Radiation Tolerant Digital Isolators Evaluation Board


The ISL71610-710EV1Z evaluation board features the ISL71610M and ISL71710M Giant Magneto Resistive (GMR) digital isolator parts. These ICs are radiation tolerant digital isolators designed for isolated power supply designs and isolated serial communications interfaces, such as CAN, SPI, RS-422, and RS-485 applications.

The ISL71610M is a passive input, active output GMR digital isolator that requires a 3V to 5.5V supply to power its CMOS output. The ISL71710M is an active input, active output GMR digital signal isolator that requires an input supply and an output supply voltage in the range of 3V to 5.5V. The ISL71710M can be used to level shift the digital signal at its input.

These GMR isolators can replace some of the available optocouplers currently used in space applications. Whereas optocoupler lines are susceptible to Total Ionizing Dose (TID) radiation that causes the optics to become cloudy and thus compromising the signal, the GMR inductive structure used in the ISL71610M and ISL717170M is inherently immune to radiation effects.

The ISL71610-710EV1Z evaluation board provides a quick and easy method to individually evaluate the ISL71610M and ISL71710M digital isolator parts. See the ISL71610M datasheet and ISL71710M datasheet for information about each of the devices' operation, function and performance.

Key Features

  • Easy to use design
  • Convenient test points and connections for test equipment
  • 3V to 5.5V signal operation
  • 500VDC rated barrier isolation under heavy ion testing


  • Isolated power
  • RS-485, RS-422 or RS-232
  • CAN bus/device net
  • Multiplexed data transmission
  • Data interfaces
  • Board-to-board communication
  • Ground loop elimination
  • Peripheral interfaces
  • Serial communication
  • Logic level shifting

ISL71610-710EV1Z Digital Isolators Eval Board

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