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Local sensor accuracy (Max) (+/- C) 1 Type Local Operating temperature range (C) -40 to 150 Supply voltage (Min) (V) 2.7 Interface type I2C, SMBus Supply voltage (Max) (V) 5.5 Supply current (Max) (uA) 550 Temp resolution (Max) (bits) 14 Features ALERT, One-shot conversion, UL recognized Remote channels (#) 0 Addresses 6 Rating Catalog
Local sensor accuracy (Max) (+/- C) 1 Type Local Operating temperature range (C) -40 to 150 Supply voltage (Min) (V) 2.7 Interface type I2C, SMBus Supply voltage (Max) (V) 5.5 Supply current (Max) (uA) 550 Temp resolution (Max) (bits) 14 Features ALERT, One-shot conversion, UL recognized Remote channels (#) 0 Addresses 6 Rating Catalog
SOT-23-THN (DDC) 6 5 mm² 2.9 x 1.6
  • Single Address Pin Offers Choice of Three
    Selectable Addresses Per Version for a Total of
    Six Possible Addresses.
  • SMBus and I2C-compatible Two-Wire Interface
  • Supports 400-Khz Operation
  • Shutdown Mode With One-shot Feature Available
    for Very Low Average Power Consumption
  • Programmable Digital Temperature Resolution
    From 11 Bits to 14 Bits
  • Fast Conversion Rate Ideal for Quick Power Up
    and Measuring Rapidly Changing Temperature
  • Open-Drain ALERT Output Pin Goes Active When
    Temperature is Above a Programmed
    Temperature Limit
  • Very Stable, Low-noise Digital Output
  • UL Recognized Component
  • Key Specifications
    •  Supply Current
      • Operating
        • 320 µA (Typical)
        • 495 µA (Maximum)
      • Shutdown
        • 8 µA (Maximum)
        • 1.9 µA (Typical)
    • Temperature Accuracy
      • −10°C to 80°C: ±1.0°C (Maximum)
      • −25°C to 115°C: ±1.5°C (Maximum)
      • −40°C to 150°C: ±2°C (Maximum)
    • Resolution
      • 0.25°C to 0.03125°C
    • Conversion Time
      • 11-Bit (0.25°C): 14 ms (Maximum)
      • 14-Bit (0.03125°C): 112 ms (Maximum)
  • Single Address Pin Offers Choice of Three
    Selectable Addresses Per Version for a Total of
    Six Possible Addresses.
  • SMBus and I2C-compatible Two-Wire Interface
  • Supports 400-Khz Operation
  • Shutdown Mode With One-shot Feature Available
    for Very Low Average Power Consumption
  • Programmable Digital Temperature Resolution
    From 11 Bits to 14 Bits
  • Fast Conversion Rate Ideal for Quick Power Up
    and Measuring Rapidly Changing Temperature
  • Open-Drain ALERT Output Pin Goes Active When
    Temperature is Above a Programmed
    Temperature Limit
  • Very Stable, Low-noise Digital Output
  • UL Recognized Component
  • Key Specifications
    •  Supply Current
      • Operating
        • 320 µA (Typical)
        • 495 µA (Maximum)
      • Shutdown
        • 8 µA (Maximum)
        • 1.9 µA (Typical)
    • Temperature Accuracy
      • −10°C to 80°C: ±1.0°C (Maximum)
      • −25°C to 115°C: ±1.5°C (Maximum)
      • −40°C to 150°C: ±2°C (Maximum)
    • Resolution
      • 0.25°C to 0.03125°C
    • Conversion Time
      • 11-Bit (0.25°C): 14 ms (Maximum)
      • 14-Bit (0.03125°C): 112 ms (Maximum)

The LM73 is an integrated, digital-output temperature sensor featuring an incremental Delta-Sigma ADC with a two-wire interface that is compatible with the SMBus and I2C interfaces. The host can query the LM73 at any time to read temperature.

Available in a 6-pin SOT package, the LM73 occupies very little board area while operating over a wide temperature range (–40°C to 150°C) and providing ±1°C accuracy from –10°C to 80°C. The user can optimize between the conversion time and the sensitivity of the LM73 by programming it to report temperature in any of four different resolutions. Defaulting to 11-bit mode (0.25°C/LSB), the LM73 measures temperature in a maximum time of 14 ms, making it ideal for applications that require temperature data very soon after power-up. In its maximum resolution, 14-bit mode (0.03125°C/LSB), the LM73 is optimized to sense very small changes in temperature.

A single multi-level address line selects one of three unique device addresses. An open-drain ALERT output goes active when the temperature exceeds a programmable limit. Both the data and clock lines are filtered for excellent noise tolerance and reliable communication. Additionally, a time-out feature on the clock and data lines causes the LM73 to automatically reset these lines if either is held low for an extended time, thus exiting any bus lock-up condition without processor intervention.

The LM73 is an integrated, digital-output temperature sensor featuring an incremental Delta-Sigma ADC with a two-wire interface that is compatible with the SMBus and I2C interfaces. The host can query the LM73 at any time to read temperature.

Available in a 6-pin SOT package, the LM73 occupies very little board area while operating over a wide temperature range (–40°C to 150°C) and providing ±1°C accuracy from –10°C to 80°C. The user can optimize between the conversion time and the sensitivity of the LM73 by programming it to report temperature in any of four different resolutions. Defaulting to 11-bit mode (0.25°C/LSB), the LM73 measures temperature in a maximum time of 14 ms, making it ideal for applications that require temperature data very soon after power-up. In its maximum resolution, 14-bit mode (0.03125°C/LSB), the LM73 is optimized to sense very small changes in temperature.

A single multi-level address line selects one of three unique device addresses. An open-drain ALERT output goes active when the temperature exceeds a programmable limit. Both the data and clock lines are filtered for excellent noise tolerance and reliable communication. Additionally, a time-out feature on the clock and data lines causes the LM73 to automatically reset these lines if either is held low for an extended time, thus exiting any bus lock-up condition without processor intervention.

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* Data sheet LM73 2.7-V, SOT-23, 11- to 14-Bit Digital Temperature Sensor With 2-Wire Interface datasheet (Rev. F) 29 Oct 2015
Technical article How to choose the right thermistor for your temperature sensing application 13 Feb 2020
Technical article How to enable thermal safety for automotive infotainment and cluster systems 15 Oct 2019
Technical article Driving industrial innovation with small-size sensors 12 Sep 2019
Certificate UL Certificate of Compliance Vol1-Sec6 E232195 09 Aug 2018
Technical article How to select a temperature sensor probe 18 Feb 2016
Application note Applying I2C-Compatible Temperature Sensors in Systems With Slow Clock Edges (Rev. A) 06 May 2013

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DIGITALTEMPSENSORSEVM-SW — Eval Board Software for Hardware Monitors and Digital Temp Sensors

Evaluation Board Software for Hardware Monitors and Digital Temperature Sensors
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LM73SW-LINUX — Linux Driver for LM73

The Linux driver supports the LM73 Temperature Sensor. The Linux driver supports communication through the I2C bus and interfaces with the Hardware Monitoring sub-system.

 

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