Quad-Channel Digital Isolator
The ADuM2400/ADuM2401/ADuM2402 are 4-channel digital isolators based on Analog Devices, Inc., iCoupler® technology. Combining high speed CMOS and monolithic air core transformer technology, these isolation components provide outstanding performance characteristics that are superior to alternatives, such as optocoupler devices.
By avoiding the use of LEDs and photodiodes, iCoupler devices remove the design difficulties commonly associated with opto-couplers. The typical optocoupler concerns regarding uncertain current transfer ratios, nonlinear transfer functions, and temperature and lifetime effects are eliminated with the simple iCoupler digital interfaces and stable performance characteristics. Furthermore, iCoupler devices run at one-tenth to one-sixth the power of optocouplers at comparable signal data rates.
The ADuM2400/ADuM2401/ADuM2402 isolators provide four independent isolation channels in a variety of channel configurations and data rates (see the Ordering Guide). The ADuM2400/ADuM2401/ADuM2402 models operate with the supply voltage of either side ranging from 2.7 V to 5.5 V, providing compatibility with lower voltage systems as well as enabling a voltage translation functionality across the isolation barrier. In addition, the ADuM2400/ADuM2401/ADuM2402 provide low pulse width distortion (<2 ns for CRWZ grade) and tight channel-to-channel matching (<2 ns for CRWZ grade). The ADuM2400/ADuM2401/ADuM2402 isolators have a patented refresh feature that ensures dc correctness in the absence of input logic transitions and during power-up/power-down conditions.
- General-purpose, high voltage, multichannel isolation
- Medical equipment
- Motor drives
- Power supplies
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.
Positions for through-hole 0.2 inch headers compatible with active probes are provided on the printed circuit board (PCB); probe header pins must be ordered separately. The board follows PCB design practices for 4-layer boards, including a full power and ground plane on each side of the isolation barrier. No other EMI or noise mitigation design features are included on the board. In cases of very high speed operation or when ultralow emissions are required, refer to the AN-1109 application note for additional board layout techniques.
Full specifications for the device under test (DUT) are available in the corresponding product data sheet, which should be consulted in conjunction with this user guide when using the evaluation board.
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