16-Bit VOUT nanoDAC® SPI Interface 2.7 V to 5.5 V, in an SOT-23

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The AD5061, a member of the Analog Devices, Inc., nanoDAC™ family, is a low power, single 16-bit buffered voltage-out DAC that operates from a single 2.7 V to 5.5 V supply. The part offers a relative accuracy specification of ±4 LSB and operation is guaranteed monotonic with a ±1 LSB DNL specification. The part uses a versatile 3-wire serial interface that operates at clock rates up to 30 MHz and is compatible with standard SPI® QSPI™, MICROWIRE™ and DSP interface standards. The reference for the AD5061 is supplied from an external VREF pin. A reference buffer is also provided on-chip. The part incorporates a power-on reset circuit that ensures the DAC output powers up to mid scale or zero scale and remains there until a valid write takes place to the device. The part contains a power-down feature that reduces the current consumption of the device to typically 330 nA at 5 V and provides software-selectable output loads while in power-down mode. The part is put into power-down mode over the serial interface. Total unadjusted error for the part is <3 mV. This part exhibits very low glitch on power-up.

Product Highlights

  1. Available in a small 8-lead SOT-23 package.
  2. 16-bit resolution 4 LSB INL.
  3. Low glitch on power-up.
  4. High speed serial interface with clock speeds up to 30 MHz.
  5. Three power down modes available to the user.
  6. Reset to known output voltage (midscale to zero scale).


  • Process Control
  • Data Acquisition Systems
  • Portable Battery-Powered Instruments
  • Digital Gain and Offset Adjustment
  • Programmable Voltage and Current Sources
  • Programmable Attenuators

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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.

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EVAL-AD504X-506X Circuit Diagram

Product Details

The evaluation board helps users quickly prototype new circuits for the AD5040/AD5060, AD5061, or AD5062 and reduce design time. The AD5040/AD5060, AD5061, and AD5062 operate from a single 2.7 V to 5.5 V supply. An ADR444 is provided on-board as a 4.096 V reference source.

Full data on the AD5040/AD5060, AD5061, and AD5062 is available in the appropriate data sheet, which should be consulted in conjunction with user guide UG-923 when using the evaluation board.

The evaluation board interfaces to the USB port of a PC via the SDP board. Software is supplied with the evaluation board to allow the user to program the AD5040/AD5060, AD5061, or the AD5062.

The evaluation boards are compatible with the EVAL-SDP-CB1Z Blackfin® SDP controller board (SDP-B).

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