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16-bit bus transceiver/register; 3-state

The 74ALVCH16646 consists of 16 non-inverting bus transceiver circuits with 3-state outputs, D-type flip-flops and control circuitry arranged for multiplexed transmission of data directly from the internal registers. Data on the ‘A’ or ‘B’ bus will be clocked in the internal registers, as the appropriate clock (nCPAB or nCPBA) goes to a HIGH logic level. Output enable (nOE) and direction (nDIR) inputs are provided to control the transceiver function. In the transceiver mode, data present at the high-impedance port may be stored in either the ‘A’ or ‘B’ register, or in both. The select source inputs (nSAB and nSBA) can multiplex stored and real-time (transparent mode) data. The direction (nDIR) input determines which bus will receive data when nOE is active (LOW). In the isolation mode (nOE = HIGH), ‘A’ data may be stored in the ‘B’ register and/or ‘B’ data may be stored in the ‘A’ register.

When an output function is disabled, the input function is still enabled and may be used to store and transmit data. Only one of the two buses, ‘A’ or ‘B’ may be driven at a time.

To ensure the high impedance state during power up or power down, nOE should be tied to VCC through a pullup resistor; the minimum value of the resistor is determined by the current-sinking/current-sourcing capability of the driver.

Active bus-hold circuitry is provided to hold unused or floating data inputs at a valid logic level.

Orderable parts

Type number Orderable part number Ordering code (12NC) Package Buy from distributors
74ALVCH16646DGG 74ALVCH16646DGGY 935262421518 SOT364-1 Order product

Features and benefits

  • Wide supply voltage range of 2.3 V to 3.6 V
  • CMOS low power consumption
  • Direct interface with TTL levels
  • Current drive ±24 mA at VCC = 3.0 V.
  • MULTIBYTE flow-through standard pin-out architecture
  • Low inductance multiple VCC and GND pins for minimize noise and ground bounce
  • All data inputs have bushold
  • Output drive capability 50 Ω transmission lines at 85 °C
  • Complies with JEDEC standards:
    • JESD8-5 (2.3 V to 2.7 V)
    • JESD8B/JESD36 (2.7 V to 3.6 V)
  • ESD protection:
    • HBM ANSI/ESDA/JEDEC JS-001 exceeds 2000 V
    • CDM JESD22-C101E exceeds 1000 V



Type numberProduct statusVCC(A) (V)VCC(B) (V)Logic switching levelsOutput drive capability (mA)tpd (ns)No of bitsfmax (MHz)Power dissipation considerationsTamb (°C)Rth(j-a) (K/W)Package name
74ALVCH16646DGGProduction1.65 - 3.6n.a.TTL± 242.616150low-40~8593TSSOP56


Type numberOrderable part number, (Ordering code (12NC))StatusMarkingPackagePackage informationReflow-/Wave solderingPacking
( 9352 624 21518 )
Reel 13" Q1/T1 in Drypack

The variants in the table below are discontinued. See the table Discontinuation information for more information.

Type numberOrderable part number, (Ordering code (12NC))StatusMarkingPackagePackage informationReflow-/Wave solderingPacking
( 9352 624 21512 )
Discontinued / End-of-lifeALVCH16646
Tube in Drypack

Discontinuation information

Type numberOrderable part numberOrdering codeLast time buy dateLast time delivery dateReplacement productStatusComments
74ALVCH16646DGG74ALVCH16646DGGS9352624215122021-12-312022-06-3074ALVCH16646DGGVersion withdrawal

Quality, reliability & chemical content

Type numberOrderable part numberChemical contentRoHS / RHFEFRIFRMTBF (hour)MSLMSL leadfree

The variants in the table below are discontinued. See the table Discontinuation information for more information.

Type numberOrderable part numberChemical contentRoHS / RHFEFRIFRMTBF (hour)MSLMSL leadfree
Quality and reliability disclaimer

Documentation (4)

File nameTitleTypeDate
74ALVCH1664616-bit bus transceiver/register; 3-stateData sheet2018-09-11
alvch16646alvch16646 IBIS modelIBIS model2013-04-07
74ALVCH16646DGG_Nexperia_Product_Reliability74ALVCH16646DGG Nexperia Product ReliabilityQuality document2022-01-19
SSOP-TSSOP-VSO-WAVEFootprint for wave solderingWave soldering2009-10-08


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File nameTitleTypeDate
alvch16646alvch16646 IBIS modelIBIS model2013-04-07

Ordering, pricing & availability

Type numberOrderable part numberOrdering code (12NC)PackingPacking quantityBuy online
74ALVCH16646DGG74ALVCH16646DGGY935262421518Reel 13" Q1/T1 in Drypack- Order product


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