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Resolution (Bits) 10 Number of DAC channels 1 Interface type SPI Output type Buffered Voltage Settling time (µs) 6 Features Cost Optimized, Low Power, Small Size Reference type Ext Architecture String Rating Catalog Output range (max) (mA/V) 5.5 Output range (min) (mA/V) 0 Sample/update rate (Msps) 0.083 Power consumption (typ) (mW) 0.14 Operating temperature range (°C) -40 to 125
Resolution (Bits) 10 Number of DAC channels 1 Interface type SPI Output type Buffered Voltage Settling time (µs) 6 Features Cost Optimized, Low Power, Small Size Reference type Ext Architecture String Rating Catalog Output range (max) (mA/V) 5.5 Output range (min) (mA/V) 0 Sample/update rate (Msps) 0.083 Power consumption (typ) (mW) 0.14 Operating temperature range (°C) -40 to 125
SOT-SC70 (DCK) 6 4.2 mm² 2 x 2.1
  • Relative accuracy:
    • 0.25 LSB INL (DAC5311: 8-bit)
    • 0.5 LSB INL (DAC6311: 10-bit)
    • 1 LSB INL (DAC7311: 12-bit)
  • microPower operation: 80 µA at 2.0 V
  • Power-down: 0.5 µA at 5 V, 0.1 µA at 2.0 V
  • Wide power supply: 2.0 V to 5.5 V
  • Power-on reset to zero scale
  • Straight binary data format
  • Low power serial interface with Schmitt-triggered inputs: up to 50 MHz
  • On-chip output buffer amplifier, rail-to-rail operation
  • SYNC interrupt facility
  • Extended temperature range –40°C to +125°C
  • Pin-compatible family in a tiny, 6-pin SC70 package
  • Relative accuracy:
    • 0.25 LSB INL (DAC5311: 8-bit)
    • 0.5 LSB INL (DAC6311: 10-bit)
    • 1 LSB INL (DAC7311: 12-bit)
  • microPower operation: 80 µA at 2.0 V
  • Power-down: 0.5 µA at 5 V, 0.1 µA at 2.0 V
  • Wide power supply: 2.0 V to 5.5 V
  • Power-on reset to zero scale
  • Straight binary data format
  • Low power serial interface with Schmitt-triggered inputs: up to 50 MHz
  • On-chip output buffer amplifier, rail-to-rail operation
  • SYNC interrupt facility
  • Extended temperature range –40°C to +125°C
  • Pin-compatible family in a tiny, 6-pin SC70 package

The 8-bit DAC5311, 10-bit DAC6311, and 12-bit DAC7311 (DACx311) are low-power, single-channel, voltage output digital-to-analog converters (DACs). The low power consumption in normal operation (0.55 mW at 5 V, reducing to 2.5 µW in power-down mode) makes the DACx311 an excellent choice for portable, battery-operated applications.

These devices are monotonic by design, provide excellent linearity, and minimize undesired code-to-code transient voltages while offering an easy upgrade path within a pin-compatible family. All devices use a versatile, three-wire serial interface that operates at clock rates of up to 50 MHz, and is compatible with standard SPI, QSPI, Microwire, and digital signal processor (DSP) interfaces.

All devices use an external power supply as a reference voltage to set the output range. The devices incorporate a power-on reset (POR) circuit that powers up the DAC output at 0 V and remains at 0 V until a valid write to the device occurs. The DACx311 contain a power-down feature, accessed over the serial interface, that reduces current consumption of the device to 0.1 µA at 2.0 V in power-down mode.

These devices are pin-compatible with the DAC8311 and DAC8411, offering an easy upgrade path from 8‑bit, 10‑bit, and 12‑bit resolution to 14‑bit and 16‑bit. All devices are available in a small, 6‑pin, SC70 (SOT) package. This package offers a flexible, pin- and function-compatible, drop-in DAC within the family over an extended temperature range of –40°C to +125°C.

The 8-bit DAC5311, 10-bit DAC6311, and 12-bit DAC7311 (DACx311) are low-power, single-channel, voltage output digital-to-analog converters (DACs). The low power consumption in normal operation (0.55 mW at 5 V, reducing to 2.5 µW in power-down mode) makes the DACx311 an excellent choice for portable, battery-operated applications.

These devices are monotonic by design, provide excellent linearity, and minimize undesired code-to-code transient voltages while offering an easy upgrade path within a pin-compatible family. All devices use a versatile, three-wire serial interface that operates at clock rates of up to 50 MHz, and is compatible with standard SPI, QSPI, Microwire, and digital signal processor (DSP) interfaces.

