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Analog Devices Press Release - April 19, 2011
Analog Devices' Low-Power, 12-bit, 1.8-V A/D Converter
Consumes Only 660 mW at 500 MSPS
NORWOOD, Mass.--( BUSINESS WIRE)-- Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) has introduced two new data converters designed to deliver the speed and
performance at low power necessary for a range of communications and industrial applications. Now available, the
AD9434, a low-power, 12-bit, 500-MSPS (mega samples per second) A/D converter
reduces thermal considerations by consuming only 660 mW of power in a space-saving 8 mm x 8 mm LFCSP package.
data sheet and read product page:
Also available is an 8-bit, pin-compatible version, the
AD9484 A/D converter.
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With 65-dBFS SNR (signal-to-noise ratio) up to a 250-MHz input frequency at 500 MSPS, the AD9434 A/D
converter meets the low power, small size, and high dynamic range requirements needed for communications
infrastructure, radar systems, data acquisition systems and test and measurement applications. The AD9434 A/D
converter also is pin-compatible with ADI's
AD9230 12-bit, 250-MSPS A/D converter to allow for easy substitution with minimal design changes in many
The AD9434 provides a complete signal conversion solution with sample-and-hold, voltage
reference, LVDS outputs, a single 1.8-V supply and integrated data clock output with programmable clock included
on the component. The LVDS digital output data and output-clock timing interface are programmable to provide
flexibility with today's FPGA (field-programmable gate array) products.
AD9434 12-bit A/D Converter Key
Availability, Pricing and Complementary Components
- Low power dissipation: 660 mW at 500 MSPS
- 10.5 ENOB up to 250 MHz at 500 MSPS
- 78 dBc SFDR up to 250 MHz at 500 MSPS
- Integrated input buffer
- Pin-compatible with the AD9230 A/D converter's 8 mm x 8 mm, 56-pin LFCSP
- Linearity: DNL: ± 0.5 LSB typical; INL: ±0.6 LSB typical
The AD9434 A/D converter can be designed into circuits for communications applications with ADI's
AD9523/24 low-jitter clock generator and
ADL5562 ultra-low-distortion RF/IF differential amplifier.
About Analog Devices
Innovation, performance, and excellence are the cultural pillars
on which Analog Devices has built one of the longest standing, highest growth companies within the technology
sector. Acknowledged industry-wide as the world leader in data-conversion and signal-conditioning technologies,
Analog Devices serves over 60,000 customers, representing virtually all types of electronic equipment. Celebrating
over 40 years as a leading global manufacturer of high-performance integrated circuits used in analog and digital
signal processing applications, Analog Devices is headquartered in Norwood, Massachusetts, with design and
manufacturing facilities throughout the world. Analog Devices' common stock is listed on the New York Stock
Exchange under the ticker “ADI” and is included in the S&P 500 Index. http://www.analog.com
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Date Posted 4/23/2011