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SMBus compatibility with an I?C device

Posted: 03 Jun 2009 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:SMBus compatibility? I2C? hardware software difference?

There are systems in which it is desirable to control an I?C device with an SMBus host to simplify the systems and reduce cost. Generally, it is possible to do this, but there are hardware and software differences between the two buses that must be considered to achieve compatibility. This application note examines these differences and recommends measures to ensure success.

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