH
td12
SPI modem input interrupt clear time
200
-
200
-
ns
td13
SPI interrupt clear time
200
-
200
-
ns
td14
SPI receive interrupt clear time
200
-
200
-
ns
tw(rst)
reset pulse width
3
-
3
-
s
CS
tCSH
tCL
tCSS
tCH
tCSH
tCSW
SCLK
tDH
tDS
SI
tDO
tTR
SO
002aab066
Fig 35. Detailed SPI-bus timing
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CS
SCLK
SI
R/W
A3
A2
A1
A0
CH1 CH0
X
D7
D6
D5
D4
D3
D2
D1
D0
td9
GPIOx
002aab438
R/W = 0; A[3:0] = IOState (0x0B); CH1 = 0; CH0 = 0
Fig 36. SPI write IOState to GPIO switch (SC16IS750 and SC16IS760 only)
CS
SCLK
SI
R/W
A3
A2
A1
A0
CH1 CH0
X
D7
D6
D5
D4
D3
D2
D1
D0
td10
DTR (GPIO5)
002aab439
R/W = 0; A[3:0] = MCR (0x04); CH1 = 0; CH0 = 0
Fig 37. SPI write MCR to DTR output switch (SC16IS750 and SC16IS760 only)
CS
SCLK
SI
R/W
A3
A2
A1
A0
CH1 CH0
X
D7
D6
D5
D4
D3
D2
D1
D0
SO
td11
IRQ
002aab440
R/W = 0; A[3:0] = THR (0x00); CH1 = 0; CH0 = 0
Fig 38. SPI write THR to clear TX INT
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CS
SCLK
SI
R/W
A3
A2
A1
A0
CH1 CH0
X
D7
SO
D6
D5
D4
D3
D2
D1
D0
td12
IRQ
002aab441
R/W = 1; A[3:0] = MSR (0x06); CH1 = 0; CH0 = 0
Fig 39. Read MSR to clear modem INT (SC16IS750 and SC16IS760 only)
CS
SCLK
SI
R/W
A3
A2
A1
A0
CH1 CH0
X
D7
SO
D6
D5
D4
D3
D2
D1
D0
td13
IRQ
002aab442
R/W = 1; A[3:0] = IOState (0x0B); CH1 = 0; CH0 = 0
Fig 40. Read IOState to clear GPIO INT (SC16IS750 and SC16IS760 only)
CS
SCLK
SI
R/W
A3
A2
A1
A0
CH1 CH0
X
D7
SO
D6
D5
D4
D3
D2
D1
D0
td14
IRQ
002aab443
R/W = 1; A[3:0] = RHR (0x00); CH1 = 0; CH0 = 0
Fig 41. Read RHR to clear RX INT
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15. Package outline
TSSOP16: plastic thin shrink small outline package; 16 leads; body width 4.4 mm
SOT403-1
E
D
A
X
c
y
HE
v M A
Z
9
16
Q
(A 3)
A2
A
A1
pin 1 index
θ
Lp
L
1
8
e
detail X
w M
bp
0
2.5
5 mm
scale
DIMENSIONS (mm are the original dimensions)
UNIT
A
max.
A1
A2
A3
bp
c
D (1)
E (2)
e
HE
L
Lp
Q
v
w
y
Z (1)
θ
mm
1.1
0.15
0.05
0.95
0.80
0.25
0.30
0.19
0.2
0.1
5.1
4.9
4.5
4.3
0.65
6.6
6.2
1
0.75
0.50
0.4
0.3
0.2
0.13
0.1
0.40
0.06
8o
o
0
Notes
1. Plastic or metal protrusions of 0.15 mm maximum per side are not included.
2. Plastic interlead protrusions of 0.25 mm maximum per side are not included.
OUTLINE
VERSION
SOT403-1
REFERENCES
IEC
JEDEC
JEITA
EUROPEAN
PROJECTION
ISSUE DATE
99-12-27
03-02-18
MO-153
Fig 42. Package outline SOT403-1 (TSSOP16)
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HVQFN24: plastic thermal enhanced very thin quad flat package; no leads;
24 terminals; body 4 x 4 x 0.85 mm
A
B
D
SOT616-3
terminal 1
index area
A
A1
E
c
detail X
e1
C
1/2
e
e
12
y
y1 C
v M C A B
w M C
b
7
L
13
6
e
e2
Eh
1/2
e
1
18
terminal 1
index area
24
19
X
Dh
0
2.5
5 mm
scale
DIMENSIONS (mm are the original dimensions)
UNIT
A(1)
max.
