SWRS188C May   2017  – April 2020 AWR1243

PRODUCTION DATA.  

  1. 1Device Overview
    1. 1.1 Features
    2. 1.2 Applications
    3. 1.3 Description
    4. 1.4 Functional Block Diagram
  2. 2Revision History
  3. 3Device Comparison
    1. 3.1 Related Products
  4. 4Terminal Configuration and Functions
    1. 4.1 Pin Diagram
    2. 4.2 Signal Descriptions
      1. Table 4-1 Signal Descriptions
  5. 5Specifications
    1. 5.1 Absolute Maximum Ratings
    2. 5.2 ESD Ratings
    3. 5.3 Power-On Hours (POH)
    4. 5.4 Recommended Operating Conditions
    5. 5.5 Power Supply Specifications
    6. 5.6 Power Consumption Summary
    7. 5.7 RF Specification
    8. 5.8 Thermal Resistance Characteristics for FCBGA Package [ABL0161]
    9. 5.9 Timing and Switching Characteristics
      1. 5.9.1 Power Supply Sequencing and Reset Timing
      2. 5.9.2 Synchronized Frame Triggering
      3. 5.9.3 Input Clocks and Oscillators
        1. 5.9.3.1 Clock Specifications
      4. 5.9.4 Multibuffered / Standard Serial Peripheral Interface (MibSPI)
        1. 5.9.4.1 Peripheral Description
          1. Table 5-8  SPI Timing Conditions
          2. Table 5-9  SPI Slave Mode Switching Parameters (SPICLK = input, SPISIMO = input, and SPISOMI = output)
          3. Table 5-10 SPI Slave Mode Timing Requirements (SPICLK = input, SPISIMO = input, and SPISOMI = output)
        2. 5.9.4.2 Typical Interface Protocol Diagram (Slave Mode)
      5. 5.9.5 LVDS Interface Configuration
        1. 5.9.5.1 LVDS Interface Timings
      6. 5.9.6 General-Purpose Input/Output
        1. Table 5-12 Switching Characteristics for Output Timing versus Load Capacitance (CL)
      7. 5.9.7 Camera Serial Interface (CSI)
        1. Table 5-13 CSI Switching Characteristics
  6. 6Detailed Description
    1. 6.1 Overview
    2. 6.2 Functional Block Diagram
    3. 6.3 Subsystems
      1. 6.3.1 RF and Analog Subsystem
        1. 6.3.1.1 Clock Subsystem
        2. 6.3.1.2 Transmit Subsystem
        3. 6.3.1.3 Receive Subsystem
      2. 6.3.2 Host Interface
    4. 6.4 Other Subsystems
      1. 6.4.1 A2D Data Format Over CSI2 Interface
  7. 7Applications, Implementation, and Layout
    1. 7.1 Application Information
    2. 7.2 Short-, Medium-, and Long-Range Radar
    3. 7.3 Imaging Radar using Cascade Configuration
    4. 7.4 Reference Schematic
    5. 7.5 Layout
      1. 7.5.1 Layout Guidelines
      2. 7.5.2 Stackup Details
  8. 8Device and Documentation Support
    1. 8.1 Device Nomenclature
    2. 8.2 Tools and Software
    3. 8.3 Documentation Support
    4. 8.4 Support Resources
    5. 8.5 Trademarks
    6. 8.6 Electrostatic Discharge Caution
    7. 8.7 Glossary
  9. 9Mechanical, Packaging, and Orderable Information
    1. 9.1 Packaging Information

Package Options

Refer to the PDF data sheet for device specific package drawings

Mechanical Data (Package|Pins)
  • ABL|161
Thermal pad, mechanical data (Package|Pins)
Orderable Information

Device Comparison

FUNCTION AWR1243 AWR1443 AWR1642 AWR1843
Number of receivers 4 4 4 4
Number of transmitters 3 3 2 3(1)
On-chip memory 576KB 1.5MB 2MB
ASIL B-Targeted B-Targeted B-Targeted
Max I/F (Intermediate Frequency) (MHz) 15 5 5 10
Max real sampling rate (Msps) 37.5 12.5 12.5 25
Max complex sampling rate (Msps) 18.75 6.25 6.25 12.5
Processor
MCU (R4F) Yes Yes Yes
DSP (C674x) Yes Yes
Peripherals
Serial Peripheral Interface (SPI) ports 1 1 2 2
Quad Serial Peripheral Interface (QSPI) Yes Yes Yes
Inter-Integrated Circuit (I2C) interface 1 1 1
Controller Area Network (DCAN) interface Yes Yes Yes
CAN FD Yes Yes
Trace Yes Yes
PWM Yes Yes
Hardware In Loop (HIL/DMM) Yes Yes
GPADC Yes Yes Yes
LVDS/Debug Yes Yes Yes Yes
CSI2 Yes
Hardware accelerator Yes Yes
1-V bypass mode Yes Yes Yes Yes
Cascade (20-GHz sync)
JTAG Yes Yes Yes
Number of Tx that can be simultaneously used 2 2 2 3
Per chirp configurable Tx phase shifter Yes
Product status(2) PRODUCT PREVIEW (PP),
ADVANCE INFORMATION (AI),
or PRODUCTION DATA (PD)
PD PD PD PD
3 Tx Simultaneous operation is supported only in AWR1843 with 1V LDO bypass and PA LDO disable mode. In this mode 1V supply needs to be fed on the VOUT PA pin.
PRODUCTION DATA information is current as of publication date. Products conform to specifications per the terms of the Texas Instruments standard warranty. Production processing does not necessarily include testing of all parameters.