The FT245RL is a USB to parallel FIFO interface with the following advanced features:-
Single chip USB to parallel FIFO bidirectional data transfer interface.
Entire USB protocol handled on the chip. No USB specific firmware programming required.
Fully integrated 1024 bit EEPROM storing device descriptors and FIFO I/O configuration.
Fully integrated USB termination resistors.
Fully integrated clock generation with no external crystal required.
Data transfer rates up to 1Mbyte / second.
128 byte receive buffer and 256 byte transmit buffer utilising buffer smoothing technology to allow for high data throughput.
FTDI?s royalty-free Virtual Com Port (VCP) and Direct (D2XX) drivers eliminate the requirement for USB driver development in most cases.
Unique USB FTDIChip-ID? feature.
Configurable FIFO interface I/O pins.
Synchronous and asynchronous bit bang interface options.
Device supplied pre-programmed with unique USB serial number.
Supports bus powered, self-powered and highpower bus powered USB configurations.
Integrated 3.3V level converter for USB I/O.
Integrated level converter on FIFO interface for interfacing to external logic running at between 1.8V and 5V.
True 5V/3.3V/2.8V/1.8V CMOS drive output and TTL input.
Configurable I/O pin output drive strength. ? Integrated power-on-reset circuit.
Fully integrated AVCC supply filtering – no external filtering required.
3.3V (using external oscillator) to 5.25V (using internal oscillator) Single Supply Operation.
Low operating and USB suspend current.
Low USB bandwidth consumption.
UHCI/OHCI/EHCI host controller compatible.
USB 2.0 Full Speed compatible.
-40?C to 85?C extended operating temperature range.
Available in compact Pb-free 28 Pin SSOP and QFN32 packages (both RoHS compliant).
Upgrading Legacy Peripherals to USB
Cellular and Cordless Phone USB data transfer cables and interfaces
Interfacing MCU/PLD/FPGA based designs to USB
USB Audio and Low Bandwidth Video data transfer
PDA to USB data transfer
USB Smart Card Readers
USB Industrial Control
USB MP3 Player Interface
USB FLASH Card Reader and Writers
Set Top Box PC – USB interface
USB Digital Camera Interface
USB Hardware Modems
USB Wireless Modems
USB Bar Code Readers
USB Software and Hardware Encryption Dongles
Parameter Value Units
Storage Temperature -65 to 150 ?C
Floor Life (Out of Bag) At Factory Ambient
(30?C / 60% Relative Humidity) 168
MSL Level 3 Compliant)*
MSL Level 3 Compliant)* Hours
MTTF FT245RL 6607685 Hours
Ambient Temperature (Power Applied) -40 to 85 ?C
VCC Supply Voltage -0.5 to 6.00 V
DC Input Voltage ? USBDP and USBDM -0.5 to 3.8 V
DC Output Current ? Outputs 24 mA
FT245RL IC Datasheet
* Product Images are shown for illustrative purposes only and may differ from actual product.