DAC SPICE Models

Simulate your Precision DAC with SPICE macromodels

Precision digital-to-analog converter (DAC) SPICE models allow engineers to optimize system performance and eliminate many design bugs before board fabrication - significantly reducing design time and associated costs.

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Article: SPICE Models for Precision DACs

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Learn how to simulate precision DAC system designs with SPICE models.

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Blog: SPICE-ing up Precision DACs

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Read about how precision DAC SPICE models allow you to catch problems early by simulating the entire signal chain.

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Available precision DAC SPICE models

DAC80004: 16-bit, quad, 1LSB INL, buffered, voltage-output DAC

Title Category Type Size (KB)
DAC80004 TINA-TI Spice Model TINA-TI Spice Model ZIP 14 KB

DAC8411: 16-bit, single-channel, 80-uA, 2.0-V to 5.5-V DAC

Title Category Type Size (KB)
DAC8411 Parallel PSPICE Model PSpice Model ZIP 15 KB
DAC8411 Parallel TINA-TI Reference Design TINA-TI Reference Design TSC 1042 KB
DAC8411 Parallel TINA-TI SPICE Model TINA-TI Spice Model ZIP 31 KB
DAC8411 Serial PSPICE Model PSpice Model ZIP 15 KB
DAC8411 Serial TINA-TI Reference Design TINA-TI Reference Design TSC 249 KB
DAC8411 Serial TINA-TI SPICE Model TINA-TI Spice Model ZIP 213 KB

DAC8311: 14-bit, single-channel, 80-uA, 2.0-V to 5.5-V DAC

Title Category Type Size (KB)
DAC8311 Parallel PSpice Model PSpice Model ZIP 15 KB
DAC8311 Parallel TINA-TI Reference Design TINA-TI Reference Design TSC 1041 KB
DAC8311 Parallel TINA-TI Spice Model TINA-TI Spice Model ZIP 29 KB
DAC8311 Serial PSpice Model PSpice Model ZIP 15 KB
DAC8311 Serial TINA-TI Reference Design TINA-TI Reference Design TSC 249 KB
DAC8311 Serial TINA-TI Spice Model
TINA-TI Spice Model ZIP 210 KB

DAC7311: 12-bit, single-channel, 80-uA, 2-V to 5.5-V DAC

Title Category Type Size (KB)
DAC7311 Parallel PSPICE Model PSpice Model ZIP 14 KB
DAC7311 Parallel TINA-TI Reference Design TINA-TI Reference Design TSC 1040 KB
DAC7311 Parallel TINA-TI SPICE Model TINA-TI Spice Model ZIP 28 KB
DAC7311 Serial PSPICE Model PSpice Model ZIP 14 KB
DAC7311 Serial TINA-TI Reference Design TINA-TI Reference Design TSC 267 KB
DAC7311 Serial TINA-TI SPICE Model TINA-TI Spice Model ZIP 246 KB

DAC6311: 10-bit, single-channel, 80-uA, 2.0-V to 5.5-V DAC

Title Category Type Size (KB)
DAC6311 Parallel PSPICE Model PSpice Model ZIP 14 KB
DAC6311 Parallel TINA-TI Reference Design TINA-TI Reference Design TSC 1039 KB
DAC6311 Parallel TINA-TI SPICE Model TINA-TI Spice Model ZIP 28 KB
DAC6311 Serial PSPICE Model PSpice Model ZIP 14 KB
DAC6311 Serial TINA-TI Reference Design TINA-TI Reference Design TSC 256 KB
DAC6311 Serial TINA-TI SPICE Model TINA-TI Spice Model ZIP 208 KB

DAC5311: 8-bit, single-channel, 80-uA, 1.8-V to 5.5-V DAC

Title Category Type Size (KB)
DAC5311 Parallel PSPICE Model PSpice Model ZIP 14 KB
DAC5311 Parallel TINA-TI Reference Design TINA-TI Reference Design TSC 1038 KB
DAC5311 Parallel TINA-TI SPICE Model TINA-TI Spice Model ZIP 27 KB
DAC5311 Serial PSPICE Model PSpice Model ZIP 14 KB
DAC5311 Serial TINA-TI Reference Design TINA-TI Reference Design TSC 283 KB
DAC5311 Serial TINA-TI SPICE Model TINA-TI Spice Model ZIP 207 KB

DAC8822: 16-bit, dual-parallel-interface, high-accuracy multiplying DAC

Title Category Type Size (KB)
DAC8822 Parallel PSPICE Model PSpice Model ZIP 11 KB
DAC8822 TINA-TI Reference Design TINA-TI Reference Design TSC 41 KB
DAC8822 TINA-TI Spice Model TINA-TI Spice Model ZIP 23 KB

DAC8820: 16-Bit, parallel-input multiplying DAC

Title Category Type Size (KB)
DAC8820 PSpice Model PSpice Model ZIP 11 KB
DAC8820 TINA-TI Reference Design
TINA-TI Reference Design TSC 800 KB
DAC8820 TINA-TI Spice Model TINA-TI Spice Model ZIP 22 KB

TI Designs reference designs

EMC/EMI tested, loop-powered 4-to-20-mA transmitter circuit

EMC/EMI tested, loop-powered 4‑to‑20‑mA transmitter circuit

Includes a protection circuit that provides immunity to the IEC61000-4 test suite and rectifies a reverse polarity supply voltage

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±10V, four-quadrant multiplying DAC circuit

±10V, four-quadrant multiplying DAC circuit

Accurately generates output voltages from -10V to +10V and can be used to design a simple two-quadrant MDAC circuit

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Bipolar +10-V output from a unipolar DAC for voltage drivers

Bipolar +10-V output from a unipolar DAC for voltage drivers

Conditions a low-cost, unipolar DAC into an accurate bipolar signal source using an op amp and three resisitors

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