Sensing Solutions from TI

TI’s portfolio speeds the design cycle with the right sensor signal aquisition solutions, software, tools and support.

Sensing is all around us. Designing with sensors presents various challenges as each sensor is different and requires a specific signal chain. Texas Instruments analog portfolio provides solutions to speed the design cycle with the right signal acquisition solutions. TI’s portfolio includes precision amplifiers and data converters providing accuracy and speed conditioning, sensor front ends making the bridge between the sensor and the microcontroller, connectivity products to interface the sensor. In addition the WEBENCH Sensor Designer tool significantly reduces design time and cost by configuring a complete sensor signal path solution with just a few clicks.

LMP90100EB - Evaluation Board for Multi-Channel, Low Power 24-Bit Sensor AFE with True Continuous Background Calibration and Diagnostics

LMP90100 LMP90100MHE/NOPBCT-ND IC AFE INTERFACE 28-TSSOP Datasheet
SPIO-4/NOPB  SPIO-4/NOPB-ND BOARD INTERFACE FOR AFE Datasheet

The LMP90100EB is the evaluation board for the LMP90XXX family. In order to interface this board to a PC, a SPIO-4 digital controller board (order both boards separately) is required. The SPIO-4 board captures the SPI signals and displays the timing and histogram plots in the LMP90100 Evaluation Platform software.This software can be downloaded for free in this page.

User Guide: LMP90100 EVB

Software Download: LMP90100


ADS1248EVM - Evaluation Module for the ADS1248, a precision 24 Bit, multi-channel, delta-sigma analog-to-digital converter (ADC)

ADS1248 296-24294-5-ND IC ADC 24BIT DEL/SIG LN 28TSSOP Datasheet
  • Contains all support circuitry needed for the ADS1148/ADS1248
  • ±2.5V and +5V power-supply options for ADC
  • Voltage reference options: external or onboard
  • GPIO access
  • Compatible with the TI Modular EVM System

User Guide: ADS1148EVM

ADS1118EVM - Evaluation Module for Ultra-Small, Low Power, Precision 16 Bit Analog to Digital Converter

ADS1118 296-34939-1-ND IC ADC 16BIT SPI 860SPS 10X2QFN Datasheet

The ADS1118EVM is a complete solution for evaluation of the ADS1118 Ultra-Small, Low Power, Precision 16 Bit Analog to Digital Converter. Power and I/O are provided via USB connection and a simple software interface. Inputs for a thermocouple are provided on board, plus two additional uncommitted inputs are available.

 

User Guide: ADS1118EVM

XTR105 - 4-20mA Current Transmitter with Sensor Excitation and Linearization

XTR105 XTR105UA-ND IC 4-20 MA I-TRANSMITTER 14-SOIC Datasheet

The XTR105 is a monolithic 4-20mA, 2-wire current transmitter with two precision current sources. It provides complete current excitation for platinum RTD temperature sensors and bridges, instrumentation amplifiers, and current output circuitry on a single integrated circuit.

Versatile linearization circuitry provides a 2nd-order correction to the RTD, typically achieving a 40:1 improvement in linearity.

Instrumentation amplifier gain can be configured for a wide range of temperature or pressure measurements. Total unadjusted error of the complete current transmitter is low enough to permit use without adjustment in many applications. This includes zero output current drift, span drift, and nonlinearity. The XTR105 operates on loop power-supply voltages down to 7.5V.

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LMT84-7EVM - Evaluation Module for Multi-Gain Analog Temperature Sensor with Class-AB Output

LMT8x 296-35727-1-ND IC TEMP SENSOR CLASS-AB SC-70-5 Datasheet

The Texas Instruments LMT84-7EVM evaluation module (EVM) helps designers evaluate the operation and performance of the LMT84, LMT85, LMT86, and LMT87 analog temperature sensors.

User Guide: Using the LMT84-7 Evaluation Board

 

 

 

 

TMP102EVM - Evaluation Module for Low Power Digital Temperature Sensor with
SMBus/Two-Wire Serial Interface

TMP102 296-26834-1-ND IC DGTL TEMP SENSOR LP SOT-563 Datasheet

The TMP102EVM is a platform for evaluating the TMP102 Low Power Digital Temperature Sensor. The included USB interface hardware and software makes evaluation simple; no additional hardware or instruments are required.

