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ad4897 spice model prooblem

Question asked by MarkFredette on Jun 28, 2012
Latest reply on Jul 5, 2012 by charlyelkhoury

I downloaded the ad4897 spice model to use in a simulattion of a 2nd order 3.6 MHz LPF.


I use LtSpice.


The model would not run until I commented out the BF value for the npn model. (BF= -45455.5454545455).


Then, the model ran, but gave strange looking results. I tried the same circuit with both the ad8040 and the ad8062 OpAmps and the simulation looked fine.


I have heard that the model will not run on IntuSoft, but for another reason. I think that problem was in the line 'HVnoise    12    7    Vvnoise    1', and that it should be 'HVnoise    9    7    Vvnoise    1'. Making that change in LtSpice makes no difference in the output.



Tried changing the BF to +45455 and got better results (see below). Apparently LtSpice does not like BF < 0. InttuSoft does not seem to mind. Not sure about other spice progrqams.


Still would like to know about the


problem with IntuSoft.