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AD8117:  600 MHz, 32 × 32 Buffered Analog Crosspoint Switch

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The AD8117/AD8118 are high speed, 32 × 32 analog crosspoint switch matrices. They offer 600 MHz bandwidth and slew rate of 1800 V/μs for high resolution computer graphics (RGB) signal switching. With less than −70 dB of crosstalk and −90 dB isolation (@ 5 MHz), the AD8117/AD8118 are useful in many high speed applications. The 0.1 dB flatness greater than 50 MHz makes the AD8117/AD8118 ideal for composite video switching.

The AD8117/AD8118 include 32 independent output buffers that can be placed into a high impedance state for paralleling crosspoint outputs so that off-channels present minimal loading to an output bus. The AD8117 has a differential gain of +1, while the AD8118 has a differential gain of +2 for ease of use in back-terminated load applications. They operate as fully differential devices or can be configured for single-ended operation. Either a single +5 V supply or dual ±2.5 V supplies can be used, while consuming only 500 mA of idle current with all outputs enabled. The channel switching is performed via a double-buffered, serial digital control (which can accommodate daisy chaining of several devices), or via a parallel control, allowing updating of an individual output without reprogram-ming the entire array.

The AD8117/AD8118 are packaged in a 304-ball BGA package and are available over the extended industrial temperature range of −40°C to +85°C.


  • Routing of high speed signals including
  • RGB and component video routing
    Compressed video (MPEG, wavelet)
    Data communications

    Data Sheet, Rev. A, 5/07


    • High channel count, 32 × 32 high speed, non-blocking switch array
    • Differential G = +1 (AD8117) or G = +2 (AD8118)
    • Flexible power supplies
      Single +5 V supply, or dual ±2.5 V supplies
    • High impedance output disable allows connection of multiple devices with minimal loading on output bus
    • Excellent video performance
      >50 MHz 0.1 dB gain flatness
      0.05%/0.05° differential gain/phase error
      (RL = 150 Ω)
    • Differential or single-ended operation
    • Serial or parallel programming of switch array
    • Excellent ac performance
      Bandwidth: 600 MHz
      Slew rate: 1800 V/μs
      Settling time: 2.5 ns to 1%
    • Low power of 2.5 W
    • Low all hostile crosstalk < −70 dB @ 5 MHz
      < −43 dB @ 600 MHz
    • Reset pin allows disabling of all outputs (connected through a capacitor to ground provides power-on reset capability)
    • 304-ball BGA package (31 mm × 31 mm)

    Functional Block Diagram for AD8117


    Title Content Type File Type
    AD8117: 600 MHz, 32 32 Buffered Analog Crosspoint Switches Data Sheet (Rev A, 05/2007) (pdf, 1015 kB) Data Sheets PDF
    High Speed Switches  (pdf, 63 kB) Product Selection Guide PDF
    Video Amplifier Products (April 2007)  (pdf, 4117 kB) Overview PDF
    RAQs index Rarely Asked Questions HTML
    Glossary of EE Terms Glossary HTML

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