The ADA4930-1/ADA4930-2 are very low noise, low distortion, high speed differential amplifiers. They are an ideal choice for driving 1.8 V high performance ADCs with resolutions up to 14 bits from dc to 70 MHz. The adjustable output common mode allows the ADA4930-1/ADA4930-2 to match the input of the ADC. The internal common-mode feedback loop provides exceptional output balance, suppression of even-order harmonic distortion products, and dc level translation.
With the ADA4930-1/ADA4930-2, differential gain configurations are easily realized with a simple external feedback network of four resistors determining the closed-loop gain of the amplifier.
The ADA4930-1/ADA4930-2 are fabricated using Analog Devices, Inc., proprietary silicon-germanium (SiGe), complementary bipolar process, enabling them to achieve very low levels of distortion with an input voltage noise of only 1.2 nV/√Hz.
The low dc offset and excellent dynamic performance of the ADA4930-1/ADA4930-2 make them well suited for a wide variety of data acquisition and signal processing applications. The ADA4930-1 is available in a Pb-free, 3 mm × 3 mm 16-lead LFCSP, and the ADA4930-2 is available in a Pb-free, 4 mm × 4 mm 24-lead LFCSP. The pinout has been optimized to facilitate printed circuit board (PCB) layout and minimize distortion. The ADA4930-1 is specified to operate over the −40°C to +105°C temperature range, and the ADA4930-2 is specified to operate over the −40°C to +105°C temperature range for 3.3 V or 5 V supply voltages.
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|ADA4930-1/ADA4930-2: Ultralow Noise Drivers for Low Voltage ADCs Data Sheet (Rev A, 10/2010) (pdf, 662 kB)||Data Sheets|
|AN-1026: High Speed Differential ADC Driver Design Considerations (pdf, 355 kB)||Application Notes|
|AN-0992: Active Filter Evaluation Board for Differential Amplifiers (pdf, 85 kB)||Application Notes|
AN-584: Using the AD813X Differential Amplifier
(pdf, 174 kB)
The AD813x differs from conventional op amps by the external presence of an additional input and output. The additional input, VOGM, controls the output common mode voltage.
AN-589: Ways to Optimize the Performance of a Difference Amplifier
(pdf, 115 kB)
This Application Note presents several ways to build and optimize the performance of a discrete difference amplifier. It also recommends amplifiers that will make the overall solution cost/performance competitive with monolithic instrument amplifiers.
ADA4930: Single Supply Low Noise ADC Driver
Analog Devices showcases the first Single-Supply ADC Driver that is capable of driving 40 MSPS to 200 MSPS, 1.8V, 14 Bit analog to digital converters.
|MT-218: Multiple Feedback Band-Pass Design Example (pdf, 0)||Tutorials|
|MT-076: Differential Driver Analysis (pdf, 95 kB)||Tutorials|
|MT-075: Differential Drivers for High Speed ADCs Overview (pdf, 183 kB)||Tutorials|
A Stress-Free Method for Choosing High-Speed Op Amps
A decision-tree approach to making the critical decision about high-speed op amp selection, including a look at some helpful tools.
|UG-018: Evaluation Board for Dual High Speed Differential Amplifiers (pdf, 314 kB)||User Guides|
Designing 1-ppm DAC Accuracy into Instrumentation Applications
Understand the challenges of achieving this level of converter performance
(Planet Analog, 3/2010)
"Rules of the Road" for High-Speed Differential ADC Drivers
(Analog Dialogue, Vol. 43, No. 5, 2009)
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|Glossary of EE Terms||Glossary||HTML|
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ADI's new ADI DiffAmpCalc is a free, downloadable calculator for designing differential amplifier circuits. The tool is easy to use and features an interactive user interface to quickly get you up and running.
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|ADA4930 SPICE Macro Model||SPICE Models||HTML|
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