LTC1968 - Precision Wide Bandwidth, RMS-to-DC Converter
- High Linearity:
0.02% Linearity Allows Simple System Calibration
- Wide Input Bandwidth:
Bandwidth to 1% Additional Gain Error: 500kHz
Bandwidth to 0.1% Additional Gain Error: 150kHz
3dB Bandwidth Independent of Input Voltage Amplitude
- No-Hassle Simplicity:
True RMS-DC Conversion with Only One External Capacitor
Delta Sigma Conversion Technology
- Ultralow Shutdown Current:
- Flexible Inputs:
Differential or Single Ended
Rail-to-Rail Common Mode Voltage Range
Up to 1VPEAK Differential Voltage
- Flexible Output:
Separate Output Reference Pin Allows Level Shifting
- Small Size:
Space Saving 8-Pin MSOP Package
AEC-Q100 data available for specific packages
DescriptionThe LTC1968 is a true RMS-to-DC converter that uses an innovative delta-sigma computational technique. The benefits of the LTC1968 proprietary architecture, when compared to conventional log-antilog RMS-to-DC converters, are higher linearity and accuracy, bandwidth independent of amplitude and improved temperature behavior.
The LTC1968 operates with single-ended or differential input signals and accurately supports crest factors up to 4. Common mode input range is rail-to-rail. Differential input range is 1VPEAK, and offers unprecedented linearity. The LTC1968 allows hassle-free system calibration at any input voltage.
The LTC1968 has a rail-to-rail output with a separate output reference pin providing flexible level shifting; it operates on a single power supply from 4.5V to 5.5V. A low power shutdown mode reduces supply current to 0.1µA.
The LTC1968 is packaged in the space-saving MSOP package, which is ideal for portable applications.
CAD Symbols and Footprints: The downloadable Zip file below contains the schematic symbol and PCB footprints.
For complete and up to date package information and drawings, please refer to our packaging page
- Part numbers ending in PBF are lead free. Solder plated terminal finish (SnPb) versions are non-standard and special terms and conditions and pricing applies if available. Please contact LTC marketing for information.
- Part numbers containing TR or TRM are shipped in tape and reel or 500 unit mini tape and reel, respectively
- Please refer to our general ordering information or the product datasheet for more details
Package Variations and Pricing
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Designed for Automotive and Transportation ApplicationsAEC-Q100 data is available for these specific part numbers. Please contact your local sales representative for more information regarding reliability reports or to inquire about parts that are not included. For more information, view our Automotive and Transportation page
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