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ADV601:  Low Cost Multiformat Video Codec

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Newer Alternatives:
  • ADV212 Wavescale® JPEG 2000 Video Codec

The ADV601 and the ADV601LC are very low cost, single chip, dedicated function, all digital CMOS VLSI devices capable of supporting visually loss-less to 350:1 real-time compression and decompression of CCIR-601 digital video at very high image quality levels. The ADV601 offers 10 bit per component performance and an dedicated DSP serial port in a 160 pin PQFP package. The ADV601LC offers 8 bit per component performance, no DSP serial port, and ultra-low cost in a tiny 120 pin TQFP package.

FTP Site & Software Simulator

A broad set of software, schematics and applications information is available on the ADV601 FTP Site or test out the software simulator for the ADV601.


  • Precise Compressed Bit Rate Control
  • Field Independent Compression
  • Flexible Video Interface Supports All Common Formats, Including CCIR-656
  • General Purpose 8-, 16- or 32-Bit Host Interface With 512 Deep 32-Bit FIFO

Functional Block Diagram for ADV601

Third Party Support

For third party tools and support, visit the Gastager Systemtechnik GmbH website.

Evaluation Kits & Symbols & Footprints

Symbols and Footprints— Analog Devices offers Symbols & Footprints which are compatible with a large set of today’s CAD systems for broader and easier support.

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Price, packaging, availability

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The USA list pricing shown is for BUDGETARY USE ONLY, shown in United States dollars (FOB USA per unit for the stated volume), and is subject to change. International prices may differ due to local duties, taxes, fees and exchange rates. For volume-specific price or delivery quotes, please contact your local Analog Devices, Inc. sales office or authorized distributor. Pricing displayed for Evaluation Boards and Kits is based on 1-piece pricing.

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