Interface

Ethernet Retimers, Redrivers/Repeaters and MUX Buffers – Applications

Front port

Extend your reach with TI's low latency, low power front port and active cable solutions.

Key portfolio highlights

  • Extends cable reach, meets SFF-8431 and nPPI requirements
  • Supports optical and direct attach copper (DAC)
  • Low latency
  • Port duplication/redundancy
  • Eliminates external reference clock
  • Single power supply

Featured front port application notes

front port

Featured front port devices

Device
# Channels
Data Rate (Gbps)
Package (mm)

Repeaters

DS280BR820 8 Up to 28.125 8x13 BGA
DS280MB810 8 Up to 28.125 8x13 BGA
DS280BR810 8 Up to 28.125 8x13 BGA
DS125BR820 8 Up to 12.5 10x5.5 WQFN

Retimers

DS280DF810 8 20.2 to 28.4 8x13 BGA
DS250DF410 4 20.6 to 25.8 6x6 BGA
DS250DF810 8 20.6 to 25.8 8x13 BGA
DS100DF410 4 10.3125 7x7 WQFN
DS125DF410 4 9.8 to 12.5 7x7 WQFN
DS125DF111 2 9.8 to 12.5 4x4 WQFN
DS110DF111 2 8.5 to 11.3 4x4 WQFN
DS110DF410 4 8.5 to 11.3 7x7 WQFN

Mux Buffers

DS100MB203 Dual 2:1, 1:2 Up to 10.3125 10x5.5 WQFN

Backplane

With customizable data rates and multi-protocol support, TI offers a number of low power solutions to extend backplane reach.

Key portfolio highlights

  • Repeaters transparently support link training
  • Retimers reset jitter budget
  • +36 dB reach extension
  • Simplifies system tuning
  • Flexible signal routing enabling high-density PCBs
  • Minimizes impact of crosstalk
backplane

Featured backplane devices

Device
# Channels
Data Rate (Gbps)
Package (mm)

Repeaters

DS280BR820 8 Up to 28 8x13 BGA
DS280MB810 8 Up to 28 8x13 BGA
DS280BR810 8 Up to 28 8x13 BGA
DS125BR820 8 Up to 12.5 10x5.5 WQFN
DS100KR800
8 Up to 10.3125 10x5.5 WQFN
DS100KR401
8 Up to 10.3125
10x5.5 WQFN

Retimers

DS280DF810
8 20.6 to 25.8 8x13 BGA
DS250DF410
4 20.6 to 25.8 6x6 BGA
DS250DF810
8 20.6 to 25.8
8x13 BGA
DS125DF1610
16 9.8 to 12.5 15x15 BGA

Mux Buffers

DS125MB203
Dual 2:1, 1:2
Up to 12.5 10x5.5 WQFN
DS100MB203
Dual 2:1, 1:2 Up to 10.3125 10x5.5 WQFN

Peripheral I/O

With customizable data rates and multi-protocol support, TI offers a number of low power solutions to extend backplane reach.

Key portfolio highlights

  • Multi-protocol support
  • +36 dB reach extension
  • Repeaters transparently support link training
  • Simplifies system tuning
  • Low power eliminates heat sinks
  • Single-power supply

Featured peripheral I/O application notes

peripheral i/o

Featured peripheral I/O devices

Device
# Channels
Data Rate (Gbps)
Package (mm)

Repeaters

DS80PCI810 8 Up to 8 10x5.5 WQFN
DS125BR111 2 Up to 12.5 4x4 WQFN
DS125BR820 8 Up to 12.5 10x5.5 WQFN
DS125BR401A 8 Up to 12.5 10x5.5 WQFN
DS100BR210 2 Up to 10.3125 4x4 WQFN

Mux Buffers

DS125MB203 Dual 2:1, 1:2 Up to 12.5 10x5.5 WQFN
DS100MB203 Dual 2:1, 1:2 Up to 10.3125 10x5.5 WQFN