2.5 V to 5.5 V, 500 µA Quad Voltage Output 12-Bit DAC in 10-Lead Packages

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The AD5304/AD5314/AD5324 are quad 8-, 10-, and 12-bit buffered voltage output DACs in 10-lead MSOP and 10-lead LFCSP packages that operate from a single 2.5 V to 5.5 V supply, consuming 500 µA at 3 V. Their on-chip output amplifiers allow rail-to-rail output swing to be achieved with a slew rate of 0.7 V/µs. A 3-wire serial interface is used; it operates at clock rates up to 30 MHz and is compatible with standard SPI, QSPI, MICROWIRE, and DSP interface standards.

The references for the four DACs are derived from one reference pin. The outputs of all DACs can be updated simultaneously using the software LDAC function. The parts incorporate a power-on reset circuit, and ensure that the DAC outputs power up to 0 V and remains there until a valid write takes place to the device. The parts contain a power-down feature that reduces the current consumption of the device to 200 nA @ 5 V (80 nA @ 3 V).

The low power consumption of these parts in normal operation makes them ideally suited to portable battery-operated equipment. The power consumption is 3 mW at 5 V, 1.5 mW at 3 V, reducing to 1 µW in power-down mode.

The AD5324-EP supports defense and aerospace applications (AQEC).


  • Portable battery-powered instruments
  • Digital gain and offset adjustment
  • Programmable voltage and current sources
  • Programmable attenuators
  • Industrial process control

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EVAL-AD5324 Circuit Diagram

Product Details

The EVAL-AD5324DBZ evaluation board is designed to quickly prototype AD5324 circuits and reduce design time. The AD5324 operates from a single 2.5 V to 5.5 V supply.

The EVAL-AD5324DBZ interfaces with the USB port of a PC via the SDP-B controller board. Software can be downloaded via the EVAL-AD5324DBZ product page that allows users to program the AD5324.

The EVAL-AD5324DBZ evaluation board requires the SDP-B controller board, which is available for order on the Analog Devices website.

Full data for the AD5324 can be found in the AD5324 data sheet available from Analog Devices and should be consulted in conjunction with user guide UG-975 when using the evaluation board.

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Product Recommendations

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AD5324 Companion Parts

Recommended Output Amplifiers

  • For applications requiring 5V bipolar outputs , we recommend the AD8638 or the AD8639 .
  • For wider supplies , we recommend the AD820 or the OP295 .

Recommended Precision References

Recommended Digital Isolator

  • For process control applications in industrial environments , we recommend the ADUM1300 or the ADUM1310 .

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