The ADS1218 is a precision, wide dynamic range, delta-sigma, Analog-to-Digital (A/D) converter with 24-bit resolution and Flash memory operating from 2.7V to 5.25V supplies. The delta-sigma, A/D converter provides up to 24 bits of no missing code performance and effective resolution of 22 bits.
The eight input channels are multiplexed. Internal buffering can be selected to provide a very high input impedance for direct connection to transducers or low-level voltage signals. Burnout current sources are provided that allow for the detection of an open or shorted sensor. An 8-bit Digital-to-Analog (D/A) converter provides an offset correction with a range of 50% of the FSR (Full-Scale Range).
The PGA (Programmable Gain Amplifier) provides selectable gains of 1 to 128 with an effective resolution of 19 bits at a gain of 128. The A/D conversion is accomplished with a second-order delta-sigma modulator and programmable sinc filter. The reference input is differential and can be used for ratiometric conversion. The on-board current DACs (Digital-to-Analog Converters) operate independently with the maximum current set by an external resistor.
The serial interface is SPI-compatible. Eight bits of digital I/O are also provided that can be used for input or output. The ADS1218 is designed for high-resolution measurement applications in smart transmitters, industrial process control, weight scales, chromatography, and portable instrumentation.
SPI is a trademark of Motorola.
All trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
|Part number||Order||Resolution (Bits)||Sample rate (Max) (kSPS)||Number of input channels||Interface||Operating temperature range (C)||Package Group||Approx. price (US$)||Power consumption (Typ) (mW)||Package size: mm2:W x L (PKG)||Architecture||Input type||Multi-channel configuration||Reference mode||Features||Input range (Max) (V)||Input range (Min) (V)||Analog voltage AVDD (Min) (V)||Analog voltage AVDD (Max) (V)||Digital supply (Min) (V)||Digital supply (Max) (V)||INL (Max) (+/-LSB)||Rating|
||24||0.78||8||SPI||-40 to 85||TQFP | 48||9.91 | 1ku||0.8||48TQFP: 81 mm2: 9 x 9 (TQFP | 48)||Delta-Sigma||Differential||Multiplexed||
50/60 Hz Rejection
Excitation Current Sources (iDACs)