DA Converters

Test & Measuring Instruments, Electrical Equipment & Systems

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

Test & Measuring Instruments, Electronic Components & Devices

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

Test & Measuring Instruments, Electronic Components & Devices

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, Electrical Equipment & Systems

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, Electronic Components & Devices

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

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

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

Test & Measuring Instruments

JESD204B-Compatible, 16-bit DAC runs at up to 2.5 GSPS.

January 30, 2014

Suited for multimode 2G/3G/4G cellular base stations, 2.5 GSPS DAC38J84 (4-channel) supports JEDEC JESD204B serial interface standard for data converters up to 12.5 Gbps. Pin-compatible 16-bit DAC38J82 (2-channel) runs at 2.5 GSPS. Dual independent transmit paths of DAC38J84, which also integrates multi-band summation block, provide up to 1 GHz of complex information bandwidth each. DAC37J84 consumes 1,100 mW at common wireless base station condition of 1.474 GSPS (1,612 mW at 2.458 GSPS). Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Electrical Equipment & Systems

D/A Converters feature 3 µs fast output settling time.

November 15, 2013

Housed in hermetically sealed, 24-pin DDIP or SMT gull-wing ceramic package, 12-bit DAC-88 Series features guaranteed monotonicity and is 100% tested for performance across 1 of 3 specified temperature ranges of 0 to +70°C, -40 to +100°C, or -55 to +125°C. Output range is programmable to 20 V, and includes bipolar options as well. Featuring input register for versatility, converters come in commercial and military/high-reliability versions as well as RoHS and non-RoHS versions. Read More

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

HDMI to VGA Converter Cable eliminates need for converter box.

October 21, 2013

With Model HD-VGA-CNVTR-2M-MM, users can convert digital HDMI signal to analog VGA video with single cable. Unit supports HDTV resolutions to 1080p and computer resolutions to 1920 x 1200. With thickness of 0.16 in., flat 2 m cable is suited for tight spaces. One end has male HDMI connector and other has male 15-pin HD connector. Cable does not require power supply and provides DDC support. HDCP content does not pass through as VGA signals are unencrypted. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

DAC Module suits beamforming and waveform generation.

July 30, 2013

Offering multichannel synchronous operation, Cobalt® Model 71670 delivers 4 independent analog outputs, each through its own digital upconverter, and 16-bit D/A with sampling rates to 1.25 GHz. On-board Xilinx Virtex-6 FPGA contains factory-installed IP that provides waveform playback for output signals up to 250 MHz. Front-panel connector accepts 5 or 10 MHz reference clock to phase lock internal VCXO. Providing 2 gigabit serial connectors, module complies with VITA 42.0 XMC specification. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Electronic Components & Devices

Antenna Tuning Circuit supports MIPI Alliance RFFE standard.

April 10, 2013

Supplied in 0.4 mm pitch, 0.6 mm high chip-scale package, STHVDAC-304MF3 has 4-channel output for adjusting up to 4 tunable BST capacitors in antenna-matching circuits of multi-band GSM/WCDMA/3G-LTE smartphones. Product comprises high-voltage DAC for generating capacitor-tuning voltages from 2–20 V and is controlled via RF Front End (RFFE)-compliant, 1.8 V interface. Standard features include trigger- mode for time critical application, and shutdown mode to help extend battery life. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Electronic Components & Devices

Commercial DAC offers sample rate of 25 GS/s.

March 26, 2013

With 10-bit resolution and dynamic ranges up to -80 dBc narrowband and -60 dBc wideband, Model TDAC-25 powers AWG 70000 arbitrary waveform generators and is available for use in embedded systems used in defense, commercial aerospace, medical, and coherent optical communications. In RF-based applications, ASIC supports direct-generation of wideband signals, minimizing complexity through elimination of DAC arrays and frequency conversion blocks. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Electronic Components & Devices

Tunable RF Components support mobile data demands.

March 14, 2013

Offered in WLCSP and QFN packages, TCP-30xx PTIC Series features tuning range of 4:1 and capacitance from 1.2–8.2 pF. PTICs allow efficient use of smartphone's power amplifier to minimize current drain. TCC-103 PTIC Control IC, designed to work with PTICs, provides control and bias in tunable solution. Digital-to-analog IC includes boost converter with 3 programmable outputs up to 24 V, and interface that allows independent control of multiple tuning elements from single MIPI/SPI bus element. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Electronic Components & Devices

D/A Converter provides ±2-LSB INL relative accuracy.

March 1, 2013

Operating from single 2.7–5.5 V supply, nanoDAC® AD5689R includes SPI interface, 2.5 V, 2 ppm/°C internal reference, and useful pin functions such as VLOGIC facilitating 1.8, 3, and 5 V logic levels. Dual, 16-bit converter features total unadjusted error of 2 mV, eliminating need for initial calibration and adjustment. Housed in 3 x 3 mm, 16-lead LFCSP or 16-lead TSSOP, device offers high drive capability of 20 mA, 0.5 V from supply rails and provides 4 KV HBM ESD rating. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Electronic Components & Devices

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

Test & Measuring Instruments, Electronic Components & Devices

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, Electronic Components & Devices

Integrated DAC supports industrial test and measurement.

November 19, 2012

Available in a 24-pin TSOP package, 18-bit MAX5318 integrates output and reference buffer amplifier, providing high-precision voltage source for industrial test and measurement, factory automation, and process control. Unit features fast settling time of 3 µs and ±2 LSB accuracy over -40 to +105°C temperature range. Negative supply option allows full INL and DNL performance down to 0 V. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Electronic Components & Devices

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

Test & Measuring Instruments, Electronic Components & Devices

Fully Isolated ADC ensures energy meter magnetic immunity.

October 8, 2012

Designed for polyphase energy metering applications, ADE7913 sigma-delta ADC incorporates iCoupler® and isoPower® technologies to implement isolated signal transfer and DC/DC power conversion across 5 kV-rated insulation barrier. This enables use of shunt resistor sensing elements, providing immunity to magnetic field interference and tampering. Along with one current channel and 2 voltage channels, IC features temperature sensor, voltage reference, voltage regulator, and SPI. Read More