DAC3162EVM

DAC3162 Dual-Channel, 12-Bit, 500-MSPS Digital-to-Analog Converter Evaluation Module

DAC3162EVM

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Overview

The DAC3162EVM is a circuit board that allows designers to evaluate the performance of Texas Instruments' dual-channel 12-bit 500 MSPS DAC3162 digital-to-analog converter (DAC) with 12-byte wide DDR LVDS data input, very low power, size and latency. The EVM provides a flexible environment to test the DAC3162 with or without a direct RF TRF370333, a 350 MHz to 4.0 GHz Quadrature Modulator, for upconverting I/Q outputs from the DAC to RF.

The EVM can be used along with the TSW3100 pattern generator card to perform a wide range of tests. The TSW3100 generates the test patterns which are fed to the DAC3162 through an LVDS port. The DAC3162EVM has a clock chip, the CDCP1803, which can be used to synchronize the TSW3100 board to DAC3162EVM.

Features
  • Comprehensive test capability for the DAC3162 for IF and RF outputs
  • Direct connection to TSW3100 pattern generator
  • Includes CDCP1803 for clock generation
  • Includes TRF370333 for complete transmitter evaluation
  • Easy setup: software control not required
  • Adapter connector compatible to Xilinx FPGA EVMs with FMC connector
  • High-speed DACs (>10MSPS)
    DAC3162 Dual-Channel, 12-Bit, 500-MSPS Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC)

     

    Clock generators
    CDCE62005 5/10 outputs clock generator/jitter cleaner with integrated dual VCO

     

    High-speed ADCs (>10MSPS)
    ADS4245 Dual-Channel, 14-Bit, 125-MSPS Analog-to-Digital Converter (ADC)

     

    IQ modulators
    TRF370333 350 MHz to 4.0 GHz Quadrature Modulator, 3.3V common-mode voltage TRF370417 50MHz to 6.0 GHz Quadrature Modulator, 1.7V common-mode voltage

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    DAC3162EVM – DAC3162 Evaluation Module

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    Design files

    DAC31X2EVM Design Package RevB SLAR057.ZIP (5268 KB)

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    Certificate DAC3162EVM EU Declaration of Conformity (DoC) Jan. 02, 2019
    User guide DAC31x2EVM User Guide (Rev. A) Jan. 25, 2011

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