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Featured Products

Industry’s First Any-


Rate, Any-Output Clock
Generator
The Si5338
quad clock
generator
from Silicon
Labs is an I2C
programmable
clock capable
of synthesizing any frequency on
each of the device’s four differential
outputs with outstanding jitter
performance.

In This Issue:

Audio
AKM Semiconductor

Development Tools
Marvell
Silicon Laboratories

Bus Interface
Gennum

Logic
Xilinx

Power & Battery Management


Exar
Linear Technology

Power Supplies
N2Power

Sensors & Imaging Arrays


Allegro Microsystems

Signal Conditioning
Pericom

Timing
Silicon Laboratories

May 2009
Ultra-High Performance Four-Channel
Audio ADC Features Low Latency
Audio

Delivers up to 123dB dynamic


range with -110dB THD+N at
a very short group delay
The AK5388 is designed for multi-channel audio applications
that require very high performance. However, the low cost per
channel makes this part suitable as an upgrade for customers
looking to improve system performance. The combination
of wide dynamic performance and a high sampling rate, up
to 216KHz, also makes the AK5388 attractive for industrial
and instrumentation applications. In stereo mode (two total
channels), the SNR and dynamic range improve to 123dB,
with the calculations performed on the chip instead of
requiring an external DSP. When more than four channels are
required in a system, two AK5388’s can be linked using the
TDM interface mode. Another key feature is low latency (group
delay), increasingly demanded by live sound applications.
AKM’s minimal-phase FIR filter technology makes possible
the combination of low phase distortion and very low latency,
at 12.6/fs. Within AKM’s high performance ADC product
offerings, the AK5388 is positioned between the 114dB
AK5385B and the very high performance 123dB AK5394. In
price per channel, the AK5388 is only slightly more than the
AK5385B.

Features Applications
 Wide dynamic range and SNR  Studio recording consoles
 120dB (quad); 123dB (stereo)  Live sound reinforcement
 Ultra-low THD+N: -110dB  Firewire / USB break-out boxes
 Digital mixers
 Sampling rate: 8KHz to 216KHz
 Digital snakes
 Very low latency: 12.6 samples/fs
 Sound cards
 TDM interface mode  Broadcast consoles
 Master or slave operation  Data acquisition and instrumentation
 44-pin LQFP package  Medical electronics
Benefits
AKM High Performance ADC Family
Power Package
Max fs DR THD+N VA VD mW Pins Type Channels
AK5381 96 106 -96 5 3~5 120 16 TSSOP 2
AK5384 96 107 -100 5 5 215 28 VSOP 4
AK5385B 216 114 -103 5 3~5 180 28 VSOP 2
AK5386 216 110 -96 5 3.3 118 16 TSSOP 2
AK5388 216 123 -110 5 3.3 575 44 LQFP 4
AK5393 96 117 -105 5 3.3 470 28 SOP 2
AK5394A 216 123 -110 5 3.3 665 28 SOP 2

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GN4124 4-Lane PCI Express®-to-Local
Bus Bridge

B us I nterface
Complete Solution for Developing a PCI Express
Endpoint Application
The GN4124 is a four lane PCI Express-to-local bus endpoint bridge
that is designed to work as a companion for FPGA devices to provide FPGA GN4124
a complete bridging solution for general applications. In addition to Thin
Application PCIe
a 4-lane PCI Express compliant PHY interface, the GN4124 also Layer Controller
contains the link and transaction layers, and an applications interface
that is ideally suited to FPGA interfacing using a small number of Gennum Local
User Bus
Buffers TL/LL PHY
pins. Local 4 Lanes
Application (10Gb/s)
Bus IP
Since the PCI Express transaction/link IP is hard-wired into the GN4124, 1600MB/s
there is no need to license PCIe IP. The level of integration and very using DDR FPGA Config
SSTL IO GPIO
low power operation of the GN4124 make it an ideal alternative to Loader Space
using a PIPE PHY, where IP licensing and the cost of FPGA resources
and power consumption are unattractive by comparison. Using the
GN4124 allows FPGA resources to be spent on what differentiates the
product rather than on implementing the PCI Express protocol. www.Gennum.com/PCIe
Live on Power-up
Since the GN4124 contains a complete type 0 PCI configuration space, it is live on power-up so that a plug-and-play BIOS can auto-detect it and
enumerate it without an attached FPGA having to be configured.
FPGA On-the-Fly Configuration Loader
An FPGA configuration bitstream may be downloaded from the host system over PCIe to the attached FPGA using the on-chip FPGA Configuration
Loader (FCL). This eliminates the expense of a dedicated FPGA ROM and makes on-the-fly reconfiguration and firmware upgrades simple. Any application
requiring dynamic reconfiguration or firmware upgrades over PCIe can benefit from the use of the GN4124 as a companion device regardless of the size
or type of FPGA device used.
Local Bus Interface
The local bus interface uses dual data rate SSTL I/O to accomplish very high data rates using the fewest possible pins. A single data rate clock is used
for SSTL control signals and separate dual data rate source synchronous clocking is used for the DDR SSTL data. The SDR control signals operate at up
to 200MHz and the DDR I/O operate at up to 400MT/s across 16 bits using a 200MHz DDR clock. This provides 800MB/s in each direction.
Cost Free IP
Gennum provides a complete solution around the GN4124 to accelerate your design cycle. This includes full documentation, an evaluation board with
schematics, FPGA local bus interface IP, example FPGA application code, driver software, and example application software – all provided in source
format. All source code is provided cost/royalty free for use with the GN4124.
Single Lane Version Available
For applications that don’t require the full performance of the GN4124, the GN4121 is a lower cost single lane version. It features the same local bus
interface only operating at lower frequency. It is also software and footprint compatible with the GN4124, allowing a single design to be leveraged into
multiple end products.

