The AD7660 is the first of a new generation of 16-bit ADCs, delivering true 16-bit performance at a very low cost. The new generation is based on the Pulsar core, a true breakthrough architecture, that powers the industry's fastest and most accurate SAR ADCs. With no pipeline delay, the AD7660 is ideally suited for industrial process control, multiplexed data acquisition systems, interfacing with DSP chips, portable equipment and medical instrumentation. It boasts 90 dB SINAD, a -96 dB THD @ 10 kHz and DC precision at 16 bits (No Missing Codes). INL is ±3 LSB Max, DNL is 1.75 LSB max. Power dissipation is only 21 mW typical at 100 kSPS, and only 21 µW @ 100 SPS.
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|AD7660: 16-Bit, 100 kSPS CMOS ADC Data Sheet (Rev D, 10/2003) (pdf, 335 kB)||Data Sheets|
AN-931: Understanding PulSAR ADC Support Circuitry
(pdf, 299 kB)
This application note discusses in general the pitfalls that occur regularly when using SAR ADCs and, more importantly, how to easily prevent them.
|AN-932: Power Supply Sequencing (pdf, 95 kB)||Application Notes|
|MS-2210: Designing Power Supplies for High Speed ADC (pdf, 327 kB)||Technical Articles|
Ask the Applications Engineer-27: What problems am I most likely to run into when instrumenting an industrial system?
(Analog Dialogue, Vol. 33, No. 2, February, 1999)
High Speed, High Accuracy 14-Bit, 16-Bit, and 18-Bit PulSAR ADCs
(pdf, 3826 kB)
A PulSAR Family Brochure (6/2006)
|When high performance and low power make the design, ADI converters make the difference.||Overview||HTML|
8- to 18-Bit SAR ADCs ... From the Leader in High Performance Analog
(pdf, 1885 kB)
8- to 18-Bit SAR ADCs with Sample Rates up to 3 MSPS -- The latest additions to ADI’s ADC portfolio offer unrivaled functionality in terms of channel count and power supply voltage, optimal power/speed ratios, and the smallest packages to meet the demands of any data acquisition application, including portable, industrial, medical, wireless, and communications.
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