User Guide: TMP102EVM

 

 

 

SN65HVD72 - Half duplex small RS-485 transceiver

SN65HVD72 296-35069-1-ND IC TXRX RS485 3.3V 8VSSOP Datasheet
SN65HVD72EVM 296-35724-ND MODULE EVAL SN65HVD72/75/78 Datasheet

These devices have robust 3.3V drivers and receivers in a small package for demanding industrial applications. The bus pins are robust to ESD events, with high levels of protection to Human-Body Model and IEC Contact Discharge specifications.

These devices each combine a differential driver and a differential receiver, which operate from a single 3.3-V power supply. The driver differential outputs and the receiver differential inputs are connected internally to form a bus port suitable for half-duplex (two-wire bus) communication. These devices all feature a wide common-mode voltage range making the devices suitable for multi-point applications over long cable runs. These devices are characterized from –40°C to 125°C.

User Guide: SN65HVD7xEVM

PGA309EVM - Voltage Output Programmable Sensor Conditioner Evaluation Module

PGA309 296-16726-1-ND SMART PROGRAMMABLE SENSOR Datasheet

The PGA309EVM-USB key hardware consists of two boards, PGA309 Test Board and USB DAQ Platform. The PGA309 Test Board contains the PGA309, terminal strips for external connections, several jumpers for device configuration, and support circuitry. The PGA309 Test Board can be used to fully test your design before prototyping it. The USB DAQ Platform contains an 8052 microcontroller with a built in USB interface. The microcontroller generates the one-wire signals necessary to communicate with the PGA309. The USB DAQ Platform also contains, a 3V/5V programmable linear regulator, a switch for power control, general purpose digital I/O, DAC outputs, and A/D inputs.

User Guide: PGA309EVM-USB

LMP2234 - Quad Micropower, 1.6V, Precision, Operational Amplifier with CMOS Input

LMP2234 LMP2234BMAE/NOPBTR-ND IC AMP PREC QUAD LO PWR 14SOIC Datasheet

The LMP2234 is a quad micropower precision amplifier designed for battery powered applications. The 1.6 to 5.5V operating supply voltage range and quiescent power consumption of only 50 μW extend the battery life in portable systems. The LMP2234 is part of the LMP precision amplifier family. The high impedance CMOS input makes it ideal for instrumentation and other sensor interface applications.

The LMP2234 has a maximum offset voltage of 150 μV and 0.3 μV/°C offset drift along with low bias current of only ±20 fA. These precise specifications make the LMP2234 a great choice for maintaining system accuracy and long term stability.

 

OPA188 - Precision, Low Noise, Rail-to-Rail Output, 36V Zero-Drift Operational Amplifier

OPA188 296-35734-1-N IC AMP PREC QUAD LO PWR 14SOIC Datasheet

The OPA188 operational amplifier uses TI proprietary auto-zeroing techniques to provide low offset voltage (25 µV, max), and near zero-drift over time and temperature. This miniature, high-precision, low-quiescent current amplifier offers high input impedance and rail-to-rail output swing within 15 mV of the rails. The input common-mode range includes the negative rail. Either single or dual supplies can be used in the range of +4 V to +36 V (±2 V to ±18 V).

 

 

REF3212/20/25 - Series Voltage Reference, Ultra-Low Drift

REF3212 296-18225-1-ND IC VREF SERIES PREC SOT-23-6 Datasheet
REF3220 296-18226-1-ND IC VREF SERIES PREC SOT-23-6 Datasheet
REF3225 296-18227-1-ND IC VREF SERIES PREC 2.5V SOT23-6 Datasheet

The REF32xx is a very low drift, micropower, low-dropout, precision voltage reference family available in the tiny SOT23-6 package.

The small size and low power consumption (120&micr;A max) of the REF32xx make it ideal for portable and battery-powered applications. This reference is stable with any capacitive load.

The REF32xx can be operated from a supply as low as 5mV above the output voltage, under no load conditions. All models are specified for the wide temperature range of –40°C to +125°C.

 

REF5010/20/25 - Series Voltage Reference, Low Noise, Very-Low Drift

REF5010 296-24495-1-ND IC VREF SERIES PREC 10V 8VSSOP Datasheet
REF5020 296-24496-1-ND IC VREF SERIES PREC 2.048V 8SOIC Datasheet
REF5025 296-24498-1-ND IC VREF SERIES PREC 2.5V 8VSSOP Datasheet

The REF50xx is a family of low-noise, low-drift, very high precision voltage references. These references are capable of both sinking and sourcing, and are very robust with regard to line and load changes.

Excellent temperature drift (3ppm/°C) and high accuracy (0.05%) are achieved using proprietary design techniques. These features, combined with very low noise, make the REF50xx family ideal for use in high-precision data acquisition systems.

