This user guide describes the AD911x and AD971x evaluation boards, which provide all of the support circuitry required to operate the AD911x and AD971x in their various modes and configurations. The application software used to interface with the devices is also described.
The AD9114/AD9115/AD9116/AD9117 and AD9714/AD9715/AD9716/AD9717 data sheets should be consulted when using the evaluation board. The AD971x/AD911x Rev. A evaluation board operates together with the Data Pattern Generator 2 (DPG2) and the DAC software suite, including the AD971x/AD911x update.
The CD-ROM provided with the evaluation board includes the installation program for all necessary software. The install program can also be downloaded. Both methods install the DPGDownloader program for loading vectors as well as the AD971x/AD911x update necessary for SPI communication.