Linux Driver for ADS7828



The Linux driver supports the ADS7828 and ADS7830 8-Channel Sampling ADCs. The Linux driver supports communication through the I2C bus and interfaces with the Hardware Monitoring sub-system.


Linux Mainline Status

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

Supported Devices:

  • ads7828
  • ads7830


Linux Source Files

The files associated with this device are:

  1. drivers/hwmon/ads7828.c
  2. include/linux/platform_data/ads7828.h
  3. Documentation/hwmon/ads7828

Source Files


Other Files



Enabling Driver Support

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

Menuconfig Location

Symbol: SENSORS_ADS7828 [=y]Type  : tristatePrompt: Texas Instruments ADS7828 and compatibles  Location:    -> Device Drivers      -> Hardware Monitoring support (HWMON [=y])  Defined at drivers/hwmon/Kconfig:1412  Depends on: HWMON [=y] && I2C [=y]  Selects: REGMAP_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 (<=10MSPS)
ADS7828 12-Bit, 8-Channel SAR ADC with Internal Reference and I2C Interface ADS7830 8-Bit, 8-Channel Sampling A/D Converter with I2C Interface

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