Microchip’s Energy-Measurement Analog Front End Has Two 24-bit ADCs With Industry’s Best Accuracy; Low Power & High-Speed Modes
The MCP3911 also features 2.7 to 3.6V analog and digital operation, which simplifies the interface by running off of the same power rail as the microcontroller. An internal, low-temperature-coefficient voltage reference, along with PGAs on each channel, further enables metering and monitoring designs.
As the global energy-metering infrastructure is being upgraded and the power-monitoring market is growing, designers of energy-measurement and other signal-acquisition applications are looking for ways to increase performance while lowering costs. Microchip is meeting these needs with the industry’s most accurate AFEs, which reduce power consumption with their low-power modes and reduce costs by decreasing the number of required power rails and external components.
“With this expansion of our industry-leading line of energy-measurement analog front ends, Microchip is enabling the rapidly growing global adoption of high-performance smart meters,” said Bryan J. Liddiard, marketing vice president of Microchip’s Analog and Interface Products Division. “The combination of the world’s best accuracy with our extensive PIC® microcontroller portfolio provides designers with the tools they need to create the best performing energy meters and power monitors at the lowest cost.”