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AD7730 Eval Board

Question asked by RayHenry on Jun 20, 2011
Latest reply on Jun 23, 2011 by MaryMc

Hi!

 

[full disclosure] I am new to amplifiers and strain gauges.

 

I have an AD7730 eval board connected to a Vishay full-bridge strain gauge.

 

5V from power supply goes to DVDD, AVDD, Ref IN(+), and the top of the strain bridge.

GND goes to AGND, DGND, Ref IN(-), and the "bottom" of the strain bridge.

 

The other two taps of the full bridge go to AIN1(+) and ANIN1(-)

 

I am using the EVAL software Version 2.0.6 dated February 2002 (!!!!).

 

I cannot seem to set any of the program register parameters to show anything but FFFFFF in the "Read Display" screen of the EVAL software.

 

Any help, or am I way out in left field somewhere?

 

Thanks in advance,

Ray

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