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Strange behavior with ADR420 voltage reference

Question asked by diverger on Aug 10, 2016
Latest reply on Aug 13, 2016 by diverger

Recently, I tested the voltage reference ADR420. The datasheet states the input range is 5V ~ 15V, but when I give it a 5V input, the output is 1.25V, when give a 15V input, the output went to 4V or so. I tested 3 chips, all behave this. But when I solder an ADR421 to the same place, all are OK. The output is always 2.5V, no matter the input is 5V or 15V. So I guess the problem is caused by ADR420 itself.

 

Anyone can confirm me that the ADR420 can be used with 15V input? And why my all 3 chips behave bad, what can cause this?

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