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DAC Offers High Performance At Low Power

The MAX5891 is a 16-Bit, 600 MSPS d/a converter that consumes 298 mW running at the 600 MSPS update rate. Specifications include a spurious-free dynamic range (SFDR) of 80 dBc, and intermodulation distortion of -94 dBc, both at a 30 MHz output frequency. An LVDS interface lets the device receive data at 600 MHz and produce wide bandwidth signals while maintaining low noise and distortion. Applications are in broadband multicarrier communications, direct IF synthesis, automated test equipment and instrumentation. It is supplied in a 68-pin QFN-EP package rated for the temperature range of -40°C to +85°C. An evaluation kit is available. Pricing starts at $34.70 each/1,000. For more details, call MAXIM INTEGRATED PRODUCTS, Sunnyvale, CA. (800) 998-8800.


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