text.skipToContent text.skipToNavigation


Weigh Scale / Body Composition Analog Front End


Package | PIN: PN | 80
Temp: C (0 to 70)
Carrier: Cut Tape
Qty Price
1-9 $3.28
10-24 $2.95
25-99 $2.75
100-249 $2.47
250-499 $2.30
500-749 $2.01
750-999 $1.74
1000+ $1.70


  • Weight-Scale Front-End:
    • Supports up to Four LoadCell Inputs
    • On-Chip Load Cell 1.7-VExcitation Voltage for Ratiometric Measurement
    • 68-nVrms Input-Referred Noise
      (0.1 Hz to 2 Hz)
    • Best-Fit Linearity: 0.01% ofFull-Scale
    • Weight-Scale Measurement : 540µA
  • Body Composition Front-End:
    • Supports Up To Three Tetra-Polar Complex ImpedanceMeasurements
    • 6-Bit, 1-MSPS Sine-Wave Generation Digital-to-Analog Converter(DAC)
    • 247.5-µArms, ±20% Excitation Source
    • 0.1-Ω Measurement RMS Noise in 2-HzBW
    • Body Composition Measurement : 970µA
  • Analog-to-Digital Converter (ADC):
    • 16 Bits, 860 SPS
    • Supply Current: 110 µA

All trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Texas Instruments  AFE4300PNR

The AFE4300 is a low-cost analog front-end incorporating two separate signal chains: onechain for weight-scale (WS) measurement and the other for body composition measurement (BCM)analysis. A 16-bit, 860-SPS analog-to-digital converter (ADC) is multiplexed between both chains.The weight measurement chain includes an instrumentation amplifier (INA) with the gain set by anexternal resistor, followed by a 6-bit digital-to-analog converter (DAC) for offset correction, anda circuit to drive the external bridge/load cell with a fixed 1.7 V for ratiometricmeasurements.

The AFE4300 can also measure body composition by applying a sinusoidal current into thebody. The sinusoidal current is generated with an internal pattern generator and a 6-bit, 1-MSPSDAC. A voltage-to-current converter applies this sinusoidal current into the body, between twoterminals. The voltage created across these two terminals as a result of the impedance of the bodyis measured back with a differential amplifier, rectified, and the amplitude is extracted andmeasured by the 16-bit ADC.

The AFE4300 operates from 2 V to 3.6 V, is specified from 0°C to +70°C, and is availablein a LQFP-80 package.