Quad 500 MSps 16-Bit ADC WFMC+ – WWQA05

This high performance Quad 500 MSps 16-Bit ADC WFMC+ has four input bandwidth options, internal sample clock options and internal 10MHz reference clock options.

Compatible with any WILDSTAR mainboard with a WFMC+ slot.

The Quad 500 MSps 16-Bit ADC WFMC+ allows sample rates as high as 500 MSps and provides four channels of high speed, precision analog-to-digital converter outputs for a compatible motherboard. It provides excellent analog performance with flexible high-precision trigger options.

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  • Four ADC Channels running at up to 500MSps 16-bits each
  • WFMC+ Type: HHR (HSS Half Receive)
  • Capability to have eight ADC channels in one 6U OpenVPX slot when plugged into WILDSTAR OpenVPX FPGA mainboards
  • Compatible with any WILDSTAR mainboard with a WFMC+ slot
  • Firmware and Software for four channel data transmit interface and clock trigger synchronization provided in CoreFire Next and VHDL source

ADC Performance

  • Sample Rate: 400MSps – 500MSps (Consult Factory for Operation Below 400MSps)
  • Resolution: 16 Bits
  • Typical ENOB: 11.2 bits (60MHz input, 500MSps)
  • Typical SFDR: 83 dBc (60MHz input, 500MSps)
  • Analog Bandwidth: Up to 1.0GHz

I/O Connectors

  • Optional 50Ω SMA or VITA 67
  • Six I/O Connectors
    • Four Analog Inputs
    • One Clock / Reference Clock Input
    • One Trigger Input

Clock Synchronization

  • Software-selectable external clock input or onboard PLL clock
  • All ADCs across multiple mezzanine cards can be synchronized using WILDSTAR Clock Distribution Boards and select WILDSTAR Backplanes

Mechanical and Environmental

  • Integrated Heatsink and EMI / Crosstalk Shields
    • All Boards are Rated for Industrial Temperatures

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