Quad, 12-Bit nanoDAC+™ with SPI Interface

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Product Details

The AD5684, a member of the nanoDAC+™ family is a low power, quad, 16-bit buffered voltage output DAC. The device includes a gain select pin giving a full-scale output of 0V to VREF (gain = 1) or 0V to 2VREF (gain = 2). The device operates from a single 2.7 V to 5.5 V supply, is guaranteed monotonic by design, and exhibits less than 0.1% FSR gain error and 1.5 mV offset error performance. The device is available in a 3 mm × 3 mm LFCSP and a TSSOP package.

The AD5684 also incorporates a power-on reset circuit and a RSTSEL pin that ensures that the DAC outputs power up to zero scale or midscale and remain at that level until a valid write takes place. Each part contains a per-channel power-down feature that reduces the current consumption of the device to 4 µA at 3 V while in power-down mode.

The AD5686 employs a versatile SPI interface that operates at clock rates up to 50 MHz, and all devices contain a VLOGIC pin intended for 1.8 V/3 V/5 V logic.

Product Highlights
  • High Relative Accuracy (INL): ±1 LSB maximum
  • Excellent DC Performance:
    1.Total unadjusted error: ±0.1% of FSR maximum
    2. Offset error: ±1.5 mV maximum
    3. Gain error: ±0.1% of FSR maximum
  • Two Package Options: 3 mm × 3 mm, 16-lead LFCSP and 16-lead TSSOP
  • Digital gain and offset adjustment
  • Programmable attenuators
  • Process control (PLC I/O cards)
  • Industrial automation
  • Data acquisition systems

Product Lifecycle

checked Recommended for New Designs

This product has been released to the market. The data sheet contains all final specifications and operating conditions. For new designs, ADI recommends utilization of these products.

Evaluation Kits


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EVAL-AD5684R Circuit Diagram

Product Details

This Evaluation Board is no longer available for ordering. Please see the AD5686R Evaluation Board.

The Evaluation board for the AD5684R contains a SDP-B connection and software allowing the AD5684R to be controlled from a SDP-B board.

The SDP Controller board is a separate list item in the ordering guide below (EVAL-SDP-CB1Z). If you have not previously purchased an SDP Controller board, please do so to ensure a full evaluation setup.


EVAL-AD5686R Circuit Diagram

Product Details

The EVAL-AD5686RSDZ evaluation board is designed to help users quickly prototype new AD5686R circuits and reduce design time. The AD5686R operates from a single 2.7 V to 5.5 V supply. The AD5686R incorporates an internal 2.5 V reference to give an output voltage of 2.5 V or 5 V. The evaluation board also incorporates additional voltage references.

Full data on the AD5686R can be found in the data sheet, available from Analog Devices, which should be consulted in conjunction with the user guide when using the evaluation board.

The EVAL-AD5686RSDZ interfaces to the USB port of a PC via an SDP board. Software is supplied with the evaluation board to allow the user to program the AD5686R. A PMOD™ connection is also available for different microcontrollers.

This evaluation board is compatible with any Analog Devices SDP board, which can be purchased separately.

Software & Systems Requirements


Tools & Simulations

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Product Recommendations

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AD5684 Companion Parts

Recommended Digital Isolator

  • For a galvanically isolated interface , we recommend the ADUM1400 .

Recommended Voltage/Current Output Driver

  • For PLC and industrial control applications , we recommend the AD5750-2 .

Design Resources

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