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Echotek Series DCM-V5-XMC Digital Receiver

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The Echotek™ Series DCM-V5-XMC Digital Receiver implements a flexible FPGA-based architecture in a space-efficient mezzanine card form factor. The module combines the latest in high-performance A/D conversion with an ultra high-speed D/A converter, both working in conjunction with a powerful Xilinx® FPGA. The user-programmable Virtex-5 FPGA functions as the primary data processor, supported by Mercury’s EchoCore™ firmware library.

With this set of flexible resources, the DCM-V5-XMC delivers unique capabilities, such as multi-board coherency, while addressing a range of analog signal requirements found in SIGINT, ELINT, and RADAR applications.

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  • User-programmable Virtex-5 FPGA functions as the primary data processor
  • Supported by Mercury’s EchoCore™ firmware library
  • Two, single IF channel, Texas Instruments ADS6149 analog-to-digital converters
  • 128 MB of DDR-II SDRAM, accessible by user-programmable applications
  • Two high-speed serial XMC connectors
  • One single-channel Maxim MAX 19692 digital-to-analog converter
  • High-speed A/D and D/A conversion with Virtex™-5 FPGA processing
  • Flexible, high-performance data conversion
  • 14-bit analog-to-digital at up to 250 MSPS
  • 12-bit digital-to-analog at up to 2.3 GHz
  • Complementary to Echotek™ Series RF 1800GT Wideband Microwave Receiver
A/D Conversion
Input channels: 2
A/D type: Texas Instruments ADS6149
Resolution: 14 bits
Speed: 250 MSPS

D/A Conversion
Output channels: 1
D/A type: Maxim MAX19692
Resolution: 12 bits
Speed: 2.3 GHz

1 user FPGA  Xilinx Virtex-5 SX95T

   Size: 128 MB
   Bus width: 32 bits
   Bus speed: 250 MHz DDR
   DDR-II-SDRAM to user FPGA: 2.0 GB/s theoretical max
   PCIe Interface: 8 lanes at up to 2.5 GB/s total

Driver applications Supported by RedHat® Enterprise Linux® 5 OS
Consult factory for alternative OS support.

EnvironmentalRuggedization level: Commercial
   Operating: 0°C to 40°C with 300 ft/min appropriate airflow
   Storage: -40°C to +85°C
Cooling Commercial grade, convection-cooled
Consult factory for rugged options.