AFE7070 Integrated NCO, Dual 14-bit 65MSPS DAC, RF IQ Modulator and LVDS output option EVM

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Description

The AFE7070EVM is a circuit board that allows designers to evaluate the performance of Texas Instruments' AFE7070 transmitter, a dual 14-bit 65-MSPS digital-to-analog converter with an integrated programmable fourth-order baseband filter and analog quadrature modulator. The AFE7070 includes additional digital signal-processing features such as a numerically controlled oscillator for frequency generation/translation, and a quadrature modulator correction circuit, providing LO leakage and sideband suppression capability.

The EVM provides a flexible environment to test the AFE7070 under a variety of clock, data input and RF output conditions. For ease of use the AFE7070EVM includes the CDCM7005 clock generator/jitter cleaner for clocking the AFE7070. The AFE7070’s RF output (pin RFOUT) is ac-coupled by a 100 pF capacitor to the SMA connector which can be connected directly to a 50-Ω spectrum analyzer or other test equipment. The AFE7070’s LVDS output is also available via SMA connector.

The EVM can be used along with the TSW3100/TSW1400 pattern generation card for evaluating WCDMA, LTE, or other high-performance modulation schemes. The TSW3100/TSW1400 generates the test patterns which are fed to the AFE7070 through a parallel CMOS port. The CDCM7005 clock chip can be used to synchronize the TSW3100/TSW1400 board to AFE7070EVM. The AFE7070EVM can also be interfaced to CMOS output pattern generators via a 2-row header.

Features
  • Comprehensive test capability for the AFE7070
  • Direct connection to TSW3100/TSW1400 pattern generator
  • Includes CDCM7005 for clock generation or jitter cleaning
  • Accommodates a wide range of clocking options
  • Software support with a full featured GUI for easy testing and prototyping
  • LDO or DC/DC power supply options


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    AFE7070EVM:
    AFE7070EVM Transmitter Board

    $499.00(USD)




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    Technical Documents
    Datasheet (2)
    Title Abstract Type Size (KB) Date Views
    PDF 1150 24 Jan 2013
    PDF 1096 28 Aug 2012
    User guides (1)
    Title Abstract Type Size (KB) Date Views
    PDF 883 01 Jul 2015 229
    Design files (1)
    Title Abstract Type Size (KB) Date Views
    ZIP 5223 18 Jul 2012 67

    Software (1)


    Design Kits & Evaluation Modules (1)

    Name Part Number Tool Type
    Data Capture / Pattern Generator: Data Converter EVMs With 8 LVDS Lanes up to 1.5Gbps  TSW1400EVM  Evaluation Modules & Boards 

    TI Devices (1)

    Part Number Name Product Family
    AFE7070  Integrated NCO, Dual 14-bit 65MSPS DAC, RF IQ Modulator and LVDS output option   RF & Microwave 

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