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TI introduces lowest-power octal, 100-MSPS ADC for medical, industrial imaging applications



TI introduces lowest-power octal, 100-MSPS ADC for medical, industrial imaging
                                 applications

PR Newswire

DALLAS, Jan. 30, 2013

DALLAS, Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI)
(NASDAQ: TXN) today introduced an octal, 12-bit, 100-MSPS analog-to-digital
converter (ADC) that provides the lowest power consumption in its class. The
ADS5295 uses less than 80 mW per channel, which diminishes board heat and
power dissipation in higher-channel-density applications. It incorporates TI's
unique digital processing block, which combines commonly used digital
functions to help improve signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) and filter harmonics
while reducing output data rate for narrow-band applications. The ADS5295 can
be used in phase-array architecture systems with higher channel counts, such
as ultrasound, security x-ray and non-destructive testing (NDT) applications.
For more information, visit www.ti.com/ads5295-pr.

Key features and benefits of the ADS5295

  o Lowest power per channel for the speed, with low noise: Using only 80
    mW-per-channel at 100 MSPS and eight channels, it enables designers to
    increase channel count without increasing power dissipation high-density
    applications, while still achieving a low noise of 71 decibel full scale
    (dBFS) SNR.
  o Reduced system cost and complexity: TI's highly integrated digital
    processing block integrates commonly used digital functions, such as a
    low-frequency noise suppression mode, digital filtering options and
    programmable mapping of low-voltage differential signaling (LVDS) output
    pins. This lowers FPGA cost and simplifies LVDS output routing, reducing
    the number of printed circuit board (PCB) layers and bill of materials
    cost.
  o Reduced interface lines: Outputs data over one or two wires of LVDS pins
    per channel, reducing the number of interface lines. This creates a
    two-wire interface, which keeps the serial data rate low to further reduce
    FPGA cost.

Tools and support
An evaluation module (EVM) is available to test the ADS5295 under a variety of
conditions. The ADS5295EVM can be purchased today for US$299. An IBIS model to
verify board signal integrity requirements is also available.

Availability and pricing
The ADS5295 is available now in an 80-pin HTQFP package for a suggested retail
price of US$70 in quantities of 1,000.

Optimized analog products and full portfolio for imaging applications
The ADS5295 joins the ADS529x family, which includes the 14-bit ADS5294 and
12-bit ADS5292. These devices offer eight channels at 80 MSPS, with 77-dBFS
and 72-dBFS performance, respectively.

Learn more about TI's full portfolio of optimized analog products for medical
and industrial imaging systems at www.ti.com/medicalimaging-pr.

Learn more about the ADS5295 and other TI products:

  o Order samples: www.ti.com/ads5295s-pr
  o Buy the EVM from the TI eStore: www.ti.com/ads5295evmbuy-pr
  o Download the datasheet: www.ti.com/ads5295ds-pr.  
  o View TI's full product portfolio for ultrasound applications in an
    interactive ultrasound system block diagram: www.ti.com/ultrasoundsbd-pr. 
  o Learn more about TI's full portfolio for medical applications at
    www.ti.com/healthtech.
  o Download TI's HealthTech Guide: www.ti.com/healthtechguide-pr.

About TI HealthTech components for healthcare, fitness and medical imaging
TI HealthTech is helping medical device companies revolutionize healthcare and
improve the quality and accessibility of healthcare, fitness and medical
imaging equipment in the 21st century and beyond. With its wide range of
analog and embedded processing products, from building blocks to complete
semiconductor solutions, systems insight, global support infrastructure,
advanced process technology and medical industry experience, TI HealthTech
enables TI's medical customers to deliver innovative healthcare, fitness and
medical imaging products that are more flexible, reliable, affordable and
accessible. TI's experience in diverse markets, including wireless
communications, consumer electronics, automotive and aerospace, enables
engineers to design products that are faster, more precise, energy efficient
and smaller in size, while maintaining the high standards for quality and
reliability that the healthcare market demands. For more information, please
visit www.ti.com/healthtech.

About Texas Instruments
Texas Instruments semiconductor innovations help 90,000 customers unlock the
possibilities of the world as it could be – smarter, safer, greener, healthier
and more fun. Our commitment to building a better future is ingrained in
everything we do – from the responsible manufacturing of our semiconductors,
to caring for our employees, to giving back inside our communities. This is
just the beginning of our story. Learn more at www.ti.com.

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SOURCE Texas Instruments Incorporated

Website: http://www.ti.com
Contact: Jennifer Stadelmann, Texas Instruments, +1-214-567-4285,
jstadelmann@ti.com; or Victoria Smithee, GolinHarris, +1-972-341-2537,
vsmithee@golinharris.com
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