Port Expanders for Flip-Cell Phones Save Cost and Space
Category: Telephone, cellular phone and intercom
Manufacture: Maxim Integrated Products
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This article discusses the features available in recent-design port expanders, which are particularly relevant for the design of space-limited, cost-sensitive flip phones. The MAX6966 and MAX6965 drivers illustrate the GPIO port-expander technology discussed in the note.