DAC38RF87 Dual-Channel, 14-Bit, 6.2-GSPS, 6x-24x Interpolating, 6 GHz GSM PLL Digital-to-Analog Converter | TI.com

DAC38RF87 (ACTIVE)

Dual-Channel, 14-Bit, 6.2-GSPS, 6x-24x Interpolating, 6 GHz GSM PLL Digital-to-Analog Converter

Dual-Channel, 14-Bit, 6.2-GSPS, 6x-24x Interpolating, 6 GHz GSM PLL Digital-to-Analog Converter - DAC38RF87
 

Description

The DAC38RF86/96 is a family of high-performance, dual-channel, 14-bit, 9-GSPS, RF-sampling digital-to-analog converters (DACs) that are capable of synthesizing wideband signals from 0 to 4.5 GHz. The DAC38RF87/97 is also a family of high-performance, dual-channel, 14-bit, 6-GSPS, RF-sampling digital-to-analog converters (DACs) that are capable of synthesizing wideband signals from 0 to 3 GHz. A high dynamic range allows the DAC38RFxx family to generate signals for a wide range of applications including 3G/4G signals for wireless base-stations and radar.

The devices feature a low-power JESD204B Interface with up to 8 lanes with a maximum bit rate of 12.5 Gbps allowing an input data rate of 1.25 GSPS complex per channel. The DAC38RFxx provides two digital up-converters per channel, with multiple options for interpolation rates. A digital quadrature modulator with independent, frequency flexible NCOs are available to support multi-band operation. A GSM compliant low phase noise PLL/VCO is integrated to simplify the DAC sampling clock generation by allowing the use of a lower frequency reference clock

Features

  • 14-Bit Resolution
  • Maximum DAC Sample Rate:
    • 9.0 GSPS (DAC38RF86, DAC38RF96)
    • 6.2 GSPS (DAC38RF87, DAC38RF97)
  • Key Specifications:
    • RF Full-Scale Output Power at 2.1 GHz:0 dBm
    • Spectral Performance, DAC38RF87/97
      • fDAC = 5898.24 MSPS, fOUT = 2.14 GHz
        • WCDMA ACLR: 73 dBc
        • WCDMA alt-ACLR: 77 dBc
    • Spectral Performance, DAC38RF86/96
      • fDAC = 8847.36 MSPS, fOUT = 3.7 GHz
        • 20 MHz LTE ACLR: 66 dBc
      • fDAC = 9 GSPS, fOUT = 1.8 GHz, –6 dBFS
        • IMD3 = 70 dBc (10-MHz tone spacing)
  • Dual-Band Digital Up-converter per DAC
    • 6, 8, 10, 12, 16, 18, 20 or 24x Interpolation
    • 4 Independent NCOs With 48-Bit Resolution
  • JESD204B Interface, Subclass 1
    • Support for Multichip Synchronization
    • Maximum Lane Rate: 12.5 Gbps
  • Single-Ended Output With Integrated Balun Covering 700 MHz to 3800 MHz
  • Internal PLL and VCO
    • DAC38RF86/96: fC(VCO) = 8.85 GHz
    • DAC38RF87/97: fC(VCO) = 5.90 GHz
  • Power Dissipation: 1.4 to 2.2 W/ch
  • Power Supplies: –1.8 V, 1 V, 1.8 V
  • Package: 10 x 10 mm BGA, 0.8 mm Pitch, 144-Balls

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Reference: Type
DAC38RF87 DAC38RF80 DAC38RF82 DAC38RF83 DAC38RF84 DAC38RF85 DAC38RF86 DAC38RF89 DAC38RF90 DAC38RF93 DAC38RF96 DAC38RF97
6200     9000     9000     9000     9000     9000     9000     8400     9000     9000     9000     6200    
Ultra High Speed     Ultra High Speed     Ultra High Speed     Ultra High Speed     Ultra High Speed     Ultra High Speed     Ultra High Speed     Ultra High Speed     Ultra High Speed     Ultra High Speed     Ultra High Speed     Ultra High Speed    
6 GHz GSM     6, 9 GHz     6, 9 GHz     6, 9 GHz     6, 9 GHz     6, 9 GHz     9 GHz GSM     5, 7.5 GHz     6, 9 GHz     6, 9 GHz     9 GHz GSM     6 GHz GSM    
14     14     14     14     14     14     14     14     14     14     14     14    
2     2     2     2     1     1     2     2     2     2     2     2    
JESD204B     JESD204B     JESD204B     JESD204B     JESD204B     JESD204B     JESD204B     JESD204B     JESD204B     JESD204B     JESD204B     JESD204B    
72     72     72     72     72     72     72     72     72     72     72     72    
-1.8, 1.0, 1.8     -1.8, 1.0, 1.8     -1.8, 1.0, 1.8     -1.8 , 1.0, 1.8     -1.8, 1.0, 1.8     -1.8, 1.0, 1.8     -1.8, 1.0, 1.8     -1.8, 1.0, 1.8     -1.8, 1.0, 1.8     -1.8, 1.0, 1.8     -1.8, 1.0, 1.8     -1.8, 1.0, 1.8    
3800     3800     3800     3800     2195     2195     3800     3800     3800     3800     3800     3800    
-40 to 85     -40 to 85     -40 to 85     -40 to 85     -40 to 85     -40 to 85     -40 to 85     -40 to 85     -40 to 85     -40 to 85     -40 to 85     -40 to 85    
FCBGA     FCBGA     FCBGA     FCBGA     FCBGA     FCBGA     FCBGA     FCBGA     FCBGA     FCBGA     FCBGA     FCBGA    
See datasheet (FCBGA)     See datasheet (FCBGA)     See datasheet (FCBGA)     See datasheet (FCBGA)