Maxim Integrated Datasheets for Potentiometers, Rheostats, and Trimmers

Potentiometers, rheostats and trimmers are three-terminal resistors that are used to measure or divide voltages, and to protect or control circuits.
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Like the DS1801, the DS1802 consists of two 65-position, 45kΩ digital potentiometers with logarithmic resistance properties incrementing 1dB per step. It can be operated under automatic software control via a...
The 1801 Dual Audio Taper Potentiometer consists of two 65-position, 45kΩ digital potentiometers with logarithmic resistance properties incrementing 1dB per step. The DS1801 operates with automatic software control via a...
The DS1267B has two 256-position potentiometers, with wiper positions each set by stored 8-bit values. The DS1267B communicates through a 3-wire serial port interface that drives an internal control logic...
The DS1803 addressable dual digital potentiometer features two independently controlled 256-position potentiometers. Device control is achieved through a 2-wire serial interface. Three address pins allow up to 8 DS1803's to...
The DS1804 NV trimmer potentiometer is a nonvolatile digital potentiometer that has 100 positions. The device provides an ideal method for low-cost trimming applications using a CPU or manual control...
The DS1805 addressable digital potentiometer contains a single 256-position digitally controlled potentiometer. Device control is achieved through a 2-wire serial interface. Device addressing is provided through three address inputs that...
The DS1806 is a six-channel, digitally-controlled, solid state linear potentiometer. Each potentiometer is comprised of 63 equal positions that are set and controlled via 3-wire serial interface. The DS1806 can...
The DS1807 consists of two addressable potentiometers having a logarithmic resistor characteristic over the device range. Each potentiometer provides 64 wiper positions with a 1dB-per-step resolution. The device also provides...
The DS1808 is a dual-channel, digitally controlled, log-taper potentiometer. Each potentiometer is comprised of 32 wiper terminal positions plus a mute position. The device has three accessible potentiometer terminals that...
The DS1844 Quad Digital Potentiometer combines four 64-position potentiometers for simultaneous control over four parameters. It is available with standard resistance values of 10kΩ, 50kΩ, and 100kΩ for all four...
The DS1845 Dual NV Potentiometer and Memory consists of one 100-position linear taper potentiometer, one 256-position linear taper potentiometer, 256 bytes of EEPROM memory, and a 2-wire interface. The device...
The DS1846 NV tri-potentiometer, memory, and MicroMonitor™ consists of two 10kohm 100-position linear taper potentiometers, one 100kohm 256-position linear taper potentiometer; 256 bytes of EEPROM memory; and a MicroMonitor. The...
The DS1847 Dual Temperature-Controlled Nonvolatile (NV) Variable Resistor consists of two 256- position linear, variable resistors. The DS1847-050 consists of one 10kΩ and one 50kΩ, while the DS1847-010 consists of...
The DS1848 Dual Temperature-Controlled Nonvolatile (NV) Variable Resistor consists of two 256- position linear, variable resistors. The DS1848-050 consists of one 10kΩand one 50kΩ, while the DS1848-010 consists of two...
The DS1855 dual nonvolatile (NV) digital potentiometer and secure memory consists of one 100-position linear taper potentiometer, one 256-position linear taper potentiometer, 256 bytes of EEPROM memory, and a 2-wire...
The DS1866 is designed for simple, low-cost trimming or volume control using either processor manual control inputs. The three-terminal parallel interface provides eight wiper positions, each giving 5dB per step.
The DS1868B has two 256-position potentiometers, with wiper positions each set as 8-bit values. The potentiometers can be used independently or stacked for increased total resistance and number of taps.
The DS1881 is a dual, nonvolatile (NV) digital potentiometer designed to operate in audio systems that require 5V signal levels. The potentiometer settings can be stored in EEPROM so that...
The DS1882 is a dual, nonvolatile (NV) digital potentiometer designed to operate in audio systems that accomodate up to ±7V signal levels. The potentiometer settings can be stored in EEPROM...
The DS3501 is a 7-bit, nonvolatile (NV) digital potentiometer featuring an output voltage range of up to 15.5V. Programming is accomplished by an I²C-compatible interface, which can operate at speeds...
