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Octal Buffer/Line Driver with 3 State Outputs

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The 74LVC541A is an octal buffer/driver is designed for driving bus lines or buffer memory address registers. The 3-state control gate is a 2-input AND gate with active-low inputs so that, if either output enable (OE1 or OE2) input is high, all eight outputs are in the high-impedance state.

These devices feature inputs and outputs on opposite sides of the package that facilitate printed circuit board layout. The device is designed for operation with a power supply range of 1.65V to 3.6V.

The inputs are tolerant to 5.5V allowing this device to be used in a mixed voltage environment. The device is fully specified for partial power down applications using IOFF. The IOFF circuitry disables the output preventing damaging current backflow when the device is powered down.


  • Supply Voltage Range from 1.65V to 3.6V 
  • Sinks or Sources 24mA at VCC = 3V 
  • CMOS Low Power Consumption 
  • IOFF Supports Partial-Power Down Operation 
  • Inputs or Outputs Accept Up to 5.5V 
  • Inputs Can Be Driven by 3.3V or 5V Allowing for Mixed Voltage Applications 
  • Schmitt Trigger Action at All Inputs 
  • Typical VOLP (Quiet Output Ground Bounce) less than 0.8V with VCC = 3.3V and TA = +25°C 
  • Typical VOHV (Quiet Output Dynamic VOH) greater than 2.0V with VCC = 3.3V and TA = +25°C 
  • ESD Protection Tested per JESD 22
    • Exceeds 200-V Machine Model (A115) 
    • Exceeds 2000-V Human Body Model (A114) 
    • Exceeds 1000-V Charged Device Model (C101) 
  • Latch-Up Exceeds 250mA per JESD 78, Class I 
  • All devices are:
    • Totally Lead-Free & Fully RoHS compliant (Notes 1 & 2) 
    • Halogen and Antimony Free. “Green” Device (Note 3) 


  • General Purpose Logic 
  • Bus Driving 
  • Power Down Signal Isolation 
  • Wide array of products such as:
    • PCs, Notebooks, Netbooks, Ultrabooks 
    • Networking Computer Peripherals, Hard Drives, CD/DVD ROM 
    • TV, DVD, DVR, set top box

Product Specifications

Product Parameters

Number of Gates 8
Family LVC
VCC Min (V) 1.65 V
VCC Maximum Rating 3.6 V
tpd max @ (1.5V) - ns
tpd max @ 1.8V (ns) 15.7 ns
tpd max @ 2.5V (ns) 7.8 ns
tpd max @ 3.3V (ns) 5.1 ns
tpd max @ 5.0V (ns) - ns
Input/ Output Current 24
Description Octal Buffer/Line Driver with 3 State Outputs
Output Type 3-State

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