The AD8400/AD8402/AD8403 provide a single-, dual-, or quad-channel, 256-position, digitally controlled variable resistor (VR) device.1 These devices perform the same electronic adjustment function as a mechanical potentiometer or variable resistor. The AD8400 contains a single variable resistor in the compact SOIC-8 package.
256-position variable resistance device
Replaces 1, 2, or 4 potentiometers
1 kΩ, 10 kΩ, 50 kΩ, 100 kΩ
Power shutdown—less than 5 μA
3-wire,SPI-compatible serial data input
10 MHz update data loading rate
2.7 V to 5.5 V single-supply operation
Qualified for automotive applications
Mechanical potentiometer replacement
Programmable filters, delays, time constants
Volume control, panning
Line impedance matching
Power supply adjustment
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