XRM2-DAC-D4/1G - IF/Baseband data signal generation



  • IF/Baseband data signal generation

Board Features

  • Dual 16-bit 1Gsps DACs
  • External Clock Input
  • Alpha Data XRM2 I/O Module


The XRC2-DAC-D4/1G is an XRM2 I/O Module, providing two Digital to Analog converters with 16-bit resolution and sampling rates up to 1GHz.

Aimed at IF/Baseband signal generation, provision is made for use of either an external or internally generated clock source. External trigger and auxiliary I/O ports are also provided.

Board Format

Alpha Data XRM2 I/O Module

Environmental Specifications

Temperature Limits:

CodeCooling OptionOperating Temp.Storage Temp.
AC0Air Cooled Commercial0°C+55°C-40°C+85°C

Operating Humidity range:

Up to 95% (non-condensing)

EMC Conformity:

FCC 47CFR Part 2
EN55022:2010 Equipment ClassB

For more information on the operating conditions for the different cooling options go to: Alpha Data Environmental Specification Page.

Or read: Alpha Data Environment Specification (PDF).

I/O Interfaces

Interface TypeQtyDescription
ANALOG I/O (Front Panel)
DAC2Dual 16-bit DACs up to 1GHz
Resolution: 16-bit
Max Clock Rate: 1000MHz
Impedance: 50Ω (AC coupled)
Levels: 2Vppk (open circuit)| 1Vppk (50Ω load)
Connector: SMA
DISCRETE I/O (Front Panel)
External clock input1External clock input
Bandwidth: 5MHz to 1GHz
Impedance: 50Ω (AC coupled)
Levels: -6dBm to +12dBm (0dBm nominal)
Connector: SMA
Trigger I/O1Trigger I/O
Impedance: 4k7Ω (DC coupled)
Levels: 3.3V LVTTL
Connector: SMA
Auxiliary I/O1Auxiliary I/O
Impedance: 4k7Ω (DC coupled)
Levels: 3.3V LVTTL
Connector: SMA
DISCRETE I/O (PCB Connector)
Synchronisation I/O2Synchronisation I/O
Levels: 1V8 Logic (DC coupled)
Connector: U.FL - Limited Access in assembled system
User configurable as inputs or outputs, signals direct to FPGA pins (Vccfpio).
Note: signals on these connectors must be restricted to 1V8 logic otherwise damage may result.


Example UCF, HDL files and Application software are provided with the board.

Ordering Code
ParametercodeParameter Description
XRM2 Keyingu

blank = keyed connector,
/U = unkeyed connector

Contact sales for other ordering options


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