Features and Benefits

  • 16-bit resolution and monotonicity
  • Current output ranges: 4 mA to 20 mA, 0 mA to 20 mA, or 0 mA to 24 mA
  • ±0.01% FSR typical total unadjusted error (TUE)
  • ±3 ppm FSR/°C output drift
  • Voltage output ranges: 0 V to 5 V, 0 V to 10 V, ±5 V, or ±10 V
    • 10% overrange
    • ±0.01% FSR typical TUE
    • ±2 ppm FSR/°C output drift
  • Flexible serial digital interface
  • On-chip output fault detection
  • On-chip reference: 10 ppm/°C maximum
  • Optional regulated DVCC output
  • Asynchronous clear function
  • Power supply range
    • AVDD: 10.8 V to 40 V
    • AVSS: −26.4 V to −3 V/0 V
  • Current loop compliance voltage: AVDD – 2.5 V
  • Temperature range: −40°C to +105°C
  • TSSOP and LFCSP packages

Product Details

The AD5412/AD5422 are low cost, precision, fully integrated 12-/16-bit digital-to-analog converters (DAC) offering a programmable current source and programmable voltage output designed to meet the requirements of industrial process control applications.

The output current range is programmable at 4 mA to 20 mA, 0 mA to 20 mA, or an overrange function of 0 mA to 24 mA.

The LFCSP version of this product has a CAP2 pin so that the HART signals can be coupled onto the current output of the AD5412/AD5422.

Voltage output is provided from a separate pin that can be configured to provide 0 V to 5 V, 0 V to 10 V, ±5 V, or ±10 V output ranges; an overrange of 10% is available on all ranges.

Analog outputs are short and open-circuit protected and can drive capacitive loads of 1 μF.

The device operates with an AVDD power supply range from 10.8 V to 40 V. Current loop compliance voltage is 0 V to AVDD − 2.5 V.

The flexible serial interface is SPI- and MICROWIRE-compatible and can be operated in 3-wire mode to minimize the digital isolation required in isolated applications.

The device also includes a power-on-reset function, ensuring that the device powers up in a known state. The part also includes an asynchronous clear pin (CLEAR) that sets the outputs to zero-scale/midscale voltage output or the low end of the selected current range.

The total output error is typically ±0.01% in current mode and ±0.01% in voltage mode.


  • Process controls
  • Actuator controls
  • PLC
  • HART network connectivity (LFCSP package only)

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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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