Each reference voltage is available in both standard- and high-grade versions. They are offered in MSOP-8 and SO-8 packages, and are specified from –40°C to +125°C.

 

DAC161P997EVAL - Single-Wire 16-bit DAC for 4-20mA Loops Evaluation Module

DAC161P997 DAC161P997CISQ/NOPBCT-ND IC DAC 16BIT 4-20MA LOOP 16LLP Datasheet

DAC161P997EVAL is the evaluation board for the DAC161P997 Single-Wire 16-bit DAC for 4-20mA Loops. This board will help the user evaluate the functionality and performance of the DAC161P997. It is also a demonstration tool for the DACs unique single wire interface (SWIF).

DAC161P997EVAL combined with SPIO4 Sensor AFE Digital Controller Board the user can easily build a 4-20mA remote industrial transmitter where the PC host emulates a process sensor.

User Guide: DAC161P997EVAL

XTR115 - 4-20mA Current Loop Transmitters

XTR115 XTR115U-ND IC 4 TO 20MA TRANSMITTER 8-SOIC Datasheet

The XTR115 are precision current output converters designed to transmit analog 4-to-20mA signals over an industry standard current loop. They provide accurate current scaling and output current limit functions.

The on-chip voltage regulator (5V) can be used to power external circuitry. A precision on-chip VREF (2.5V for XTR115 and 4.096V for XTR116) can be used for offsetting or to excite transducers. A current return pin (IRET) senses any current used in external circuitry to assure an accurate control of the output current.

The XTR115 is a fundamental building block of smart sensors using 4-to-20mA current transmission.

LMP91000EVM - Configurable AFE Potentiostat for Low-Power Chemical Sensing Applications Evaluation Module

LMP91000 LMP91000SDE/NOPBCT-ND IC AFE INTERFACE 14-LLP Datasheet

The Texas Instruments LMP91000EVM evaluation module (EVM) helps designers evaluate the operation and performance of the LMP91000 Sensor Analog Front End for Electrochemical sensor. The LMP91000EVM is part of the Sensor AFE evaluation platform.

User Guide: LMP91000EVM

 

 

LMP91002 - Configurable AFE for Low Power H2S and CO Sensing Applications

LMP91002 LMP91002SD/NOPBCT-ND IC AFE INTERFACE 14LLP Datasheet

The LMP91002 is a programmable Analog Front End (AFE) for use in micro-power electrochemical sensing applications. It provides a complete signal path solution between a not biased gas sensor and a microcontroller generating an output voltage proportional to the cell current. The LMP91002’s programmability enables it support not biased electro-chemical gas sensor with a single design. The LMP91002 supports gas sensitivities over a range of 0.5 nA/ppm to 9500 nA/ppm. It also allows for an easy conversion of current ranges from 5μA to 750μA full scale.

 

LMP91050SDEVAL - Sensor AFE Eval Platform for NDIR Gas Sensing Applications

LMP91050 LMP91050MME/NOPB-ND IC AFE INTERFACE 10SOIC Datasheet

The LMP91050 evaluation board (LMP91050SDEVAL) can be used as stand-alone or as part of Sensor AFE eval platform (refer to the Sensor AFE platform page for software and required hardware). It the LMP91050 can be configured via the SPI interface and allows for testing the device with thermopile sensors, as typically used in NDIR applications.

User Guide: LMP91050SDEVAL

 

 

LMP91200EVAL - Sensor AFE Evaluation Board for pH sensors

LMP91200 LMP91200MT/NOPB-ND IC AFE PH SENSOR 16TSSOP Datasheet

The LMP91200 evalboard (LMP91200EVAL) can be used as stand-alone or as part of SensorAFE eval platform (refer to the SensorAFE platform page for software and required hardware). It allows configuring the LMP91200 through a 3-wire SPI interface and testing the device with real PH probe. Moreover the eval board allows the connection of external RTD (for instance Pt100, Pt1000).

User Guide: LMP91200EVAL

 

LMP7721MAEVAL - 3 Femtoampere Input Bias Current Precision Amplifier Evaluation Module

LMP7721 LMP7721MA/NOPB-ND IC AMP PREC 3FA BIAS CURR 8SOIC Datasheet

The LMP7721 Evaluation Board provides a platform to test the performance of the LMP7721 Ultra-low input bias current operational amplifer.

