General Purpose DACs

Digital-to-analog converter (DAC) are devices that convert digital signals into an analog output signal for other devices to recognise.


DACs are used most in the audio industry. The digital audio signal (binary code) gets converted into analog signal ready for the next device or headphone amplifier to pick up. Other uses for DACs include use in TV’s (televisions) and smartphones, they typically convert digital video into analog. You can also use DACs in calibration equipment, motor controllers. Potentiometers and data distribution.


Types of Digital to Analog Converter


R-2R Ladder DAC - This DAC is a binary converter that uses a repeating cascaded resistor values R and 2R. Using R-2R improves accuracy.


Switched Capacitor - A switched capacitor includes a parallel capacitor network.


Switched Resistor - Contains a parallel resistor system. Resistors are enabled or bypassed depending on the digital signal.


Switched Current Source - Different current sources are chosen based on the digital signal being input.



DACS in audio-


To be able to listen to MP3 files or CDs you must have a conversion from the digital signal (MP3 files, CDs) into an analog signal for the music to be played through headphones or speakers. Once the signal has been converted it can then be passed onto an amplifier.


When playing games online or using VOIP (voice over IP) you will also need a conversion from digital to analog. You can find a range of our Audio DACs


Things to consider -


  • DACs come with all types of performance specifications, a few to consider are listed below

  • Maximum sample rate - The measurement of which the DAC circuit can operate and still provide a high accuracy reading.

  • Resolution - This would be the number of output levels that the DAC can convert. The measurement is usually ’bits’

  • Dynamic range - The measurement of the highest and lowest decibels the DAC can re-create. the dynamic range is closely related to the resolution.

