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  1. Hello, I am Raghu, doing my Master Thesis. I am using Zedboard to emulate few sensor's signals. I have already implemented DA1 and AD2 on to Zedboard and connected in the loop. They both work perfectly fine. But next step was to implement DA4 in my design, and I didn't find any drivers for the same. So I tried using normal AXI SPI IP in the hardware design for DA4 and tried to develop my own driver (considering DA1's driver as an example). All the initialization part works perfectly fine and the communication also takes place as per DA4's datasheet. But when it is asked to send data, it is not sending the exact data. Any help regarding the same would be very helpful. Please find the attached for my complete SDK project and a separate Program file. DA_4.zip DA_4_Prog.zip
  2. Hello, I have recently purchased Zedboard along with Pmods AD1 and DA4. I want to implement Gradient Descent algorithm in the Zedboard using these Pmods with bandwidth more than 100 kHz. To get started, I tried to regenerate a analog signal using the Pmods AD1 and DA4. The experiment is completely explained with block design and output plots in the ADC_DAC_1_compressed.pdf. The SDK C code for acquistion and generation (adc_dac.c) as well as for finding max. working speed of DAC (dac_maxv.c) are atttached. The ADC clk is set to 20 MHz and DAC clk is to 50 MHz. It could be observed from the ADC_DAC_1_compressed.pdf that the maximum speed (frequency) the DAC (DA4) can write is only 33 kHz. The desirable acquisition and generation rate should be more than 200 kHz for my case. I identified that, the Xspi transfer written in the code (adc_dac.c) sends only 8 bits out of 32 bits of the DAC per clock cycle. Can we directly write all the 32 bits of the DAC in a single clk cycle using SDK ?? or is there any other way to make the ADC and DAC work faster?? What am I missing?? Looking forward to you suggestions and other similar references. Thanks in advance
  3. Hello, I am trying to use the pmod DA4 with my Arty S750 board. I'm aware that Digilent does not offer an IP for interacting with the Pmod, so I took it upon myself to design one. Anyways, things seemed to be going well until I actually tested the DA4. I know that the DA4 uses SPI to communicate, so I programmed the IP to communicate that way, and it does (outputs from the pmod connector correctly seen on an oscilloscope), but every time I connect it to the DAC I can't get much of anything to come out of the channels. I've read through the AD5628 reference manual, but a few things were ambiguous to me. First the commands on table 9. I don't really understand the difference between writing to the register (command 0) and writing to the DAC channel (command 3), and which I should be using for my project. And second, I plan on using an internal voltage, and it says that setting up the internal voltage is the first step. As I have it now, it's the first thing my program does and I'm afraid that the DAC is unable to read this input (maybe I should add a brief delay? I saw a brief delay in the "simon says" code). I know it's been a long post, but any answers or insights on the DA4 or any other part of my post is much appreciated. Thanks, Gill