The LMP7721 amplifier is optimized for ultra low input bias current applications by utilizing internal guarding techniques and a special package pin-out to isolate the amplifier’s inputs from its power supply and output pins. This pinout also allows room for proper guarding around the input pins and feedback circuitry.

The LMP7721 Multi-Function Evaluation board may be used to evaluate the LMP7721 in the inverting, noninverting and Transimpedance (‘TIA’ or ‘I to V’) configurations. The layout has been optimized for sub-picoamp operation using conventional FR4 materials through careful layout and guarding techniques.

User Guide: LMP7721MAEVAL

SN65HVD72 - Half duplex small RS-485 transceiver

SN65HVD72 296-35069-1-ND IC TXRX RS485 3.3V 8VSSOP Datasheet
SN65HVD72EVM 296-35724-ND MODULE EVAL SN65HVD72/75/78 Datasheet

These devices have robust 3.3V drivers and receivers in a small package for demanding industrial applications. The bus pins are robust to ESD events, with high levels of protection to Human-Body Model and IEC Contact Discharge specifications.

These devices each combine a differential driver and a differential receiver, which operate from a single 3.3-V power supply. The driver differential outputs and the receiver differential inputs are connected internally to form a bus port suitable for half-duplex (two-wire bus) communication. These devices all feature a wide common-mode voltage range making the devices suitable for multi-point applications over long cable runs. These devices are characterized from –40°C to 125°C.

User Guide: SN65HVD7xEVM

 

ADS1274EVM - Evaluation Module for Quad, 128kHz, Simultaneous Sampling 24-Bit Delta Sigma ADC

ADS1274 296-22078-1-ND IC ADC 24BIT QUAD 64-HTQFP Datasheet

The ADS1274EVM-PDK is a complete evaluation/demonstration kit, which combines ADS1274EVM with the DSP-based MMB0 board as a motherboard. The mother board and the ADCPro™ evaluation software are supplied for use with a personal computer running Microsoft™ Windows XP or Windows 7 operating systems. This combination of boards allows the complete evaluation of the ADS1274 device.

User Guide: ADS1274EVM

ADS1259EVM - Low-Noise, 14kSPS, 24-Bit Analog-to-Digital Converter

ADS1259 296-27183-5-ND IC ADC 24BIT 14KSPS LN 20TSSOP Datasheet

The ADS1259EVM-PDK is a complete evaluation/demonstration kit, which combines the ADS1259EVM with the DSP based MMB0 motherboard. The motherboard and ADCPro™ evaluation software are supplied for use with a personal computer via an available USB port. The combination of boards allows the evaluation of the ADS1259 and the PGA280.

User Guide: ADS1259EVM

ADS1252 - ResolutionPlus 24-Bit, 40kHz Analog-to-Digital Converter

ADS1252 ADS1252U-ND IC ADC 24-BIT SER 41.7KHZ 8-SOIC Datasheet

The ADS1252 is a precision, wide dynamic range, delta-sigma, Analog-to-Digital (A/D) converter with 24-bit resolution operating from a single +5V supply. The delta-sigma architecture is used for wide dynamic range and to ensure 24 bits of no missing code performance. An effective resolution of 19 bits (2.5ppm of rms noise) is achieved for conversion rates up to 40kHz.

The ADS1252 is designed for high-resolution measurement applications in cardiac diagnostics, smart transmitters, industrial process control, weight scales, chromatography, and portable instrumentation. The converter includes a flexible, 2-wire synchronous serial interface for low-cost isolation. 

INA826EVM - Precision, 200-μA Supply Current, 36-V Supply Instrumentation Amplifier

INA826 296-29663-1-ND IC OPAMP INSTR 1MHZ 8VSSOP Datasheet

The INA826EVM is intended to provide basic functional evaluation of the INA826. It provides the following features:

  • Intuitive evaluation with the silkscreen schematic
  • Easy access to nodes with surface-mount test point
  • Advanced evaluation with two prototype areas
  • Reference voltage source flexibility
  • Convenient input and output filtering

User Guide: INA826EVM

XTR300EVM - Industrial Analog Current/Voltage Output Driver Evaluation Module

XTR300 296-19535-1-ND IC ANLG CURR/VOLT OUT DVR 20VQFN Datasheet

The XTR300EVM is intended to provide basic evaluation of the functionality and performance of the XTR300. The XTR300EVM printed circuit board (PCB) is designed to provide:

  • Easy handling of the small QFN package with the recommended land pattern for soldering the QFN device.
  • Easy access to all pins of the device.
  • Space for additional components and bread boarding.
  • Easily-configured mode-select pins to switch between voltage output and current output modes.