A1
b
c
D (1)
Dh
E (1)
Eh
e
e1
e2
L
v
w
y
y1
mm
1
0.05
0.00
0.30
0.18
0.2
4.1
3.9
2.75
2.45
4.1
3.9
2.75
2.45
0.5
2.5
2.5
0.5
0.3
0.1
0.05
0.05
0.1
Note
1. Plastic or metal protrusions of 0.075 mm maximum per side are not included.
REFERENCES
OUTLINE
VERSION
IEC
JEDEC
JEITA
SOT616-3
---
MO-220
---
EUROPEAN
PROJECTION
ISSUE DATE
04-11-19
05-03-10
Fig 43. Package outline SOT616-3 (HVQFN24)
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TSSOP24: plastic thin shrink small outline package; 24 leads; body width 4.4 mm
D
SOT355-1
E
A
X
c
HE
y
v M A
Z
13
24
Q
A2
(A 3)
A1
pin 1 index
A
θ
Lp
L
1
12
detail X
w M
bp
e
0
2.5
5 mm
scale
DIMENSIONS (mm are the original dimensions)
UNIT
A
max.
A1
A2
A3
bp
c
D (1)
E (2)
e
HE
L
Lp
Q
v
w
y
Z (1)
θ
mm
1.1
0.15
0.05
0.95
0.80
0.25
0.30
0.19
0.2
0.1
7.9
7.7
4.5
4.3
0.65
6.6
6.2
1
0.75
0.50
0.4
0.3
0.2
0.13
0.1
0.5
0.2
8o
0o
Notes
1. Plastic or metal protrusions of 0.15 mm maximum per side are not included.
2. Plastic interlead protrusions of 0.25 mm maximum per side are not included.
OUTLINE
VERSION
SOT355-1
REFERENCES
IEC
JEDEC
JEITA
EUROPEAN
PROJECTION
ISSUE DATE
99-12-27
03-02-19
MO-153
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16. Handling information
All input and output pins are protected against ElectroStatic Discharge (ESD) under
normal handling. When handling ensure that the appropriate precautions are taken as
described in JESD625-A or equivalent standards.
17. Soldering of SMD packages
This text provides a very brief insight into a complex technology. A more in-depth account
of soldering ICs can be found in Application Note AN10365 “Surface mount reflow
soldering description”.
17.1 Introduction to soldering
Soldering is one of the most common methods through which packages are attached to
Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs), to form electrical circuits. The soldered joint provides both
the mechanical and the electrical connection. There is no single soldering method that is
ideal for all IC packages. Wave soldering is often preferred when through-hole and
Surface Mount Devices (SMDs) are mixed on one printed wiring board; however, it is not
suitable for fine pitch SMDs. Reflow soldering is ideal for the small pitches and high
densities that come with increased miniaturization.
17.2 Wave and reflow soldering
Wave soldering is a joining technology in which the joints are made by solder coming from
a standing wave of liquid solder. The wave soldering process is suitable for the following:
• Through-hole components
• Leaded or leadless SMDs, which are glued to the surface of the printed circuit board
Not all SMDs can be wave soldered. Packages with solder balls, and some leadless
packages which have solder lands underneath the body, cannot be wave soldered. Also,
leaded SMDs with leads having a pitch smaller than ~0.6 mm cannot be wave soldered,
due to an increased probability of bridging.
The reflow soldering process involves applying solder paste to a board, followed by
component placement and exposure to a temperature profile. Leaded packages,
packages with solder balls, and leadless packages are all reflow solderable.
