Low-Power, 14-Bit, 1-MHz, Single Unipolar Input, ADC with Serial Interface


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Resolution (Bits) 14 Number of input channels 1 Sample rate (Max) (kSPS) 1000 Interface type SPI Architecture SAR Input type Single-Ended Multi-channel configuration Rating Catalog Reference mode Ext Input range (Max) (V) 5.5 Input range (Min) (V) 0 Features Daisy-Chainable, Oscillator Operating temperature range (C) -40 to 85 Power consumption (Typ) (mW) 13.7 Analog voltage AVDD (Min) (V) 2.7 SNR (dB) 85.9 Analog voltage AVDD (Max) (V) 5.5 INL (Max) (+/-LSB) 1 Digital supply (Min) (V) 1.65 Digital supply (Max) (V) 5.5 open-in-new Find other Precision ADCs (<=10MSPS)

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TSSOP (PW) 16 22 mm² 4.4 x 5 VQFN (RSA) 16 16 mm² 4 x 4 open-in-new Find other Precision ADCs (<=10MSPS)


  • 2.7V to 5.5V Analog Supply, Low Power:
    • 13.7mW (1MHz, +VA = 3V, +VBD = 1.8V)
  • 1MHz Sampling Rate 3V ≤ +VA ≤ 5.5V,
    900kHz Sampling Rate 2.7V ≤ +VA ≤ 3V
  • Excellent DC Performance:
    • ±0.4LSB Typ, ±1.0LSB Max INL
    • ±0.4LSB Typ, ±1.0LSB Max DNL
    • ±0.8mV Max Offset Error at 3V
    • ±1.25mV Max Offset Error at 5V
  • Excellent AC Performance at fi = 10kHz with 85.9dB SNR, 105.3dB SFDR, -100.1dB THD
  • Built-In Conversion Clock (CCLK)
  • 1.65V to 5.5V I/O Supply:
    • SPI/DSP-Compatible Serial Interface
    • SCLK up to 50MHz
  • Comprehensive Power-Down Modes:
    • Deep Power-Down
    • Nap Power-Down
    • Auto Nap Power-Down
  • Unipolar Input Range: 0V to VREF
  • Software Reset
  • Global CONVST (Independent of CS)
  • Programmable Status/Polarity EOC/INT
  • 4 × 4 QFN-16 and TSSOP-16 Packages
  • Multi-Chip Daisy-Chain Mode
  • Programmable TAG Bit Output
  • Auto/Manual Channel Select Mode (ADS7280)
    • Communications
    • Transducer Interface
    • Medical Instruments
    • Magnetometers
    • Industrial Process Control
    • Data Acquisition Systems
    • Automatic Test Equipment
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The ADS7279 is a low-power, 14-bit, 1MSPS analog-to-digital converter (ADC) with a unipolar input. The device includes a 14-bit, capacitor-based successive approximation register (SAR) ADC with inherent sample-and-hold.

The ADS7280 is based on the same core and includes a 2-to-1 input MUX with a programmable TAG bit output option. Both the ADS7279 and ADS7280 offer a high-speed, wide voltage serial interface, and are capable of daisy-chain mode operation when multiple converters are used.

These converters are available in 4 × 4 QFN and TSSOP-16 packages, and are fully specified for operation over the industrial -40°C to +85°C temperature range.

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* Datasheet LOW-POWER, 14-BIT, 1MHz, SINGLE/DUAL UNIPOLAR INPUT, ADC w/SERIAL INTERFACE datasheet (Rev. A) Jun. 17, 2009
E-book Best of Baker's Best: Precision Data Converters -- SAR ADCs May 21, 2015
Application note Determining Minimum Acquisition Times for SAR ADCs, part 2 Mar. 17, 2011
Application note Determining Minimum Acquisition Times for SAR ADCs, part 1 (Rev. A) Nov. 10, 2010

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