DA Converters

Test & Measuring Instruments

A/D and D/A Modules feature 3U VPX and PCIe form factors.

August 31, 2016

Consisting of FMC installed on either of 2 Flexor FMC carriers with Virtex-7 FPGAs, FlexorSet™ Model 5973-313 for 3U VPX and Model 7070-313 for PCIe platforms are multichannel, high-speed data converter sub-systems with highly programmable analog I/O signal interface and support for signal bandwidths up to 100 MHz. Flexor Model 3312 FMC features four 250 MHz, 16-bit A/Ds and two 800 MHz, 16-bit D/As, which are supported with matching DDCs and interpolation filters as IP installed in FPGA. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

DATEL Digital-to-Analog Converter features -75dB of total harmonic distortion.

August 25, 2016

Available in 14-bit resolution and housed in 28-pin plastic TSSOP package, DAC-1412SE DAC-1412SM feature ±1.5 LSB of Differential Non-Linearity, ±2.0 of Integral Non-Linearity. Operating on a single supply voltage of +2.7 to 5.25 Volts, the "sleep mode" feature minimizes power consumption to 20µA. Capable of operating in temperatures of -40C to +105°C or -55 to + 125°C respectively, the edge-triggered CMOS input latches offer enhanced performance. Read More

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

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 formulti-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, 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 sizes...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

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 devices...Read More

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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