Linux Driver for ADS1015 ADS1015SW-LINUX (ACTIVE)

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The Linux driver supports the ADS1015 and ADS1115 12-Bit ADCs with Integrated MUX, PGA, Comparator, Oscillator, and Reference. The Linux driver supports communication through the I2C bus and interfaces with the Hardware Monitoring sub-system.


Linux Mainline Status

Available in Linux Main line: Yes
Available through N/A

Supported Devices:

  • ads1015
  • ads1115


Linux Source Files

The files associated with this device are:

  1. drivers/hwmon/ads1015.c
  2. Documentation/devicetree/bindings/hwmon/ads1015.txt
  3. include/linux/i2c/ads1015.h
  4. Documentation/hwmon/ads1015

Source Files


Linux Device Tree Documenation


Other Files



Enabling Driver Support

Configure kernel with "make menuconfig" (alternatively use "make xconfig" or
"make nconfig")

Menuconfig Location

Symbol: SENSORS_ADS1015 [=y]
Type  : tristate
Prompt: Texas Instruments ADS1015
    -> Device Drivers
      -> Hardware Monitoring support (HWMON [=y])
  Defined at drivers/hwmon/Kconfig:1402
  Depends on: HWMON [=y] && I2C [=y]

Fixes and Code Enhancements


If there are fixes and or code enhancements that need to be added to this
driver please either

1. Send the patches to the relevant Linux Kernel community as listed in the maintainers file located: Here


2.  Contact your TI representative.



TI Devices (2)

Part Number Name Product Family
ADS1015  12-Bit, 3.3kSPS, 4-Ch Delta-Sigma ADC With PGA, Oscillator, VREF, Comparator and I2C Interface  Analog-to-digital converters (ADCs) 
ADS1115  16-Bit 860SPS 4-Ch Delta-Sigma ADC With PGA, Oscillator, Vref, Comparator, and I2C  Analog-to-digital converters (ADCs) 

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