AD DA Converters

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Digital-to-Analog Converter supports smartphone testing.

August 10, 2016

With audio to 6 GHz frequency coverage and 12 GSPS update rate, 16-bit Model AD9164 supports high-resolution radar images for designers of military and commercial radar, as well as fast and accurate testing for precision instrumentation, such as smartphone testers. On-chip direct digital synthesizer ensures phase-coherent fast frequency hopping of less than 300 ns for up to 32 frequencies. In addition, converter features 2x interpolator, which enables configurability for lower data rates. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Integrated BERT and DAC tests 400 GbE designs.

August 8, 2016

Generating clean eye diagrams at up to 128 Gbps/channel, integrated Signal Quality Analyzer MP1800A BERT and G0361A 64 Gbaud 2-bit D/A Converter enables engineers to verify that high-speed devices, modules, and network systems are in compliance with industry standards, including 400 GbE and CEI-56G. With dual-channel 2x1 multiplexing function in input section, G0361A can generate signals from 32 Gbit/s x 4CH NRZ to 128G PAM4 (64 Gbaud), supporting expansion to 128G PAM4. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

D/A Converter optimizes television viewing experience.

July 13, 2016

Featuring 2.5 GHz bandwidth, 16-bit, 12 GSPS Model AD9162 exceeds 1.794 GHz optional future requirement specified by cable industry’s DOCSIS 3.1 standard. Dynamic range of -82 dBc SFDR at -167 dBm/Hz NSD allows designers to synthesize signals across wide frequency spectrum from direct-to-RF up to 6 GHz. Converter supports all wireless communications infrastructure protocols (WCDMA, LTE, LTE-A, and point-to-point), enabling advanced multiband and multi-standard radio designs.
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Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Sigma-Delta 24-Bit ADCs improve signal quality monitoring.

June 10, 2016

Targeting wide-bandwidth, high-density instrumentation, energy, and healthcare applications, simultaneous sampling AD7768 series includes power scalable modulator and digital filter on each channel to enable synchronized, precise measurement of AC and DC signals. Respective 8 and 4 channels of AD7768 and AD7768-4 help expand end-product density, while ability to detect harmonic distortion over wide bandwidth allows for detection and diagnosis of grid imbalance. Sample output rate is 256 kSPS. Read More

Software, Test & Measuring Instruments

DC Coupled High-Speed Digitizer runs at 10 GS/s.

June 3, 2016

Featuring 2 channels with 10-bit resolution across 2.5 GHz bandwidth, U5310A PCIe® High-Speed Digitizer allows capture of fast transients with high fidelity. Unit offers simultaneous sampling at up to 5 GS/s, and 10 GS/s in interleaved mode. ADC card is designed for embedded OEM applications such as medical research, analytical time-of-flight, environmental monitoring, ultrasonic non-destructive testing, semiconductor testing, and distributed strain temperature sensors. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

COTS-Grade 12-Bit, 8-Channel ADCs have low-power design.

May 26, 2016

Supplied in 16-pin, plastic TSSOP, ADS-429 Series features no missing codes, ±0.5 LSB differential non-linearity, and ±0.5 integral non-linearity. Architecture includes sample-hold, successive approximation A/D and SPI-compatible serial interface. Requiring +2.7 to 5.25 V supply for operation, series offers 73 dB SNR and -85 dB THD. Power consumption of 3 mA typ and 8 µA in sleep mode suits low-power and battery-operated, multi-channel DAQ systems in military/airborne/aerospace applications. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

Software Radio Modules leverage TI ADC32RF45 ADC.

May 20, 2016

Featuring Texas Instruments (TI) ADC32RF45 dual 14-bit, 3 GSPS ADC converter, FlexorSet® 5973-320 for 3U VPX and FlexorSet 7070-320 for PCIe consist of Flexor Model 3320 configurable 2-channel A/D and 2-channel D/A FMC installed on either of 2 carriers. FPGA IP, contained on carriers for A/D acquisition and D/A waveform generation, is optimized to match features of FMC, while software development tools accelerate application development and market introduction. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Dual-Channel ADC provides direct RF sampling.

May 20, 2016

Supporting RF inputs up to 4 GHz, 14-bit Model ADC32RF45 enables direct RF signal conversion in first, second, and third Nyquist zones, minimizing filter complexity. Converter detects weakest signals with noise-spectral density of -155 dBFS/Hz, and offers signal-to-noise ratio of 58.5 dB at 1.8 GHz input frequency. With 3 GSPS max sample rate, ADC delivers instantaneous 1.5 GHz/channel bandwidth, enabling engineers to implement wideband in-phase and quadrature-component receivers beyond 2.5 GHz. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Future Electronics Promotes CMOS Ultra Low Power Digital Gas Sensors from Cambridge

February 4, 2016

Pointe Claire, Quebec - Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, recently announced immediate shipping availability for Cambridge's CMOS CCS811 ultra low power digital gas sensors for monitoring indoor air quality. The CCS811 is an ultra-low power digital gas sensor solution which integrates an industry leading gas sensor solution with a microcontroller... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

DACs with Integrated EEPROM retain settings without power.

