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ADC input channels (#) 21 ADC resolution (bits) 12 DAC channels 16 DAC: resolution (Bits) 12 Temperature sensing Local GPIOs 8 Interface SPI Special function 8 GPIOs, Internal Temp Sensor Operating temperature range (C) -40 to 125 ADC: sampling rate (KSPS) 87 ADC: analog input range (Min) (V) -12.5 ADC: analog input range (Max) (V) 12.5 DAC: settling time (uS) 10 DAC: output full scale (Min) (V) -10 DAC: output full scale (Max) (V) 10 open-in-new Find other Integrated precision ADCs & DACs

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HTQFP (PAP) 64 144 mm² 12 x 12 open-in-new Find other Integrated precision ADCs & DACs

Features

  • 16 Monotonic 12-Bit DACs
    • Selectable Ranges: –10 V to 0 V, –5 V to 0 V, 0 V to 5 V, and 0 V to 10 V
    • High Current Drive Capability: up to ±15 mA
    • Auto-Range Detector
    • Selectable Clamp Voltage
  • 12-Bit SAR ADC
    • 21 External Analog Inputs
      • 16 Bipolar Inputs: –12.5 V to +12.5 V
      • 5 High-Precision Inputs: 0 V to 5 V
    • Programmable Out-of-Range Alarms
  • Internal 2.5-V Reference
  • Internal Temperature Sensor
    • –40°C to +125°C Operation
    • ±2.5°C Accuracy
  • Eight General-Purpose I/O Ports (GPIOs)
  • Low-Power SPI-Compatible Serial Interface
    • 4-Wire Mode, 1.8-V to 5.5-V Operation
  • Operating Temperature: –40°C to +125°C
  • Available in 64-Pin HTQFP PowerPAD™ IC Package

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Description

The AMC7836 is a highly-integrated, low-power, analog monitoring and control solution. The device includes a 21-channel, 12-bit analog-to-digital converter (ADC), sixteen 12-bit digital-to-analog converters (DACs) with programmable output ranges, eight GPIOs, an internal reference, and a local temperature-sensor channel. The high level of integration significantly reduces component count and simplifies closed-loop system designs making it ideal for multichannel applications where board space, size, and low-power are critical.

The low-power, very high-integration and wide operating-temperature range of the device make it suitable as an all-in-one, low-cost, bias-control circuit for the power amplifiers (PA) found in multichannel RF communication systems. The flexible DAC output ranges allow the device to be used as a biasing solution for a large variety of transistor technologies, such as LDMOS, GaAs, and GaN. The AMC7836 feature set is similarly beneficial in general-purpose monitor and control systems.

For applications that require a different channel-count, additional features, or converter resolutions, Texas Instruments offers a complete family of analog monitor and control (AMC) products. For more information, go to www.ti.com/amc.

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Technical documentation

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* Datasheet AMC7836 High-Density, 12-Bit Analog Monitor and Control Solution With Multichannel ADC, Bipolar DACs, Temperature Sensor, and GPIO Ports datasheet (Rev. D) Feb. 01, 2018
Selection guides TI Components for Aerospace and Defense Guide (Rev. E) Mar. 22, 2017
User guides AMC7836EVM User's Guide (Rev. A) Sep. 07, 2016
Technical articles What happens behind the scenes of RF base stations? – part 3 Jul. 31, 2015
Technical articles What happens behind the scenes of RF base stations? (Part 2) Apr. 24, 2015
Technical articles What happens behind the scenes of RF base-stations? (Part 1) Mar. 20, 2015

Design & development

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Hardware development

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Description

The AMC7836EVM (evaluation module) is an easy to use platform for evaluating the functionality and performance of the 12-bit AMC device.  The EVM features the AMC7836, a highly integrated, low-power, analog monitoring and control system that includes multi-channel ADC and DACs.  The EVM is a (...)

Features
  • 21 channel, 12-bit ADC input
  • 16 channel, 12-bit DAC output
  • SPI compatible digital interface
  • Test point access to all analog and digital signals
  • Labview based PC evaluation software

Design tools & simulation

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