Hooking It Up

The examples in this guide are no longer supported. Please check out the MCP4725 12-Bit DAC Tutorial guide for CircuitPython and Python usage: https://learn.adafruit.com/mcp4725-12-bit-dac-tutorial
The easiest way to hook the MCP4725 up to your Pi is with the Adafruit Pi Cobbler, as seen in the wiring diagram below:
The output voltage will be visible on VOUT, which you should connect to your target device, or to a multimeter or oscilloscope if you just want to see the results.
This guide was first published on Aug 17, 2012. It was last updated on Aug 17, 2012.
This page (Hooking It Up) was last updated on Jul 23, 2020.