Features Benefits
 PCI Express interface  All PCIe details are implemented on-chip - no need to be a
 4-lane PCI Express interface (GN4121 is single lane) PCIe expert
 Complies with PCI Express Base Specification 1.1  GN4124 integrates all the PCI Express core logic rather
 PCI SIG compliance tested than occupying valuable FPGA resources
 On-chip PHY, transaction, and link layer eliminates the cost of  A proven device that has met PCI SIG compliance, thus
IP licensing lowering risk
 Local bus interface  Faster time to market: no IP to investigate and license
 Supports full-duplex local bus data transfer  Live at power-up to ensure that the device will be properly
 Uses SSTL dual data rate I/O for high-speed data transfer detected during plug-and-play Bios enumeration
using minimum pins  Full duplex data movement enables higher, more reliable
 FPGA source code provided for master/target read/write data throughput
buses for easy user logic attachment
 Local bus may be operated asynchronously to the PCIe clock Applications
rate for power optimization
 High-speed data acquisition
 “Live” on power up
 High definition video capture/playout
 On-chip type 0 PCI configuration space enables auto detection
 Configurable computing
without FPGA activity
 Machine vision
 On-chip extended configuration space supports power
management, serial number, MSI, and PCIe capability registers  Networking and communications
 FPGA bitstream loader  Migration to PCI Express
 Allows easy configuration of the attached FPGA through PCIe
 Provides on-the-fly FPGA reconfiguration capability
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 I C master/target
 INTx and MSI Interrupt controller
 256 pin 17mm x 17mm BGA (Green)

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ISE Design Suite 11 –
Complex Design Made Logical
Logic

Domain-specific Methodology for Targeted


Design Platforms
The ISE® Design Suite 11 is truly a next-generation advance in Xilinx FPGA design environments, offering unprecedented benefits in
three distinct but interrelated categories; productivity, time to design completion, and quality of results. In addition, the ISE Design Suite
provides a tighter connection between embedded and DSP flows to enable integration of designs that contain embedded, DSP, IP,
and user blocks in one system. To better serve users familiar with differing design environments, the new ISE Design Suite 11 provides
specific accommodations for designers ranging from the push-button user to the ASIC designer.

Instead of addressing the problem in terms of individual fixed tools, the ISE Design Suite targets the required or preferred methodology
for each user to better address their specific needs with the appropriate design flow. At this level, the design language may change
from HDL (VHDL/Verilog) to C, C++, Matlab® software from The Mathworks, or other higher level languages which are more widely
used by these designers. Likewise, design abstraction moves up from the block or component level to the system level. The result is
a methodology and complete design flow tailored to each user profile that provides complete design creation, design implementation,
and design verification. ISE Design Suite 11 will be offered in four different configurations aligned to your preferred methodology—logic,
embedded, DSP or system design.

ISE WebPACK Logic Embedded DSP System


Features
(Device Limited) Edition Edition Edition Edition
ISE Foundation with ISE Simulator (ISim)     
PlanAhead™ Design and Analysis Tool     
ChipScope Pro and the ChipScope Pro Serial I/O Toolkit    
Embedded Developers Kit* (EDK)  
Software Developers Kit* (SDK)  
Xilinx DSP Bundle* including System Generator for DSP and
 
the AccelDSP Syntheis Tool
Node locked license Free $2,995 $3,395 $4,195 $4,595
Floating license N/A $3,595 $4,095 $4,995 $5,495

* available as stand alone product

Benefits Web Information


 Achieve Greater Designer Productivity  Logic Edition - www.xilinx.com/ise-logic
 Focus on Design Differentiation  Embedded Edition - www.xilinx.com/ise-embedded
 Shrink Time to Production  DSP Edition - www.xilinx.com/ise-dsp
 Attain Breakthrough Performance, Power and Cost Benefits  System Edition - www.xilinx.com/ise-system

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Power & Battery Management
0.5A/1A/2A 29V Non-Synchronous
Buck High Power LED Drivers
From High Voltage to 0.5, 1 or 2 Amps of
Brightness in a Single Design
The XRP7603, XRP7604 and SP7600 are a series of non-synchronous voltage mode PWM step down converters optimized to drive a
string of high power LEDs at respectively up to 500mA, 1A and 2A of continuous current. A wide 4.5V to 29V input voltage range allows
for single supply operations from industry standard 5, 12 or 24V power rails.

A 1.2MHz constant operating frequency allows for small external components selection while an internal control loop compensation
reduces the overall component count and solution footprint. With a 2.5% output setpoint accuracy and an input feedforward control,
these devices improve stability as well as typical transient and regulation responses. Dimming and shutdown mode is provided via
an enable function when required. A programmable over current and under voltage lock out protection insures safe operations under
abnormal operating conditions.

The XRP7603, XRP7604 and SP7600 are pin-to-pin compatible providing the most fl exibility when designing evolutive and scalable
lighting solutions and are offered in a compact thermally enhanced RoHS compliant “green”/halogen free 8-pin SO package.

Features Benefits
 Up to 2A Continuous Output Current Capable  Meet the needs of the latest high current LEDs
 XRP7603<500mA, XRP7604<1A, SP7600< 2A  Single scalable design solution capable of seamlessly
 Scalable and Evolutive Single Design supporting many LED lighting applications from 500mA to 2A
 4.5V to 29V Single Rail Input Voltage Range
Applications
 1.2MHz Constant Switching Frequency Operation
 Internal Control Loop Compensation  General Lighting and Displays
 Architectural and Accent Lighting
 PWM and Analog Dimming Capability
 Security and Traffi c Signals
 Programmable Over Current Protection  Medical and Industrial Instrumentation
 “Green”/Halogen Free 8-Pin SO Package  Video Projectors

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Power & Battery Management
Synchronous Step-Down Regulator
Delivers 5A from a 4mm x 4mm QFN
LTC3605 - a high efficiency, 15V, 4MHz synchronous
buck regulator that uses a constant frequency
controlled on-time, current mode architecture.
The LTC®3605 is a high efficiency, monolithic synchronous buck regulator using a phase lockable controlled on-time constant
frequency, current mode architecture. PolyPhase operation allows multiple LTC3605 regulators to run out of phase while using minimal
input and output capacitance.

