DAC8801

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14-Bit, Single Channel, Serial Interface, Multiplying Digital-to-Analog Converter

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Parameters

Resolution (Bits) 14 DAC channels 1 Interface type SPI Output type Unbuffered Current Settling time (µs) 0.5 Features Reference: type Ext Architecture Multiplying DAC Rating Catalog Output range (Max) (mA/V) 2 Output range (Min) (mA/V) 0 Operating temperature range (C) -40 to 85 open-in-new Find other Precision DACs (<=10MSPS)

Package | Pins | Size

VSON (DRB) 8 9 mm² 3.0 x 3.0 VSSOP (DGK) 8 15 mm² 3 x 4.9 open-in-new Find other Precision DACs (<=10MSPS)

Features

  • 14-Bit Monotonic
  • ±1 LSB INL
  • ±0.5 LSB DNL
  • Low Noise: 12 nV/Hz
  • Low Power: IDD = 2 µA
  • +2.7 V to +5.5 V Analog Power Supply
  • 2 mA Full-Scale Current ±20% with VREF = 10 V
  • 0.5 µs Settling Time
  • 4-Quadrant Multiplying Reference-Input
  • Reference Bandwidth: 10 MHz
  • ±10 V Reference Input
  • Reference Dynamics: -105 THD
  • 3-Wire 50-MHz Serial Interface
  • Tiny 8-Lead 3 x 3 mm SON and 3 x 5 mm MSOP Packages
  • Industry-Standard Pin Configuration
  • APPLICATIONS
    • Automatic Test Equipment
    • Instrumentation
    • Digitally Controlled Calibration
    • Industrial Control PLCs

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Description

The DAC8801 multiplying digital-to-analog converter is designed to operate from a single 2.7-V to 5.5-V supply.

The applied external reference input voltage VREF determines the full-scale output current. An internal feedback resistor (RFB) provides temperature tracking for the full-scale output when combined with an external I-to-V precision amplifier.

A serial-data interface offers high-speed, three-wire microcontroller compatible inputs using data-in (SDI), clock (CLK), and chip select (CS).

On power-up, the DAC register is filled with zeroes, and the DAC output is at zero scale.

The DAC8801 is packaged in space-saving 8-lead SON and MSOP packages.

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* Datasheet DAC8801: 14-Bit, Serial Input Multiplying Digital-to-Analog Converter datasheet (Rev. B) Feb. 06, 2007
Application notes Design and analysis of a TGC circuit to drive the control voltage Apr. 26, 2017
User guides DAC8801/11EVM User's Guide (Rev. A) Nov. 19, 2009

Design & development

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Software development

PROGRAMMING TOOLS Download
DXP DAC Exerciser Program
DXP 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 generation (...)
Features
  • Modular design allows additional EVMs to be supported
  • Graphical user interface provides easy setup to send signals to a DAC
SUPPORT SOFTWARE Download
SBAC212.ZIP (192743 KB)
SUPPORT SOFTWARE Download
SLOC057.ZIP (2 KB)

Design tools & simulation

SIMULATION MODELS Download
SBAC059B.ZIP (14 KB) - IBIS Model
SIMULATION TOOLS Download
PSpice® for TI design and simulation tool
PSPICE-FOR-TI — 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 (...)
Features
  • Leverages Cadence PSpice Technology
  • Preinstalled library with a suite of digital models to enable worst-case timing analysis
  • Dynamic updates ensure you have access to most current device models
  • Optimized for simulation speed without loss of accuracy
  • Supports simultaneous analysis of multiple products
  • (...)
SIMULATION TOOLS Download
SPICE-based analog simulation program
TINA-TI 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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CALCULATION TOOLS Download
Analog engineer's calculator
ANALOG-ENGINEER-CALC — 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 op-amp gain with feedback (...)
Features
  • Expedites circuit design with analog-to-digital converters (ADCs) and digital-to-analog converters (DACs)
    • Noise calculations
    • Common unit translation
  • Solves common amplifier circuit design problems
    • Gain selections using standard resistors
    • Filter configurations
    • Total noise for common amplifier configurations
  • (...)

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SON (DRB) 8 View options
VSSOP (DGK) 8 View options

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