DA Converters

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, 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, 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

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

Test & Measuring Instruments

DAC supports all wireless and mobile device frequency standards.

April 3, 2015

Offering dynamic range performance in 100–300 MHz band for complex IF transmitters, AD9154 quad-channel, 2.4 GSPS, 16-bit DAC includes on-chip PLL and 8-lane JESD204B interface. Feature set, which includes complex digital modulation, input-signal power detection, and gain/phase/offset compensation, lets designers use one device to meet all requirements in multicarrier GSM/LTE transmitters. Inclusion of several interpolation modes maximizes sampling rate of digital signal to Nyquist frequency. Read More

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

Digital-to-Analog Converters feature integrated EEPROM.

March 11, 2015

Housed in 8-pin TSSOP package, MCP47FEBXX Series includes single- and dual-channel models featuring I2C™ interface and 8-, 10-, or 12-bit resolution. Integrated EEPROM enables DAC settings to be recalled at power up for added system flexibility. Equipped with various shutdown modes to minimize device current consumption, converters are suitable for wireless microphones, mp3 player accessories, motor control, instrumentation, sensor calibration, and set point/offset trimming. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Programmable DAC facilitates bias generation, level setting.

March 4, 2015

Combining 16-bit data converter, ±2 ppm/°C 2.5 V reference, output buffer, and gain scaling function on-chip, AD5761R removes need for external components. This flexible, single-chip, universal output DAC facilitates design reuse across multifunctional end-equipment while enhancing system functionality through multiple output voltage ranges. Two dual DC/DC regulators power DAC, and users can generate bipolar 10 V outputs from single, low-voltage positive supply rail. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

VadaTech Releases New Xilinx All Programmable FPGA Carriers and Digitizers at Embedded World

March 2, 2015

Embedded World – VadaTech, a manufacturer of embedded boards and complete application-ready platforms, has announced two new high-performance AMC boards that utilize Xilinx All Programmable FPGAs. The AMC523 is a dual 16-bit 250 MSPS Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC) featuring a XC7K410T Kintex-7 FPGA from Xilinx.  The FPGA has an interface to the DDR3 memory, allowing for large buffer... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

Dual D/A Converter features high sampling rate.

February 23, 2015

Compliant to MicroTCA.4 specification for High Energy Physics, Model AMC523 provides sampling rate of 250 MS/s at 16-bit resolution. Unit comes in mid-size double module, routing x8 or dual x4 PCIe to backplane. Featuring Kintex-7 FPGA with 2 GB of DDR3 memory, module allows for large buffer sizes to be storing during processing and queuing data to host. DAC connects with MRT523 Rear Transition Module, and routes 12 channels of ADC signals from RTM to FPGA. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

FPGA Mezzanine Card combines A/D and D/A converter.

January 16, 2015

Compliant to VITA 57 specification, Model FMC525 combines 14-bit 5.7 Gsps D/A converter and 12-bit 4.0 Gsps A/D converter. DAC core is based on quad-switch architecture that enables dual-edge clocking operation, increasing DAC update rate to 5.7 Gsps when configured for Mix-Mode™ or 2x interpolation. Input sampling clock can be via front panel or on board wide-band PLL. Model FMC525 is suited for RADAR, LTE/Broadband communications systems, ATE, and video/broadcast uses. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Dual D/A Converters support emerging E-band frequencies.

October 23, 2014

Enabling support of E-band (71–76 GHz, 81–86 GHz) frequencies, 16-bit AD9136 and 11-bit AD9135 suit telecom system manufacturers requiring microwave frequencies in point-to-point wireless backhaul equipment. Max sample rate of 2.8 GSPS allows multicarrier generation up to Nyquist frequency. Supporting complex input data rates up to 2.12 GSPS per D/A converter using 8-lane, 10.6 Gbps JESD204B interface, products achieve better than -80 dBc SFDR and offer noise performance of -163 dBm/Hz. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

PXI-based 16-Channel Dynamic DAC reduces test development time.

October 10, 2014

Capable of supplying typical waveforms of up to +30 V, M9188A single-slot, unipolar DAC eliminates need for engineers to design and develop signal conditioning circuits for applications requiring up to +30 V. DAC provides variable current source, such as DC, and pulse waveforms of up to +20 mA, eliminating need for additional current transformer or source measure unit. With 1 MB available memory per channel, DAC can behave as basic arbitrary waveform generator. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Replace 20 Discrete Chips with One Configurable Data Converter

June 24, 2014

Maxim Integrated's flexible data converter is ideal for base stations, industrial control and automation. SAN JOSE, Calif. — Now engineers can mix and match 20 ADCs, 20 DACs or 20 High voltage digital I/O pins in any order using the MAX11300, the new mixed-signal PIXI™ technology from Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: MXIM). Designers often work with application-specific... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Quad-Channel 16-Bit IF DAC has programmable interpolation rate.

June 6, 2014

Enabling wideband and multiband wireless applications, AD9144 comes in 12 x 12 mm, 88-lead LFCSP and draws 1.5 W. While 82 dBc SFDR and max sample rate of 2.8 GSPS permit multicarrier generation up to Nyquist frequency, -164 dBm/Hz noise spectral density enables building of higher dynamic range transmitters. SFDR and distortion levels provide synthesis of wideband signals from baseband to high intermediate frequencies. For 6 carrier GSM IMD, DAC operates at 77 dBc at 75 MHZ IF. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Digital-to-Analog Converter offers 14-bit at 2.5 GSa/sec.

May 30, 2014

Supplied in FPGA Mezzanine Card format that conforms to VITA 57 specifications, Model FMC223 features TRIG Out, CLK In, and Analog Out, along with Multi-IO LVDS connector and status LEDs on front panel. Mezzanine offers 8, 16, 32, or 72 QAM for amplitude modulation, while RF Phased Locked Loop synthesizer provides optimized linearity and band flatness performance. Read More

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

Precison DACs reduce board space and increase accuracy.

May 15, 2014

Offering max total unadjusted error of 0.1%, DAC8760 series enables engineers to increase accuracy and performance of PLC I/O modules, field sensors and transmitters, and building automation systems while decreasing overall system size. Simultaneous voltage and current outputs afford system designers flexibility to use either one or both outputs. Each device includes voltage output, 4–20 mA output, precision reference, and LDO along with watchdog timer and cyclic redundancy check. Read More

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

ASUSTOR Announces Compatibility for ASUS Xonar Series USB DAC Devices

April 24, 2014

ASUSTOR integrates four USB DAC devices from ASUS including the Xonar Essence III, Xonar Essence One, Xonar Essence STU and Xonar U3, providing users with a rich and full hi-fi listening experience. Taipei, Taiwan, – ASUSTOR Inc., a leading innovator and provider of network storage solutions, announced today that it has added support for USB digital-to-analog audio converters (DAC) giving... Read More