24-Bit, 5mW, 140dB SNR, 32ksps Delta-Sigma ADC with Integrated PGA

24-Bit ADC Offers the Lowest Power in Its Class

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The MAX11214 is a 24-bit delta-sigma ADC that achieves excellent 140dB SNR while dissipating an ultra-low 5mW. Sample rates up to 32ksps allow both precision DC and AC measurements. Integral nonlinearity is guaranteed to 4ppm maximum. The THD is -122dB. The MAX11214 communicates via an SPI-compatible serial interface and is available in a small 24-pin TSSOP package.

The MAX11214 offers a 6.5nV/ noise programmable gain amplifier with gain settings between 1x to 128x. Optional buffers are also included to provide isolation of the signal inputs from the switched capacitor sampling network. This allows the MAX11214 to be used with high-impedance sources without compromising available dynamic range.

The MAX11214 operates from a single 2.7V to 3.6V analog supply, or split ±1.8V analog supplies, allowing the analog input to be sampled below ground. The digital supply range is 2.0V to 3.6V, allowing communication with 2.5V, 3V, or 3.3V logic.

MAX11214: Functional Diagram MAX11214: Functional Diagram Enlarge+

Key Features

  • High Resolution for Instrumentation Applications that Require a Wide Dynamic Range
    • 134dB SNR at 15.6sps
    • 124dB SNR at 500sps
    • 21-Bit Noise-Free Resolution at 50sps
    • 18.6-Bit Noise-Free Resolution at 1ksps
  • Longer Battery Life for Portable Applications
    • 1.2mA Operating Mode Current from AVDD
    • 2.6mA PGA Low-Noise Mode Current from AVDD
    • 1μA Sleep Current
  • High Accuracy for DC Measurements
    • 1ppm INL (typ), 4ppm (max)
  • Single or Split Analog Supplies Provide Input Voltage Range Flexibility
    • 2.7V to 3.6V (Single Supply) or ±1.8V (Split Supplies)
  • Flexible High-Performance Filter Architecture Simplifies Design
    • Programmable SINC + FIR + IIR
    • Linear or Minimum Phase Response
    • Programmable Highpass Filter
    • Selectable FIR Data Rates: 62.5sps to 8ksps
  • Enables System Integration
    • Low-Noise PGA with Gains of 1, 2, 4, 8, 16, 32, 64, 128
    • Signal Buffer Optional
    • 3 General-Purpose I/Os
  • Enables Integrated Part and System Calibration Capability for Gain and Offset
  • Robust 24-Pin TSSOP Packaging


  • ATE
  • High-Precision Portable Sensors
  • Medical Equipment
  • Scientific Instrumentation
  • Seismic Data Acquisition

See parametric specs for Precision ADCs (< 5Msps) (437)

Part NumberResolution
Input Chan.Conv. Rate
ADC ArchitectureData BusDiff/S.E. InputExternal VREF
External VREF
Unipolar VIN
Bipolar VIN
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MAX11214 24132Sigma-DeltaSPIBoth03.63.61.8140-1224
$33.60 @1k

Pricing Notes:
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Technical Documents

App Note 3741 Analog ICs for Low Voltage Systems
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