The operating frequency is programmable from


800kHz to 4MHz with an external resistor. The high
frequency capability allows the use of small surface
mount inductors. For switching noise sensitive
applications, it can be externally synchronized from
800kHz to 4MHz. The PHMODE pin allows user
control of the phase of the outgoing clock signal.
The unique constant frequency/controlled on-
time architecture is ideal for high step-down ratio
applications that are operating at high frequency
while demanding fast transient response. Two internal
phase-lock loops synchronize the internal oscillator
to the external clock and also servos the regulator
on-time to lock on to either the internal clock or the
external clock if it’s present.

The LTC3605 uses internal N-channel switches with RDS(ON)s of only 35mΩ and 70mΩ to deliver efficiencies as high as 96%. Its low
minimum on-time allows low duty cycle operation at high switching frequencies. The LTC3605’s PolyPhase® operation (up to 12
phases) allows multiple regulators to be cascaded, running out of phase to minimize input and output capacitance. Current mode
operation offers fast transient response while simplifying compensation. Additional features include output tracking and a shutdown
current of only 15µA.

The LTC3605EUF is available in a 4mm x 4mm QFN-24. Pricing starts at $4.25 each in 1,000-piece quantities

Features Applications
 High Efficiency: Up to 96%  Point of Load Power Supply applications from a 12V or 5V rail
 5A Output Current  Portable Instruments
 4V to 15V VIN Range  Distributed Power Systems
 Integrated Power N-Channel MOSFETs (70mΩ Top and  Dual Lithium-ion Battery Powered Equipment
35mΩ Bottom)
 Adjustable Frequency 800kHz to 4MHz Efficiency and Power Loss
High Effi
 PolyPhase ® ciency 1MHz, 5A Step-Down Regulator
Operation (Up to 12 Phases) 100 10
VIN = 12V VOUT = 3.3V
 VINOutput Tracking 90 f = 1MHz
4V TO 15V
 0.6V ±1% 22µFReference Accuracy 80
2 PVIN SVIN
 Current Mode Operation for Excellent Line & Load Transient 70
CLKOUT INTVCC VOUT = 1.2V 1
POWER LOSS (W)

Response
EFFICIENCY (%)

2.2µF 60
CLKIN
 Shutdown Mode Draws Less than 15µA Supply Current
BOOST 50
PGOOD
 Available in 24-PinLTC3605
(4mm × 4mm) QFN0.1µF Package
L
40
VOUT VOUT = 3.3V
SW VOUT = 1.2V
3.3V 0
VON 11.5k 30
47µF
VIN RUN FB 20
2
ITH 2.55k 10
RT
16k 0 0.1
PGND
162k 10 100 1000 10000
220pF
OUTPUT CURRENT (mA)
3605 TA01a

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N2Power Launches ATX Power
Supply Family

Power Supplies
Very small, high efficiency design
POWER SUPPLY DESIGN LEADER
N2Power™ leads the power density race with its latest
small, high efficiency XL260-2 ATX AC -DC power supply.
Our advanced technology yields a very small footprint,
reduces wasted power, and offers the highest power
density in its class. This efficient design means reduced
energy costs, a greater return on your investment, greater
reliability and longer product life.

UNMATCHED POWER DENSITY


With an overall height of 1.3” and a 3” x 5.3” footprint, the
XL260-2 ATX boasts a power density over 12.5 watts per
cubic inch. It is ideally suited for OEMs using the industry
standard 1U chassis.

HIGH EFFICIENCY IN A SMALL PACKAGE


The XL260-2 ATX provides up to 87% efficiency. Our Features Benefits
unique design reduces energy consumption and  260W AC-DC  Requires little forced air cooling
generates less wasted heat. It requires little forced air  3” x 5.3” x 1.3” footprint  High power density: Over 12.5W / in3
cooling, decreases AC loading, increases reliability and  Up to 87% efficient  Saves design space
economy of operation. Comparisons of efficiencies show  Remote On / Off  Reduced power consumption
 5W 5V standby supply  Increased reliability
that our supplies can reduce losses up to 50%.

Applications
REPEATABLE QUALITY
Each power supply undergoes a complete functional  Embedded PC Systems
test and a multi-hour burn-in to insure that every unit  Gaming
meets our stringent quality requirements. Each power  Networking
 Industrial
supply design is also rigorously tested by UL, DEMKO,
 Telecom systems
and European agencies, with scheduled factory audits to  Test and measurement
ensure ongoing compliance.  LED lighting control systems

REGULATION MAXIMUM RIPLE & NOISE


MODEL OUTPUT VOLTAGE
(%) CURRENT (A) (P-P)
V1 +24V ±4 6.0 (15A Peak) 240 mV
V2 +5V ±4 10.0 50 mV
XL260-2 ATX V3 +12V ±5 4.0 120 mV
V4 +12V ±5 0.7 120 mV
V5 +5Vsb ±5 1.0 50 mV

TWICE THE POWER IN HALF THE SPACE

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Sensors & Imaging Arrays
ACS758 High-Current, High-Temperature,
Hall-Effect-Based Linear Current Sensor
Next Generation, 120 kHz Bandwidth, 50-200 A
Current Sensor with 100 µΩ, Integrated Current
Conductor for Reduced Power Loss
The ACS758 family of current sensors provides economical and precise solutions for AC or DC current sensing. Typical applications include motor
control, load detection and management, power supply and DC-to-DC converter control, inverter control, and over-current fault detection.

The device consists of a precise, low-offset linear Hall sensor circuit with a copper conduction path located near the
Hall sensor die. Applied current flowing through this copper conduction path generates a magnetic field which is
sensed by the integrated Hall IC and converted into a proportional voltage. Device accuracy is optimized through the
close proximity of the magnetic signal to the Hall transducer, and through the integration of a high performance
ferromagnetic core into Allegro’s custom CB package. A precise, proportional voltage is provided by the low-
offset, chopper-stabilized BiCMOS Hall IC, which is programmed for accuracy at the factory. High level
immunity to current conductor dV/dt and stray electric fields, offered by Allegro proprietary integrated shield
technology, guarantees low output ripple and low offset drift in high-side, high voltage applications. The
output of the device has a positive slope (>VCC / 2) when an increasing current flows through the primary
copper conduction path (from terminal 4 to terminal 5), which is the path used for current sensing. The internal
resistance of this conductive path is 100 μΩ typical, providing low power loss. The thickness of the copper conductor
allows survival of the device at up to 5x over-current conditions. The terminals of the conductive path are electrically isolated
from the sensor leads (pins 1 through 3). This allows the ACS758 family of sensors to be used in applications requiring electrical isolation
without the use of opto-isolators or other costly isolation techniques.

