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I want to hook up my 90S8515 to a ADC0804 and messure a 24 volt battery. the input of the ADC is only 5 volts.. how do i messure a 24v battery with this combination? can it be done?
any examples? Please ive searched for this info and am stuck. Tks in advance. Dan.

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Dan,

You need to use a voltage divider.
R1 R2
+24V----VVVVVV---|---VVVVVVV--Gnd
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ADC voltage = 24V * R2/(R1+R2) , the 24V is actual battery voltage.
You may want to design in some over-range with 30V divided down to 5V.
R1 = 50K, R2 = 10K
The use of a AT90S8535 with an internal A/D may be more cost effective.
It has a very high input impedance that will not require an input buffer.

Dave

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In the above note the ADC input should be connected at the junction between the resistors.
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Connect 24V through resistor divider to input ADC.