User Guide: XTR300EVM

SN65HVD72 - Half duplex small RS-485 transceiver

SN65HVD72 296-35069-1-ND IC TXRX RS485 3.3V 8VSSOP Datasheet
SN65HVD72EVM 296-35724-ND MODULE EVAL SN65HVD72/75/78 Datasheet

These devices have robust 3.3V drivers and receivers in a small package for demanding industrial applications. The bus pins are robust to ESD events, with high levels of protection to Human-Body Model and IEC Contact Discharge specifications.

These devices each combine a differential driver and a differential receiver, which operate from a single 3.3-V power supply. The driver differential outputs and the receiver differential inputs are connected internally to form a bus port suitable for half-duplex (two-wire bus) communication. These devices all feature a wide common-mode voltage range making the devices suitable for multi-point applications over long cable runs. These devices are characterized from –40°C to 125°C.

User Guide: SN65HVD7xEVM

 

INA226EVM - Evaluation Module for High-Side Measurement, Bi-Directional Current/Power Monitor w/I2C Interface

INA226 296-29034-1-ND IC MONITOR PWR/CURR BIDIR 10MSOP Datasheet

The INA226EVM is a platform for evaluating the performance of the INA226 under various signal, shunt, and supply conditions.

User Guide: INA226EVM

INA230EVM - Precision Digital/Current/Voltage/Power Monitor

INA230 296-30346-1-ND IC CURRENT SHUNT MONITOR 16QFN Datasheet

The INA230EVM is a platform for evaluating the performance of the INA230 under various signal, shunt, and supply conditions.

User Guide: INA230EVM

INA282-286EVM - Evaluation Module for Wide Common Mode Range, Bidirectional, High Accuracy Current Shunt Monitor

INA282 296-27820-1-ND IC CURRENT SHUNT MONITOR 8SOIC Datasheet

The INA282-286EVM is intended to provide basic functional evaluation of this device family. The fixture layout is not intended to be a model for the target circuit, nor is it laid out for electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) testing. The INA282-286EVM allows the user to install a shunt resistor, and then connect both the common-mode voltage and load to develop the input voltage, or omit the shunt resistor and apply a differential voltage directly to the device input. This flexibility allows a user to test the device operation in a simulated manner as well as an actual application.

LMP8480EVM-S - Evaluation Module for Prec 76V Hi-Side Current Sense Amplifier with Volt Output (Unidirectional)

LMP8480 LMP8480MME-S/NOPBCT-ND IC AMP CURRENT SENSE 8VSSOP Datasheet

The Texas Instruments LMP8480 evaluation module (EVM) helps designers quickly evaluate the operation and performance of the LMP8480 76V Precision High Side Current Sense Amplifier. The EVM is ready to connect to power, load, and test instruments through the use of on-board terminals.

The EVM contains one LMP8480 high side evaluation circuit. The EVM’s come pre-assembled with the LMP8480 device, 0.1O sense resistor, bypass capacitor and connection terminals installed. The Bi-Directional EVMs include the JP1 and JP2 reference jumpers and terminals.

User Guide: LMP8480EVM

DRV401 - Sensor Signal Conditioning for Closed-Loop Magnetic Current Sensor

DRV401 296-33271-5-ND IC SENSOR SIGNAL COND 20-HSOIC Datasheet

The DRV401 is designed to control and process signals from specific magnetic current sensors made by Vacuumschmelze GmbH & Co. KG (VAC). A variety of current ranges and mechanical configurations are available. Combined with a VAC sensor, the DRV401 monitors both ac and dc currents to high accuracy.

Provided functions include: probe excitation, signal conditioning of the probe signal, signal loop amplifier, an H-bridge driver for the compensation coil, and an analog signal output stage that provides an output voltage proportional to the primary current. It offers overload and fault detection, as well as transient noise suppression.

AMC1200EVM - Evaluation Module for 4kV peak Isolated Amplifier for Current Shunt Measurements

AMC1200 296-28558-1-ND IC ISOLATION AMP 60KHZ 8SOP Datasheet

The AMC1200 is an isolated single-channel analog amplifier an output separated from the input circuitry by a silicon dioxide (SiO2) barrier that is highly resistant to magnetic interference. The AMC1200 is used in high-resolution measurement applications including current monitoring, industrial process control and motor positioning systems. The AMC1200EVM is a small form factor board containing all the necessary components to evaluate the AMC1200 device.

User Guide: ADC1200EVM