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ADC sampling rate

Question asked by kilshtein.daniel on Jan 4, 2013
Latest reply on Jan 20, 2016 by Clive One
I need to sample 2 ADC channels at a rate of 200KHz I also need to sample another ADC channel at a rate of kHz.
Currently I use the same ADC (ADC3) for all 3 channels.
During the initialization, I supply the DMA with a buffer (of 9000 longs) and I set ADC_NbrOfConversion=3.
Everything looks fine (the whole buffer is filled)


The problem is that all channels are sampled with the same rate. Is there a way to sample the first two with a high rate and the other channel with lower rate? 
Is there a way of using different buffers (one buffer for the fast channels 1,2 and another buffer for the slow channel 3)?
When I look at the buffer I see:


Buff[0] = adc1_val
Buff[1] = adc2_val
Buff[2] = adc3_val
Buff[3] = adc1_val
Buff[4] = adc2_val
Buff[5] = adc3_val


I would like to see a buffer like that: 


Buff[0] = adc1_val
Buff[1] = adc2_val
Buff[2] = adc1_val
Buff[3] = adc2_val
Buff[4] = adc1_val
Buff[5] = adc2_val
Buff[6] = adc3_val
Buff[7] = adc1_val
Buff[8] = adc2_val
Buff[9] = adc1_val
Buff[10] = adc2_val
Buff[11] = adc1_val
Buff[12] = adc2_val
Buff[13] = adc3_val


Or two different buffers.

Here is the code i use to initialize the ADC:

void ADC_HW_Init(void)
{
  ADC_InitTypeDef       ADC_InitStructure;
  ADC_CommonInitTypeDef ADC_CommonInitStructure;
  DMA_InitTypeDef       DMA_InitStructure;
  GPIO_InitTypeDef      GPIO_InitStructure;


  RCC_AHB1PeriphClockCmd(RCC_AHB1Periph_DMA2 | RCC_AHB1Periph_GPIOF | RCC_AHB1Periph_GPIOA, ENABLE);
  
  RCC_APB2PeriphClockCmd(RCC_APB2Periph_ADC3, ENABLE);
  
  DMA_InitStructure.DMA_Channel = DMA_Channel_2;  
  DMA_InitStructure.DMA_PeripheralBaseAddr = (uint32_t)ADC3_DR_ADDRESS;
  DMA_InitStructure.DMA_Memory0BaseAddr =  (uint32_t)&val[0];
  DMA_InitStructure.DMA_DIR = DMA_DIR_PeripheralToMemory;
  DMA_InitStructure.DMA_BufferSize = 9000
  DMA_InitStructure.DMA_PeripheralInc = DMA_PeripheralInc_Disable;
  DMA_InitStructure.DMA_MemoryInc = DMA_MemoryInc_Enable;
  DMA_InitStructure.DMA_PeripheralDataSize = DMA_PeripheralDataSize_HalfWord;
  DMA_InitStructure.DMA_MemoryDataSize = DMA_MemoryDataSize_Word;
  DMA_InitStructure.DMA_Mode = DMA_Mode_Circular;
  DMA_InitStructure.DMA_Priority = DMA_Priority_High;
  DMA_InitStructure.DMA_FIFOMode = DMA_FIFOMode_Disable;
  DMA_InitStructure.DMA_FIFOThreshold = DMA_FIFOThreshold_HalfFull;
  DMA_InitStructure.DMA_MemoryBurst = DMA_MemoryBurst_Single;
  DMA_InitStructure.DMA_PeripheralBurst = DMA_PeripheralBurst_Single;
  DMA_Init(DMA2_Stream0, &DMA_InitStructure);
 
  GPIO_InitStructure.GPIO_Pin = GPIO_Pin_9;
  GPIO_InitStructure.GPIO_Mode = GPIO_Mode_AN;
  GPIO_InitStructure.GPIO_PuPd = GPIO_PuPd_NOPULL ;
  GPIO_Init(GPIOF, &GPIO_InitStructure);
  
  GPIO_InitStructure.GPIO_Pin = GPIO_Pin_0 | GPIO_Pin_2;
  GPIO_InitStructure.GPIO_Mode = GPIO_Mode_AN;
  GPIO_InitStructure.GPIO_PuPd = GPIO_PuPd_NOPULL ;
  GPIO_Init(GPIOA, &GPIO_InitStructure);


  ADC_CommonInitStructure.ADC_Mode = ADC_Mode_Independent;
  ADC_CommonInitStructure.ADC_Prescaler = ADC_Prescaler_Div2;
  ADC_CommonInitStructure.ADC_DMAAccessMode = ADC_DMAAccessMode_Disabled;
  ADC_CommonInitStructure.ADC_TwoSamplingDelay = ADC_TwoSamplingDelay_5Cycles;
  ADC_CommonInit(&ADC_CommonInitStructure);


  ADC_InitStructure.ADC_Resolution = ADC_Resolution_12b;
  ADC_InitStructure.ADC_ScanConvMode = ENABLE;
  ADC_InitStructure.ADC_ContinuousConvMode = ENABLE;;
  
  ADC_InitStructure.ADC_ExternalTrigConvEdge = ADC_ExternalTrigConvEdge_None;
  ADC_InitStructure.ADC_DataAlign = ADC_DataAlign_Right;
  ADC_InitStructure.ADC_NbrOfConversion = 3;
  ADC_InitStructure.ADC_ExternalTrigConv = 0;
  ADC_Init(ADC3, &ADC_InitStructure);


  ADC_RegularChannelConfig(ADC3, ADC_Channel_7, 1, ADC_SampleTime_56Cycles);
  ADC_RegularChannelConfig(ADC3, ADC_Channel_1, 2, ADC_SampleTime_56Cycles);
  ADC_RegularChannelConfig(ADC3, ADC_Channel_2, 3, ADC_SampleTime_56Cycles);


  ADC_DMARequestAfterLastTransferCmd(ADC3, ENABLE);
 

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