Industrial Amplifier and Voltage-to-Current Converter IC


AM460 is an amplifier and voltage-to-current converter IC especially for industrial applications. It is suitable for single-ended input voltages and generates both a voltage and a current output signal. Its modular design, integrated voltage and current source as well as its protection functions allow a multitude of applications.




  • 1.Sensor signal-conditioner
  • 2.Current-loop transmitter
  • 3.Front and back end IC for µC
  • 4.Protected output stage
  • 5.Industrial network driver
  • 6.Industrial process control

Short Specifications

Supply Voltage (VCC) 6 … 35 V (typ. 24 V)
Input voltage range 0 … 5 V (single-ended)
Analog output e.g. 0 … 5/10 V and 0 … 20 mA (three-wire) or 4 … 20 mA (two-wire)
Reference voltage source 5 / 10 V (max. 10 mA)
Current source 0 … 10 mA, adjustable
Temperature range -40 °C … 85 °C
Protected against: Short circuit, reverse polarity, overvoltage
Package / Delivery forms SO16(n), on DIL16-adapter, sawn 6″ wafer on blue foil
RoHS status compliant


General Documents

Datasheet AM460
Product flyer AM460 (V/I-converter)
Product flyer AM460 (Amplifier)
IC package catalog


Typical Application Circuits with Blockdiagram

Three-wire signal-conditioner with protected voltage and current output (e.g. 0 .. 10 V & 0 .. 20 mA):
AM460 as three-wire sensor signal-conditioner with protected voltage and current output.
Sensor signal-conditioner with protected current-loop output (e.g. 4 .. 20 mA):
AM460 as sensor signal-conditioner with current-loop output.


Ordering Codes

Order number Delivery form
AM460-0-SO16 SO16(n) package
AM460-WAF sawn wafer on 6″ blue foil
AM460-Adapt AM460 soldered to an SO16-DIL16 adapter



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