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Analog Devices Inc

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electronic components & devices

Clock IC optimizes JESD204B serial interface functionality.

December 10, 2014

Intended for GSPS data converter applications, Model AD9528 delivers low-power, multi-output, clock distribution function with low-jitter performance, along with on-chip, 2-stage PLL and VCO. Device provides JESD204B-compatible subclass 1 SYSREF and deterministic latency clocking signals and supports options for SYSREF signal generation. When connected to recovered system reference clock and VCXO, AD9528 generates 12 low-noise outputs from 1–400 MHz, and 2 high-speed outputs at up to 1.25 GHz. Read More

test & measuring instruments

Analog-to-Digital Converter operates up to 175°C.

October 16, 2014

With sample rates up to 600 KSPS, 16-bit AD7981 PulSAR® A/D Converter is suited for wide bandwidth sonic and vibration measurement as well as low-power, lower-bandwidth pressure and temperature sensing. Device maximizes battery life in harsh environments by scaling power linearly with sample rate, using 4.65 mW at full speed of 600 KSPS and 70 µW at 10 KSPS. Housed in 10-lead MSOP package, Model AD7981 features typical performance of ±0.7 LSB INL and 91 dB SNR. Read More

electronic components & devices, mechanical power transmission

Low-Power Rail-To-Rail Amplifiers drive 12-, 14-, and 16-bit ADCs.

October 1, 2014

Intended for high-speed DAQ applications, ADA4805-1 (single) and ADA4805-2 (dual) amplifiers come in SC70, SOT23, MSOP, and LFCSP package options. Dynamic Power Scaling feature lets user dynamically manage power consumption by shutting down amplifier between analog-to-digital converter samples. Along with slew rate of 160 V/µsec, 100 MHz ADA4805-1 and ADA4805-2 offer low noise (5.9 nV/&radic;Hz at 100 kHz) and low distortion (-102 dBc/-116 dBc HD2/HD3 at 100 kHz) while consuming 1.5 mW.<br /> Read More

communication systems & equipment, materials & material processing, test & measuring instruments

SDR Rapid Prototyping Kit supports MIMO wireless transceivers.

August 8, 2014

Featuring FPGA mezzanine card with dual 2 x 2 AD9361 RF transceivers, Model AD-FMCOMMS5-EBZ enables rapid prototyping of 4 x 4 multiple-input multiple-output wireless transceiver applications on Xilinx® Zynq®-7000 All Programmable SoC development platforms. Software-defined radio prototyping kit also includes reference designs, design and simulation tools for MathWorks, hardware description language code, and device drivers for Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoCs. Read More

electrical equipment & systems

Current-to-Digital Converter Module simplifies CT scanner design.

August 4, 2014

Reducing complexity of CT scanner system design, ADAS1131 embeds 256 integrators, simultaneous sample-and-hold circuitry, and 2 high-speed ADCs with configurable sampling rates. Module also incorporates all associated internal buffers as well as decoupling and by-pass capacitors for data acquisition. With 0.8 mm pitch, 15 mm² BGA package can be mounted on standard PCB substrate. This 256-channel, 24-bit current-to-digital converter module consumes 3 mW per channel at any throughput. Read More

computer hardware & peripherals

Industrial DSPs serve imaging, audio, automotive applications.

June 23, 2014

Delivering 800 MMACS of processing power at <100 mW, ADSP-BF70x Blackfin® processor series includes 8 models with up to 1 MB internal SRAM. Second configuration features optional DDR memory interface. For always-on safety critical applications, DSPs come in single 12 x 12 QFN or 12 x 12 BGA packages and provide data integrity with parity and ECC-protected memory circuitry. Flexibility and functionality are provided via USB, SDIO, CAN, ePPI, SPORT, and QuadSPI connectivity options. Read More

electrical equipment & systems, electronic components & devices

Power Management ICs target RF agile radios and FPGAs.

