Tucson, Ariz.--Jan. 23, 1998--Burr-Brown Corp. announcedtwo low-cost, low-power digital-to-analog converters (DACs) basedupon a process technology that produces smaller integrated circuits (ICs),which consume less power. These converters are ideal for accurately activatingvalves, fans, and motors in industrial environments. This process technology(BiCMOS) exploits the low-cost advantages of CMOS, while at the same time, incorporating bipolar structures to support the wide operating voltage needed in industrial applications.
Using this technology, the quad DAC7624 and DAC7625 provide the small footprint and low power needed in a wide variety of applications, such as industrial and process control, automated test equipment (ATE), motor control, and data acquisition systems. According to Frost and Sullivan, the worldwide market for data converters will have a 31 percent annual growth rate in 1998.
This 2-(m BiCMOS technology allows tighter chip geometry and low-power consumption with the ability to swing +/-5 V. The quad, voltage output DAC7624 and DAC7625 feature low-power (10 mW), fast settling time (10 micro-seconds), unipolar or bipolar operation, datareadback, and 12-bit monotonic performance over full temperature range (-40 degrees Celsius to +85 degrees Celsius). The DACs also offer an asynchronous reset, which clears all registers to mid-scale on the DAC7624 or zero-scale on the DAC7625.
DAC7624 and DAC7625 are available in 28-pin plastic double-wide or 28-lead SOIC packages. Pricing starts from $9.15 in 1,000s; delivery is from stock.
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