ADS1230

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20-Bit, 80SPS, 1-Ch Delta-Sigma ADC for Resistive Bridge Sensors & Weigh Scales

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Parameters

Resolution (Bits) 20 Number of input channels 1 Sample rate (Max) (kSPS) 0.08 Interface type SPI Architecture Delta-Sigma Input type Differential, Single-Ended Multi-channel configuration Rating Catalog Reference mode Ext Input range (Max) (V) 0.039 Input range (Min) (V) 0 Features 50/60 Hz Rejection, Oscillator, PGA Operating temperature range (C) -40 to 85 Power consumption (Typ) (mW) 2.9 Analog voltage AVDD (Min) (V) 2.7 Analog voltage AVDD (Max) (V) 5.3 Digital supply (Min) (V) 2.7 Digital supply (Max) (V) 5.3 open-in-new Find other Precision ADCs (<=10MSPS)

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TSSOP (PW) 16 22 mm² 4.4 x 5 open-in-new Find other Precision ADCs (<=10MSPS)

Features

  • Complete Front-End for Bridge Sensor
  • Onboard PGA with Gain of 64 or 128
  • Onboard Oscillator
  • RMS Noise:
    40nV at 10SPS (G = 128)
    88nV at 80SPS (G = 128)
  • 18-Bit Noise-Free Resolution
  • Selectable 10SPS or 80SPS Data Rates
  • Simultaneous 50Hz and 60Hz Rejection at 10SPS
  • External Voltage Reference up to 5V for Ratiometric Measurements
  • Simple, Pin-Driven Control
  • Two-Wire Serial Digital Interface
  • Tiny 16-pin TSSOP Package
  • Supply Range: 2.7V to 5.3V
  • -40°C to +85°C Temperature Range
  • APPLICATIONS
    • Weigh Scales
    • Strain Gauges
    • Pressure Sensors
    • Industrial Process Control

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Description

The ADS1230 is a precision 20-bit analog-to-digital converter (ADC). With an onboard low-noise programmable gain amplifier (PGA), onboard oscillator, and precision 20-bit delta-sigma ADC, the ADS1230 provides a complete front-end solution for bridge sensor applications including weigh scales, strain gauges, and pressure sensors.

The low-noise PGA has a gain of 64 or 128, supporting a full-scale differential input of ±39mV or ±19.5mV, respectively. The delta-sigma ADC has 20-bit effective resolution and is comprised of a 3rd-order modulator and 4th-order digital filter. Two data rates are supported: 10SPS (with both 50Hz and 60Hz rejection) and 80SPS. The ADS1230 can be clocked by the internal oscillator or an external clock source. Offset calibration is performed on-demand, and the ADS1230 can be put in a low-power standby mode or shut off completely in power-down mode.

All of the features of the ADS1230 are controlled by dedicated pins; there are no digital registers to program. Data are output over an easily-isolated serial interface that connects directly to the MSP430 and other microcontrollers.

The ADS1230 is available in a TSSOP-16 package and is specified from -40°C to +85°C.

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* Datasheet 20-Bit Analog-to-Digital Converter for Bridge Sensors datasheet (Rev. B) Sep. 05, 2012
White papers Fundamentals of Precision ADC Noise Analysis Jun. 19, 2020
Application notes Digital Filter Types in Delta-Sigma ADCs Jun. 27, 2017
White papers Best of Baker's Best: Precision Data Converters -- Delta-Sigma ADCs Mar. 19, 2015
Application notes Delta-Sigma ADC Design for Bridge Sensor Applications Sep. 30, 2011
User guides ADS1230REF User's Guide (Rev. A) Sep. 28, 2007

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