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Type Redriver Protocols PCIe1, PCIe2, PCIe3, PCIe4 Applications PCIe, UPI Number of channels (#) 4 Speed (Max) (Gbps) 25 Supply voltage (V) 3.3 Rating Catalog Operating temperature range (C) -40 to 85 open-in-new Find other PCIe, SAS & SATA ICs

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  • Quad-channel linear equalizer supporting PCIe 1.0/2.0/3.0/4.0 up to 16 Gbps interfaces
  • CTLE boosts up to 18 dB at 8 GHz helps to extend channel reach
  • Automatic receiver detection for PCIe use cases
  • Protocol agnostic linear redriver allows seamless support for PCIe link training
  • Supports data rates up to 25 Gbps including Ultra Path Interconnect (UPI)
  • Ultra-low latency of 70 ps (typical)
  • Low additive random jitter of 60 fs (typical) with PRBS data
  • Single 3.3 V supply
  • Low active power of 124 mW/channel (typical) - no heat sink required
  • Pin-strap, SMBus or EEPROM programming
  • Support for x2, x4, x8, x16 PCIe bus width with one or multiple DS160PR410
  • Industrial temperature range of –40ºC to 85ºC
  • 4.0 mm × 6.0 mm, 40 pin WQFN package

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The DS160PR410 is a four channel low-power high-performance linear repeater/redriver designed to support PCI Express (PCIe) Generation 1.0, 2.0, 3.0 and 4.0. The device is a protocol agnostic linear redriver that can operate for interfaces up to 25 Gbps including Ultra Path Interface (UPI) 2.0.

The DS160PR410 receivers deploy continuous time linear equalizers (CTLE) to provide a programmable high-frequency boost. The equalizer can open an input eye that is completely closed due to inter-symbol interference (ISI) induced by an interconnect medium, such as PCB traces. The CTLE receiver is followed by a linear output driver. The linear datapaths of DS160PR410 preserve transmit preset signal characteristics. The linear redriver becomes part of the passive channel that as a whole get link trained for best transmit and receive equalization settings. This transparency in the link training protocol result in best electrical link and lowest possible latency. The programmable equalization of the device along with its linear datapaths maximizes the flexibility of physical placement within the interconnect channel and improves overall channel performance.

The programmable settings can be applied easily through software (SMBus or I2C), direct loading from an external EEPROM, or by using pin control. In EEPROM mode, the configurations are automatically loaded on power up, eliminating the need for an external microprocessor or software driver.

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* Datasheet DS160PR410 Quad Channel PCI Express 4.0 Linear Redriver datasheet (Rev. A) Dec. 19, 2019
Application notes How to Tune DS160PR410 for Best Signal Integrity Jun. 29, 2020
More literature DS160PR410EVM-RSC EU Declaration of Conformity (DoC) Apr. 21, 2020
More literature DS160PR410EVM-SMA EU Declaration of Conformity (DoC) Apr. 21, 2020
User guides CEM2SLIMSAS-EVM Adapter Board User's Guide Feb. 06, 2020
User guides DS160PR410EVM-RSC Evaluation Module (EVM) (Rev. A) Jan. 06, 2020
User guides DS160PR410EVM-SMA Evaluation Module (EVM) (Rev. A) Jan. 06, 2020
User guides DS160PR410 Programming Guide Aug. 05, 2019
Application notes Understanding EEPROM Programming for DS160PR410 PCI-Express Gen-4 Redriver Aug. 05, 2019
Technical articles Signal Conditioning functions go mainstream in PCI Express Gen 4 Jan. 29, 2018

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The DS160PR410EVM-RSC evaluation module (EVM) provides a complete high-bandwidth platform for evaluating the signal conditioning features of the Texas Instruments DS160PR410 PCI-Express linear redriver. It features eight DS160PR410 devices that can extend the transmission distance of a PCIe 4.0 16x (...)
  • PCIe Gen-4 x16 Riser Card with eight quad-channel unidirectional redrivers operating at rates up to 16 Gbps
  • Linear equalization for seamless support of link training and PCIe channel extension
  • CTLE boosts up to 18 dB at 8 GHz
  • Programmability through GPIO, I2C / SMBus or on-board EEPROM
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Quad-channel PCI-express gen-4 linear redriver evaluation module (EVM)
  • One standalone quad-channel redriver with the high-speed I/Os routed to SMA connectors
  • Linear equalization for seamless support of link training and PCIe channel extension
  • CTLE boosts up to 18 dB at 8 GHz
  • Programmability through GPIO, I2C / SMBus, or on-board EEPROM
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