Key characteristics in both wave and reflow soldering are:
•
•
•
•
•
•
Board specifications, including the board finish, solder masks and vias
Package footprints, including solder thieves and orientation
The moisture sensitivity level of the packages
Package placement
Inspection and repair
Lead-free soldering versus SnPb soldering
17.3 Wave soldering
Key characteristics in wave soldering are:
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• Process issues, such as application of adhesive and flux, clinching of leads, board
transport, the solder wave parameters, and the time during which components are
exposed to the wave
• Solder bath specifications, including temperature and impurities
17.4 Reflow soldering
Key characteristics in reflow soldering are:
• Lead-free versus SnPb soldering; note that a lead-free reflow process usually leads to
higher minimum peak temperatures (see Figure 45) than a SnPb process, thus
reducing the process window
• Solder paste printing issues including smearing, release, and adjusting the process
window for a mix of large and small components on one board
• Reflow temperature profile; this profile includes preheat, reflow (in which the board is
heated to the peak temperature) and cooling down. It is imperative that the peak
temperature is high enough for the solder to make reliable solder joints (a solder paste
characteristic). In addition, the peak temperature must be low enough that the
packages and/or boards are not damaged. The peak temperature of the package
depends on package thickness and volume and is classified in accordance with
Table 41 and 42
Table 41.
SnPb eutectic process (from J-STD-020C)
Package thickness (mm)
Package reflow temperature (C)
Volume (mm3)
< 350
 350
< 2.5
235
220
 2.5
220
220
Table 42.
Lead-free process (from J-STD-020C)
Package thickness (mm)
Package reflow temperature (C)
Volume (mm3)
< 350
350 to 2000
> 2000
< 1.6
260
260
260
1.6 to 2.5
260
250
245
> 2.5
250
245
245
Moisture sensitivity precautions, as indicated on the packing, must be respected at all
times.
Studies have shown that small packages reach higher temperatures during reflow
soldering, see Figure 45.
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maximum peak temperature
= MSL limit, damage level
temperature
minimum peak temperature
= minimum soldering temperature
peak
temperature
time
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MSL: Moisture Sensitivity Level
Fig 45. Temperature profiles for large and small components
For further information on temperature profiles, refer to Application Note AN10365
“Surface mount reflow soldering description”.
18. Abbreviations
Table 43.
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Acronym
Description
CPU
Central Processing Unit
FIFO
First In, First Out
GPIO
General Purpose Input/Output
I2C-bus
Inter IC bus
IrDA
Infrared Data Association
LCD
Liquid Crystal Display
MIR
Medium InfraRed
POR
Power-On Reset
SIR
Serial InfraRed
SPI
Serial Peripheral Interface
UART
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/Transmitter
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19. Revision history
Table 44.
Revision history
Document ID
Release date
Data sheet status
Change notice
Supersedes
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Table 1 “Ordering information”:
– Added type number SC16IS740IPW/Q900.
– Added new Table note 1.
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Figure 5 “Pin configuration for TSSOP16”: added type number SC16IS740IPW/Q900
Table 2 “Pin description”: added (new) Table note [2] and references to it at GPIO0 to
GPIO7.
•
•
Added (new) Section 7.4.2 “Power-on sequence”.
•
Section 7.8 “Programmable baud rate generator”: added second sentence to paragraph
following second “Remark”.
•
Table 10 “SC16IS740/750/760 internal registers”: added (new) Table note [8] and its
reference at IOControl bit 3.
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•
Added (new) Section 8.8 “Scratch Pad Register (SPR)”.
•
Section 7.6 “Sleep mode”: added second, third, and fourth paragraphs following first
“Remark”.
Table 36 “Static characteristics”, sub-section “Inputs/outputs GPIO0 to GPIO7”: added
specification for “RPU, pull-up resistance”
Table 38 “fXTAL dynamic characteristics”: added (new) Table note [3] and its reference at
fXTAL maximum value (at VDD = 2.5 V).
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20. Legal information
20.1 Data sheet status
Document status[1][2]
Product status[3]
Definition
Objective [short] data sheet
Development
This document contains data from the objective specification for product development.
Preliminary [short] data sheet
Qualification
This document contains data from the preliminary specification.
Product [short] data sheet
Production
This document contains the product specification.
[1]
Please consult the most recently issued document before initiating or completing a design.
[2]
The term ‘short data sheet’ is explained in section “Definitions”.
[3]
The product status of device(s) described in this document may have changed since this document was published and may differ in case of multiple devices. The latest product status
information is available on the Internet at URL http://www.nxp.com.
