MAX121

308ksps ADC with DSP Interface and 78dB SINAD


Please check latest availability status for a specific part variant.

Description

The MAX121 is a complete, BiCMOS, serial-output, sampling 14-bit analog-to-digital converter (ADC) that combines an on-chip track/hold and a low-drift, low-noise, buried-zener voltage reference with fast conversion speed and low power consumption. The throughput rate is as high as 308k samples per second (ksps). The full-scale analog input range is ±5V.

The MAX121 utilizes the successive-approximation architecture with a high-speed DAC to achieve both fast conversion speeds and low-power operation. Operating with +5V and -12V or -15V power supplies, power consumption is only 210mW.

The MAX121 can be directly interfaced to the serial port of most popular digital-signal processors, and comes in space-saving 16-pin DIP and SO and smaller 20-pin SSOP packages. The MAX121 operates with TTL- and CMOS-compatible clocks in the frequency range from 1.1MHz to 5.5MHz. All logic inputs and outputs are TTL- and CMOS-compatible. This data sheet includes application notes for easy interface to TMS320, µPD77230, and ADSP2101 digital-signal processors, as well as µPs using the Motorola SPI and QSPI interface standards.
MAX121: Functional Diagram MAX121: Functional Diagram Enlarge+

Key Features

  • 14-Bit Resolution
  • 2.9µs Conversion Time/308ksps Throughput
  • 400ns Acquisition Time
  • Low Noise and Distortion
    • 78dB SINAD
    • -85dB THD
  • ±5V Bipolar Input Range, Overvoltage Tolerant to ±15V
  • 210mW Power Dissipation
  • Continuous-Conversion Mode Available
  • 30ppm/°C, -5V Internal Reference
  • Interfaces to DSP Processors
  • 16-Pin DIP and SO Packages, 20-Pin SSOP Package

Applications/Uses

  • Audio and Telecom Processing
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • DSP Servo Control
  • Spectrum Analysis
  • Speech Recognition and Synthesis
Part NumberResolution
(bits)
Input Chan.Conv. Rate
(ksps)
ADC ArchitectureData BusDiff/S.E. InputInternal VREF
(V)
Bipolar VIN
(±V)
SNR
(dB)
THD
(dB)
INL
(±LSB)
Package/PinsBudgetary
Price
ADCmaxnominalmaxSee Notes
MAX121 141308SARSPIS.E. Only5578-852
CDIP/16
PDIP/16
SOIC (W)/16
SSOP/20
$19.64 @1k
See All Precision ADCs (< 5Msps) (444)
Pricing Notes:
This pricing is BUDGETARY, for comparing similar parts. Prices are in U.S. dollars and subject to change. Quantity pricing may vary substantially and international prices may differ due to local duties, taxes, fees, and exchange rates. For volume-specific and version-specific prices and delivery, please see the price and availability page or contact an authorized distributor.


MAX121EVKIT: Evaluation Kit for the MAX121

Quality and Environmental Data

Product Reliability Reports: MAX121.pdf 
Lead-Free Package Tin (Sn) Whisker Reports

CAD Symbols and Footprints

  • MAX121CAP+
  • MAX121CAP+T
  • MAX121CPE+
  • MAX121CWE+
  • MAX121CWE+T
  • MAX121EAP+
  • MAX121EPE+
  • MAX121EWE+
  • MAX121EWE+T
  • MAX121MJE
  • Device   Fab Process   Technology   Sample size   Rejects   FIT at 25°C   FIT at 55°C  

    Note : The failure rates are summarized by technology and mapped to the associated material part numbers. The failure rates are highly dependent on the number of units tested.

    Quality Management System >
    Environmental Management System >

     
    Status:
    Package:
    Temperature:

    Related Resources


    Belle Isle 2020
    05/29/2020 - 05/31/2020, Detroit, MI
    2020 Detroit Grand Prix - Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear Fast Facts The Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear was hosted on Belle Isle, May 29 - 30 2020. The event featured the cars of the NTT IndyCar Series, the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and the Trans Am Series presented by Pirelli. The weekend is collectively referred to as the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear and it once again featured the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit IndyCar doubleheader.

    RSVP