16-Channel 12-Bit Bipolar Voltage-Output DAC with 14-Bit Increment Mode

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The AD5516 is a 16-channel 12-bit bipolar voltage-output DAC packaged in 74-ball CSPBGA. The part contains a special Increment/Decrement mode which allows 14-bit resolution to be achieved. The output voltage range is fixed at ±2.5 V (AD5516-1), ±5 V (AD5516-2) and ±10 V (AD5516-3). The DAC registers are written to via the 3-wire serial interface. The serial interface is compatible with standard SPI™, MICROWIRE™ and DSP interface standards and operates at clock rates up to 20 MHz. Access to the feedback resistor in each channel is provided via RFB0 to RFB15 pins.

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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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The evaluation board allows the functionality and performance of the AD5516-1, AD5516-2 and AD5516-3 to be easily evaluated. The eval board connects to a PC via the printer port. Software is provided to allow the user to program the registers of the AD5516-1, AD5516-2 and

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