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Documentation And Resources

Title Content Type File Type
AN-1094: Multiplying DACs—Fixed Reference, Waveform Generation Applications  (pdf, 141 kB) Application Notes PDF
AN-1085: Multiplying DACs—AC/Arbitrary Reference Applications  (pdf, 137 kB) Application Notes PDF
AN-1093: Synchronization of Multiple AD9122 TxDAC+ Converters  (pdf, 208 kB) Application Notes PDF
AN-0986: Adjusting the Output Range and Span of the AD5362  (pdf, 79 kB) Application Notes PDF
AN-928: Understanding High Speed DAC Testing and Evaluation  (pdf, 4445 kB) Application Notes PDF
AN-0982: The Residual Phase Noise Measurement  (pdf, 710 kB) Application Notes PDF
AN-214: Ground Rules for High Speed Circuits  (pdf, 356 kB)
Layout and Wiring Are Critical in Video Converter Circuits.
Application Notes PDF
AN-284: Implement Infinite Sample-and-Hold Circuits Using Analog Input/Output Ports  (pdf, 227 kB) Application Notes PDF
ADE7913: Magnetic Immunity for Polyphase Energy Meter Applications
The ADE7913 is a fully isolated ADC that has 3 input channels. It incorporates iCoupler® and isoPower® technologies to implement isolated signal transfer and dc-to-dc power conversion across a 5kV-rated insulation barrier and an SPI output.
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Process Control Systems – from Field Transmitter to Actuator
This demonstration forms a complete solution from field transmitter to actuator. It incorporates a loop powered field instrument with HART interface (CN0267), a universal analog input board (CN0325), and analog output with HART connectivity (CN0321).
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Signal Chain Designer: A New Way to Design Online
Signal Chain Designer™ is an advanced selection and design environment that enables custom design creation and direct interactive access to more than 200 tested application circuits and verified product combinations.
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Precision Weigh Scale Reference Circuit
Using a 24-bit sigma delta ADC and external zero-drift amplifiers, this circuit yields 15.3-bit noise-free code resolution for a load cell with a full-scale output of 10 mV. Good performance is maintained through 120 Hz conversion rate.
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K-Type Thermocouple Measurement System
This reference circuit provides complete thermocouple signal conditioning with cold junction compensation followed by a 16-bit sigma-delta ADC. The system measures temperatures from 15°C to 950°C.
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4-Channel AFE for Wide Dynamic Range Signal Conditioning
This reference circuit provides programmable gain, high CMR, and high input impedance. It maintains very good performance and has an easy configuration for signals w/ varying amplitudes. It accepts full-scale input signals from a few mV up to ±10V.
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Current Monitoring with High Common Mode Voltages
This reference circuit monitors current in systems with high positive common-mode dc voltages of up to 500 V with less than 0.2% error, and is powered by a single 5V supply. Galvanic isolation is provided by a quad channel digital isolator.
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Isolated, Industrial Voltage Level Data Acquisition System
This reference circuit is a highly integrated 16-bit, 250 kSPS, 8-channel data acquisition system that can digitize ±10 V industrial level signals. It provides 2500 V rms isolation between the measurement circuit and the host controller.
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High Speed PCB Fundamentals Demo
This demo examines two sets of functionally identical PCBs. One uses traditional PCB design techniques, the other uses high speed PCB design techniques, where performance improvements can be observed.
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High Accuracy Impedance Measurement
Using a high precision impedance converter system that combines an on-chip programmable frequency generator with a 12-bit, 1 MSPS (or 250 kSPS) ADC, this ref circuit yields accurate impedance measurements extending from low ohm to several hundred kΩ.
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Dual Channel Colorimiter with Programmable Gain Amplifiers
This reference circuit can be used in chemical analysis and environmental monitoring instruments to measure concentrations and characterize materials through absorption spectroscopy. It has a modulated light source TX and a synchronous detector RX.
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Carbon Monoxide Toxic Gas Detector
This reference circuit is a single-supply, low power, battery operated, portable gas detector using an electrochemical sensor. Total power consumption for the circuit is approximately 110 μA (no gas detected) and 460 μA (2000 ppm CO detected).
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Software Defined Radio
The FMCOMMS1-EBZ high-speed analog module is designed to showcase the latest generation high-speed data converters. The FMCOMMS1-EBZ provides the analog front-end for a wide range of compute-intensive FPGA-based radio applications.
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FMC High Performance Servo Control Platform
This video show a complete motor control solution and features products from Analog Devices, MathWorks and Xilinx (ISE and ChipScope Pro).
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Motor Control Signal Chain Demo
This video shows Analog Devices' coverage of the total signal chain in industrial motor control applications, encompassing motor control algorithm implementation, precision feedback, signal isolation and digital power management.
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EngineerZone® Online Technical Support Community
The EngineerZone® support community enables customers to engage online with ADI experts and fellow engineers to find answers to complex and frequently asked technical product and application questions.
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Use Circuits from the Lab™ in Your Next Design
Watch how two engineers were able to use Analog Devices Circuits from the Lab to help solve their design challenge. From test data to HW evaluation, to project integration, we make it easy to save time while lowering the risk in your circuit design.