The DS3502 is a 7-bit, nonvolatile (NV) digital potentiometer featuring an output voltage range of up to 15.5V. Programming is accomplished by an I²C-compatible interface, which can operate at speeds...
The DS3503 features two synchronized stepping digital potentiometers: one 7-bit potentiometer with RW as its output, and another potentiometer with Y as its output. Both potentiometers reference the RH and...
The DS3901 is a triple, 8-bit nonvolatile (NV) variable resistor. Each of the resistors has two setting registers, which are selectable by software or by pin configuration. The selected register...
The DS3902 features a dual, nonvolatile (NV), low temperature-coefficient, variable digital resistor with 256 user-selectable positions. The DS3902 can operate over a wide supply range of 2.4V to 5.5V, and...
The DS3903 contains three nonvolatile (NV) low temperature coefficient digital potentiometers, which can be accessed through a 2-wire bus. The DS3903 operates in both 3V and 5V systems, and it...
The DS3906 is intended for low resistance, small step-size applications. It contains three nonvolatile (NV), low-temperature coefficient, variable digital resistors that are capable of ohm and subohm increments when used...
The DS3908 contains two nonvolatile (NV) digital potentiometers with programmable-gain amplifiers buffering the wiper outputs. The potentiometer position and amplifier gain are controlled through an I²C-compatible serial bus. The DS3908...
The DS3930 contains six 256-position nonvolatile (NV) potentiometers, 64 bytes of NV user EEPROM memory, and four programmable NV I/O pins. The six potentiometers all share a common low side.
The DS4301 is a single 32-position linear digital potentiometer with 200kΩ end-to-end resistance. The wiper setting is stored in EEPROM, so the DS4301 powers up with the last stored setting.
The MAX5128 nonvolatile, single, linear-taper, digital potentiometer performs the function of a mechanical potentiometer, but replaces the mechanics with a simple 2-wire digital interface. The MAX5128 performs the same function...
The MAX5160/MAX5161 linear-taper digital potentiometers perform the same function as a mechanical potentiometer or a variable resistor. They consist of a fixed resistor and a wiper contact with 32 tap...
The MAX5386/MAX5388 dual, 256-tap, volatile low-voltage linear taper digital potentiometers offer three end-to-end resistance values of 10kΩ, 50kΩ, and 100kΩ. Operating from a single +2.6V to +5.5V power supply these...
The MAX5387 dual, 256-tap, volatile, low-voltage linear taper digital potentiometer offers three end-to-end resistance values of 10kΩ, 50kΩ, and 100kΩ. Operating from a single +2.6V to +5.5V power supply, this...
The MAX5389 dual, 256-tap, volatile, low-voltage linear taper digital potentiometer offers three end-to-end resistance values of 10kΩ, 50kΩ, and 100kΩ. Operating from a single +2.6V to +5.5V power supply, the...
The MAX5391/MAX5393 dual 256-tap, volatile, low-voltage linear taper digital potentiometers offer three end-to-end resistance values of 10kΩ, 50kΩ, and 100kΩ. Operating from a single +1.7V to +5.5V power supply, these...
The MAX5392 dual, 256-tap, volatile, low-voltage, linear taper digital potentiometer offers three end-to-end resistance values of 10kΩ, 50kΩ, and 100kΩ. Operating from a single +1.7V to +5.5V power supply, the...
The MAX5394 single, 256-tap volatile, low-voltage linear taper digital potentiometer offers three end-to-end resistance values of 10kΩ, 50kΩ, and 100kΩ. Potentiometer terminals are independent of supply for voltages up to...
The MAX5395 single, 256-tap volatile, low-voltage linear taper digital potentiometer offers three end-to-end resistance values of 10kΩ, 50kΩ, and 100kΩ. Potentiometer terminals are independent of supply for voltages up to...
The MAX5400/MAX5401 digital potentiometers offer 256-tap SOT-PoT™ digitally controlled variable resistors in tiny 8-pin SOT23 packages. Each device functions as a mechanical potentiometer, consisting of a fixed resistor string with...
The MAX5402 µPoT digital potentiometer is a 256-tap variable resistor with 10kΩ total resistance in a tiny 8-pin µMAX® package. This device functions as a mechanical potentiometer, consisting of a...
