SNLS658 December   2020 DS160PR810


  1. Features
  2. Applications
  3. Description
  4. Revision History
  5. Pin Configuration and Functions
    1.     Pin Functions
  6. Specifications
    1. 6.1 Absolute Maximum Ratings
    2. 6.2 ESD Ratings
    3. 6.3 Recommended Operating Conditions
    4. 6.4 Thermal Information
    5. 6.5 DC Electrical Characteristics
    6. 6.6 High Speed Electrical Characteristics
    7. 6.7 SMBUS/I2C Timing Characteristics
    8. 6.8 Typical Characteristics
  7. Detailed Description
    1. 7.1 Overview
    2. 7.2 Functional Block Diagram
    3. 7.3 Feature Description
      1. 7.3.1 Linear Equalization
      2. 7.3.2 Flat Gain
      3. 7.3.3 Receiver Detect State Machine
    4. 7.4 Device Functional Modes
      1. 7.4.1 Active PCIe Mode
      2. 7.4.2 Active Buffer Mode
      3. 7.4.3 Standby Mode
    5. 7.5 Programming
      1. 7.5.1 Control and Configuration Interface
        1. Pin Mode
          1. Four-Level Control Inputs
        2. SMBUS/I2C Register Control Interface
        3. SMBus/I 2 C Master Mode Configuration (EEPROM Self Load)
  8. Application and Implementation
    1. 8.1 Application Information
    2. 8.2 Typical Applications
      1. 8.2.1 PCIe x16 Lane Configuration
        1. Design Requirements
        2. Detailed Design Procedure
        3. Application Curves
  9. Power Supply Recommendations
  10. 10Layout
    1. 10.1 Layout Guidelines
    2. 10.2 Layout Example
  11. 11Device and Documentation Support
    1. 11.1 Receiving Notification of Documentation Updates
    2. 11.2 Community Resources
    3. 11.3 Trademarks
  12. 12Mechanical, Packaging, and Orderable Information

Package Options

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


The DS160PR810 is an eight-channel multi-rate linear repeater with integrated signal conditioning. The device's signal channels operate independently from one another. Each channel includes a continuous-time linear equalizer (CTLE) and a linear output driver, which together compensate for a lossy transmission channel between the source transmitter and the final receiver. The linearity of the data path is specifically designed to preserve any transmit equalization while keeping receiver equalization effective.

The DS160PR810 can be configured three different ways:

Pin Mode – device control configuration is done solely by strap pins. Pin mode is expected to be good enough for many system implementation needs.

SMBus/I2C Master Mode - device control configuration is read from external EEPROM. When the device has finished reading from the EEPROM successfully, it will drive the ALL_DONE_N pin LOW. SMBus/I2C slave operation is available in this mode before, during or after EEPROM reading. Note during EEPROM reading if the external SMBus/I2C master wants to access device registers it must support arbitration. The mode is prefferred when software implementation is not desired.

SMBus/I2C Slave Mode - provides most flexibility. Requires a SMBus/I2C master device to configure the device through writing to its slave address.