ADCs allow use of 1.8, 2.5, or 3.3 V analog supplies.

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Integrating self-sensing regulator, MAX19505/MAX19506/MAX19507 low power, dual-channel, 8-bit, 65/100/130 Msps ADCs minimize number of external components, and consume 43, 57, and 74 mW of analog power per channel respectively. They achieve 49.8 dBFS SNR and 69 dBc SFDR at 70 MHz. Including self-sensing, analog supply regulator, devices feature single-ended or differential clock inputs, 0.4-1.4 V input common-mode range, and integrated CMOS output-termination resistors.

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Lowest Power, Dual-Channel, Highly Integrated 8-Bit ADCs Provide Superior Dynamic Performance

o The MAX19505/MAX19506/MAX19507 are the industry's lowest power, dual-channel, 8-bit, 65/100/130Msps ADCs.
o These devices save both power and space while offering nearly ideal 8-bit dynamic performance.
o The ADCs integrate a self-sensing regulator, allowing the use of 1.8V, 2.5V, or 3.3V analog supplies. Additionally, their high integration minimizes the number of external components.
o The MAX19505/MAX19506/MAX19507 are ideal for power-sensitive portable applications such as ultrasound, portable instrumentation, and low-power data-acquisition systems.

SUNNYVALE, CA-January 20, 2009-Maxim Integrated Products (NASDAQ: MXIM) introduces the MAX19505/MAX19506/MAX19507, a pin-compatible family of dual-channel, 8-bit, 65/100/130Msps ADCs. Offering the industry's lowest power consumption, the devices consume a mere 43mW (MAX19505), 57mW (MAX19506), and 74mW (MAX19507) of analog power per channel. Additionally, these ADCs achieve nearly ideal 8-bit dynamic performance, with a 49.8dBFS SNR and 69dBc SFDR at 70MHz. Combining the industry's lowest power consumption with excellent dynamic performance, the MAX19505/MAX19506/MAX19507 are ideal for power-sensitive, portable applications such as ultrasound and medical imaging, portable instrumentation, and low-power data-acquisition systems.

Designed for space-constrained applications, these highly integrated ADCs minimize the number of external components. They include a self-sensing, analog supply regulator that allows the user to operate the parts from 1.8V, 2.5V, or 3.3V analog supplies with no external regulator. In addition, they feature single-ended or differential clock inputs so clock-signal conversion isn't needed; analog inputs with a wide, 0.4V to 1.4V input common-mode range to support AC- or DC-coupled inputs without an external AC-coupling capacitor; and an on-board clock divider to eliminate the need for an external divider. Integrated CMOS output-termination resistors allow users to program the CMOS output resistance, thus making external damping resistors unnecessary.

For flexibility of designs, the MAX19505/MAX19506/MAX19507 are pin and feature compatible with the MAX19515/MAX19516/MAX19517 10-bit ADCs. The parts are packaged in a 7mm x 7mm, 48-pin TQFN and are fully specified over the -40°C to +85°C extended temperature range. Prices start at $4.10 (1000-up, FOB USA).

Maxim Integrated Products is a publicly traded company that designs, manufactures, and sells high-performance semiconductor products. The Company reported revenue in excess of $2 billion for fiscal 2008. Maxim was founded over 25 years ago with the mission to deliver innovative analog and mixed-signal engineering solutions that add value to its customers' products. To date, it has developed over 5900 products serving the industrial, communications, consumer, and computing markets. For more information, go to

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