Overview

Features and Benefits

  • Divide-by-4 prescaler
  • High frequency operation: 4 GHz to 18 GHz
  • Integrated RF decoupling capacitors
    • Active mode: 30 mA
    • Power-down mode: 7 mA
  • Low phase noise: −150 dBc/Hz
  • Single dc supply: 3.3 V compatible with ADF4xxx PLLs
  • Temperature range: −40°C to +105°C
  • Small package: 3 mm × 3 mm LFCSP

Product Details

The ADF5001 prescaler is a low noise, low power, fixed RF divider block that can be used to divide down frequencies as high as 18 GHz to a lower frequency suitable for input into a PLL IC, such as the ADF4156 or ADF4106. The ADF5001 provides a divide-by-4 function. The ADF5001 operates off a 3.3 V supply and has differential 100 Ω RF outputs to allow direct interface to the differential RF inputs of PLLs such as the ADF4156 and ADF4106.

Applications

  • PLL frequency range extender
  • Point-to-point radios
  • VSAT radios
  • Communications test equipment
  • Product Lifecycle icon-recommended Production

    At least one model within this product family is in production and available for purchase. The product is appropriate for new designs but newer alternatives may exist.

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    ADIsimPLL™

    ADIsimPLL enables the rapid and reliable evaluation of new high performance PLL products from ADI. It is the most comprehensive PLL Synthesizer design and simulation tool available today. Simulations performed include all key non-linear effects that are significant in affecting PLL performance. ADIsimPLL removes at least one iteration from the design process, thereby speeding the design- to-market.

    ADIsimRF

    ADIsimRF is an easy-to-use RF signal chain calculator. Cascaded gain, noise, distortion and power consumption can be calculated, plotted and exported for signal chains with up to 50 stages. ADIsimRF also includes an extensive data base of device models for ADI’s RF and mixed signal components.

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    Product Recommendations

    ADF5001 Companion Parts

    Recommended Linear Regulators

    • For ultralow noise, 3.3V applications, 200 mA output: ADP151.
    • For ultralow noise, 3.3V applications,150 mA output: ADP150.

    Recommended PLL

    • For a Fractional-N Frequency Synthesizer: ADF4156.
    • For an Integer-N Frequency Synthesizer: ADF4106.

    Recommended PLL Active Filter

    • For an ultralow noise, rail-to-rail amplifier: OP184.

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