The device is fully calibrated prior to shipment from the factory. The ACS758 family is lead (Pb) free. All leads are plated with 100% matte tin, and there
is no Pb inside the package. The heavy gauge leadframe is made of oxygen-free copper.

Key Features Key Benefits


 Integrated shield greatly reduces capacitive coupling from current
— Prevents offset drift in high-side, high voltage applications
conductor to die due to high dV/dt signals
— Shorter package height than competitive devices and current
transformers
 Patented Allegro package — Integrated magnetic concentrator increases the sensitivity and signal to
noise ratio of the device
— Reduced Bill of Materials compared to shunt and op amp solutions
 100 μΩ internal conductor resistance — Best in class, ultra-low power loss
 Galvanic isolation — Allows for economical, high-side current sensing in high voltage systems
 3 μs output rise time in response to step input current — Suitable for short circuit protection
— Eliminates ripple observed in average current measurements
 Anti-aliasing filter
some applications such as motors, inverters and DC/DC converters
 Industry-leading noise performance through proprietary amplifier and filter
design techniques +5 V
 5 V or 3.3 V operation
IP+ VCC

Applications To all subcircuits


 Motor control  Inverter control
 Over-current fault detection  Power Factor Correction
Dynamic O ffset

Load detection and management


Cancellation

 VIOU T
Filter

Amp Out
 Power supply and DC-to-DC converter control
 Battery current sensing both in automobiles and electric bikes

Temperature
Gain Offset
Coefficient

Trim Control

IP– GND

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PCI Express 2.0 ReDriver™

S ignal C onditioning
Signal Conditioners
PI2EQX5804, PI2EQX5864
Get System Stability through
Signal Integrity
Pericom’s ReDriver signal-integrity technology provides both receiver-channel signal equalization and transmit-channel signal conditioning,
eliminating noise and restoring signal quality. This allows PCIe 2.0 implementation across longer lengths of a cost-effective cable, multiple
connectors and PCB trace for maximum signal integrity and system performance.
Designed using Pericom’s proprietary high-speed differential signal equalizer technology, the PI2EQX5804 delivers signal integrity over
30 inches of FR4 trace lengths. Combining the programmable equalization techniques at the end of a trace (Rx) to compensate for signal
attenuation and the de-emphasis technique to pre-compensate transmission on outputs allows a signal to traverse through a longer
medium, beyond the standard PCIe limits. PI2EQX5804 features eight CML-differential inputs and output pairs and can “re-drive” four
complete PCIe lanes.
The PI2EQX5864 is a 4-lane (8 differential channels) subset of the PI2EQX5804 that features smaller packaging, and is a low-cost
5.0Gbps solution. The primary functional difference between these two devices is in configuration: the PI2EQX5864 can only be
configured via the I2C interface.
Industry Specifications Compliance
Pericom’s PI2EQX5804 is the first signal conditioner to receive PCI-SIG® PCIe® 2.0 Certification for Signal Integrity

Features Benefits
 PCIe 2.0 differential signal conditioners at 5.0Gbps PI2EQX5804
 Programmable receiver equalization  4-lane (8 differential channels)
 Programmable transmitter de-emphasis & amplitude  Specifically designed to drive 5.0Gb/s PCIe 2.0 signals
 Pin-strapped or I2C configuration options  Proprietary high-speed differential signal equalizer technology
 100-Ohm Differential CML I/O’s  Delivers signal integrity over 30 inches of FR4 trace lengths
 Automatic Receiver Detection and control  8 CML-differential inputs and output pairs.
 Loop-back and mux/demux modes
 This device can re-drive four complete PCIe lanes
 Requires no reference clock
 Low power (100mW per channel) PI2EQX5864
 Very low-power stand-by mode  A subset of the 5804 features smaller packaging
 Signal detect & Electrical Idle support per channel  Configuration can only be made via the I2C interface
 Vcc Operating Range: 1.2V±0.1V  Low cost, space saving solution for PCIe 2.0
 Supports 30 inches of FR4 trace
 Packages Offered: Pb-free & Green Pericom also offers signal conditioners for SATA/SAS, XAUI,
 100-ball LBGA – 5804 DisplayPort and HDMI/DVI
 56-contact TQFN – 5864
Applications
 Pericom’s ReDriver ensures system stability by
restoring high-quality signal integrity over longer
distances at high speeds.
 Servers (data and telecom)
 Storage servers
 Test equipment
 Desktop PCs with dual-graphics
 PCIe cables

Visit www.pericom.com/redriver
for a video product demonstration

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ReDriver™ is a trademark of Pericom Semiconductor. PCI Express, PCIe and PCI-SIG are registered trademarks of PCI-SIG (www.pcisig.org)
Si5334/8 is Industry’s First Any-Rate,
Any-Output Clock Generator
Tim ing

Breakthrough MultiSynth technology


simplifies timing architectures and greatly
minimizes size and power requirements
The Si5338 any-rate, any-output quad clock generator from Silicon Labs is an I2C programmable clock capable of synthesizing any
frequency on each of the device’s four differential outputs with outstanding jitter performance. The device architecture is based on Silicon
Labs’ patented MultiSynth technology, which dramatically simplifies timing architectures by integrating the frequency synthesis capability
of four phase-locked loops (PLLs) in a single device. To provide additional design flexibility, each output clock is independently user-
programmable to support any signal format and reference voltage. This dramatically simplifies timing architectures by replacing fixed
frequency clock generators, discrete level translators and crystal oscillators (XOs) with a single device while minimizing cost, real estate
and power.

