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Features and Benefits
- Dual transmitters
- Dual receivers
- Dual input shared observation receiver
- Maximum receiver bandwidth: 200 MHz
- Maximum tunable transmitter synthesis bandwidth: 450 MHz
- Maximum observation receiver bandwidth: 450 MHz
- Fully integrated fractional-N RF synthesizers
- Fully integrated clock synthesizer
- Multichip phase synchronization for RF LO and baseband clocks
- JESD204B datapath interface
- Tuning range (center frequency): 75 MHz to 6000 MHz
The ADRV9009 is a highly integrated, radio frequency (RF), agile transceiver offering dual transmitters and receivers, integrated synthesizers, and digital signal processing functions. The IC delivers a versatile combination of high performance and low power consumption demanded by 3G, 4G, and 5G macro cell time division duplex (TDD) base station applications.
The receive path consists of two independent, wide bandwidth, direct conversion receivers with state-of-the-art dynamic range. The device also supports a wide bandwidth, time shared observation path receiver (ORx) for use in TDD applications. The complete receive subsystem includes automatic and manual attenuation control, dc offset correction, quadrature error correction (QEC), and digital filtering, thus eliminating the need for these functions in the digital baseband. Several auxiliary functions, such as analog-to-digital converters (ADCs), digital-to-analog converters (DACs), and general-purpose inputs/outputs (GPIOs) for the power amplifier (PA), and RF front-end control are also integrated.
In addition to automatic gain control (AGC), the ADRV9009 also features flexible external gain control modes, allowing significant flexibility in setting system level gain dynamically.
The received signals are digitized with a set of four high dynamic range, continuous time Σ-Δ ADCs that provide inherent antialiasing. The combination of the direct conversion architecture, which does not suffer from out of band image mixing, and the lack of aliasing, relaxes the requirements of the RF filters when compared to traditional intermediate frequency (IF) receivers.
The transmitters use an innovative direct conversion modulator that achieves high modulation accuracy with exceptionally low noise.
The observation receiver path consists of a wide bandwidth, direct conversion receiver with state-of-the-art dynamic range.
The fully integrated phase-locked loop (PLL) provides high performance, low power, fractional-N RF frequency synthesis for the transmitter (Tx) and receiver (Rx) signal paths. An additional synthesizer generates the clocks needed for the converters, digital circuits, and the serial interface. A multichip synchronization mechanism synchronizes the phase of the RF local oscillator (LO) and baseband clocks between multiple ADRV9009 chips. Precautions are taken to provide the isolation required in high performance base station applications. All voltage controlled oscillators (VCOs) and loop filter components are integrated.
The high speed JESD204B interface supports up to 12.288 Gbps lane rates, resulting in two lanes per transmitter and a single lane per receiver in the widest bandwidth mode. The interface also supports interleaved mode for lower bandwidths, thus reducing the total number of high speed data interface lanes to one. Both fixed and floating point data formats are supported. The floating point format allows internal AGC to be invisible to the demodulator device.
The core of the ADRV9009 can be powered directly from 1.3 V regulators and 1.8 V regulators, and is controlled via a standard 4-wire serial port. Comprehensive power-down modes are included to minimize power consumption in normal use. The ADRV9009 is packaged in a 12 mm × 12 mm, 196-ball chip scale ball grid array (CSP_BGA).
- 3G, 4G, and 5G TDD macrocell base stations
- TDD active antenna systems
- Massive multiple input, multiple output (MIMO)
- Phased array radar
- Electronic warfare
- Military communications
- Portable test equipment
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Evaluation Kits (1)
The ADRV9009-W/PCBZ is a radio card designed to showcase the ADRV9009, the widest bandwidth, highest performance RF integrated transceiver. The radio card provides a single 2x2 transceiver platform for device evaluation and rapid prototyping of radio solutions. All peripherals necessary for the radio card to operate including a high efficiency switcher only power supply solution, and a high performance clocking solution are populated on the board. The ADRV9009-W/PCBZ is a single-chip TDD solution of dual receivers, dual transmitters with observation receiver.
The ADRV9009-W/PCBZ operates over a wide tuning range 75MHz – 6GHz, however the RF performance is tempered by the very wide band front end match. This board is primarily intended for system investigation and bringing up various waveforms from a software team before custom hardware is complete. The objective being for designers to see waveforms, but not being concerned about the last 1dB or 1% EVM of performance.
The ADRV9008-1W/PCBZ is an evaluation kit to showcase the ADRV9008-1, offering dual receivers over a tuning range 75MHz – 6GHz. The ADRV9008-2W/PCBZ is an evaluation kit to showcase the ADRV9008-2, offering dual transmitters with observation receiver over a tuning range 75MHz – 6GHz.
ADRV9008/ADRV9009 Evaluation and Prototyping Platforms
ADI provides a full set of software and hardware tools for evaluation, prototyping and reference design. The following table outlines the available hardware and software tools.
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Features & Benefits
- Complete Radio Card for evaluation
- ADRV9009-W/PCBZ: Evaluation kit for ADRV9009 (Dual RF Rx/Tx/Orx Evaluation Board)
- ADRV9008-1W/PCBZ: Evaluation kit for ADRV9008-1 (Dual RF Rx Evaluation Board)
- ADRV9008-2W/PCBZ: Evaluation kit for ADRV9008-2 (Dual RF Tx/Orx Evaluation Board)
- Wide band RF operation over 75MHz - 6GHz frequency range
- Complete with high efficiency power supply solution and clocking solution
- FMC connector to Xilinx motherboard (EVAL-TPG-ZYNQ3)
- Powered from single FMC connector
- Includes schematics, layout, BOM, HDL, drivers and application software
Software & Systems Requirements
Wideband RF Transceiver Evaluation Software
Tools & Simulations
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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