Low Offset Hot Swappable
2-Wire Bus Buffer with Stuck
■ Bidirectional Buffer with Stuck Bus Recovery
■ 60mV Buffer Offset Independent of Load
■ 30ms Stuck Bus Timeout
■ Compatible with Non-Compliant VOL I2C Devices
■ Prevents SDA and SCL Corruption During Live
Board Insertion and Removal from Backplane
■ ±5kV Human Body Model ESD Protection
■ Isolates Input SDA and SCL Line from Output
■ Compatible with I2CTM, I2C Fast Mode and SMBus
■ READY Open-Drain Output
■ 1V Precharge on All SDA and SCL Lines
■ High Impedance SDA, SCL Pins for VCC = 0V
■ Small 8-Lead (3mm × 3mm) DFN and 8-Lead MSOP
■ Live Board Insertion
■ Capacitance Buffer/Bus Extender
■ RAID Systems
The LTC®4307 hot swappable, 2-wire bus buffer allows
I/O card insertion into a live backplane without corrup-
tion of the data and clock busses. The LTC4307 provides
bidirectional buffering, keeping the backplane and card
capacitances isolated. Low offset and high VOL tolerance
allows multiple devices to be cascaded on the clock and
data busses. If SDAOUT or SCLOUT are low for 30ms, the
LTC4307 will automatically break the bus connection. At
this time the LTC4307 automatically generates up to 16
clock pulses on SCLOUT in an attempt to free the bus. A
connection will resume if the stuck bus is cleared.
During insertion, the SDA and SCL lines are pre-charged
to 1V to minimize bus disturbances. When driven high,
the ENABLE input allows the LTC4307 to connect after a
stop bit or bus idle. Driving ENABLE low breaks the con-
nection between SDAIN and SDAOUT, SCLIN and SCLOUT.
READY is an open-drain output which indicates that the
backplane and card sides are connected.
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