ADS7042 Ultra-Low Power Data Acquisition BoosterPack
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The ADS7042 Ultra-Low Power Data Acquisition BoosterPack is a stand-alone system that converts analog sensor data into digital SPI data using the TI ADS7042 Successive Approximation Register Analog-to-Digital Converter.  This BoosterPack has been designed to be compatible with the TI LaunchPad™ ecosystem to enable a complete data acquisition system from analog sensor input via either the on-board ambient light sensor or the SMA input jack to digital data output over UART via the USB port on the LaunchPad.  Software-supported LaunchPads are listed in the Order Now section below.  For more information about the complete precision SAR ADC portfolio, visit:

For a higher performance evaluation kit based on the ADS7042 ADC, check out the ADS7042 Performance Demonstration Kit.

  • Designed using the ADS7042 precision analog-to-digital converter, OPA316 precision ADC driver, and REF3330 precision voltage reference
  • Nanowatt power consumption of the ADS7042 ADC when sampling at 1 KSPS
  • ADC sampling rates betwen 1 KSPS and 1 MSPS
  • SMA jack for optional external analog signal input
  • User-programmable push button and LEDs
  • On-board ambient light sensor

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User guide (3)
Title Type Size (KB) Date
PDF 4175 08 Jun 2016
PDF 472 21 Apr 2016
PDF 2334 16 Mar 2016
More literature (1)
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PDF 38 02 Jan 2019

Software development (1)

TI Devices (8)

Part Number Name Product Family
ADS7040  Ultra-low-power, ultra-small-size SAR ADC, 8 bit, 1 MSPS, single ended  Analog-to-digital converters (ADCs) 
ADS7041  Ultra-low power and ultra-small size SAR ADC, 10 bit, 1 MSPS, single ended  Analog-to-digital converters (ADCs) 
ADS7042  12-Bit 1MSPS Ultra-Low-Power Ultra-Small-Size SAR ADC With SPI Interface  Analog-to-digital converters (ADCs) 
ADS7043  Ultra-Low-Power Ultra-Small-Size SAR ADC | 12 Bit | 1MSPS | Pseudo Differential  Analog-to-digital converters (ADCs) 
ADS7044  Ultra-Low-Power Ultra-Small-Size SAR ADC | 12 Bit | 1MSPS | Fully Differential  Analog-to-digital converters (ADCs) 
OPA316  1-Channel, 10-MHz, low-noise, RRIO, CMOS op amp  Operational amplifiers (op amps) 
OPA378  Low-Noise, 900kHz, RRIO, Precision Operational Amplifier, Zerø-Drift Series   Operational amplifiers (op amps) 
REF3330  30-ppm/°C drift, 3.9µA, 3-pin SOT-23, 3-pin SC70, 8-pin UQFN series voltage reference  Voltage references 

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