14-Bit, 8-Channel, 250 kSPS PulSAR ADC
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.
- Multichannel system monitoring
- Battery-powered equipment
- Medical instruments: ECG/EKG
- Mobile communications: GPS
- Personal digital assistants
- Power line monitoring
- Data acquisition
- Seismic data acquisition systems
- Process control
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At least one model within this product family is in production and available for purchase. The product is appropriate for new designs but newer alternatives may exist.
The EVAL-AD7949EDZ is a fully featured evaluation Kit for the AD7949. This board operates in stand alone mode or in conjunction with the Converter Evaluation and Development board, EVAL-CED1Z . When operated with the Converter Evaluation and Development board, software is provided enabling the user to perform detailed analysis of the ADC's performance. This software includes the technical note describing the operation and set up of the evaluation board in standalone operation or when operated with the Converter Evaluation and Development board.
Recommended Driver Amplifiers
- For low noise, small size and low power , we recommend the ADA4841-1 .
- For low noise, low power single-to-differential driver amplifier , we recommend the ADA4941-1 .
- For a fully differential attenuating precision amplifier , we recommend the AD8475 .
- For 5V single supply and low noise , we recommend the AD8655 .
- For low noise and high frequency , we recommend the ADA4897-1, ADA4898-1, ADA4899-1 or the AD8021 .
ADI has always placed the highest emphasis on delivering products that meet the maximum levels of quality and reliability. We achieve this by incorporating quality and reliability checks in every scope of product and process design, and in the manufacturing process as well. "Zero defects" for shipped products is always our goal.
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