20.2 Definitions
Draft — The document is a draft version only. The content is still under
internal review and subject to formal approval, which may result in
modifications or additions. NXP Semiconductors does not give any
representations or warranties as to the accuracy or completeness of
information included herein and shall have no liability for the consequences of
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Short data sheet — A short data sheet is an extract from a full data sheet
with the same product type number(s) and title. A short data sheet is intended
for quick reference only and should not be relied upon to contain detailed and
full information. For detailed and full information see the relevant full data
sheet, which is available on request via the local NXP Semiconductors sales
office. In case of any inconsistency or conflict with the short data sheet, the
full data sheet shall prevail.
Product specification — The information and data provided in a Product
data sheet shall define the specification of the product as agreed between
NXP Semiconductors and its customer, unless NXP Semiconductors and
customer have explicitly agreed otherwise in writing. In no event however,
shall an agreement be valid in which the NXP Semiconductors product is
deemed to offer functions and qualities beyond those described in the
Product data sheet.
20.3 Disclaimers
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representations or warranties, expressed or implied, as to the accuracy or
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Notwithstanding any damages that customer might incur for any reason
whatsoever, NXP Semiconductors’ aggregate and cumulative liability towards
customer for the products described herein shall be limited in accordance
with the Terms and conditions of commercial sale of NXP Semiconductors.
malfunction of an NXP Semiconductors product can reasonably be expected
to result in personal injury, death or severe property or environmental
damage. NXP Semiconductors accepts no liability for inclusion and/or use of
NXP Semiconductors products in such equipment or applications and
therefore such inclusion and/or use is at the customer’s own risk.
Applications — Applications that are described herein for any of these
products are for illustrative purposes only. NXP Semiconductors makes no
representation or warranty that such applications will be suitable for the
specified use without further testing or modification.
Customers are responsible for the design and operation of their applications
and products using NXP Semiconductors products, and NXP Semiconductors
accepts no liability for any assistance with applications or customer product
design. It is customer’s sole responsibility to determine whether the NXP
Semiconductors product is suitable and fit for the customer’s applications and
products planned, as well as for the planned application and use of
customer’s third party customer(s). Customers should provide appropriate
design and operating safeguards to minimize the risks associated with their
applications and products.
NXP Semiconductors does not accept any liability related to any default,
damage, costs or problem which is based on any weakness or default in the
customer’s applications or products, or the application or use by customer’s
third party customer(s). Customer is responsible for doing all necessary
testing for the customer’s applications and products using NXP
Semiconductors products in order to avoid a default of the applications and
the products or of the application or use by customer’s third party
customer(s). NXP does not accept any liability in this respect.
Limiting values — Stress above one or more limiting values (as defined in
the Absolute Maximum Ratings System of IEC 60134) will cause permanent
damage to the device. Limiting values are stress ratings only and (proper)
operation of the device at these or any other conditions above those given in
the Recommended operating conditions section (if present) or the
Characteristics sections of this document is not warranted. Constant or
repeated exposure to limiting values will permanently and irreversibly affect
the quality and reliability of the device.
Terms and conditions of commercial sale — NXP Semiconductors
products are sold subject to the general terms and conditions of commercial
sale, as published at http://www.nxp.com/profile/terms, unless otherwise
agreed in a valid written individual agreement. In case an individual
agreement is concluded only the terms and conditions of the respective
agreement shall apply. NXP Semiconductors hereby expressly objects to
applying the customer’s general terms and conditions with regard to the
purchase of NXP Semiconductors products by customer.
Right to make changes — NXP Semiconductors reserves the right to make
changes to information published in this document, including without
limitation specifications and product descriptions, at any time and without
notice. This document supersedes and replaces all information supplied prior
to the publication hereof.
No offer to sell or license — Nothing in this document may be interpreted or
construed as an offer to sell products that is open for acceptance or the grant,
conveyance or implication of any license under any copyrights, patents or
other industrial or intellectual property rights.
