DS4303, DS4303K

Electronically Programmable Voltage Reference

Nonvolatile Sample and Infinite-Hold Adjustable Voltage Reference for Automated Factory Calibration

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The DS4303 is a nonvolatile (NV) electronically programmable voltage reference. The reference voltage is programmed in-circuit during factory calibration/programming. Programming the reference voltage, VOUT, is as simple as applying the desired voltage on VIN and toggling the adjust pin (ADJ-bar) to lock the VOUT voltage level indefinitely, even if the device is power cycled. The DS4303 replaces current cumbersome factory adjustment arrangements with a low-cost solution that can be adjusted using automated techniques. In addition, the DS4303 has the ability to be readjusted after the unit has been fully assembled and tested. This results in a much more flexible manufacturing arrangement, lower inventory costs, and a quicker time-to-market.

DS4303, DS4303K: Typical Operating Circuit DS4303, DS4303K: Typical Operating Circuit Enlarge+

Key Features

  • Precise Electronically Adjustable Voltage Reference
  • Enables Automated Factory Trimming of Devices Needing Voltage Adjustment
  • Can be Adjusted to Within ±1mV
  • Wide Adjustable Output Voltage Range Within 300mV of the Supply Rails
  • Low Temperature Coefficient
  • ±1mA of Output-Current Drive
  • NV Memory Stores the Voltage Indefinitely
  • Output Short-Circuit Protection
  • Low Cost
  • Low Power Consumption
  • 2.4V to 3.6V Single-Supply Operation
  • Small 5-Lead SOT23 Package
  • Applications/Uses

    • Bias Adjusting
    • Factory-Calibrated Equipment
    • Offset Nulling
    • Power Amplifiers
    • Power-Supply Calibration
    • Pressure Bridges
    • Threshold Setting

    See parametric specs for Voltage References (171)

    Part NumberVOUT
    Temp. Coeff.
    Initial Accuracy
    (% max)
    Calibration MethodISUPPLY
    Noise 0.1Hz to 10Hz
    Oper. Temp.
    (max)(@ +25°C)(max)(min)(max)(typ)(See Notes)
    DS4303 Programmable (within 300mV of Rails)300.03E2CRef.16002.43.6200-40 to +85
    $1.96 @1k

    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.
    Product Reliability Reports: DS4303.pdf 
    Request Reliability Report for: DS4303K 
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    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.

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