1.8V to 5V Interface or Buffer

Is there an interface buffer that can translate from 1.8V level to 5 V level?

Most 5V buffers that I can find require Vih(min) = 3.5V at Vin=5V.

Could this buffer also drive a FET gate?



2 Replies

  • Roger

    How much current would this FET gate require?

    Ronald Michallick
    Linear Applications

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  • In reply to Ron Michallick:

    Estimate about 1nF input cap, 5V swing and about 100kHz.
    So I would estimate about 1mA.