Precision technology signal chains allow for easy navigation between various design trade-offs to create the optimum end-solution by application. Accelerate technology selection and implementation with Analog Devices’ complete precision technology signal chains, which bring together more than 50 years of insight and expertise. Combining the proper tools, purpose-developed knowledge bases, and customizable solutions, ADI’s precision technology signal chains enable easy adaptation. Each signal chain allows for simple tailoring to suit each unique application need.
From sensor to bits, find and tailor solutions that are optimised for demanding applications in electrification & automotive, digital health, instrumentation, smart industry, energy & sustainability, and any high precision signal chain.
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ADI’s Precision Signal Chains Accelerate Design Journey
Accelerate technology selection and implementation with Analog Devices’ precision technology signal chains. Navigate between various design trade-offs to find the optimum end-solution by application care about.
This suite of web tools helps you design signal conditioning circuits faster. Included tools: Analog Filter Wizard, Precision ADC Driver Tool, Photodiode Wizard, In-Amp Diamond Plot, Direct Digital Synthesis Simulator, and Virtual Eval ADC simulator.
Analog Devices’ precision low power signal chains are designed and optimised for small-size battery-powered or power sensitive applications. ADI’s solutions combine precision amplifiers, voltage references, analog-to-digital converters (ADCs), isolation, and microcontroller (MCU) components for a complete sensor to system solution. Explore these signal chains across key vectors: sensor type, sample rate, single-ended or differential sensor input signals, and single-channel or multichannel capability. Applications such as portable vital signs monitoring (VSM), wireless environmental monitoring (temperature, CO2 gas, CO gas, pH), condition-based monitoring (CbM), and industrial uses like intelligent flow meters and vibration sensing are covered, including sensor biasing.
Analog Devices offers precision narrow bandwidth signal chains that focus on optimising the performance of systems where the signals of interest are in the range of DC to approximately 10 kHz. Precision narrow bandwidth signal chains prioritize low frequency specifications, delivering best-in-class accuracy, stability, and resolution. They enable robust, repeatable, high quality measurement and drive solutions to tackle the most demanding precision challenges.
ADI has solutions tailored to your exact specifications, ranging from stability and latency to signal chain density and power consumption. Our precision narrow bandwidth signal chains can be used for applications such as source measurement units (SMU), digital multimeters (DMM), chromatography, weigh scales, seismic survey equipment, battery test and inspection, energy metering, semiconductor manufacturing, and more.
Precision medium bandwidth signal chains cover a large range of applications that demand accuracy across signal bandwidths from DC to 500 kHz, with sampling rates up to 4 MSPS, such as:
Condition-based monitoring (CbM)
Power quality monitoring
Sensor and system data acquisition
Rotation and position sensing
Analog input modules for industrial systems
Analog Devices’ precision medium bandwidth signal chains combine precision amplifiers, voltage references, analog-to-digital converters (ADCs), digital-to-analog converters (DACs), circuit protection, and isolation products. They provide measurement and drive control options characterized by 16-bit to 24-bit resolution combined with DC precision and AC signal fidelity. Precise measurement of small and large amplitude signals, measurement and generation of arbitrary signals, or measurement of signals from many inputs at once are key features of these precision medium bandwidth signal chains.
The Precision ADC Driver Tool provides a specialized simulation environment where the engineer can quickly determine the impact of the driver and RC filter selection on the overall system performance of an ADC signal chain.
The precision wide bandwidth signal chains bring the insight and flexibility needed to optimise application specific parameters for measurement and drive solutions. While ensuring the necessary accuracy, this fast sampling rate signal chain is ideal for considerations between AC and DC precision and has the required wide bandwidth for measurement or signal generation (DC to 1 MHz). With precision wide bandwidth, easily create a solution targeting your most important specifications, whether for measurement noise (SNR), DC linearity, settling time performance, closed-loop or measurement latency, or total harmonic distortion (THD).
Analog Devices’ precision wide bandwidth signal chains combine precision amplifiers, voltage references, analog-to-digital converters (ADCs), digital-to-analog converters (DACs), circuit protection, and isolation products, allowing system designers to build with confidence a solution that optimises for their precision and speed.
The precision current sensing signal chains offer a wide range of accurate, robust, and industry-proven current measurement solutions that can be adopted in all environments to measure current in low, medium, or high power applications. They have been developed by combining extensive application-level knowledge with best-in-class current sensing technologies, enabling precise and robust measurement of DC and AC. These cover the most common industrial sensors such as shunt, Hall effect, and current transformers to address your specific measurement needs.
Learn how ADI’s precision current sensing signal chains can be applied to solve your most difficult current measurement challenges in applications as diverse as motor control inverters, DC-to-DC converters, valve/solenoid control, protective relays, AC-to-DC metering, and PV inverters.
Analog Devices’ precision high voltage signal chains combine precision high voltage amplifiers, high voltage digital-to-analog converters (DACs), difference amplifiers, and matched resistor networks. Drive signal chains are offered at several voltage, current drive, density, and slew rates, allowing system designers to find a solution optimized for their needs. Each signal chain provides example solutions to drive high voltage signals up to 216 V or drive currents up to 2 A.
Find tailored drive and measure solutions suitable for high voltage ATE, automotive test, and source measurement units (SMUs). Drive solutions are tailored for piezoelectric positioning and actuation, and MEMS mirror control applications by varying density, drive voltage, drive current, and protection features.
When measuring nA load currents, a high input impedance is required. Two high accuracy buffered options are provided with ADHV4702-1 as the input stage. One uses a difference amplifier while the other creates a difference amplifier using the LT5400 matched resistor network.
The isolated gate drive & sense signal chains combine robust switch control and scalable multichannel monitoring into a flexible solution covering a range of AC/DC and DC/AC applications. Isolated gate drive & sense combines ADI’s isolated gate drivers, isolated power solutions, and precision converter technology to deliver a signal chain that provides output drive and protection for power switches including IGBTs and fast switching silicon carbide (SiC) devices, while also offering high accuracy monitoring of system voltages, currents and temperatures using combinations of digital isolation, amplifiers, and high precision ADCs.
Solutions target applications such as automotive traction inverter/OBC, high power test, power inverters, power supplies, energy storage, and robotics.