All devices use an external power supply as a reference voltage to set the output range. The devices incorporate a power-on reset (POR) circuit that powers up the DAC output at 0 V and remains at 0 V until a valid write to the device occurs. The DACx311 contain a power-down feature, accessed over the serial interface, that reduces current consumption of the device to 0.1 µA at 2.0 V in power-down mode.

These devices are pin-compatible with the DAC8311 and DAC8411, offering an easy upgrade path from 8‑bit, 10‑bit, and 12‑bit resolution to 14‑bit and 16‑bit. All devices are available in a small, 6‑pin, SC70 (SOT) package. This package offers a flexible, pin- and function-compatible, drop-in DAC within the family over an extended temperature range of –40°C to +125°C.

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Evaluation board

DAC7311EVM — DAC7311 Evaluation Module

The SC70 DAC EVM is an evaluation module designed for the prototyping and evaluation of the DAC8411, DAC8311, DAC7311, DAC6311 and DAC5311 digital to analog converters (DAC). These 8 to 16-bit, string DACs operate with a high speed serial clock (up to 50MHz) and offer excellent performance with (...)

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DXP DXP EVM GUI

DAC Exerciser Program (DXP)is a software tool from Texas Instruments for evaluating DACs without the requirements of expensive pattern generators or writing complex software. When used with a Texas Instruments DAC EVM and a modular motherboard, it allows for simple and easy digital signal (...)

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Precision DACs (≤10 MSPS)
DAC1220 20-Bit Delta-Sigma Low Power Digital-To-Analog Converter DAC5311 8bit, Single Channel, 80uA, 1.8V-5.5V DAC in SC70 Package DAC60004 Ultra-Small, true 12-bit quad voltage output DAC with 1LSB INL/DNL DAC6311 10bit, Single Channel, 80uA, 2.0V-5.5V DAC in SC70 Package DAC70004 Ultra-Small, true 14-bit quad voltage output DAC with 1LSB INL/DNL DAC7311 12-bit, single-channel, ultra-low power DAC in 6-pin SC70 package for battery powered applications DAC7554 Low-Power, Low-Glitch, 12-Bit DAC DAC7558 12-Bit, Octal, Ultralow Glitch, Voltage Output Digital to Analog Converter DAC7562 12-Bit, Dual, Low Power, Ultra-low Glitch, Buffered Voltage Output DAC with 2.5V, 4ppm/°C Reference DAC7568 12-Bit, Octal Channel, Ultra-Low Glitch, Voltage Output DAC with 2.5V, 2ppm/°C Internal Reference DAC7573 Quad, 12-Bit, 10us, Digital-to-Analog Converter with I2C Digital Interface DAC7574 12-Bit Quad Voltage Output Digital-to-Analog Converter w/ I2C Interface DAC7678 12-bit, Octal Channel, Ultra-Low Glitch, Voltage Output, 2-Wire Interface DAC with 2.5V Internal Ref DAC7714 Quad, Serial Input, 12-Bit, Voltage Output Digital-To-Analog Converter DAC7716 Quad 12-Bit High Accuracy +/-16.5 V Output Serial Input Digital-To-Analog Converter DAC7718 Octal, Low power,12-bit, +/-16.5V Output Serial Input Digital-to-Analog Converter DAC7811 12-bit, single-channel, serial input multiplying DAC with 0.2us settling time DAC80004 Ultra-Small, true 16-bit quad voltage output DAC with 1LSB INL/DNL DAC8164 14-bit, quad channel, ultra-low glitch, vout DAC with 2.5V, 2ppm/°C int. ref. and reset to ze DAC8165 14-Bit, quad channel, ultra-low glitch, vout DAC with 2.5V, 2ppm/°C int. ref. and reset to mi DAC8168 14-Bit, Octal Channel, Ultra-Low Glitch, Voltage Output DAC with 2.5V, 2ppm/°C Internal Reference DAC8218 Octal, Low power ,14-bit, +/-16.5V Output Serial Input Digital-to-Analog Converter DAC8234 Quad 14-Bit High Accuracy +/-16.5 V Output Serial Input Digital-To-Analog Converter DAC8311 14bit, Single Channel, 80uA, 2.0V-5.5V DAC in SC70 Package DAC8411 16bit, Single Channel, 80uA, 2.0V-5.5V DAC in SC70 Package DAC8534 2.7V to 5.5V, Quad Channel, 16-Bit, Serial Input DAC DAC8550 16-Bit, Ultralow Glitch Voltage Output DAC DAC8551 16-Bit, Ultralow Glitch, Voltage Output, Digital to Analog Converter DAC8552 16-Bit, Dual-Channel, Ultralow Glitch, Voltage Output, Digital to Analog Converter DAC8554 16-Bit, Quad Channel, Ultralow Glitch, Voltage Output Digital To Analog Converter DAC8555 16-Bit, Quad Channel, Ultralow Glitch, Voltage Output Digital to Analog Converter DAC8560 16-bit, single-channel, low-power, ultra-low glitch, voltage output DAC with 2.5V,2ppm/°C reference DAC8562 16-bit, dual-channel, low-power, ultra-low glitch, voltage output DAC with 2.5V, 4ppm/°C reference DAC8564 16-bit, quad-channel, ultra-low glitch, Vout DAC with 2.5-V, 2-ppm/C internal reference DAC8565 16-bit, quad channel, ultra-low glitch, vout DAC with 2.5V, 2ppm/C int. ref. with reset to midsca DAC8568 16-bit, octal-channel, ultra-low glitch, voltage output DAC with 2.5V, 2ppm/°C internal reference DAC8571 Low-Power Rail-To-Rail Output 16-Bit I2C Input DAC DAC8574 Low-Power Quad Rail-To-Rail Output 16-Bit I2C Input DAC DAC8580 16-Bit, High Speed, Low Noise, Voltage Output, Digital to Analog Converter DAC8581 16-Bit, High Speed, Low Noise, Voltage Output Digital to Analog Converter DAC8718 Octal Low-Power 16-Bit +/-16.5V Output Serial Input Digital-to-Analog Converter DAC8734 16-Bit Quad High-Accuracy +/-16.5V Output Digital-to-Analog Converter DAC8801 14-Bit, Single Channel, Serial Interface, Multiplying Digital-to-Analog Converter DAC8803 14-Bit, Quad Channel, Serial Interface, Multiplying Digital-to-Analog Converter DAC8811 16-bit, single-channel, serial input multiplying DAC with 0.5us settling time DAC8814 16-Bit, Quad, Serial Input Multiplying Digital to Analog Converter DAC8831 16-Bit, Ultra-Low Power, Voltage Output Digital to Analog Converter DAC8832 16-bit Ultra-low power voltage output Digital-to-Analog Converter DAC8871 16-Bit Single Channel, Serial Interface, +/-18V (High Voltage Bipolar) Output DAC DAC8881 Single Channel 16-Bit, Low Noise, Voltage Output Digital-to-Analog Converter DAC9881 18-bit, single-channel, low-noise, voltage output DAC for high accuracy applications
Hardware development
Evaluation board
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Software
Software programming tool
DXP DXP DAC Exerciser Program
Simulation model

