Single Channel CCD/CIS ADC

The WM8152 is a 16-bit analog front end/digitizer IC which processes and digitizes the analog output signals from CCD sensors or Contact Image Sensors (CIS) at pixel sample rates of up to 12MSPS. The device includes a complete analog signal processing channel containing reset level clamping, correlated double sampling, programmable gain and offset adjust functions. Internal multiplexers allow fast switching of offset and gain for line-by-line colour processing. The output from this channel is time multiplexed into a high-speed 16-bit analog to digital converter. The digital output data is available in 4-bit wide multiplexed format. An internal 4-bit DAC is supplied for internal reference level generation. This may be used to reference CIS signals or during reset level clamping to clamp CCD signals. An external reference level may also be supplied. ADC references are generated internally, ensuring optimum performance from the device. Using an analog supply voltage of 5V, a digital core voltage of 5V, and a digital interface supply of either 5V or 3.3V, the WM8152 typically only consumes 225mW when operating from a single 5V supply.



Imaging A/D Converters


  • 16-bit ADC
  • 12MSPS conversion rate
  • Low power - 225mW typical
  • 5V single supply or 5V/3.3V dual supply operation
  • Single channel operation
  • Correlated double sampling
  • Programmable gain (8-bit resolution)
  • Programmable offset adjust (8-bit resolution)
  • Programmable clamp voltage
  • 4-bit wide multiplexed data output format
  • Internally generated voltage references
  • 20-pin SSOP package
  • Serial control interface

Parametric Specifications

Resolution (bits) 16
Speed (MSPS) 12
Input PGA (bits) 8
Output Format 4+4+4+4 bit (nibble)
Supply (V) 4.75-5.25
Power Consumption (mW) 230
Package 20 SSOP


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