Features and Benefits
- Highly accurate; supports EN 50470-1, EN 50470-3, IEC 62053-21, IEC 62053-22, and IEC 62053-23 standards
- Measures active, reactive, and apparent energy; sampled waveform; current and voltage rms
- Provides a second current input for neutral current measurement
- Less than 0.1% error in active and reactive energy
- measurements over a dynamic range of 3000:1
- Less than 0.2% error in instantaneous IRMS measurement over a dynamic range of 1000:1
- Provides apparent energy measurement and instantaneous power readings
- 1.23 kHz bandwidth operation
- Flexible PGA gain stage (up to ×22)
- Includes internal integrators for use with Rogowski coil sensors
- SPI, I2C, or UART communication
The ADE7953 is a high accuracy electrical energy measurement IC intended for single phase applications. It measures line voltage and current and calculates active, reactive, and apparent energy, as well as instantaneous rms voltage and current.
The device incorporates three Σ-Δ ADCs with a high accuracy energy measurement core. The second input channel simultaneously measures neutral current and enables tamper detection and neutral current billing. The additional channel incorporates a complete signal path that allows a full range of measurements. Each input channel supports independent and flexible gain stages, making the device suitable for use with a variety of current sensors such as current transformers (CTs) and low value shunt resistors. Two on-chip integrators facilitate the use of Rogowski coil sensors.
The ADE7953 provides access to on-chip meter registers via a variety of communication interfaces including SPI, I2C, and UART. Two configurable low jitter pulse output pins provide outputs that are proportional to active, reactive, or apparent energy, as well as current and voltage rms. A full range of power quality information such as overcurrent, overvoltage, peak, and sag detection are accessible via the external IRQ pin. Independent active, reactive, and apparent no-load detections are included to prevent “meter creep.” Dedicated reverse power (REVP), zero-crossing voltage (ZX), and zero-crossing current (ZX_I) pins are also provided. The ADE7953 energy metering IC operates from a 3.3 V supply voltage and is available in a 28-lead LFCSP package.
Product Lifecycle Production
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.
Evaluation Kits (1)
The ADE7953 evaluation kit includes two boards that should be used together to evaluate the silicon. The smaller board, named ADE IO INTERFACE BOARD Z (the interface board), consists of an NXP LPC2368FBD100 microcontroller that handles all communications from the PC to the ADE7953. The larger board, named EVAL-ADE7953EBZ (the evaluation board), includes the ADE7953 energy metering IC, associated filtering, and isolation to allow high voltage inputs to be used. The two boards should be connected together using the 25-pin connector included in the evaluation kit. The connector is labeled P2 on the interface board and P7 on the evaluation board.
ADE7953 Companion Parts
Recommended Digital Isolators
- For a dual, bi-directional, 5kV, hot swap isolator: ADuM2250.
- For a dual, bi-directional, 2.5kV, hot swap isolator: ADUM1250.
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