SFP Chipset and Reference Design Simplify 4.25 GBPS Transceivers

Analog Devices supports your MSA compatible optical transceiver designs with best in class products and best in class support. Complete high performance chips sets support SFP for Sonet, Ethernet and Fiberchannel at rates from 100Mbps to 4.25G and XFP at 10G. Full reference designs speed time to market, simplify evaluation and give a head start on your next transceiver design.


  • Supports 100Mbps to 4.25G Rate
  • DFB, FP, or VCSEL operation
  • Supports full SFF-8472 digital diagnostics
  • Reference design includes Gerbers, SW, BOM, host board, and GUI interface
  • Best in class performance for power, sensitivity, and eye quality
  • Pin-compatible parts allow PC board re-use at different data rates



  • ADN2880: 3.2 Gbps 3.3V Low Noise TIA for Small Form Factors
  • ADN2882: 4.25 Gbps 3.3 V Low Noise Transimpedance Amplifier


  • ADN2870: 3.3 V, Dual Loop, 50 Mbps to 4.25 Gbps Laser Diode Driver
  • ADN2871: 3.3 V, 50 Mbps to 4.25 Gbps Single-Loop Laser Diode Driver

Limiting Amp

  • ADN2891: 3.3 V, 3.2 Gbps Limiting Amplifier
  • ADN2892: 3.3 V 4.25 Gb/s Limiting Amplifier


  • ADuC7023: Precision Analog Microcontroller,12-Bit Analog I/O Analog Microcontroller ARM7TDMI MCU With Enhanced IRQ Handler

SFP Chipset and Reference Design