For applications where an I2C interface is not available or not desirable, Silicon Labs offers the Si5334 pin-controlled, any-rate, any-output
quad clock generator. Approximately 70 Si5334 clock generators are available to support popular frequency translations for a broad
range of applications. To further simplify timing architectures, Silicon Labs also offers the Si5330 low jitter, low skew clock buffer. The
Si5330 targets clock distribution applications and supports a broad range of clock format options. This product portfolio supplements
Silicon Labs’ existing XO/VCXOs, any-rate jitter attenuating clock multipliers and silicon oscillators, thus providing the industry’s broadest
portfolio of timing products and enabling customers a complete clock tree solution in next generation designs.

Key Features Key Benefits


— Single device eliminates up to 4 clock ICs, simplifying customer BOM
— Support multi-rate applications easily
 Any-rate frequency synthesis on every output clock — Minimizes power
— Minimizes space
— Vendor reduction
— Can be used in jitter-sensitive applications
 Low jitter (1 ps rms typical random jitter)
— Provides additional design margin in less jitter-sensitive applications
 Selectable output clock supply voltage (1.5, 1.8, 2.5, and — Simplified design and layout
3.3 V) and signal format (LVPECL, LVDS, HCSL, CMOS,
SSTL, HSTL) on each output clock — Saves cost by eliminating level translators

 Four differential or 8 CMOS output clocks — Provides clock distribution in addition to clock generation
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 I C programmable — Simplifies design reuse
 Frequency margining — Simplifies board-level test
 Output clock phase control — Simplifies PCB layout
 Spread spectrum clocking (SSC) — Reduces EMI emissions
 Custom programmable clocks — Simplifies customer BOM

Applications / Example Frequencies


Datacom
 Ethernet: 125 MHz
Storage
 Fibre Channel: 106.25 MHz
Telecom
 T1/E1: 1.544 MHz, 2.048 MHz
 DSLAM: 70.656 MHz
Passive Optical Networking
 GPON, WDM-PON: 77.76 MHz, 155.52 MHz
Optical Networking
 OC-3/12: 155.52 MHz
Broadcast Video
 HD SDI: 74.1758 MHz
 3G SDI: 148.5 MHz
To view our recent Silicon Oscillators and Clock Generators Webinar,
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AT SILICON LABS, ONE
BREAKTHROUGH LEADS TO ANOTHER,
AND ANOTHER AND ANOTHER.
Introducing our complete portfolio of XOs, VCXOs and Any-Rate Clocks

Frequency flexibility Ultra-low jitter Shortest lead times


Engineered to support the Based on our patented DSPLL ®
Silicon Labs changes the
widest frequency range for and MultiSynth technologies, oscillator manufacturing
maximum flexibility. Available these low jitter products improve model, enabling short,
in industry standard RoHS system performance, reduce predictable lead times.
compliant packages. BOM, minimize board space and (M
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simplify system design. B; ;A
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LOW JITTER OSCILLATORS


PART NUMBER TYPE FREQUENCY (MHZ) JITTER FORMAT PACKAGE

Si500S Silicon Oscillator 0.9 - 200 0.6 ps RMS typ CMOS, LVDS, LVPECL, SSTL, HCSL 3.2x4 mm DFN
Si500D Differential Silicon Oscillator 0.9 - 200 0.6 ps RMS typ CMOS, LVDS, LVPECL, SSTL, HCSL 3.2x4 mm DFN
Si53x Single/Dual/Quad Frequency XO 10 - 1417 0.3 ps RMS typ CMOS, LVDS, LVPECL, CML 5x7 mm SMD
Si55x Single/Dual/Quad Frequency VCXO 10 - 1417 0.3 ps RMS typ CMOS, LVDS, LVPECL, CML 5x7 mm SMD
Si57x Any-Rate Frequency XO/VCXO (I C Progammable) 2
10 - 1417 0.3 ps RMS typ CMOS, LVDS, LVPECL, CML 5x7 mm SMD

ANY-RATE CLOCKS
PART NUMBER DESCRIPTION INPUTS/OUTPUTS FREQUENCY (MHZ) JITTER FORMAT PACKAGE

Si5315 Synchronous Ethernet Clock Multiplier 2/2 0.008 - 644 0.6 ps RMS typ CMOS, LVDS, LVPECL, CML 6x6 mm, 36-pin QFN
Si5316/19 Jitter Attenuating Clock Multiplier 1/1 0.002 - 1417 0.3 ps RMS typ CMOS, LVDS, LVPECL, CML 6x6 mm, 36-pin QFN
Si5323/26 Jitter Attenuating Clock Mulitplier 2/2 0.002 - 1417 0.3 ps RMS typ CMOS, LVDS, LVPECL, CML 6x6 mm, 36-pin QFN
Si5366/68 Jitter Attenuating Clock Mulitplier 4/5 0.002 - 1417 0.3 ps RMS typ CMOS, LVDS, LVPECL, CML 14x14 mm, 100-pin TQFP
Si5322/25 Low Jitter Clock Multiplier 2/2 10 - 1417 0.6 ps RMS typ CMOS, LVDS, LVPECL, CML 6x6 mm, 36-pin QFN
Si5365/67 Low Jitter Clock Multiplier 4/5 10 - 1417 0.6 ps RMS typ CMOS, LVDS, LVPECL, CML 14x14 mm, 100-pin TQFP
Si5330 Low Jitter, Low Skew Clock Buffer 1/4 5 - 700 0.3 ps RMS typ CMOS, LVDS, LVPECL, HCSL, HSTL, SSTL 4x4 mm, 24-pin QFN
Si5334/38 Any-Rate, Any-Output Clock Generator 1/4 0.16 - 700 1.0 ps RMS typ CMOS, LVDS, LVPECL, HCSL, HSTL, SSTL 4x4 mm, 24-pin QFN

Built to order samples


Silicon Labs offers an easy-to-use web utility to custom
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eInfoChips Marvell Kirkwood OpenRD-Client Platform
Development Tools

eInfochips’ “OpenRD-Client” is a rapid development platform,


powered Marvell’s high end 88F6281 System on Chip (SoC). The
OpenRD-Client is a very compact, scalable, low power, RoHS
compliant and fan less reference design, allowing one to leverage
open source development for high end applications. The reference design features all commonly required peripheral interfaces like Gigabit Ethernet,
USB 2.0, PCI express, SATA & eSATA ports for HDD, SD Card, UART with RS232, JTAG based USB debug and optional header for phone/line interface. In
addition, it adds a 2D-GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) with a VGA Connector and additional I/Os for expanded capabilities.

