Features and Benefits

  • Fast Conversion Time: 1.36 µs max
  • Built-In Track-and-Hold Function
  • No Missed Codes
  • No User Trims Required
  • Single +5V Supply
  • Ratiometric Operation
  • No External Clock
  • Extended Temperature Range Operation
  • Skinny 20-Pin DIP, SOIC and 20-Terminal Surface Mount Packages

Product Details

The AD7820 is a high speed, microprocessor-compatible 8-bit ADC which uses a half-flash conversion technique to achieve a conversion time of 1.36 µs. The converter has a 0 V to +5 V analog input voltage range with a single +5 V supply.

The half-flash technique consists of 31 comparators, a most significant 4-bit ADC and a least significant 4-bit ADC. The input to the AD7820 is tracked and held by the input sampling circuitry, eliminating the need for an external sample-and-hold for signals with slew rates less than 100 mV/µs.

The part is designed for ease of microprocessor interface with the AD7820 appearing as a memory location or I/O port without the need for external interfacing logic. All digital outputs use latched, three-state output buffer circuitry to allow direct connection to a microprocessor data bus or system input port. A non-three state overflow output is also provided to allow cascading of devices to give higher resolution.

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