December 8, 2015

Comprised of 6 models in 10-pin MSOP, MCP48FEBXX series offers integrated EEPROM to save DAC settings at power-down. Alternatively, MCP48FVBXX series serves applications that do not require integrated memory. These single- and dual-channel DACs feature 8-, 10-, and 12-bit resolution and SPI serial interface. While minimized Differential Nonlinearity (DNL) error sustains monotonic output, minimized Integral Nonlinearity (INL) error promotes linearity. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Rugged EW Wideband DRFM, ADC/DAC Transceiver and FPGA Processing Solutions Displayed By Curtiss-Wright at AOC 2015

December 3, 2015

Features In-Booth Demonstration of the 12 GSPS CHAMP-WB-DRFM Quick Start Kit and the Compact 3U 2-4GSPS VPX3-530 Wideband DRFM System AOC International Symposium (Booth #134), Washington, D.C. – Curtiss-Wright Corporation today announced that its Defense Solutions division will display its latest industry leading commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) solutions designed for use in demanding EW and... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Isolation Amplifiers utilize delta-sigma AD converter.

November 13, 2015

Able to detect small electric current and voltage fluctuations, Models TLP7820 and TLP7920 are suitable for use in inverters, servo amplifiers, robots, and power supplies. Delta-sigma ADC at input side enables linearity of 0.02% (typ.) @ NL (200) for analog output products and 3LSB (typ.) @ INL for digital output products. With Common-Mode Transient Immunity of 20 kV/µs, optical coupled amplifiers offer stable operation in electrically noisy environments. Isolation voltage is 5,000 Vrms (min). Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

A/D and D/A Converters utilize Virtex-7 FPGAs.

October 30, 2015

Suited for radar, communications, and DAQ applications, FlexorSet Model 5973-324 for 3U VPX and Model 7070-324 for PCIe consist of Flexor Model 3324 4-channel A/D and 4-channel D/A FMC installed on either of 2 carriers. Carriers contain Pentek FPGA intellectual property for A/D acquisition and D/A waveform playback, which is matched to four 500 MHz, 16-bit A/Ds and four 1.5 GHz, 16-bit D/As with digital up-converters on FMC. Software development tools enable rapid application development. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Test & Measuring Instruments

Altera DOCSIS 3.1 Remote PHY Design Enables Distributed Cable Networks

October 14, 2015

San Jose, Calif. – Altera Corporation (NASDAQ: ALTR) is attending the SCTE Cable Expo in New Orleans, October 13-16 (Booth #3135), to demonstrate a new, flexible and upgradeable silicon solution for multi-service operators (MSOs) that enables the next-generation of cable architectures at the same low power consumption levels as ASICs. The Altera DOCSIS Remote (MAC) PHY design, which is being... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

FMC Subsystems offer optical interface solutions.

September 30, 2015

Combining performance of Virtex-7 and optical interconnects with flexibility of multichannel FMC data converter, FlexorSet™ Series creates complete radar and software radio sub-system. FlexorSet Model 5973-312 for 3U VPX and Model 7070-312 for PCIe, utilize Flexor Model 3312 4-Channel A/D and D/A FMC installed on either of 2 Flexor FMC carriers. Both are pre-configured with IP, providing built-in functions for data capture, synchronization, time tagging and formatting. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Thermocouple-Conditioning IC conserves design effort, space.

September 4, 2015

Supplied in 5 x 5 mm, 20-lead mQFN package, MCP9600 combines precision instrumentation, temperature sensor, and Hi-Res ADC as well as math engine preprogrammed with firmware to support K, J, T, N, S, E, B and R thermocouple types. Plug-and-play solution for creating thermocouple-based designs also integrates cold-junction compensation, temperature-data digital filter, 4 user-programmable temperature alert outputs, and multiple shutdown modes. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Load Balancer ADCs offer increased throughput and port count.

July 31, 2015

Load Balancer ADC models 340 (4-port), 440 (4-port), and 540 (8-port) help organizations deploy hardware-based server load balancing to critical internal IT and customer-facing applications. Additionally, model 840 (8-port) includes hardware-based SSL acceleration to support higher transactions per second for high performance web application security and SSL offloading. Respective throughputs for models 340, 440, 540, and 840 are 1.2, 2, 4, and 10 Gbps. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Analog-to-Digital Converters integrate fault detection.

July 23, 2015

Housed in 9.7 x 6.4 mm TSSOP, Models ADS1262/ADS1263 provide 32-bit resolution and low noise of 7 nV(RMS) at 2.5 SPS, enabling measurement of small signals, which is essential for bridge applications where typical full-scale signals are 10 mV or less. ADS1262 integrates programmable gain amplifier, 2.5 V reference, oscillator, level shifter, temperature sensor, dual-excitation current sources, and 8 GPIO pins. ADS1263 adds auxiliary 24-bit delta-sigma ADC. Max output data rate is 38 kSPS for both. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Analog-to-Digital Converter provides 8 channels at 2.6 GSPS.

June 2, 2015

Based on Virtex-7 FPGA and 4-core PowerPC, Model ATC136 provides 10-bit at 2.6 GSPS performance and also has single DAC, 14-bit at 2.8 GSPS. Board is equipped with 64-bit DDR3 memory (4 Gb on FPGA and 4 GB on PowerPC) as well as Flash memory and removable MicroSD card. Front panel ports include 8 SMA, JTAG, dual RJ-45, Clock-In/Sync Out, and dual MicroUSB. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

MAZeT Amplifies Signals Delivered by Optoelectronic Sensors

May 26, 2015

Transimpedance Amplifiers and Current-to-Digital Converters Turn even Minute Signal Levels into Measurable Signals Quickly and Dynamically Jena, Germany – Integrated signal amplifiers and converters from MAZeT GmbH, specialized in the development and custom production of embedded systems and optoelectronics, convert sensor signals from optical sensors in high resolution and for the... Read More