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Function Ultra-low jitter clock generator Number of outputs 14 Output frequency (Max) (MHz) 2600 Core supply voltage (V) 3.3 Output supply voltage (V) 3.3 Input type XTAL, LVCMOS, LVDS, LVPECL Output type LVCMOS, LVDS, LVPECL Operating temperature range (C) -40 to 85 Features uWire Rating Catalog
Function Ultra-low jitter clock generator Number of outputs 14 Output frequency (Max) (MHz) 2600 Core supply voltage (V) 3.3 Output supply voltage (V) 3.3 Input type XTAL, LVCMOS, LVDS, LVPECL Output type LVCMOS, LVDS, LVPECL Operating temperature range (C) -40 to 85 Features uWire Rating Catalog
WQFN (NKD) 64 81 mm² 9 x 9
  • High Performance, Ultra Low Jitter Clock Generator
  • Low Jitter
    • < 50-fs Jitter (1.875 MHz – 20 MHz) at 312.5-MHz Output Frequency
    • < 150-fs Jitter (12 kHz – 20 MHz) at 312.5-MHz Output Frequency
  • Generates Multiple Clocks from a Low-Cost Crystal or External Clock.
  • 14 Outputs With Programmable Output Format (LVDS, LVPECL, CMOS)
  • Up to 8 Unique Output Frequencies.
  • Industrial Temperature Range: –40 to 85 °C
  • Tunable VCO Frequency from 2.37 – 2.6 GHz
  • Programmable Dividers to Generate Multiple Clocks from a Low Cost Crystal.
  • 3.15-V to 3.45-V Operation
  • High Performance, Ultra Low Jitter Clock Generator
  • Low Jitter
    • < 50-fs Jitter (1.875 MHz – 20 MHz) at 312.5-MHz Output Frequency
    • < 150-fs Jitter (12 kHz – 20 MHz) at 312.5-MHz Output Frequency
  • Generates Multiple Clocks from a Low-Cost Crystal or External Clock.
  • 14 Outputs With Programmable Output Format (LVDS, LVPECL, CMOS)
  • Up to 8 Unique Output Frequencies.
  • Industrial Temperature Range: –40 to 85 °C
  • Tunable VCO Frequency from 2.37 – 2.6 GHz
  • Programmable Dividers to Generate Multiple Clocks from a Low Cost Crystal.
  • 3.15-V to 3.45-V Operation

The LMK03806 device is a high-performance, ultra low-jitter, multi-rate clock generator capable of synthesizing 8 different frequencies on 14 outputs at frequencies of up to 2.6 GHz. Each output clock is programmable in LVDS, LVPECL or LVCMOS format. The LMK03806 integrates a high-performance integer-N PLL, low-noise VCO, and programmable output dividers to generate multiple reference clocks for SONET, Ethernet, Fiber Channel, XAUI, Backplane, PCIe, SATA, and Network Processors from a low-cost crystal.

The LMK03806 device is a high-performance, ultra low-jitter, multi-rate clock generator capable of synthesizing 8 different frequencies on 14 outputs at frequencies of up to 2.6 GHz. Each output clock is programmable in LVDS, LVPECL or LVCMOS format. The LMK03806 integrates a high-performance integer-N PLL, low-noise VCO, and programmable output dividers to generate multiple reference clocks for SONET, Ethernet, Fiber Channel, XAUI, Backplane, PCIe, SATA, and Network Processors from a low-cost crystal.

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* Data sheet LMK03806 Ultra Low Jitter Clock Generator With 14 Programmable Outputs datasheet (Rev. J) 16 Mar 2018
Selection guide TI Components for Aerospace and Defense Guide (Rev. E) 22 Mar 2017
Technical article How to select an optimal clocking solution for your FPGA-based design 09 Dec 2015
Technical article Clocking sampled systems to minimize jitter 31 Jul 2014
Application note Crystal or Crystal Oscillator Replacement with Silicon Devices 18 Jun 2014
Technical article Timing is Everything: How to optimize clock distribution in PCIe applications 28 Mar 2014
User guide LMK03806B Evaluation Board User Guide (Rev. A) 26 Nov 2013

Design & development

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Evaluation board

LMK03806BEVAL — LMK03806B Evaluation Board

The LMK03806 Evaluation Board allows functional and performance verification of the LMK03806 ultra-low jitter clock generator.

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CLOCKDESIGNTOOL — Clock Design Tool - Loop Filter & Device Configuration + Simulation

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TICSPRO-SW — Texas Instruments Clocks and Synthesizers (TICS) Pro Software

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CODELOADER — CodeLoader Software for device register programming

The CodeLoader 4 software is used to program the LMX PLLs and LMK timing devices through either the USB or line print terminal (LPT) port of a computer. This software also provides information on how to program the device by showing the bits that are actually sent.


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LMK03806 IBIS Model (Rev. B)

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CLOCK-TREE-ARCHITECT — Clock tree architect programming software

Clock tree architect is a clock tree synthesis tool that streamlines your design process by generating clock tree solutions based on your system requirements. The tool pulls data from an extensive database of clocking products to generate a system-level multi-chip clocking solution.
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