March 13, 2014

Housed in 7 x 7 mm, 48-lead LFCSP package, ADP505x Series combines 4 buck switching regulators (4 A, 4 A, 1.2 A, and 1.2 A) with one 200 mA low dropout regulator, providing power density of 25 W in 310 mm² PCB area. All 4 switching regulators operate over wide input voltage range of 4.5&ndash;15 V and are synchronized to single clock with programmable range of 250 kHz to 1.4 MHz. Programmable phase shifts of 0°, 90°, 180°, 270° on each buck regulator minimize input ripple. Read More

computer hardware & peripherals, electronic components & devices

RF Transceiver targets software-defined radio designs.

October 29, 2013

Operating from 70 MHz to 6 GHz, AD9361 RF Agile Transceiver integrates RF front end, mixed-signal baseband section, frequency synthesizers, 2 ADCs, and 2 direct conversion receivers. Unit supports channel bandwidth from less than 200 kHz to 56 MHz. Housed in 10 x 10 mm CSPBGA package, device enables programmable radio applications that operate over wide range of modulation schemes and network specifications such as defense electronics, instrumentation equipment, and communications infrastructure. Read More

electronic components & devices, sensors, monitors & transducers

Power Detector offers optimal frequency performance, flexibility.

April 2, 2013

Supplied in 4 x 4 mm, 16-lead LFCSP, ADL5906 TruPwr&trade; RMS Power Detector requires single supply of 5 V and few capacitors and can be driven with single-ended or differential input drive. Detector supports RMS-to-DC conversion from 10 MHz to 10 GHz and offers single-ended ±1 dB detection range of up to 67 dB at 2,140 MHz without requiring balun or external input matching. Response-independent of waveform types, product operates from -55 to +125°C and offers power-down capability to 250 µA. Read More

electronic components & devices, test & measuring instruments

Dual 16-bit, 1.6 GSPS DAC synthesizes wideband signals.

December 28, 2012

Supplied in 72-lead, 10 x 10 mm LFCSP, AD9142 has dual DAC data interface that supports word and byte load as well as on-chip 32-bit NCO that allows flexible placement of IF carrier. Programmable interpolation rate, sample rates, and fine NCO modulation affords flexibility when choosing DAC output frequencies. Operating with on-chip PLL at DAC output frequency of 200 MHz, DAC delivers 79 dB ACLR for 6-carrier GSM applications. Interpolation filters offer selectable factors of 2, 4, and 8. Read More

electronic components & devices, test & measuring instruments

D/A Converters integrate complex waveform generation function.

December 14, 2012

Integrating on-chip SRAM and direct digital synthesis, quad-channel 12-bit Model AD9106 and single-channel 14-bit Model AD9102 generate multichannel complex waveforms required for ultrasound transducer excitation, portable/medical instrumentation, signal generators, and arbitrary waveform generators. Units feature -140 dBc/Hz phase noise at 1 kHz offset, 180 MSPS, 8 mA. Operating up to 180 MHz with 24-bit tuning word, on-chip DDS allows 10.8 Hz/LSB frequency resolution. Read More

test & measuring instruments

Sigma-Delta ADC achieves 50 kSPS multi-channel scan rate.

December 10, 2012

Designed for process automation and instrumentation systems, 24-bit AD7176-2 features high-precision, on-chip peripherals, including 2.5 V, ±2.5 ppm/°C reference and ±2.5% internal oscillator. Multiplexed device provides up to 90 dB 50 Hz and 60 Hz line frequency rejection using 50 Hz and 60 Hz rejection filters. Measured on single channel, converter delivers as many as 17.2 noise-free bits at 250 kSPS and 22 noise-free bits at 5 SPS. Product comes in 24-lead TSSOP package and consumes 7.8 mA. Read More

electronic components & devices

Switching Regulators offer over 95% conversion efficiency.

December 5, 2012

Supplied in 4 x 4 mm, 24-lead LFCSP, ADP2384 (4 A) and ADP2386 (6 A) 20 V DC/DC regulators respectively integrate 44 and 11 m&Omega; on-resistance power MOSFETs, accept 4.5&ndash;20 V input, and offer 0.6&ndash;18 V output range with 1% voltage accuracy. Current limit protection allows use of smaller inductors, and switching frequency can be synchronized to external clock. Operating over -40 to +125°C junction temperature range, 168 mm² solutions also provide precision-enable input and power-good output. Read More


Isolated DC/DC Converters are supplied in 20-lead SSOP.

