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ADUC824 EEPROM Problem

Question asked by rick_ on Aug 24, 2015
Latest reply on Aug 25, 2015 by MMA

Hello,

I use the ADUC824 and ADUC834 for measuring a sensors bridge voltage. After AD-Conversion the MCU removes an offset value and multiplies the ADC-value by a gain factor. Both numbers (offset and gain) are stored in the EEPROM during a calibration routine.

In the application the whole system is powered off for 10 minutes and then powered on for 1 minute to measure the voltage.

Now my problem is, that after 10 or more days some of the ADUCs seem to lose their calibration values. I wrote a routine to read out the EEPROM and I can see, that there are corrupt bytes in the EEPROM.

Do you have any idea / hint why this behaviour occurs? The only idea I have is that there may be little spikes on the supply voltage line. I don't use a RESET-circuit, RESET line is pulled down to GND (R = 10kOhm).

Thanks for your advice in advance!

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