The MAX5403/MAX5404/MAX5405 is a family of dual linear taper digital potentiometers. Each device has one 3-terminal potentiometer and one 2-terminal variable resistor (Figure 1). The MAX5403/MAX5404/MAX5405 operate from +2.7V to...
The MAX5407 SOT-PoT™ is a logarithmic taper digital potentiometer with 32 tap points that has 1dB steps between taps. This device is ideal for audio applications, such as volume control...
The MAX5408-MAX5411 dual, logarithmic taper digital potentiometers, with 32-tap points each, replace mechanical potentiometers in audio applications requiring digitally controlled resistors. The MAX5408/MAX5410 are dual potentiometers with one wiper per...
The MAX5413/MAX5414/MAX5415 is a family of dual linear taper digital potentiometers. Each device has two 3-terminal potentiometers. The MAX5413/MAX5414/ MAX5415 operate from +2.7V to +5.5V single-supply voltages and use an...
The MAX5417/MAX5418/MAX5419 nonvolatile, linear-taper, digital potentiometers perform the function of a mechanical potentiometer by replacing the mechanics with a simple 2-wire digital interface, allowing communication with multiple devices. Each device...
The MAX5422/MAX5423/MAX5424 nonvolatile, lineartaper, digital potentiometers perform the function of a mechanical potentiometer, but replace the mechanics with a simple 3-wire SPI™-compatible digital interface. Each device performs the same function...
The MAX5427/MAX5428/MAX5429 linear-taper digital potentiometers function as mechanical potentiometers, but replace the mechanics with a simple 2-wire digital interface. These digital potentiometers are unique in that they have an optional...
The MAX5432–MAX5435 nonvolatile, linear-taper, digital potentiometers perform the function of a mechanical potentiometer, but replace the mechanics with a simple 2-wire serial interface. Each device performs the same function as...
The MAX5436-MAX5439 are 128-tap high-voltage (±5V to ±15V) digital potentiometers in packages that are half the size of comparable devices in 8-pin SO. They perform the same function as mechanical...
The MAX5450—MAX5455 are a family of dual digital potentiometers that perform the same function as a mechanical potentiometer or variable resistor. The MAX5451/MAX5453/MAX5455 have two 3-terminal potentiometers and the MAX5450/MAX5452/MAX5454...
The MAX5456/MAX5457 dual, logarithmic taper digital potentiometers feature a simple pushbutton interface that controls volume and balance in audio applications. Each potentiometer has 32 tap points and replaces mechanical potentiometers.
The MAX5460–MAX5468 linear-taper digital potentiometers perform the same function as a mechanical potentiometer or a variable resistor. These devices consist of a fixed resistor and a wiper contact with 32-tap...
The MAX5471/MAX5472/MAX5474/MAX5475 linear-taper digital potentiometers function as mechanical potentiometers, but replace the mechanics with a simple 3-wire up/down digital interface. These digital potentiometers feature nonvolatile memory (EEPROM) to return the...
The MAX5477/MAX5478/MAX5479 nonvolatile, dual, linear-taper, digital potentiometers perform the function of a mechanical potentiometer, but replace the mechanics with a simple 2-wire digital interface. Each device performs the same function...
The MAX5481–MAX5484 10-bit (1024-tap) nonvolatile, linear-taper, programmable voltage-dividers and variable resistors perform the function of a mechanical potentiometer, but replace the mechanics with a pin-configurable 3-wire serial SPI™-compatible interface or...
The MAX5487/MAX5488/MAX5489 dual, linear-taper, digital potentiometers function as mechanical potentiometers with a simple 3-wire SPI™-compatible digital interface that programs the wipers to any one of 256 tap positions. These digital...
The MAX5494–MAX5499 10-bit (1024-tap), dual, nonvolatile, linear-taper, programmable voltage-dividers and variable resistors perform the function of a mechanical potentiometer, but replace the mechanics with a 3-wire SPI™-compatible serial interface. The...
The MAX5527/MAX5528/MAX5529 linear-taper digital potentiometers perform the same function as mechanical potentiometers, replacing the mechanics with a simple 2-wire up/down digital interface. These digital potentiometers provide an optional one-time programmable...