If the hardware that we will be working on only have one GND, can the AGND and DGND be shorted together? Or it should have separate ground panels? Will there be any issues if its combined?
As mentioned in the datasheet, All AGND pins should be connected in the AGND plane . Digital and analog pins should be joined in only one place. You can refer to the Layout and grounding section of the datasheet.
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