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Resolution (Bits) 12 Sample rate (max) (ksps) 200 Number of input channels 1 Interface type Microwire (Serial I/O), SPI Architecture SAR Input type Single-ended Rating Catalog Reference mode Supply Input voltage range (max) (V) 5.25 Input voltage range (min) (V) 0 Features Small Size Operating temperature range (°C) -40 to 85 Power consumption (typ) (mW) 1.5 Analog supply (min) (V) 2.7 Analog supply voltage (max) (V) 5.25 SNR (dB) 72.3 Digital supply (min) (V) 2.7 Digital supply (max) (V) 5.25
Resolution (Bits) 12 Sample rate (max) (ksps) 200 Number of input channels 1 Interface type Microwire (Serial I/O), SPI Architecture SAR Input type Single-ended Rating Catalog Reference mode Supply Input voltage range (max) (V) 5.25 Input voltage range (min) (V) 0 Features Small Size Operating temperature range (°C) -40 to 85 Power consumption (typ) (mW) 1.5 Analog supply (min) (V) 2.7 Analog supply voltage (max) (V) 5.25 SNR (dB) 72.3 Digital supply (min) (V) 2.7 Digital supply (max) (V) 5.25
SOT-23 (DBV) 6 8.12 mm² 2.9 x 2.8 WSON (NGF) 6 5.5 mm² 2.5 x 2.2
  • Specified Over a Range of Sample Rates
  • Variable Power Management
  • Single Power Supply With 2.7-V to 5.25-V Range
  • Compatible With the SPI, QSPI, MICROWIRE, and DSP
  • Key Specifications:
    • DNL: 0.45 and –0.25 LSB (Typical)
    • INL: 0.45 and –0.4 LSB (Typical)
    • SNR: 72.3 dB (Typical)
    • Power Consumption
      • 3.6-V Supply: 1.5 mW (Typical)
      • 5.25-V Supply: 7.9 mW (Typical)
  • Specified Over a Range of Sample Rates
  • Variable Power Management
  • Single Power Supply With 2.7-V to 5.25-V Range
  • Compatible With the SPI, QSPI, MICROWIRE, and DSP
  • Key Specifications:
    • DNL: 0.45 and –0.25 LSB (Typical)
    • INL: 0.45 and –0.4 LSB (Typical)
    • SNR: 72.3 dB (Typical)
    • Power Consumption
      • 3.6-V Supply: 1.5 mW (Typical)
      • 5.25-V Supply: 7.9 mW (Typical)

The ADC121S021 device is a low-power, single-channel CMOS 12-bit analog-to-digital converter with a high-speed serial interface. Unlike the conventional practice of specifying performance at a single sample rate only, the ADC121S021 is fully specified over a sample rate range of 50 ksps to 200 ksps. The converter is based upon a successive-approximation register architecture with an internal track-and-hold circuit.

The output serial data is straight binary, and is compatible with several standards, such as SPI™, QSPI™, MICROWIRE, and many common DSP serial interfaces.

The ADC121S021 operates with a single supply that can range from 2.7 V to 5.25 V. Normal power consumption using a 3.6-V or 5.25-V supply is 1.5 mW and 7.9 mW, respectively. The power-down feature reduces the power consumption to as low as 2.6 µW using a 5.25-V supply.

The ADC121S021 is packaged in 6-pin WSON and SOT-23 packages. Operation over the industrial temperature range of –40°C to 85°C is ensured.

The ADC121S021 device is a low-power, single-channel CMOS 12-bit analog-to-digital converter with a high-speed serial interface. Unlike the conventional practice of specifying performance at a single sample rate only, the ADC121S021 is fully specified over a sample rate range of 50 ksps to 200 ksps. The converter is based upon a successive-approximation register architecture with an internal track-and-hold circuit.

The output serial data is straight binary, and is compatible with several standards, such as SPI™, QSPI™, MICROWIRE, and many common DSP serial interfaces.

The ADC121S021 operates with a single supply that can range from 2.7 V to 5.25 V. Normal power consumption using a 3.6-V or 5.25-V supply is 1.5 mW and 7.9 mW, respectively. The power-down feature reduces the power consumption to as low as 2.6 µW using a 5.25-V supply.

The ADC121S021 is packaged in 6-pin WSON and SOT-23 packages. Operation over the industrial temperature range of –40°C to 85°C is ensured.

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