WILDSTAR Quad 500MSps 14-Bit ADC Mezzanine Card

This high performance Quad 500MSps 14-Bit ADC can use either an internal or external sample clock and includes a high precision trigger for multi-card synchronization.

Compatible with WILDSTAR™ 7, WILDSTAR 6, and WILDSTAR A5 mainboards.

High Performance Quad 500MSps 14-Bit ADC Mezzanine Card

General

  • Four ADC channels running at 500MSps 14-bits
  • Capability to have eight ADC channels in one 6U OpenVPX slot when plugged into WILDSTAR OpenVPX FPGA mainboards
  • Support for WILDSTAR A5 (Altera Stratix® V), WILDSTAR 7 (Xilinx Virtex™-7), and WILDSTAR 6 (Xilinx Virtex™-6) PCIe and OpenVPX FPGA mainboards
  • Firmware and Software for four channel data capture interface and clock trigger synchronization provided in CoreFire Next and VHDL source

ADC Performance

  • Sample Rate: 160 – 500MSps
  • Resolution: 14 Bits
  • Typical SFDR: 84dBc @ FIN=30MHz

SMA I/O

  • Six 50 SMA Front Panel Connectors
  • Four Analog Inputs
  • High Precision Trigger Input
  • External Clock Input

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Mechanical and Environmental

  • Integrated Heatsink and EMI / Crosstalk Shields
  • All Boards are Rated for Commercial or Industrial Temperatures
  • Always rated for Industrial Temperatures

Clocking and Synchronization

  • Software-selectable external clock input or onboard clock oscillator
  • All ADCs on a mezzanine card are synchronized to the same sample
  • All ADCs across multiple mezzanine cards can be synchronized to the same sample using WILDSTAR Clock Distribution Boards

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