AD8000 absolute maximum differential input voltage

The absolute maximum differential input voltage for the AD8000 is listed as +/-Vs. Does that mean the differential input voltage can equal the total supply voltage without damage?

  • Hi,

    Absolute maximum ratings in the datasheet indicate the limits that the part can tolerate not operate. We do not recommend operating the part at the absolute maximum ratings as over stressing it weakens the junctions and may cause shift in performance and ultimately damaging the part. Please avoid violating or operating at the absolute maximum rating to prevent permanent damage on the amplifier and to preserve the product's reliability.