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Analog Devices Pmods for Xilinx FPGAs
See various examples of ADI data converters and MEMS accelerometers connected to Xilinx FPGAs using Digilent Pmod™ peripheral modules.
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Analog Devices University Program
The University Program provides students analog design kits, course material and support to build and test analog circuits anytime/anywhere. ADI teamed with representatives from Digilent, RIT, RPI, Virginia Tech and Arizona State University.
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Experience the action at X-fest 2012 with Analog Devices
Analog Devices takes you inside the Boston event to witness the exciting activity taking place at these events worldwide. Hear how ADI, the analog signal processing experts, is enabling advanced technology solutions for Xilinx FPGAs.
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AD5686R nanoDAC+™: Huge Performance in a Tiny Package!
The AD5686R nanoDAC+™ products are industry-leading, single-supply, rail-to-rail, precision DACs offering best-in-class dc performance (INL, offset error, gain error) and a low drift voltage reference in the smallest packages.
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Interfacing FPGA’s (Field Programmable Gate Arrays)
Featured is a variety of MEMS sensors and data conversion devices connected to and controlled by these FPGA development systems: Avnet Xilinx Spartan®-6 FPGA LX9 MicroBoard and Digilent Pmods™, and the Arrow Altera Cyclone IV BeMicro SDK.
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Process Control Demonstration
Featuring the AD5700 HART Modem and the AD5421 which is a complete, loop-powered, 4 mA to 20 mA digital-to-analog converter (DAC) that is designed to meet the needs of smart transmitter manufacturers in the industrial control industry.
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Interfacing the AD9739A FMC board to Xilinx FPGA platforms
AD9739A FMC board, is a 14-bit D/A converter that enables cable TV and broadband operators to synthesize the entire cable spectrum up to 1 GHz into a single RF (radio frequency) port on the Xilinx Virtex-6 ML605, Kintex-7 KC705, and Virtex-7 VC707.
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Industrial Process Control: Communication Solutions
This webcast will provide an overview on industrial communications and trends in this market segment. It will focus on the most common connection between the process controller and the field instrument/actuator, the 4-20mA loop, and more specifically on the HART communication. A few examples of solutions for both the process controller and the field instrument side of the communication will be given and discussed.
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Solving the Elusive Baseband to Antenna Problem using RFDAC Technology
We’ll start by exploring RF transmitter architectures, then we’ll concentrate on the Direct to RF Transmitter architecture enabled by RFDAC technology. Aspects of direct to RF transmitter system design will be explored including gain, signal bandwidth, digital signal processing requirements, frequency planning, thermal noise, clock synthesis + phase noise, harmonics, sampling images, pre-distortion techniques and deterministic latency.
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How to Read a Datasheet
What is in a datasheet, and how can the information it contains help you select the right part for your design? This wide-ranging and informative webcast will take you through a typical datasheet and explain the full meaning behind many often misunderstood specs.
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Fundamentals of Designing with Digital to Analog Converters
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND: An update to The Fundamentals of the Digital to Analog Converter (DAC) webcast, including basic DAC architectures, understanding DAC errors, how to read a DAC data sheet, how to choose the right DAC. Includes the latest on DAC technology.
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Demystifying the JESD204B High-speed Data Converter-to-FPGA interface
This webcast will provide an overview of the JESD204 standard from its original version up to the current "B" revision. In addition, common "high-performance metrics" that are associated with high speed serial interfaces such as JESD204 will be described. Topics covered in this webcast will also be useful for applications that use similar high speed serial interfaces.
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nanoDACs and DigiPots Uncovered
nanoDACS are the smallest D/A converters in the world, but are also more accurate and consume less power than the competition. Digipots are innovative products that replace mechanical potentiometers. Learn how both can improve system reliability and performance, and how to select the right part for your design.
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Signal Conditioning with Precsion DACs
Learn tips and trick for using precision D/A converters to perform signal conditioning tasks.
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Webcast: Understanding Data Converter Errors and Specifications
In this Webcast, ADI systems applications expert Chris Hyde will conduct a rapid review of the most common sources of errors in a data converter and how to interpret specs on the data sheet.
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Webcast: Data Conversion Applications and Solutions for Precision Process Control
Achieving precise process control is a key step in meeting factory yield and volume production standards. This Webcast will explore the full industrial process control signal chain, the key components involved, and the critical specifications of those components.
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Design Considerations in Specifying Data Converters for High Speed Applications
This Webcast will cover important design considerations for understanding, selecting, and applying high speed A/D converters and D/A converters.
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UG-311: Reliability Handbook  (pdf, 3248 kB) User Guides PDF
AD5686R/AD5685R/AD5684R Quick Start Guide (Wiki Site) User Guides HTML
UG-286: Evaluating the AD5545 Current Output/Serial Input DAC  (pdf, 578 kB) User Guides PDF
UG-250: Evaluation Board for 16-Bit, Serial Input, Loop-Powered 4 mA to 20 mA DAC  (pdf, 540 kB) User Guides PDF
AD5754R Evaluation Board for Quad, 16-Bit, Serial Input, Unipolar/Bipolar Voltage Output DAC (EVAL-AD5754R)  (pdf, 444 kB) User Guides PDF
Designing 1-ppm DAC Accuracy into Instrumentation Applications
Understand the challenges of achieving this level of converter performance
(Planet Analog, 3/2010)
  • Part 1
    This article looks at a 1-ppm DAC and associated support circuitry, error sources, and performance measures.