Includes:
 Marvell’s high end 88F6281 System on Chip (SoC) based
dev board with Linux 2.6.22.18 and Ubuntu support
 Small Form Factor: 8.82” x 6.25”
 2 Gigabit Ethernet Ports
 7 USB 2.0 Ports
 VGA support up to 1280x1024 at 60 Hz
 SATA/eSATA, SD card interface
 RS232
 RS485
 USB interface for Debug supporting JTAG
 External Memory Interfaces:
 4 banks of x8 DDR2-800 SDRAM Memory with 512 MB
Address Space
 512 MB NAND Flash
 RoHS compliant design and components
 Bundled with software package to jump start your
application development
 SMBus for power monitoring
* indicates optional
Ordering Info: Price:
 003-RD0002  $199

eInfoChips Marvell Kirkwood OpenRD-Base Platform


eInfochips’ “OpenRD-Base” is a rapid development platform,
powered by Marvell’s high end 88F6281 System on Chip (SoC).
The OpenRD-Base is a very compact, scalable, low power, RoHS
compliant and fan less reference design, allowing one to leverage
open source development. The reference design features all
commonly required peripheral interfaces like Gigabit Ethernet,
USB 2.0, PCI express, SATA & eSATA ports for HDD, SD Card
interface, UART with RS232, JTAG based USB debug and optional
header for phone/line interface.

Includes:
 Marvell’s high end 88F6281 System on Chip(SoC) based
development board with Linux 2.6.22.18 and Ubuntu support
 Small Form Factor: 8.82” x 6.25”  Gigabit Ethernet
 USB 2.0  SPI
 1x PCI express  SATA/eSATA
 SD card interface  RS232
 USB interface for Debug supporting JTAG
 External Memory Interfaces:
 4 banks of x8 DDR2-800 SDRAM Memory with 512 MB
Address Space
 512 MB NAND Flash
 RoHS compliant design and components
 Bundled with software package to jump start your application
development
 SMBus for power monitoring
* indicates optional
Ordering Info: Price:
 003-RD0001  $149

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Si5330/4/8 Evaluation Boards

Development Tools
Two development boards are available for the any-rate clock generators and clock
buffers. The Si5338-EVB should be used for evaluation of all Si5330/4/8 devices. A CD-
ROM containing easy-to-use GUI-based configuration software ships with the Si5338-
EVB. The software greatly simplifies device configuration and evaluation. Simply enter
the input and output frequency requirements and the software fully configures the
device, selecting the optimal VCO frequency and divider values to minimize jitter and
power requirements. No complicated PLL calculations are required. In addition, any
Si5330 or Si5334 device may also be selected via the configuration software, enabling
quick evaluation of a pin-controlled device.
The Si5338-PROG-EVB field programmer’s kit should be used to generate Si5338 I2C
programmable any-rate clock generators with user-specified default configurations. By
customizing the device to provide an application-specific frequency plan upon powerup,
additional XO and mux circuitry that would otherwise be required for system bootup are
not required. This socketed EVB ships with 5 blank Si5338 devices that can be field-
programmed to meet a customer’s unique requirements. The price of the Si5338-EVB is Si5338 Configuration Software
$95 USD. The price of the Si5338-PROG-EVB is $150.

Si5338-EVB includes: Si5338-PROG-EVB includes:


 Si5338 target board  Si5338 socketed target board
 CD-ROM “Si5338 Configuration Software”  CD-ROM “Si5338 Configuration Software”
 USB cable for power and communication  Five blank Si5338N-A-GM devices
 USB cable for power and communication
Ordering Info:
 Si5338-EVB Ordering Info:
 Si5338-PROG-EVB

Si5338-EVB Target Board Si5338-PROG-EVB Field Programmer’s Kit

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Ethernet) Filters / Switches / Regulators)
• Programmable Logic (FPGA, SPLD/CPLD) SFP+)
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• Sensors (Biometrics, RF, Smart Cards) • Ethernet ( 10/100 PHYs, Controllers, Switches)
• Linear ICs ( Active Filters / Comparators /
Op Amps / References / Timers)
• Power Management ICs ( Battery, Display, Hot-
Swap, PCI/PCIX/PCIE, High Side, LDOs, DDR)
• Precision Edge ICs ( Clock distribution, generation,
• Fiber Optic Devices (10G FP TOSA & MM PIN synthesizers / Multiplexers, PLLs, buffers, CDRs)
ROSA, OTDR FP Lasers, 2.5G DWDM DML, DFB • Audio (Mux/Demux, Codec)
• Image Processor (Scaler, Deinterlacer, Motion Co- • RF (290 – 980 ISM band / ASK/FSK / 200kbps max
TOSA & APD ROSA) data rate)
• Optocouplers (Transistor Output, High Speed, Solid CPU)
• Telecom (SERDES, CDR, Laser Drivers, TIA’s, • System Management ICs ( Fan Control / Thermal
State Relays) Supervisor I2C)
• RF Modules (Zigbee) Limiting Amps)
• RF Semiconductors (RFIC Switch, GaAs FET, • Video (HDMI, Equalizers, Cable Drivers, Reclockers,
Optical Modules (SFP))
GaAs PA, Si LD-MOSFET, CATV Hybrid, Si RFIC)


• DRAM (DDR3 SDRAM, DDR2 SDRAM, DDR
SDRAM, SDRAM, RLDRAM, PSRAM)
• DRAM Modules (FBDIMM, RDIMM, SODIMM,
• Memory (QDR/DDR SRAM, Zero-Wait SRAM UDIMM)
• Embedded Array ( 0.13µ - 0.5µ / 6K – 10.7M (NBT), Sync Burst SRAM, Specialty Sync-SRAM) • Mobil DRAM (Mobil SDRAM, Mobil DDR SDRAM)
Gates / 50 – 300 MHz) • Multichip Packages (MobilDRAM & NAND Flash
• IP Repository ( ARM926EJ, 8051, USB, PCIE, Combinations)
DDR2, 10/100 MAC, Mil-STD-1553, UART, DMA, • NAND Flash Memory (Managed NAND, High
Timer, GPIO) (Including ICS) Speed NAND, Solid State Storage, Embedded USB)
• Standard Cell ( 0.13µ - 0.25µ / 5M – 12M Gates /
®