DAC6311 IBIS Model

SBAM039.ZIP (11 KB) - IBIS Model
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DAC6311 Parallel PSpice Model

SBAM216.ZIP (14 KB) - PSpice Model
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DAC6311 Parallel TINA-TI Reference Design

SBAM212.TSC (1039 KB) - TINA-TI Reference Design
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DAC6311 Parallel TINA-TI Spice Model (Rev. A)

SBAM213A.ZIP (166 KB) - TINA-TI Spice Model
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DAC6311 Serial PSpice Model

SBAM217.ZIP (14 KB) - PSpice Model
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DAC6311 Serial TINA-TI Reference Design

SBAM214.TSC (256 KB) - TINA-TI Reference Design
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DAC6311 Serial TINA-TI Spice Model (Rev. A)

SBAM215A.ZIP (330 KB) - TINA-TI Spice Model
Calculation tool

ANALOG-ENGINEER-CALC — Analog engineer's calculator

The analog engineer’s calculator is designed to speed up many of the repetitive calculations that analog circuit design engineers use on a regular basis. This PC-based tool provides a graphical interface with a list of various common calculations ranging from setting operational-amplifier (...)
Simulation tool

PSPICE-FOR-TI — PSpice® for TI design and simulation tool

PSpice® for TI is a design and simulation environment that helps evaluate functionality of analog circuits. This full-featured, design and simulation suite uses an analog analysis engine from Cadence®. Available at no cost, PSpice for TI includes one of the largest model libraries in the (...)
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TINA-TI — SPICE-based analog simulation program

TINA-TI provides all the conventional DC, transient and frequency domain analysis of SPICE and much more. TINA has extensive post-processing capability that allows you to format results the way you want them. Virtual instruments allow you to select input waveforms and probe circuit nodes voltages (...)
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