Today at the electronica 2012 trade show, Munich, Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) introduced an FPGA mezzanine card (FMC) that incorporates JEDEC JESD204B SerDes (serializer/de-serializer) technology to allow digital and analog designers to simplify high-speed data converter-to-FPGA connectivity. Watch this 90 second video to see how easy and fast prototyping with ADI JESD204B data converters and Xilinx Inc. FPGA platforms can be: http://videos.analog.com/video/1907547501001/Rapid-Prototyping-with-JESD204B-using-FMC-and-Xilinx-FPGAs/. The FMC176 is a 14-bit, 250-MSPS, A/D converter FMC that supports JESD204B Subclass 1 deterministic latency, providing the connectivity and functionality to quickly combine with Xilinx’s Kintex-7 and Virtex-7 FPGA platforms in a variety of compute-intensive FPGA-based applications. It also features two Analog Devices AD9129 14-bit RF D/A converters to support high-speed communications applications with up to 5.6-GSPS throughput.
- Learn more about the FMC176, for information and ordering from Avnet Inc.: http://www.em.avnet.com/en-us/design/drc/Pages/4DSP-FMC176.aspx
- Find more about the AD9250 A/D Data Converter: http://www.analog.com/AD9250
- Find more about the AD9129 D/A Data Converter: http://www.analog.com/AD9129
- Get questions answered by ADI engineers on EngineerZone™, ADI’s online technical support community: http://ez.analog.com/community/fpga
The FMC176’s 14-bit, 250-MSPS channels can be clocked by an internal clock source or an externally supplied sample clock. There is one trigger input for customized sampling control. Each of the two on-board AD9250 A/D converters supports Subclass 1 deterministic latency and a SYNCREF signal for precise synchronization of all four channels. The FMCs are mechanically and electrically compliant with FMC standard ANSI/VITA 57.1. The FMCs have a high-pin-count connector, front panel I/O and can be used in a conduction-cooled environment.The FMC allows flexible control on sampling frequency, analog input gain, and over-range detection through serial communication buses. The FMC is equipped with power supply and temperature monitoring and offer several power-down modes to switch off unused functions or protect the card from overheating. Pricing and Availability
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