WILDSTAR G2 Dual 2.3 GSps 14-Bit DAC Mezzanine Card

This high performance dual channel 2.3GSps DAC with three input bandwidth options, internal sample clock options and internal 10MHz reference clock options.

Compatible with WILDSTAR™ 7 and WILDSTAR A5 mainboards.

Dual-Channel 2.3 GSps 14-Bit DAC Mezzanine Card

General

  • Two DAC channels running at 2300MSps 14-bits
  • Capability to have four DAC channels in one 6U OpenVPX slot when plugged into WILDSTAR OpenVPX FPGA mainboards
  • Support for WILDSTAR A5 (Altera Stratix® V) and WILDSTAR 7 (Xilinx Virtex™-7) PCIe and OpenVPX FPGA mainboards
  • Firmware and Software for two channel data transmit interface and clock trigger synchronization provided in CoreFire Next and VHDL source

DAC Performance

  • Sample Rate: 50 – 2300MSps
  • Resolution: 14 Bits
  • Typical SFDR: 73dBc @ Fout=500MHz
  • Software Selectable DAC Output Frequency Response
    • Non-Return to Zero (NRZ)
    • Return to Zero (RZ)
    • Radio Frequency (RF)

SMA I/O

  • Six 50 SMA Front Panel Connectors
    • Two Analog Outputs
    • High Precision Trigger Input
    • Differential Clock Input (Single Ended Capable)
    • External PLL Reference SMA

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Clocking and Synchronization

  • Software-selectable external clock input or onboard clock
  • Internal fixed-frequency PLL/VCO with software-selectable 10MHz source
    • External 10MHz from Clock Input SMA
    • Internal 10MHz sourced from FPGA mainboards
    • Internal 10MHz populated on the Mezzanine Card
  • All DACs on a mezzanine card are synchronized to the same sample
  • All DACs across multiple mezzanine cards can be synchronized to the same sample using WILDSTAR Clock Distribution Boards

Mechanical and Environmental

  • Integrated Heatsink and EMI / Crosstalk Shields
  • Air Cooled and Conduction Cooled Options
  • Always rated for Industrial Temperature

 

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