Data Converters

Data Converters – Learning Center

Data Converter Learning Center ADC Clocks & timingADC input signal conditioningadcADC data inputADC Voltage referencesADC Power managementADC Design toolsTest & evaluation tequniquesDAC Clocks & timingDAC data input outputDAC DAC Output signal conditioning DAC power management DAC voltage references DAC design tools DAC test and evaluation techniques

Table of contents

Input signal conditioning

ADC basics & applications

ADC Design tools

Output signal conditioning

DAC basics & applications

Precision

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How to select a precision DAC Video
What is a multiplying DAC (MDAC)? Video
Coding schemes used with data converters (PDF, 71 KB)
DAC Essentials: The pursuit of perfection Blog
DAC Essentials: Static specifications & linearity Blog
DAC Essentials: String theory Blog
DAC Essentials: The resistor ladder Blog
DAC Essentials: What's with all this glitch-ing? Blog
DAC Essentials: Glitch-be-gone Blog
DAC Essentials: Understanding your DAC's speed limit Blog
DAC Essentials: How accurate is your DAC? Blog
Input Isolation for 3-wire Analog Outputs Blog
What happens behind the scenes of RF base-stations? (Part 1) Blog
What happens behind the scenes of RF base stations? (Part 2) Blog
What happens behind the scenes of RF base stations? (Part 3) Blog
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Lessons for Precision DACs: Code-to-code glitch Video
Lessons for Precision DACs: MDAC overshoot Video
Lessons for Precision DACs: Power sequencing Video
Lessons for Precision DACs: Power-on glitch Video
Lessons for Precision DACs: Settling time vs. update rate Video
Lessons for Precision DACs: Three common sources for errors Video
Lessons for Precision DACs: Calibration Video
Lessons for Precision DACs: Digital feedthrough Video
Precision DACs: DC Specifications Video
Precision DACs: AC Specifications Video
Introduction to Precision DACs Video
Precision DAC Architecture Overview Video
What is a String DAC? Video
What is an R-2R DAC? Video
How to Select a Precision DAC
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How to Interface to a Precision DAC: SPI 
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How to Interface to a Precision DAC: I2C 
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Understanding 2-wire Analog Outputs with Precision DACs 
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Understanding 3-wire Analog Outputs with Precision DACs 
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Power Amplifier Biasing with Precision DACs and ADCs 
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DAC Voltage references

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WEBENCH® Series Voltage Reference Selector Tool

DAC Design tools

DAC Test & evaluation techniques

Title Type
Understanding transient immunity for analog I/O modules Video