Sometimes a flyer for the IC provides a better features and benefits discussion. Alternatively, the press release for the IC or an article about the IC in a technical magazine may put the features in proper perspective. Ultimately, if you are meeting a design requirement specified by a customer, that may allow you to zero in on required vs nice to have features.
Good point. For those that did not catch yesterday's session, TI Webbench provides signal conditioning for sepcifc sensors in their database and they have alternatives for the ICs in the design so you can zero in on the ocst-perfoemance tradeoff you need.
Just a comment for the WEB moderators - The audio on my computer keeps cutting out. The player button keeps acting like the "Pause" button was pushed. I can sometimes get it going just by hitting the "play" button on the audio control bar, but today was unusually bad. I only got through about half of the slides.
I did try refreshing the screen several times but nothing seems to work.
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