Maxim’s Bipolar SAR ADC
Maxim Integrated Products, Inc.  (Germany) [NASDAQ: MXIM ] has announced that it is now shipping the MAX11156, a 12-pin, 18-bit successive approximation register (SAR) analog-to-digital converter (ADC). Available in a tiny 3 x 3 mm TDFN package, the MAX11156 integrates an internal reference and reference buffer, saving at least 70% board space over competing solutions. Additional features include:
- An 18-bit resolution.
- Beyond-the-Rails technology, which supports a ±5 V input from a single positive 5 V input rail.
- A 500 ksps sampling rate.
- Applicability in automatic test equipment , industrial control systems, medical instrumentation, and robotics.
For more information visit www.maximintegrated.com .