Linux driver for ADS1015



The Linux driver supports the ADS1015 and ADS1115 12-Bit ADCs with Integrated MUX, PGA, Comparator, Oscillator, and Reference. The Linux driver supports communication through the I2C bus and interfaces with the IIO sub-system.


Linux Mainline Status

Available in Linux Main line: Yes
Available through N/A

Supported Devices:

  • ads1015
  • ads1115


Linux Source Files

The files associated with this device are:

  1. drivers/iio/adc/ti-ads1015.c
  2. Documentation/devicetree/bindings/iio/adc/ads1015.txt
  3. include/linux/platform_data/ads1015.h

Source Files


Linux Device Tree Documentation


Other Files



Enabling Driver Support

Configure kernel with "make menuconfig" (alternatively use "make xconfig" or "make nconfig")

Menuconfig Location

Symbol: TI_ADS1015 [=y]Type  : tristatePrompt: Texas Instruments ADS1015  Location:    -> Device Drivers      -> Industrial I/O support (IIO [=y])        -> Analog to digital converters  Defined at drivers/iio/adc/Kconfig:430  Depends on: IIO [=y] && I2C [=y]

Fixes and Code Enhancements

If there are fixes and or code enhancements that need to be added to thisdriver please either1. Send the patches to the relevant Linux Kernel community as listed in the maintainers file located: Hereor2.  Contact your TI representative.


Precision ADCs
ADS1015 12-bit, 3.3-kSPS, 4-channel, delta-sigma ADC with PGA, oscillator, VREF, comparator and I2C ADS1115 16-bit, 860-SPS, 4-channel, delta-sigma ADC with PGA, oscillator, VREF, comparator and I2C
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