class ADCBlock – control ADC peripherals

The ADCBlock class provides access to an ADC peripheral which has a number of channels that can be used to sample analog values. It allows finer control over configuration of machine.ADC objects, which do the actual sampling.

This class is not always available.

Example usage:

from machine import ADCBlock

block = ADCBlock(id, bits=12)  # create an ADCBlock with 12-bit resolution
adc = block.connect(4, pin)    # connect channel 4 to the given pin
val = adc.read_uv()            # read an analog value


class machine.ADCBlock(id, *, bits)

Access the ADC peripheral identified by id, which may be an integer or string.

The bits argument, if given, sets the resolution in bits of the conversion process. If not specified then the previous or default resolution is used.


ADCBlock.init(*, bits)

Configure the ADC peripheral. bits will set the resolution of the conversion process.

ADCBlock.connect(channel, source)

Connect up a channel on the ADC peripheral so it is ready for sampling, and return an ADC object that represents that connection.

The channel argument must be an integer, and source must be an object (for example a Pin) which can be connected up for sampling.

If only channel is given then it is configured for sampling.

If only source is given then that object is connected to a default channel ready for sampling.

If both channel and source are given then they are connected together and made ready for sampling.