  • Part 2
    This article discusses 1-ppm circuit complexities including noise, temperature drift, thermoelectric voltages, physical stress, long-term stability, circuit construction and layout, and voltage references.
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Looking ahead: Data converter trends for 2010
Converters are key to mixed-signal products; here's a perspective on where they are headed in terms of performance, power, and functionality.
(Planet Analog, 2/24/2010)
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Simplifying Design of Industrial Process-Control Systems with PLC Evaluation Boards
PLC evaluation board applications for industrial process-control systems are diverse, ranging from simple traffic control to complex electrical power grids, from environmental control systems to oil-refinery process control.
(Industrial Control DesignLine, 8/24/09 - Part 1 and 9/3/09 - Part 1)
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Simplifying Design of Industrial Process-Control Systems with PLC Evaluation Boards (Part 1 of 2)
PLC evaluation board applications for industrial process-control systems are diverse, ranging from simple traffic control to complex electrical power grids, from environmental control systems to oil-refinery process control.
(Industrial Control DesignLine, 8/24/09)
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Modern DACs and DAC Buffers Improve System Performance, Simplify Design
By Padraic O'Reilly and Charly El-Khoury
(Analog Dialogue Vol. 46, March 2012)
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Precision DACs Product Selection Guide  (pdf, 83 kB) Product Selection Guide PDF
Trio of Analog Devices’ Best-in-Class High-Speed Transmit D/A Converters Target Aerospace and Defense Applications (14 Sep 2012) Press Releases HTML
Dual, 16-Bit, 1.25-GSPS, Digital-to-Analog Converter IC Incorporates a JESD204 Serial Input to Simplify the FPGA Interface (18 Jun 2012) Press Releases HTML
Analog Devices Extends Lead in Worldwide Data Converters (10 May 2012) Press Releases HTML
NEW ANALOG DEVICES DESIGN TOOL SIMPLIFIES RF DESIGN AND SPEEDS TIME TO MARKET (15 Feb 2012) Press Releases HTML
Analog Devices’ D/A Converter Reduces Cable Head-end Signal Chain Footprint (13 Feb 2012) Press Releases HTML
Industrial Applications Overview HTML
Industrial Automation Solutions  (pdf, 6110 kB) Overview PDF
Digital to Analog Converters ICs Solutions Bulletin  (pdf) Solutions Bulletins PDF
Industrial ICs
Industrial ICs Solutions Bulletin, Volume 10, Issue 8
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Data Converter Leadership Customer Case Studies HTML
Ball Aerospace Customer Case Studies HTML
National Instruments Customer Case Studies HTML
National Instruments Customer Case Studies HTML
Mercury Computer Systems Customer Case Studies HTML
IceCube Customer Case Studies HTML
Datang Mobile Customer Case Studies HTML
CERN Customer Case Studies HTML
Bachmann Electronic Customer Case Studies HTML
ADI Data Converter Customer Success Stories Customer Case Studies HTML
What are some important PCB layout rules when using a high-speed converter? FAQs/RAQs HTML
What are some important PCB layout rules when using a high-speed converter? FAQs/RAQs HTML
What are some important PCB layout rules when using a high-speed converter? FAQs/RAQs HTML
What are some important PCB layout rules when using a high-speed converter? FAQs/RAQs HTML
Can I exceed the parameters specified in the absolute maximum ratings table? FAQs/RAQs HTML
What is latch-up and how can I prevent it? FAQs/RAQs HTML
ADIsimDAC™
A solution based tool to assist the user with the selection, and evaluation of DAC's, and DAC applications circuits.
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FPGA Reference Designs (Wiki site) FPGA HDL HTML
UG-286: Evaluating the AD5545 Current Output/Serial Input DAC  (pdf, 578 kB) Documentation PDF
UG-250: Evaluation Board for 16-Bit, Serial Input, Loop-Powered 4 mA to 20 mA DAC  (pdf, 540 kB) Documentation PDF
AD5754R Evaluation Board for Quad, 16-Bit, Serial Input, Unipolar/Bipolar Voltage Output DAC (EVAL-AD5754R)  (pdf, 444 kB) Documentation PDF
PLC DEMO SYSTEM Documentation HTML
AD5443 Stamp SPI Daughter Card Documentation HTML
Glossary of EE Terms Glossary HTML
AD5541/42 and AD5551/52 Evaluation Software  (zip)
The software provides the user with the ability to program the DAC through the The evaluation kit comes complete with pc software. This software simplifies the use of the evaluation board. The software provides the user with the ability to program the DAC through the PC parallel printer port. Interfacing to this board from a PC is through a 25-way connector.
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