The AD7949 is an 8-channel, 14-bit, charge redistribution successive approximation register (SAR) analog-to-digital converter (ADC) that operates from a single power supply, VDD.
The AD7949 contains all components for use in a multichannel, low power data acquisition system, including a true 14-bit SAR ADC with no missing codes; an 8-channel, low crosstalk multiplexer that is useful for configuring the inputs as single-ended (with or without ground sense), differential, or bipolar; an internal low drift reference (selectable 2.5 V or 4.096 V) and buffer; a temperature sensor; a selectable one-pole filter; and a sequencer that is useful when channels are continuously scanned in order.
The AD7949 uses a simple SPI interface for writing to the configuration register and receiving conversion results. The SPI interface uses a separate supply, VIO, which is set to the host logic level. Power dissipation scales with throughput.
The AD7949 is housed in a tiny 20-lead LFCSP with operation specified from −40°C to +85°C.Applications
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|AD7949: 14-Bit, 8-Channel, 250 kSPS PulSAR ADC Data Sheet (Rev D, 03/2012) (pdf, 256 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|
|EVAL-AD76MUXEDZ: Evaluation Board For AD7682/89/99/7949 PulSAR® ADCs (Preliminary, Rev. PrD) (pdf, 4664 kB)||User Guides|
|MS-2210: Designing Power Supplies for High Speed ADC (pdf, 327 kB)||Technical Articles|
|RAQs index||Rarely Asked Questions||HTML|
|Glossary of EE Terms||Glossary||HTML|
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