Suitability for use — NXP Semiconductors products are not designed,
authorized or warranted to be suitable for use in life support, life-critical or
safety-critical systems or equipment, nor in applications where failure or
Export control — This document as well as the item(s) described herein
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states that this specific NXP Semiconductors product is automotive qualified,
the product is not suitable for automotive use. It is neither qualified nor tested
in accordance with automotive testing or application requirements. NXP
Semiconductors accepts no liability for inclusion and/or use of
non-automotive qualified products in automotive equipment or applications.
In the event that customer uses the product for design-in and use in
automotive applications to automotive specifications and standards, customer
(a) shall use the product without NXP Semiconductors’ warranty of the
product for such automotive applications, use and specifications, and (b)
whenever customer uses the product for automotive applications beyond
NXP Semiconductors’ specifications such use shall be solely at customer’s
own risk, and (c) customer fully indemnifies NXP Semiconductors for any
liability, damages or failed product claims resulting from customer design and
use of the product for automotive applications beyond NXP Semiconductors’
standard warranty and NXP Semiconductors’ product specifications.
20.4 Trademarks
Notice: All referenced brands, product names, service names and trademarks
are the property of their respective owners.
I2C-bus — logo is a trademark of NXP B.V.
21. Contact information
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22. Contents
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2
2.1
2.2
2.3
3
4
5
6
6.1
6.2
7
7.1
7.2
7.2.1
7.2.2
7.3
7.3.1
7.3.2
7.4
7.4.1
7.4.2
7.5
7.5.1
7.5.2
7.6
7.7
7.8
8
8.1
8.2
8.3
8.4
8.5
8.6
8.7
8.8
8.9
8.10
8.11
8.12
8.13
8.14
8.15
8.16
General description . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
Features and benefits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
General features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
I2C-bus features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
SPI features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Ordering information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Block diagram . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Pinning information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Pinning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Pin description . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Functional description . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Trigger levels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Hardware flow control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Auto RTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Auto CTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
Software flow control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
RX. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
TX . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
Reset and power-on sequence. . . . . . . . . . . . 13
Hardware reset, Power-On Reset (POR)
and software reset . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
Power-on sequence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
Interrupts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
Interrupt mode operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Polled mode operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Sleep mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Break and time-out conditions . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Programmable baud rate generator . . . . . . . . 18
Register descriptions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
Receive Holding Register (RHR) . . . . . . . . . . 23
Transmit Holding Register (THR) . . . . . . . . . . 23
FIFO Control Register (FCR) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
Line Control Register (LCR) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
Line Status Register (LSR) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26
Modem Control Register (MCR) . . . . . . . . . . . 27
Modem Status Register (MSR) . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
Scratch Pad Register (SPR) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
Interrupt Enable Register (IER) . . . . . . . . . . . 29
Interrupt Identification Register (IIR). . . . . . . . 30
Enhanced Features Register (EFR) . . . . . . . . 31
Division registers (DLL, DLH) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
Transmission Control Register (TCR). . . . . . . 32
Trigger Level Register (TLR) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32
Transmitter FIFO Level register (TXLVL) . . . . 32
Receiver FIFO Level register (RXLVL) . . . . . . 33
8.17
8.18
8.19
8.20
8.21
9
9.1
9.2
9.3
9.3.1
9.3.2
10
10.1
10.2
10.3
10.4
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
17.1
17.2
17.3
17.4
18
19
20
20.1
20.2
20.3
20.4
21
22
Programmable I/O pins Direction
register (IODir) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Programmable I/O pins State Register
(IOState). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
I/O Interrupt Enable Register (IOIntEna) . . . .
I/O Control register (IOControl) . . . . . . . . . . .
Extra Features Control Register (EFCR) . . . .
RS-485 features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Auto RS-485 RTS control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
RS-485 RTS output inversion . . . . . . . . . . . .
Auto RS-485 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Normal multidrop mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Auto address detection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
I2C-bus operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Data transfers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Addressing and transfer formats . . . . . . . . . .
Addressing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Use of subaddresses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SPI operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Limiting values . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Static characteristics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Dynamic characteristics. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Package outline. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Handling information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Soldering of SMD packages . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Introduction to soldering. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Wave and reflow soldering. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Wave soldering . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Reflow soldering . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Abbreviations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Revision history . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Legal information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Data sheet status . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Definitions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Disclaimers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Trademarks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Contact information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Contents. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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