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Features and Benefits
- Integrated fully differential ADC driver with signal scaling
- Wide input common-mode voltage range
- High common-mode rejection
- Single-ended to differential conversion
- Pin selectable input range with overrange
- Input ranges with 4.096 V REFBUF: ±10 V, ±5 V, ±4.096 V, ±2.5 V, and ±1.5 V
- Gain/attenuation options: 0.37, 0.73, 0.87, 1.38, and 2.25
- Critical passive components
- 0.005% precision matched resistor array for FDA
- 9 mm × 9 mm, 0.8 mm pitch, 100-ball CSP_BGA package
- 2.5× footprint reduction vs. discrete solution
- Low power, dynamic power scaling, power-down mode
- 143 mW typical at 15 MSPS
- Throughput: 15 MSPS, no pipeline delay
- INL error: ±3.1 ppm typical, ±6.2 ppm maximum
- (Gain = 0.73, gain = 0.87, gain = 1.38, gain = 2.25)
- SINAD: 90.4 dB typical at 20 kHz (gain = 0.73)
- THD: −117 dB at 1 kHz, −110 dB at 100 kHz (gain = 0.73)
- Gain error: ±0.005%FS typical
- Gain error drift: ±0.13 ppm/°C typical
- On-board reference buffer with VCMO generation
- Serial LVDS interface
- Wide operating temperature range: −40°C to +85°C
The ADAQ23878 is a precision, high speed, μModule® data acquisition solution that reduces the development cycle of a precision measurement systems by transferring the design burden of component selection, optimization, and layout from the designer to the device.
Using System-in-Package (SIP) technology, the ADAQ23878 reduces end system component count by combining multiple common signal processing and conditioning blocks in a single device, including a low noise, fully differential ADC driver (FDA), a stable reference buffer, and a high speed, 18-bit, 15 MSPS successive approximation register (SAR) ADC.
The ADAQ23878 also incorporates the critical passive components with superior matching and drift characteristics using Analog Devices, Inc., iPassive® technology to minimize temperature dependent error sources and to offer optimized performance. The fast settling of the ADC driver stage and no latency of the SAR ADC provide a unique solution for high channel count multiplexed signal chain architectures and control loop applications.
The small footprint, 9 mm × 9 mm BGA package enables smaller form factor instruments without sacrificing performance. The system integration solves many design challenges while the device still provides the flexibility of a configurable ADC driver feedback loop to allow gain or attenuation adjustments, as well as fully differential or single-ended to differential input. A single 5 V supply operation is possible while achieving optimum performance from the device.
The ADAQ23878 features a serial low voltage differential signaling (LVDS) digital interface with one-lane or two-lane output modes, allowing the user to optimize the interface data rate for each application. The specified operation of the ADAQ23878 is from −40°C to +85°C.
- Automatic test equipment
- Data acquisition
- Hardware in the Loop (HiL)
- Power analyzers
- Non-destructive test (acoustic emissions)
- Mass spectrometry
- Travelling wave fault location
- Medical imaging and instruments
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Evaluation Kits (1)
The EVAL-ADAQ23878FMCZ evaluation board (see Figure 1 in the user guide) enables simplified evaluation of the ADAQ23878 15 MSPS, 18-bit, high speed, precision μModule® data acquisition solution. The EVAL-ADAQ23878FMCZ demonstrates the performance of the ADAQ23878 μModule and is a versatile tool for a variety of applications.
The ADAQ23878 μModule combines multiple common signal processing and conditioning blocks into a single device that includes a low noise, fully differential analog-to-digital converter (ADC) driver, a stable reference buffer, a high resolution, 18-bit, 15 MSPS successive approximation register (SAR) ADC, and the critical passive components necessary for optimum performance. A full description of this product is available in the ADAQ23878 data sheet, which must be consulted when using the EVAL-ADAQ23878FMCZ.
The EVAL-ADAQ23878FMCZ interfaces with high speed system demonstration platform (SDP), SDP-H1 (EVAL-SDP-CH1Z), via a 160-pin connector, as shown in Figure 2 in the user guide.
For full details on the ADAQ23878, see the ADAQ23878 data sheet, which must be consulted in conjunction with the user guide when using the EVAL-ADAQ23878FMCZ.
Tools & Simulations
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