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TDC-GP22 Ultrasonic Flow Converter

Next generation time-to-digital converter with integrated analog front-end

Features

  • 2-channel TDC with 22ps resolution
  • Analog frontend for ultrasonic flow meters
  • Chopper-stabilized low-offset comparator for zero crossing detection
  • Precise windowing for hit selection
  • Temperature measuring unit for PT1000 sensors
  • QFN32 package

Benefits

  • High precision
  • Low power
  • Few additional external component needed

Product parameters

Analog Frontend Yes
First Wave Detection Yes
Amplitude Measurement -
Number of Hits 3
Resolution [ps] 22
Operating Supply Range 2.5 to 3.6
Interface SPI
CPU -
Firmware -
Memory -
GPIO -
Ambient Temperature Range [°C] -40 to +125
Package QFN32

General Description

TDC-GP22 is a 2-channel TDC with additional analog elements like extended fire-pulse generator, zero-cross detection and analog switches for simplifying the use in ultrasonic flow meter applications. The addition first-hit detection makes TDC-GP22 suitable for high dynamic applications as ultrasonic water meters. An optimized power managements of the various units brings down the operating current to a few µA at 2Hz measuring rate.

This product suits for the following applications:

  • Ultrasonic water meters
  • Ultrasonic heat meters
  • Ultrasonic gas meters
  • Ultrasonic flow indicators
  • Laser rangefinders
  • Magnetostrictive sensors

Tools

Title Category Headline Buy
TDC-GP21EvalKit Application Board Evaluation Kit for TDC-GP21
TDC-GP22DemoKit Application Board Demo Kit for TDC-GP22
TDC-GP22EvalKit Application Board Evaluation Kit for TDC-GP22

Technical Documents

Type Description Language
Datasheet Document version 0.9 English
Application Note Laser range finder English
Application Note Water / heat metering English

Environmental Documents

Type Description Language
RoHS Certificate RoHS Certificate TDC-GP22 English

Notifications

Type Description Language
Product Change Notification Change Notification_MOQ Amendment_PCAPx_TDC-GPx_PS09FN (issued 2017-Mar) English
Product Change Notification CN13-2017 (PCAP0x, TDC-GPxx, PS09) English

Other Information

Type Description Language
Block Diagram TDC-GP22 Block Diagram English
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