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8-Bit CODECs

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Product Details

The MAX1102/MAX1103/MAX1104 CODECs provide both an 8-bit analog-to-digital converter (ADC) and an 8-bit digital-to-analog converter (DAC) with a 4-wire logic interface. The MAX1102/MAX1103 include an onboard +2V/+4V reference, providing a well-regulated, low noise reference for both the ADC and DAC. The MAX1104 offers ratiometric conversion, with the reference internally connected to VDD.

The MAX1102/MAX1103/MAX1104 are low-cost, low-power CODECs for use with microcontrollers (µCs). They allow for greater flexibility when selecting µC. Less expensive µCs without onboard converters can be used while maintaining overall system performance.

The MAX1102 operates from a single +2.7V to +3.6V supply, the MAX1103 operates from a +4.5V to +5.5V supply, and the MAX1104 operates from a +2.7V to +5.5V supply. The MAX1102/MAX1103 incorporate a VDD monitor in addition to AIN for power supply monitoring. All devices feature a low 18µA standby mode, where both data converters are disabled while the reference remains active, and three shutdown modes: ADC disabled, DAC disabled, and complete shutdown (1µA). A quick 10µs wake-up time allows the MAX1102/MAX1103/MAX1104 to cycle in and out of shutdown even during short-duration idle times.

The MAX1102/MAX1103/MAX1104 are available in a space-saving 8-pin µMAX® package.

Key Features

  • 8-Bit ADC
    • ±1 LSB INL
    • Built-In Track-and-Hold
    • 48dB of SINAD
  • 8-Bit DAC
    • ±1 LSB INL
    • 55dB of SFDR
  • Internal Conversion Clock
  • Single-Supply Operation
    • +2.7V to +3.6V (MAX1102)
    • +4.5V to +5.5V (MAX1103)
    • +2.7V to +5.5V (MAX1104)
  • Low Power Consumption
    • 0.5mA at 25ksps
    • 1µA Shutdown Mode
  • 6MHz 4-Wire SPI™, QSPI™, and MICROWIRE™ Compatible Interface
  • Compact 8-Pin µMAX Package
  • Internal Voltage Reference
    • +2V: MAX1102
    • +4V: MAX1103
  • Power-Supply Monitor (MAX1102/MAX1103)
  • Rail-to-rail DAC Output Buffer

Applications/Uses

  • Analog I/O for Microcontrollers
  • Analog System Signal Supervision
  • Voice Recording and Playback
Parametric specs for Precision ADCs (< 5Msps)
Resolution (bits) (ADC) 8
# Input Channels 1
Conv. Rate (ksps) (max) 25
Data Bus SPI
ADC Architecture SAR
Diff/S.E. Input Diff. Only
Internal VREF (V) (nominal) 4
Unipolar VIN (V) (max) 4
INL (±LSB) 0.25
Package/Pins SOIC(N)/8
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Simplified Block Diagram

MAX1102, MAX1103, MAX1104: Functional Diagram MAX1102, MAX1103, MAX1104: Functional Diagram Zoom icon

Technical Docs

Data Sheet 8-Bit CODECs Mar 16, 2011

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Parameters

Parametric specs for Precision ADCs (<u><</u> 5Msps)
Resolution (bits) (ADC) 8
# Input Channels 1
Conv. Rate (ksps) (max) 25
Data Bus SPI
ADC Architecture SAR
Diff/S.E. Input Diff. Only
Internal VREF (V) (nominal) 4
Unipolar VIN (V) (max) 4
INL (±LSB) 0.25
Package/Pins SOIC(N)/8

Key Features

  • 8-Bit ADC
    • ±1 LSB INL
    • Built-In Track-and-Hold
    • 48dB of SINAD
  • 8-Bit DAC
    • ±1 LSB INL
    • 55dB of SFDR
  • Internal Conversion Clock
  • Single-Supply Operation
    • +2.7V to +3.6V (MAX1102)
    • +4.5V to +5.5V (MAX1103)
    • +2.7V to +5.5V (MAX1104)
  • Low Power Consumption
    • 0.5mA at 25ksps
    • 1µA Shutdown Mode
  • 6MHz 4-Wire SPI™, QSPI™, and MICROWIRE™ Compatible Interface
  • Compact 8-Pin µMAX Package
  • Internal Voltage Reference
    • +2V: MAX1102
    • +4V: MAX1103
  • Power-Supply Monitor (MAX1102/MAX1103)
  • Rail-to-rail DAC Output Buffer

Applications/Uses

  • Analog I/O for Microcontrollers
  • Analog System Signal Supervision
  • Voice Recording and Playback

Description

The MAX1102/MAX1103/MAX1104 CODECs provide both an 8-bit analog-to-digital converter (ADC) and an 8-bit digital-to-analog converter (DAC) with a 4-wire logic interface. The MAX1102/MAX1103 include an onboard +2V/+4V reference, providing a well-regulated, low noise reference for both the ADC and DAC. The MAX1104 offers ratiometric conversion, with the reference internally connected to VDD.

The MAX1102/MAX1103/MAX1104 are low-cost, low-power CODECs for use with microcontrollers (µCs). They allow for greater flexibility when selecting µC. Less expensive µCs without onboard converters can be used while maintaining overall system performance.

The MAX1102 operates from a single +2.7V to +3.6V supply, the MAX1103 operates from a +4.5V to +5.5V supply, and the MAX1104 operates from a +2.7V to +5.5V supply. The MAX1102/MAX1103 incorporate a VDD monitor in addition to AIN for power supply monitoring. All devices feature a low 18µA standby mode, where both data converters are disabled while the reference remains active, and three shutdown modes: ADC disabled, DAC disabled, and complete shutdown (1µA). A quick 10µs wake-up time allows the MAX1102/MAX1103/MAX1104 to cycle in and out of shutdown even during short-duration idle times.

The MAX1102/MAX1103/MAX1104 are available in a space-saving 8-pin µMAX® package.

Simplified Block Diagram

MAX1102, MAX1103, MAX1104: Functional Diagram MAX1102, MAX1103, MAX1104: Functional Diagram Zoom icon

Technical Docs

Data Sheet 8-Bit CODECs Mar 16, 2011

Support & Training

Search our knowledge base for answers to your technical questions.

Filtered Search

Our dedicated team of Applications Engineers are also available to answer your technical questions. Visit our support portal