Features and Benefits

  • 8-/10-Channel, High Resolution Σ-Δ ADCs
  • 16-Bit Resolution
  • Factory-Calibrated
  • Single Conversion Cycle Setting
  • Programmable Gain Front End
  • Simultaneous 50 Hz and 60 Hz Rejection
  • VREF Select Allows Absolute and Ratiometric Measurement Capability
  • Operation Can Be Optimized for Analog Performance (CHOP = 0) or
    Channel Throughput (CHOP= 1)

Product Details

The AD7708 / AD7718 are complete analog front-ends for low frequency measurement applications. The AD7718 contains a 24-bit sigma delta ADC with PGA and can be configured as 4/5 fully-differential input channels or 8/10 pseudo-differential input channels. Two pins on the device are configurable as analog inputs or reference inputs. The AD7708 is a 16-bit version of the AD7718. Inputs signal ranges from 20mV to 2.56V can be directly converted using these ADCs. Signals can be converted directly from a transducer without the need for signal conditioning.

The device operates from a 32 kHz crystal with an on-board PLL generating the required internal operating frequency. The output data rate from the part is software programmable. The peak-to-peak resolution from the part varies with the programmed gain and output data rat

The part operates from a single 3 V or 5 V supply. When operating from 3 V supplies, the power dissipation for the part is 3.84 mW typ. Both parts are pin-for-pin compatible allowing an upgradable path from 16 to 24 bits without the need for hardware modifications. The AD7708 / AD7718 are housed in 28-lead SOIC and TSSOP packages


  • Industrial Process Control
  • Instrumentation
  • Pressure Transducers
  • Portable Instrumentation
  • Smart Transmitters

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    IBIS Models

    AD7708 IBIS Model

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    Sigma-Delta ADC Tutorial

    An interactive illustration showing the behavior of an idealized sigma-delta A/D converter.

    Product Recommendations

    AD7708 Companion Parts

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    Recommended Voltage References

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