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Resolution (Bits) 16 Number of DAC channels 1 Interface type SPI Output type Buffered Voltage Settling time (µs) 8 Features Low Power Reference type Ext, Int Architecture String Rating Catalog Output range (max) (mA/V) 5.5 Output range (min) (mA/V) 0 Sample/update rate (Msps) 0.2 Power consumption (typ) (mW) 2.6 Operating temperature range (°C) -40 to 105
Resolution (Bits) 16 Number of DAC channels 1 Interface type SPI Output type Buffered Voltage Settling time (µs) 8 Features Low Power Reference type Ext, Int Architecture String Rating Catalog Output range (max) (mA/V) 5.5 Output range (min) (mA/V) 0 Sample/update rate (Msps) 0.2 Power consumption (typ) (mW) 2.6 Operating temperature range (°C) -40 to 105
VSSOP (DGK) 8 14.7 mm² 3 x 4.9
  • Relative Accuracy: 4 LSB
  • Glitch Energy: 0.15 nV-s
  • MicroPower Operation: 510 µA at 2.7 V
  • Internal Reference:
    • 2.5-V Reference Voltage (Enabled by Default)
    • 0.02% Initial Accuracy
    • 2-ppm/°C Temperature Drift (Typical)
    • 5-ppm/°C Temperature Drift (Maximum)
    • 20-mA Sink/Source Capability
  • Power-On Reset to Zero
  • Power Supply: 2.7 V to 5.5 V
  • 16-Bit Monotonic Over Temperature Range
  • Settling Time: 10 µs to ±0.003% FSR
  • Low-Power Serial Interface With Schmitt-Triggered Inputs
  • On-Chip Output Buffer Amplifier With Rail-to-Rail Operation
  • Power-Down Capability
  • Drop-In Compatible With DAC8531/01 and DAC8550 /51
  • Temperature Range: –40°C to +105°C
  • Available in a Tiny 8-Pin VSSOP Package
  • Relative Accuracy: 4 LSB
  • Glitch Energy: 0.15 nV-s
  • MicroPower Operation: 510 µA at 2.7 V
  • Internal Reference:
    • 2.5-V Reference Voltage (Enabled by Default)
    • 0.02% Initial Accuracy
    • 2-ppm/°C Temperature Drift (Typical)
    • 5-ppm/°C Temperature Drift (Maximum)
    • 20-mA Sink/Source Capability
  • Power-On Reset to Zero
  • Power Supply: 2.7 V to 5.5 V
  • 16-Bit Monotonic Over Temperature Range
  • Settling Time: 10 µs to ±0.003% FSR
  • Low-Power Serial Interface With Schmitt-Triggered Inputs
  • On-Chip Output Buffer Amplifier With Rail-to-Rail Operation
  • Power-Down Capability
  • Drop-In Compatible With DAC8531/01 and DAC8550 /51
  • Temperature Range: –40°C to +105°C
  • Available in a Tiny 8-Pin VSSOP Package

The DAC8560 is a low-power, voltage output, 16-bit digital-to-analog converter (DAC). The DAC8560 includes a 2.5-V, 2-ppm/°C internal reference (enabled by default), giving a full-scale output voltage range of 0 V to 2.5 V. The internal reference has an initial accuracy of 0.02% and can source up to 20 mA at the VREF pin. The device is monotonic, provides very good linearity, and minimizes undesired code-to-code transient voltages (glitch). The DAC8560 uses a versatile 3-wire serial interface that operates at clock rates up to 30 MHz. It is compatible with standard SPI, QSPI, Microwire, and digital-signal-processor (DSP) interfaces.

The DAC8560 incorporates a power-on-reset (POR) circuit that ensures the DAC output powers up at zero scale and remains there until a valid code is written to the device. The DAC8560 contains a power-down feature, accessed over the serial interface, that reduces the current consumption of the device to 1.2 µA at 5 V.

The low-power consumption, internal reference, and small footprint make this device ideal for portable, battery-operated equipment. The power consumption is 2.6 mW at 5 V, reducing to 6 µW in power-down mode.

The DAC8560 is available in an 8-pin VSSOP package.

The DAC8560 is a low-power, voltage output, 16-bit digital-to-analog converter (DAC). The DAC8560 includes a 2.5-V, 2-ppm/°C internal reference (enabled by default), giving a full-scale output voltage range of 0 V to 2.5 V. The internal reference has an initial accuracy of 0.02% and can source up to 20 mA at the VREF pin. The device is monotonic, provides very good linearity, and minimizes undesired code-to-code transient voltages (glitch). The DAC8560 uses a versatile 3-wire serial interface that operates at clock rates up to 30 MHz. It is compatible with standard SPI, QSPI, Microwire, and digital-signal-processor (DSP) interfaces.

The DAC8560 incorporates a power-on-reset (POR) circuit that ensures the DAC output powers up at zero scale and remains there until a valid code is written to the device. The DAC8560 contains a power-down feature, accessed over the serial interface, that reduces the current consumption of the device to 1.2 µA at 5 V.

The low-power consumption, internal reference, and small footprint make this device ideal for portable, battery-operated equipment. The power consumption is 2.6 mW at 5 V, reducing to 6 µW in power-down mode.

The DAC8560 is available in an 8-pin VSSOP package.

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DAC8560EVM — DAC8560 evaluation module

This EVM features the DAC8560 digital-to-analog converter (DAC). The DAC8560EVM is a simple evaluation module designed to quickly and easily evaluate the functionality and performance of the 16-bit high-resolution, single-channel, serial input DAC. The device has a 2.5 V internal reference (...)

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