MX7538KN Maxim Integrated MCU CMOS 14-BIT DAC


The MX7538KN is a 14-bit digital-to-analog converter (DAC) manufactured by Maxim Integrated. It’s worth noting that Rochester Electronics is a licensed manufacturer and distributor of mature and end-of-life semiconductors, so the part may be offered through their services. Here's an overview of this component:


  • Manufacturer: Maxim Integrated
  • Part Number: MX7538KN
  • Type: 14-bit DAC
  • Technology: CMOS

Key features and potential applications of the MX7538KN 14-bit DAC include:

  • Resolution: 14-bit, enabling fine digital-to-analog conversion of signals.
  • Interface: CMOS technology, which means it's designed to use low power and can generally operate at higher speed.
  • Package: The "KN" indicates a dual in-line package (DIP) with 20 pins.

DACs like the MX7538KN are commonly used in a wide range of applications, including:

  1. Audio Equipment: Providing precision analog outputs for audio generation and processing.
  2. Instrumentation: Generating precise analog signals for testing and measuring equipment.
  3. Industrial Control: Converting digital signals into precise analog control voltages for industrial machinery and systems.
  4. Communications Equipment: Generating accurate analog signals for modulating and encoding data in communication systems.

Before utilizing this component, it’s important to consult the datasheet for detailed technical information, including electrical characteristics, timing diagrams, and application guidelines. This will ensure that the component suits the specific requirements of your application.