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Lessons for Precision DACs

This series provides lessons on some basic topics regarding precision digital-to-analog converters (DACs). The videos in this series cover a variety of topics including code-to-code glitch, calibration, common sources for error, and much more. 

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1. Lessons for Precision DACs

# Title Duration
1.1 Lessons for Precision DACs: Three common sources for errors
Learn about the three most common errors when designing with precision DACs. This video covers the which three things to check, and gives some real life...
03:20
1.2 Lessons for Precision DACs: True endpoints
Learn how to achieve true endpoints in your precision DAC system. In this video, we will look at the sources of non-linearity and suggest solutions to...
02:55
1.3 Lessons for Precision DACs: Calibration
Learn about the benefits of and method for calibrating gain and offset errors out of a precision DAC.
03:28
1.4 Lessons for Precision DACs: Power-on glitch
Learn how to reduce the effects of power-on glitch
02:53
1.5 Lessons for Precision DACs: Code-to-code glitch
This video covers methods for mitigating code-to-code glitch in precision DACs. Watch to learn where code-to-code glitch in precision DACs originates from,...
02:37
1.6 Lessons for Precision DACs: Digital feedthrough
This video explains the source of digital feedthrough in precision DACs and methods to reduce its effects.
01:56
1.7 Lessons for Precision DACs: Power sequencing
Learn about the importance of sequencing power rail bring-up. This video discusses some potential issues that improper sequencing can cause, and reiterates...
01:44
1.8 Lessons for Precision DACs: MDAC overshoot
Learn why MDAC overshoot happens, and how to prevent it. This video explains why MDAC overshoot occurs and what can be done to mitigate it.
01:56
1.9 Lessons for Precision DACs: Settling time vs. update rate
Learn how to calculate update rate and what the difference is between settling time and update rate. In this video we discuss what the difference between...
04:42
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