74HCT238BQ

3-to-8 line decoder/demultiplexer

The 74HC238; 74HCT238 decodes three binary weighted address inputs (A0, A1 and A2) to eight mutually exclusive outputs (Y0 to Y7). The device features three enable inputs (E1 and E2 and E3). Every output will be LOW unless E1 and E2 are LOW and E3 is HIGH. This multiple enable function allows easy parallel expansion to a 1-of-32 (5 to 32 lines) decoder with just four '238 ICs and one inverter. The '238 can be used as an eight output demultiplexer by using one of the active LOW enable inputs as the data input and the remaining enable inputs as strobes. Inputs include clamp diodes. This enables the use of current limiting resistors to interface inputs to voltages in excess of VCC.

Orderable parts

Type number Orderable part number Ordering code (12NC) Package Buy from distributors
74HCT238BQ 74HCT238BQ,115 935283682115 SOT763-1 Order product

Features

  • Demultiplexing capability
  • Multiple input enable for easy expansion
  • Ideal for memory chip select decoding
  • Active HIGH mutually exclusive outputs
  • Multiple package options
  • Complies with JEDEC standard no. 7A
  • Input levels:
    • For 74HC238: CMOS level
    • For 74HCT238: TTL level
  • ESD protection:
    • HBM JESD22-A114F exceeds 2000 V
    • MM JESD22-A115-A exceeds 200 V
  • Specified from -40 °C to +85 °C and from -40 °C to +125 °C

Target applications

Parametrics

Type numberProduct statusVCC (V)Logic switching levelsOutput drive capability (mA)tpd (ns)Power dissipation considerationsTamb (°C)Rth(j-a) (K/W)Ψth(j-top) (K/W)Rth(j-c) (K/W)Package name
74HCT238BQProduction4.5 - 5.5TTL± 418low-40~1259414.463DHVQFN16

Package

Type numberOrderable part number, (Ordering code (12NC))StatusMarkingPackageOutline versionReflow-/Wave solderingPacking
74HCT238BQ74HCT238BQ,115
( 9352 836 82115 )
ActiveHCT238
DHVQFN16
(SOT763-1)
SOT763-1Reel 7" Q1/T1

Quality, reliability & chemical content

Type numberOrderable part numberChemical contentRoHS / RHFEFRIFRMTBF (hour)MSLMSL leadfree
74HCT238BQ74HCT238BQ,11574HCT238BQ84.96.621.51E811
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Documentation (4)

File nameTitleTypeDate
74HC_HCT2383-to-8 line decoder/demultiplexerData sheet2018-06-13
AN11044Pin FMEA 74HC/74HCT familyApplication note2019-01-09
SOT763-1_115DHVQFN16; Reel pack, SMD, 7" Q1/T1 standard product orientation Orderable part number ending ,115 or X Ordering code (12NC) ending 115Packing2016-07-05
SOT763-1plastic, leadless dual in-line compatible thermal enhanced very thin quad flat package; 16 terminals; 0.5 mm pitch; 3.5 mm x 2.5 mm x 1 mm bodyOutline drawing2018-11-14

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Type numberOrderable part numberOrdering code (12NC)PackingBuy online
74HCT238BQ74HCT238BQ,115935283682115Reel 7" Q1/T1Order product

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