AD DA Converters

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

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

A/D Converters offer maximum sampling rate of 200 Msps.

May 19, 2015

Housed in 124-lead VTLA packages, Series MCP37DX0-200 and MCP372X0-200 feature 12- and 14-bit pipelined A/D converters with 67 dB SNR and over 96 dB SFDR. Converters operate at 338 mW including LVDS digital I/O for 12-bit devices and 348 mW for 14-bit devices. In addition to digital processing features, units include decimation filters for optimized SNR and phase, offset and gain adjustment. Data is available through serial DDR LVDS or parallel CMOS interface and configured via SPI. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

ADCs and DVGA promote optimal wideband equipment performance.

May 13, 2015

Offering 2 channels in 10 x 10 mm package, 16-bit ADS54J60 offers traits — >70 dBFS SNR at 1 GSPS, -159 dBFS/Hz noise floor, 86 dBc SFDR — that promote spectral purity and enable finding of weak signals in presence of large, unwanted blockers. As 14-bit, 500 MSPS ADC, ADS54J54 offers 4 channels in 9 x 9 mm package. Both ADCs work together with 4.5 GHz LMH6401 fully differential digital variable gain amplifier (DVGA) to provide optimal performance while reducing power and space requirements. Read More

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

AMC Board combines dual DACs and FPGA.

May 1, 2015

Suited for RADAR signal processing and jamming applications, Model AMC529 combines functionality of FPGA Carriers and digitizing FMCs. Board includes clock jitter cleaner and on-board clock generation as well as dual digital-to-analog converters that are rated 14-bit at 2.85 GSPS. On-board Virtex-7 FPGA has 3 banks of 144 Mbit QDR-II memory that is 36-bit wide plus 1 Gbit of 16-bit DDR3 memory. Additional features include IPMI Controller and clock holdover stability. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

DC/DC Converter Module offers up to 481 W/in.³ power density.

April 14, 2015

Incorporating all power handling components in 25.4 x 12.7 x 12.2 mm package, OKLP-X/60-W12A-C 60 A Power Block solution consists of non-isolated buck converter without PWM controller. Unit supports use with analog or digital PWM controllers and provides regulated 0.6–3.63 Vdc output of up to 60 A from 7–13.2 Vdc input. Suited to use in PoL applications, module delivers energy efficiency, rated at 12 Vin and 3.3 Vout, of 95% typ. Uses include powering FPGAs, ASICs, and MPUs. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

Dual ADC FMC features 12-bit @ 4.0 GSPS design.

April 7, 2015

Offering dynamic performance, FMC226 consists of dual-ADC, 12-bit at 4.0 GSPS module for RADAR, SIG-INT, wireless infrastructure, RF Sampling SDR, and other applications. FPGA Mezzanine Card (FMC) plugs into any VITA 57-compliant board, and ultra-low noise wideband PLL provides precision timing and clean signals. Analog input, clock input, and trigger inputs are routed via SSMC connectors; internal clock frequency is programmable; and clock can lock to external reference.<br /> Read More