The AD5668 device is a low power, octal, 16-bit, buffered voltage-output DAC. The device operates from a single 2.7 V to 5.5 V supply and is guaranteed monotonic by design.
The AD5668 has an on-chip reference with an internal gain of 2. The AD5668-1 has an 1.25 V 5 ppm/°C reference, giving a full-scale output range of 2.5 V; the AD5668-2, -3 has a 2.5 V 5 ppm/°C reference, giving a full-scale output range of 5 V. The on-board reference is off at power-up, allowing the use of an external reference. The internal reference is enabled via a software write.
The part incorporates a power-on reset circuit that ensures that the DAC output powers up to 0 V (AD5668-1, -2) or midscale (AD5668-3) and remains powered up at this level until a valid write takes place. The part contains a power-down feature that reduces the current consumption of the device to 400 nA at 5 V and provides software-selectable output loads while in power-down mode for any or all DAC channels.
The outputs of all DACs can be updated simultaneously using the LDAC function, with the added functionality of user-selectable DAC channels to simultaneously update. There is also an asynchronous CLR that updates all DACs to a user-programmable code—zero scale, midscale, or full scale.
The AD5668 utilizes a versatile 3-wire serial interface that operates at clock rates of up to 50 MHz and is compatible with standard SPI®, QSPI™, MICROWIRE™, and DSP interface standards. The on-chip precision output amplifier enables rail-to-rail output swing.
The AD5668-EP supports defense and aerospace applicatons (AQEC)
- Octal, 16-bit DAC.
- On-chip 1.25 V/2.5 V, 5 ppm/°C reference.
- Available in 14-lead/16-lead TSSOP.
- Power-on reset to 0 V or midscale.
- Power-down capability. When powered down, the DAC typically consumes 200 nA at 3 V and 400 nA at 5 V.
- Optical transceivers
- Power Amp control
- Data acquisition systems
- Digital gain and offset adjustment
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.
Consult the AD5668 data sheet, available from Analog Devices, in conjunction with this user guide when using the evaluation board. The evaluation board interfaces to the USB port of a PC via the SDP board. Software is available with the evaluation board, which allows the user to easily program the AD5668.
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