Semtech Corporation has launched new GS3490 configurable 3G-SDI I/O device featuring an integrated long-reach adaptive cable EQ and cable driver.
“By listening to our customers’ challenges and by leveraging our extensive experience in the video market, we have been able to extend the performance of our products to meet the demanding reach requirements that are now so prevalent in the industry,” said Gary Beauchamp, Senior Vice President & General Manager, Gennum Product Group.
Key Features of the GS3490:
Connection to a single BNC connector as an adaptive cable equalizer or cable driver
Multi-rate operation from 125Mb/s to 2.97Gb/s (performance optimized for SMPTE ST 424, SMPTE ST 292 and SMPTE ST 259 data rates)
Supports DVB-ASI at 270Mb/s
Integrated 100 ohms, differential digital data input/output termination
Low power operation:
206mW typical power consumption in EQ mode
190mW typical power consumption in cable driver mode
Operating temperature range: -40°C to +85°C
Standard 5mm x 5mm QFN package
Pricing and Availability:
The GS3490 product (order code: GS3490-INE3, GS3490-INTE3) is available immediately for sampling and production quantities in May, 2013.