5 V 18-Bit nanoDAC® in a SOT-23

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Product Details

The AD5680, a member of the nanoDAC® family, is a single, 18-bit buffered voltage-out digital-to-analog converter that operates from a single 4.5 V to 5.5 V supply and is 18-bit monotonic.

The AD5680 requires an external reference voltage to set the output range of the DAC. The part incorporates a power-on reset circuit that ensures the DAC output powers up to 0 V (AD5680-1) or to mid-scale (AD5680-2) and remains there until a valid write takes place.

The low power consumption of this part in normal operation makes it ideally suited to portable battery-operated equipment. The power consumption is 1.6 mW at 5 V.

The AD5680 on-chip precision output amplifier allows rail-to-rail output swing to be achieved. For remote sensing applications, the output amplifier’s inverting input is available to the user.

The AD5680 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.

Product Highlights

  1. 18 bits of resolution.
  2. 12-bit accuracy guaranteed for 18-bit DAC.
  3. Available in an 8-lead SOT-23.
  4. Low power; typically consumes 1.6 mW at 5 V.
  5. Power-on reset to zero scale or to midscale.

Related Devices 

AD5662—16-bit DAC in SOT-23.


  • Closed-loop process control
  • Low bandwidth data acquisition systems
  • Portable battery-powered instruments
  • Gain and offset adjustment
  • Precision setpoint control

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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 for the AD5680 contains a USB connection and software allowing the AD5680 to be controlled from a PC.

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