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PCF8883 Electrostatic discharge protection

Question asked by Maxime Foursov on Jul 24, 2017
Latest reply on Aug 11, 2017 by Maxime Foursov


I'am actually working with a capacitive touch component, PCF8883, which is working really well but i got some questions about the ESD on this component.

On the Datasheet page 10 ( ) the maximum ESD is 2500V.

So my question is, is the 2500V is applied on the IN pin or on every pins.

And is it possible to add one Transil ( (TVStransient-voltage-suppression diode) on the IN input to resist 30kV without modifying the measurement of the PCF8883.


Thanks you for your answers !