150 – 333 MHz) • Audio (2,4,8, & 10 Channel Codecs)
• Structured ASIC ( 0.13µ - 0.35µ / 21K – 1.7M • Clock Distribution (Synthesizers, Translators,
Gates / 50 – 250 MHz) Oscillators, PLLs, Spread Spectrum, Video)
• Clock Generation (Fan-Out, Multiplexers, PLLs, • Filters
Translators, Programmable) • Inductors
• Datacom (10/100BaseT Phys) • Isolators
• Interface (PCIE Switches, Rapid I/O) • Transformers (Modem, Analog/Voice Switching,
• Logic (FST, ALVC, LVC, FCT & BusSwitch) DSL, Cable Modem, RJ45, PoE)
• Power and Battery Management (IGBT and • Memory (FIFO, SRAM, Multiport RAM)
MOSFET gate drivers) • Telecom (Network Search Engines, T1/E1/J1 LIUs,
• Sensor and Imaging Arrays (Hall Effect Sensors) Framers, ATMs, AFEs, TSIs)
• Signal Conditioning (Solid State Relays, • Video (LVDS TX/RX, HDMI Multiplexer/Switches)
Optocouplers) (Formerly C&D Technologies)
• Telecom (Embedded Modem, MF Trunk signaling,
DTMF) • AC/DC Power Supplies (200 – 2000 Watts,
2.5VDC to 48 VDC Out – PCI Modules)
• Data Acquisition (Electronic Imaging, A/D
• Memory (DDR DRAM,SDRAM, EDO & FPO DRAM, Converters, D/A Converters, Sample/Hold Amplifier,
E2PROM, PSRAM, SRAM, DDR II Synchronous Multiplexers)
SRAM, Asynchronous SRAM) • DC/DC Converters (0.25 to 340 Watts, 0.02 to 80
• Smart Card (Two-Wire Serial EEPROM, Secure, Amps, 1.2 to 48 VDC Out; 3 to 75 VDC In)
MCU Based, ICs) • Digital Panel Meters (Voltmeters, Wire Meters,
• Device Server Modules Process Monitors, AC/DC Ammeters)
• Embedded MCU / MPU (ARM7TDMI, ARM9926EJ) • Magnetics (Inductors & Transformers, Differential
• Networking Modules (Wired/Wireless 802.3 / common-mode filters, Databus Isolators)
802.11bg / 802.15.4)

• Power (MOSFET, IGBT, Diodes, Thyristors, DC/DC,
PWM Control, LED/Lamp/Display Drivers)
• RF Power (FETs, Drivers, Amplifiers, Microwave
modules, RF Modules)
• Solar Devices (Solar Cells, Solar Bits, Solar Die, • AC-DC Power Supplies (125 – 275 Watts, 12VDC
Solar Battery Chargers) to 56 VDC Out, 90-264VAC In, 3” x 5” format)
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• Frequency Control (Oscillators, Crystals, VCXO, Management, DC/DC, LDO, MPU - Supervisor, PoE,
TCXO, OCXO, Sine Wave Oscillator) VDC References, AC Switches)
• Discretes (Thyristors, Diodes, FETs, Transistors)
• Signal Conditioning (Comparators, Op-Amps,
• Communications (Voice & Audio CODECs, Pro-X Clamp Diode Arrays, Crowbar Diodes, EMI Filtering)
SLICs, USB Audio Codec) • Logic (3.3V, 5V, Translators, Gates, Switches, Port -
• Logic ICs (I/O Controllers, ISA Bridge, Power • Communications (CAN, LIN, ZigBee) Expansion)
Management, Hardware Monitors, Clock Generators, • Discrete (Diodes, Power MOSFETS, Thyristors, • Sensors (Accelerometers, Proximity, Thermal, Touch)
Power I/C, Card Reader IC’s, IEEE1394) Triacs, Transistors) • Interface (Smartcard)
• MPU (8-bit 80C51 based, 32-bit ARM7TDMI) • Embedded MCU / MPU (16/32 Bit MCUs) • Wireless (Bluetooth, ZigBee, GPS, RFID)
• Power (ACPI Controller, PWM, DDR Bus Term, • Logic (Standard – High/Low Voltage, Interface, • Audio (Decoders, Power Amps, Analog CPU, Digital
Power Switch) Multi-Purpose) CPU, Radio)
• Voice Solutions (Record & Playback ICs) • Memory (Fast Flash, Low Power SRAM, EEPROM) • Image Sensor (Camera Modules, Imaging Signal
Processor, CMOS Arrays)
• Video (Demodulator, Decoders)
• Motor Control (Controllers, Drivers, MCU’s)
• Microcontrollers (8-bit, 16-bit, ARM7TDMI,
® ARM926E, Cortex M3)