November 26, 2012

Using isoPower® isolated DC/DC converter technology, ADuM5010, ADuM6010, ADuM521x, and ADuM621x deliver up to 150 mW of output power; ADuM521x and ADuM621x also integrate 2 channels of iCoupler® data isolation technology. All 100 Mbps converters provide regulated, isolated power, adjustable between 3.15 and 5.25 V. While ADuM5010/ADuM521x are certified for 2.5 kV rms (1 min) isolation, ADuM6010/ADuM621x are certified for 3.75 kV rms (1 min) isolation. Read More

electronic components & devices, test & measuring instruments

RF D/A Converters support 1-158 CATV carriers.

October 22, 2012

Supporting data rates up to 2.8 GSPS, DOCSIS 3.0-compliant 14-bit Model AD9129 and 11-bit Model AD9119 synthesize entire downstream cable spectrum from single RF port. Model AD9129, featuring quad-switch architecture, enables dual-edge clocking operation, increasing converter update rate to 5.6 GSPS when configured for mix-mode or 2x interpolation mode. Device dissipates 1.1 W at full 2.8 GSPS update rate and has dual-port, source-synchronous LVDS interface to host FPGA or ASIC. Read More

electronic components & devices

Metrology Chipset ensures energy meter magnetic immunity.

October 8, 2012

Able to compute active, reactive, and apparent energies for class 0.5 meters, ADE7978 chipset consists of ADE7978, 3-phase metrology IC combined with up to 4 ADE7933, 3-channel, sigma-delta, fully isolated ADC ICs. Latter incorporates iCoupler® and isoPower® technologies to implement isolated signal transfer and DC/DC power conversion across 5 kV-rated insulation barrier, enabling use of shunt resistor sensing elements to provide immunity to magnetic field interference and tampering. Read More


Software IDE reduces processor development time.

September 26, 2012

As software development platform for Blackfin® and SHARC® processors, CrossCore® Embedded Studio (CCES) provides C/C++ and assembly editing environment with plug-in support for drivers and services including Ethernet, USB, algorithmic software modules, and OS. Along with integrated multicore development and debug features, platform offers support for Micrium&rsquo;s embedded software components: µC/OS-IIITM Real-Time Kernel, µC/USB DeviceTM Stack, and µC/FSTM File System. Read More

electrical equipment & systems, electronic components & devices

DC-DC Switching Controller offers voltage tracking.

September 24, 2012

Configurable as voltage-mode or current-mode controller, depending on application and preference, Model ADP1851 features wide input from 2.75&ndash;20 V, which allows operation from 3.3, 5, and 12 V voltage rails. Synchronization function eliminates potential beat frequencies and can be used to reduce input current ripple using phase-shift synchronization. Housed in 16-lead, 4 x 4 mm LFCSP package, synchronous, step-down controller also has tracking capability that enables controlled start-up. Read More

electrical equipment & systems

ADC with Internal Reference draws 349 µA typ operating at 1 MSPS.

September 10, 2012

With internal 2.5 V reference, AD7091R 12-bit, 1 MSPS SAR (successive approximation register) ADC is designed for USB- or battery-powered DAQ modules, handheld meters, field instruments, energy harvesting applications, and medical devices. Power automatically scales with throughput, and unit draws 264 nA power down current and 21.6 µA standby current. Operating from 2.7-5.25 V, DAC offers DC Accuracy of ±1 LSB INL and achieves 4.5 ppm/°C reference temperature coefficient. Read More

communication systems & equipment, electronic components & devices

Dual Clock Translator IC supports wired network applications.

August 1, 2012

Addressing timing requirements of high-speed OTN de-mapping applications and high-density line cards, Model AD9559 simultaneously supports different frequencies for wired communications applications, including synchronous Ethernet, SONET/SDH, 1/10/100G Ethernet, and Fiber Channel. Quad-input programmable translator synchronously converts any standard input frequency to any standard output frequency at up to 1.25 GHz with sub-400-fs RMS total jitter over 12 kHz to 20 MHz integration bandwidth. Read More

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