Features and Benefits

  • 400+ MSPS DAC Update Rate
  • Low Voltage Differential Signaling (LVDS) Compatible Inputs
  • Built-In 100 Ω termination resistors
  • Single Data Rate (SDR) and Double Data Rate (DDR) Capability
  • Versatile Clock and Data Interface
  • Noise Floor Performance: < –160 dBm/Hz @ fOUT = 70 MHz
  • IMD > 80 dBc to 80 MHz: > -80 dBc
  • Selectable Data Format: Twos Complement or Straight Binary
  • Programmable via SPI Port

Product Details

The AD9726 is a 16-bit high performance LVDS DAC that offers exceptional noise and spurious performance and true 16-bit dc linearity. Manufactured on a CMOS process, the AD9726 uses a proprietary switching technique that enhances dynamic performance. A wide full-scale current adjustment span of 2 mA to 20 mA allows the AD9726 to operate at reduced power levels. The current output(s) of the AD9726 can be easily configured for various single-ended or differential circuit topologies.

The AD9726 leverages the latest TxDAC+ core technology found in the AD9786 product family to achieve industry-leading noise and intermodulation distortion (IMD) performance. This record-breaking performance allows synthesis of multicarrier transmit signals at intermediate frequencies (IFs) of 140 MHz and beyond. As a result, system designers can eliminate an up-conversion stage and reduce overall parts count, ultimately lowering total system cost. Alternatively, the high conversion rate enables wideband signal synthesis.

TxDAC+ is registered trademark of Analog Devices.


  • Instrumentation
  • Test equipment
  • Waveform synthesis
  • Communications system

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