Designed for precision applications such as optical networking and medical equipment, the 16-bit ADS8322 a/d converter performs at 500 ksamples/s while consuming just 85 mW of power. The device provides unipolar input, a 0V to 5V input range, and operates over the industrial -40ûC to 85ûC temperature range. A bipolar version, the ADS8323, is also available. The ADS8322 is available in a TQFP-32 with price starting at $7.50 each/1,000. TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INC., Santa Clarita, CA. (800) 477-8924, ext. 4500.