• Connectivity (CAN, J1850) • Frequency Control (Oscillators, Optical Timing
• Display Drivers (LCD / VFD Driver / Controllers) Clocks, Sine Wave Oscillator)
• Embedded MCU / MPU (4-Bit NX 63K / • RF Components (SAW Resonators, SAW RF & IF
ARM7TDMI / ARM946E – Full Development Tool Filters, RFIC Transceivers)
Suites) • RF Modules (ZigBee, 802.15.4, UHF Mesh, FHSS • Optoelectronics (LED Drivers, EL Lamp Drivers)
• Memory (P2ROM, DRAM ) ISM, Bluetooth, 802.11b) • Power (Switching, Automotive, PFC, Backlight,
• MEMS (3D Accelerometers -3g to +3g) • Standalone RF modules (FHSS, 802.15.4, LDO, High Voltage Interface / Driver’s, PoE)
• Power Management (Linear (LDO) & Switching 802.11b, and Bluetooth) • Transducers (Ultrasound)
Voltage Regulators, Power Switch (USB) devices)
• Speech (BGM Mixer - ADPCM & ADPCM2, Voice
Synthesizers & Recorders, Audio Codec)
• Telecom (ADPCM – Linear – PCMA-Law - VoIP
Codec’s, Echo Cancellers, Transceivers)
• Video (NTSC / PAL / SECAM Encoders –
Decoders, NR-FIFO) • DC/DC Converters (1/16 Brick, 1/8-Brick, 1/4-
• Flat Panel Displays (LCD – 2” to 65”) Brick, 1/2-Brick)
• Memory (Flash – NOR)
• Optoelectronics (LEDs, Laser Diode, Photo
coupler, IrDA, photo interrupters, Emitters/Detectors,
• Analog Image Sensor (NTSC/PAL) Sensors)
• Digital Image Sensor (CIF, VGA, 1.3M / 2.0M / • Power (LDO / Switching Regulators, LED Drivers,
3.2M / 5.17M Pixel) Solid State Relays) • Audio / Video (3 Input A/V Switch, Dual SCART
• Image Processors A/V Switch)
• Modems (V22bis, Data Pumps, AFEs, DAAs)
• Power Measurement Metering Control (Single/
Poly Phase Meter ICs)
• Smart Card Reader (SoC - Smart Card Reader &
Power Management, Interface ICs)
• Amplifiers & Comparators (Audio, Op Amp, Gain • WAN / LAN (10/100 PHY, 10Base2/5 - OC-3 /
Control, Level Detect/Sense, Video) • Digital Video Processors STM-1 / STS-3 / E4 & DS3 / E3 / STS-1
• Analog Switches (Audio, Data, Video) • Storage Products (Serial ATA - Parallel ATA, Transceivers)
• Circuit Protection (EMI / RFI Filters) Parallel ATA Controller, RAID Storage Processors,
• Clock Management (Synthesizers, ZDB, PLL, SATA Controllers, SATA Port Multipliers)
Skew Control, Fan-Out, Buffers, Timers) • Video Transport (HDMI, DVI and iTMDS Products -
• Discretes (FETs, Transistors, Diodes, Rectifiers, Receivers, Transmitters, Switches, PHYs)
Thyristors) • Data Interconnect (Signal Conditioners and
• Interface (232 / 422 / CAN Tranciever, Modulator / Retimers, Crosspoint Switches, Backplane, Switch
Demodulators., Smart / SIM) Fabrics)
• Logic (Gates, Inverters, MUX, Latches) • Ethernet (10/100/1G/10G PHYs, 10/100/1G/10G
• Power Management (PFC, Battery Management, MACs, Switches, Transceivers)
Supervisors, References, DC/DC Switchers, Off-Line • Storage (FC, SerDes, Transceivers, SAS
Reg/Ctrl, LDO) • Microcontrollers ( 8-Bit 8051, 20-100MIPS, Controllers, SATA Controls)
1-28K Flash, 256-8448 RAM, ADC, DAC) • Transport Physical Layer (TIAs, Amplifiers,
• Power (Digital Isolators, AC Current Sensors, PoE) Photodiodes, CDR, MUX, DEMUX, Transceivers,
• Timing (Clock Multipliers, VCXOs, XOs, Sonet/SDH PON)
Precision) • Transport Processing (VC, FEC, Network
• Wireless (FM Transmitters/Receivers, ZigBee, Processors, TSI, Pointer Processors)
• High-Power Laser Diodes (Single, Laser Bar / Satellite Receiver)
Stacks) • Wireline (Modem, Codec, SLIC, DAA, CDR/PHY
• Infrared (Photo detectors, Emitters, Sensors) ICs)
• Intelligent Displays (Self-Contained LED Displays)
• LED’s (Side / Radial / Top Emitters, Arrays, High
Power) • Memory (SDRAM / DDR1, Pseudo SRAM, Serial
Flash, Parallel Flash)
• Controllers (Flash Memory Card Controller, USB
Flash Controller)
(Including SaRonix) • Embedded Graphics (128-bit 2D/3D mobile
graphics engine, Mobile Graphics Coprocessor)
• Mobile Communication (Mobile Satellite TV Tuner
• Analog Switches (3-17V SPDT-SPST-DPST-MUX, IC)
Custom HDMI/DVI-PCI-USB-LAN) • Multimedia SoC (MP3/WMA Digital Audio Player, • Advanced FPGA (13,824 – 331,776 Logic Cells,
• Bridges (PCI, PCIX, PCI Express – 32/64Bit – USB 2.0 Megapixal Image Controller) MGT, PPC, DSP)
66/133MHz) • CPLD (32 – 512 Macrocells, Low Power/High
• Clock ICs ( VCXOs, Buffers, Drivers, Generators, Performance)
Skew Controllers) • Development Platforms
• Crystals & Oscillators (Quartz Crystal Resonators) • Development Tools (DSP, Embedded Processing,
• Digital Switches (2-Port, Bus, Crossbar, DDR, Synthesis & Implementation)
Mux/DeMux, Low Voltage Translator) • General Purpose FPGA (1,728 – 53,712 Logic
• Interface (Re-Drivers, Buffers, Flip-Flops, Gates, • Advanced I/O Controllers (USB-ATA, Southbridge) Cells, uBlaze, PicoBlaze, DSP)
Latches, Registers, Transceivers, Voltage Translators) • Datacom Satellite Receiver (10/100 MAC/PHY • Intellectual Property (PCIe, PCI, 10/100/1G/10G
• Logic (ALVC, FCT, LCX, LPT) Controller, 10/100PHY, Multimedia Processors, Ethernet, MPEG4, FEC, DOCSIS, PPC, uBlaze,
• PCI Express Solutions (Packet/Signal Switches, ArcNET, CircNET) PicoBlaze and more)
Bridge, PHY, Signal Conditioning, Clock-Buffers/ • Environmental (Temperature Sensors, Fan Control) • Services (Design Services, Training, XPA)
Generators/Crystals) • USB Solutions (Card Reader, Flash Drive, Disk
• Translators (Voltage, I/O Signal) Drive, Hub, PHY)

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