...
Read more Read less

Filters

Viewing 81 - 100 of 1817 products
Results per page
Description Price Resolution Number of DAC Channels Digital Interface Type Mounting Type Package Type Power Supply Type Conversion Rate Typical Single Supply Voltage Voltage Reference Architecture Pin Count Maximum Settling Time Output Polarity Full Scale Error
RS Stock No. 160-4464
Mfr. Part No.AD5683RBRMZ
SGD8.554
Each (In a Tube of 50)
units
16 bit 1 Serial (SPI) Surface Mount MSOP Single - 2.7 → 5.5 V Internal Resistor String 10 7µs - ±0.075%FSR
RS Stock No. 462-6842
Mfr. Part No.TLV5604ID
SGD16.14
Each
units
10 bit 4 Serial (SPI/QSPI/Microwire) Surface Mount SOIC Single 102ksps 3 V, 5 V External Resistor String 16 18µs Unipolar ±0.6%FSR
RS Stock No. 161-0549
Mfr. Part No.AD5443YRMZ
SGD7.333
Each (In a Tube of 50)
units
12 bit 1 Serial (SPI/QSPI/Microwire) Surface Mount MSOP Single 2.5Msps 3.3 V, 5 V External R-2R, Resistor String 10 0.16µs - ±10mV
RS Stock No. 700-3485
Mfr. Part No.BU2506FV-E2
BrandROHM
SGD5.63
Each
units
10 bit 8 Serial (SPI) Surface Mount SSOP Single - 5 V External R-2R, Resistor String 20 20µs Unipolar ±25mV
RS Stock No. 100-3884
Mfr. Part No.TLV5604ID
SGD12.993
Each (In a Tube of 40)
units
10 bit 4 Serial (SPI/QSPI/Microwire) Surface Mount SOIC Single 102ksps 3 V, 5 V External Resistor String 16 18µs Unipolar ±0.6%FSR
RS Stock No. 709-5935
Mfr. Part No.AD5624BRMZ
SGD13.90
Each
units
12 bit 4 Serial (SPI/QSPI/Microwire) Surface Mount MSOP Single 287ksps 3.3 V, 5 V External Resistor String 10 4.5µs Unipolar ±1%FSR
RS Stock No. 533-8776
Mfr. Part No.DAC0800LCN/NOPB
SGD2.78
Each
units
8 bit 1 Parallel Through Hole MDIP Dual - - External Current Steering 16 0.15µs Unipolar ±1LSB
RS Stock No. 761-9339
Mfr. Part No.LTC2622IMS8#PBF
SGD8.63
Each
units
12 bit 2 Serial (SPI) Surface Mount MSOP Single 50MHz 2.5 → 5.5 V External R-2R, Resistor String 8 10µs - ±0.5LSB
RS Stock No. 810-7714
Mfr. Part No.AD5683RBRMZ
SGD8.58
Each
units
16 bit 1 Serial (SPI) Surface Mount MSOP Single - 2.7 → 5.5 V Internal Resistor String 10 7µs - ±0.075%FSR
RS Stock No. 912-7842
Mfr. Part No.AD7537KNZ
SGD49.01
Each (In a Tube of 15)
units
12 bit 2 Parallel Through Hole PDIP Single 667ksps 12 V, 15 V External R-2R, Resistor String 24 1.5µs - ±3LSB
RS Stock No. 145-1191
Mfr. Part No.LTC1446CN8#PBF
SGD14.269
Each (In a Tube of 50)
units
12 bit 2 Serial (SPI) Through Hole PDIP Single - 5 V Internal R-2R 8 14µs Unipolar -
RS Stock No. 491-5625
Mfr. Part No.CS4398-CZZ
SGD16.26
Each
units
24 bit 2 Serial Surface Mount TSSOP Single 216ksps 5 V External, Internal Delta Sigma 28 - Bipolar -
RS Stock No. 799-7645
Mfr. Part No.MAX5322EAI+
BrandMaxim
SGD21.93
Each
units
12 bit 2 Serial (SPI/QSPI/Microwire) Surface Mount SSOP Dual, Single - 15 V External R-2R 28 10µs Bipolar, Unipolar -
RS Stock No. 819-7244
Mfr. Part No.AD9116BCPZ
SGD24.25
Each
units
12 bit 2 Serial (SPI) Surface Mount LFCSP VQ Single 125Msps 1.7 → 3.5 V - Segmented 40 11.5ns - -
RS Stock No. 708-9467
Mfr. Part No.AD5372BSTZ
SGD180.30
Each
units
16 bit 32 Serial (SPI/QSPI/Microwire) Surface Mount LQFP Dual - - External Resistor String 64 30µs Bipolar, Unipolar ±10mV
RS Stock No. 798-5107
Mfr. Part No.MAX5541ESA+
BrandMaxim
SGD13.743
Each (In a Tube of 100)
units
16 bit 1 Serial (SPI/QSPI) Surface Mount SOIC Single - 5 V - - 8 1µs Unipolar -
RS Stock No. 111-2234
Mfr. Part No.AD5308ARUZ
SGD6.605
Each (In a Tube of 96)
units
8 bit 8 Serial (SPI/QSPI/Microwire) Surface Mount TSSOP Single 167ksps 3.3 V, 5 V External Resistor String 16 8µs Unipolar ±1.25%FSR
RS Stock No. 165-9566
Mfr. Part No.MAX5322EAI+
BrandMaxim
SGD29.897
Each (In a Tube of 46)
units
12 bit 2 Serial (SPI/QSPI/Microwire) Surface Mount SSOP Dual, Single - 15 V External R-2R 28 10µs Bipolar, Unipolar -
RS Stock No. 160-1689
Mfr. Part No.AD5781BRUZ
SGD61.88
Each (In a Tube of 75)
units
18 bit 1 Serial (SPI) Surface Mount TSSOP Dual - - External, Internal R-2R, Resistor String 20 1µs Bipolar ±5.25LSB
RS Stock No. 923-7844
Mfr. Part No.MAX538BCPA+
BrandMaxim
SGD20.143
Each (In a Tube of 50)
units
12 bit 1 Serial (SPI/QSPI/Microwire) Through Hole PDIP Single - 5 V External R-2R 8 25µs Bipolar, Unipolar -
Related Products
Linear Technology 12-bit digital to analog converter (DAC) ...
Description:
Linear Technology 12-bit digital to analog converter (DAC) offer a range of different functions from parallel, serial SPI as well as I2C interface. DAC offer INL (Integral Non-Linearity) and DNL (differential Non-Linearity), Offset and Gain error DC performance. The AC ...
The Linear Technology range of digital to analog ...
Description:
The Linear Technology range of digital to analog converters includes voltage output DACs, multiplying current output D-A Converters and special-function digital to analogue converters. This product family comes in a 16-bit Resolution and offers single channel to multichannel with serial ...
Linear Technology 12-bit digital to analog converter (DAC) ...
Description:
Linear Technology 12-bit digital to analog converter (DAC) offer a range of different functions from parallel, serial SPI as well as I2C interface. DAC offer INL (Integral Non-Linearity) and DNL (differential Non-Linearity), Offset and Gain error DC performance. The AC ...
The BH2219FVM and BH2220FVM are 8bit R-2R-type D ...
Description:
The BH2219FVM and BH2220FVM are 8bit R-2R-type D / A converters with 2 and 3 channels, respectively. A compact package allows adjacent placement, thereby eliminating deterioration of the D / A converter due to wire pattern. Furthermore, a built-in RESET ...