[time-nuts] Question about AD9832 "I out Full Scale" (what does it mean?)

Hal Murray hmurray at megapathdsl.net
Fri Nov 18 02:30:13 EST 2016

richard at karlquist.com said:
> I would have thought (just guessing) that peak to peak output current would
> be equal to Iout Full Scale, but it appears to be only half of that.

> Can anyone clarify this? 

Don't overlook a bug in the data sheet.

The data sheet for the actual part at
  IOUT Full Scale 4 mA nom, 4.5 mA max
  Output Compliance 1.35 V max 3V supply

I didn't find any reference to "peak" on that data sheet, so no peak-to-peak.

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