Low-power ADC with six inputs

May 2006
Portable Design;May2006, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p38
The article reports that Linear Technology Corp.'s LTC14O8 is a 14-bit 600-kilosample/second analog-to-digital converter (ADO) with six simultaneous sampling differential inputs. The three wired serial ADO operates from a single 3-volt supply with typical power dissipation of 15 milliwatt. According to the company, with less than 1/10 the power consumption and 1/5 the package size of comparable devices, the integrated circuit's six simultaneously sampled differential inputs make it suitable for compact, battery-powered multiphase power measurement and data acquisition systems as well as motor control systems and uninterruptible power supplies.


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