Precision Measurement

Precision instruments are versatile measurement devices that come in multiple form factors to cover applications from field services and automated test to R&D and calibration laboratories. ADI has built a unique precision measurement portfolio to meet the broad demands of both high-precision and low-power applications, including:

  • Metrology-grade voltage references
  • Industry-standard RMS-to-DC converters
  • The highest resolution analog-to-digital converters in the market
  • Low noise, high-precision amplifiers
  • Agency-approved digital isolators

The quality of our products has made ADI a trusted partner of world-class test and measurement instrument manufacturers to deliver superior confidence for precision measurement systems.

Precision Measurement

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EVAL-ADA4945-1 Circuit Diagram

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Evaluation Kits

The Analog Devices, Inc., ADA4945-1CP-EBZ evaluation board is used to evaluate the performance of the ADA4945-1 fully differential amplifier. The board can be used as either a standalone evaluation board for general purpose differential amplifier evaluation or as an amplifier mezzanine card for specified ADCs. When configured as a mezzanine card the board is easily mounted atop compatible ADC evaluation boards via the 7-pin Headers J1 and J2. This usage enables quick and easy evaluation of multiple amplifier/ ADC combinations.

The evaluation board can be configured to accept either a single-ended or differential input signal.

The board utilizes several two-pin or three-pin headers to control various features of the ADA4945-1. Headers allow the user to easily set the ADA4945-1 high and low output clamp levels, set the output common-mode voltage, choose high or low power mode, and set the digital ground level.

Optimized power and ground planes ensure low noise and high speed operation. Component placement and power supply bypassing are optimized for maximum circuit flexibility and performance. The evaluation board accepts 0402 or 0603 surface mount technology (SMT) components, 0805 bypass capacitors, and 2.54 mm headers.


EVAL-ADA4625-1 Circuit Diagram

EVAL-ADA4625-1 Photo

Evaluation Kits

UG-1201 describes the evaluation board for the ADA4625-1 low noise, fast settling, single supply, rail-to-rail output (RRO), junction field effect transistor (JFET) op amp in an 8-lead small outline integrated circuit (SOIC) package with an exposed pad. The design of this evaluation board emphasizes simplicity and ease of use. This evaluation board is a 2-layer board that accommodates edge mounted SubMiniature version A (SMA) connectors on the inputs and outputs. The SMA connectors allow efficient connection to test equipment or other circuitry.

The evaluation board ground plane, components placement, and power supply bypassing are optimized for maximum circuit flexibility and performance. The exposed pad of the ADA4625-1 is connected to the ground plane on the evaluation board to enhance thermal and noise performance. The evaluation board uses a combination of surface mount technology (SMT) component case sizes 0603 and 0805, with the exception of the bypass capacitors, Capacitor C3 and Capacitor C5, which have a maximum standard size of 1206. The evaluation board also features a variety of unpopulated resistor and capacitor pads, which provide the user with multiple choices and extensive flexibility for different application circuits and configurations, such as active loop filters, transimpedance amplifiers (TIAs), and charge amplifiers.

The ADA4625-1 data sheet covers the specifications and details of the device operation and application circuit configurations and guidance. Consult the data sheet in conjunction with UG-1201 for a better understanding of the device operation, especially when powering up the evaluation board for the first time.