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  3. High Speed D/A Converters ≥30MSPS
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  5. MAX5875


Features and Benefits

  • 200Msps Output Update Rate
  • Noise Spectral Density = -162dBFS/Hz at fOUT = 16MHz
  • Excellent SFDR and IMD Performance
    • SFDR = 78dBc at fOUT = 16MHz (to Nyquist)
    • SFDR = 75dBc at fOUT = 80MHz (to Nyquist)
    • IMD = -86dBc at fOUT = 10MHz
    • IMD = -76dBc at fOUT = 80MHz
  • ACLR = 75dB at fOUT = 61MHz
  • 2mA to 20mA Full-Scale Output Current
  • CMOS-Compatible Digital and Clock Inputs
  • On-Chip 1.2V Bandgap Reference
  • Low 260mW Power Dissipation
  • Compact 68-Pin QFN-EP Package (10mm x 10mm)
  • Evaluation Kit Available (MAX5875EVKIT)

Product Details

The MAX5875 is an advanced 16-bit, 200Msps, dual digital-to-analog converter (DAC). This DAC meets the demanding performance requirements of signal synthesis applications found in wireless base stations and other communications applications. Operating from 3.3V and 1.8V supplies, this dual DAC offers exceptional dynamic performance such as 78dBc spurious-free dynamic range (SFDR) at fOUT = 16MHz and supports update rates of 200Msps, with a power dissipation of only 260mW.

The MAX5875 utilizes a current-steering architecture that supports a 2mA to 20mA full-scale output current range, and allows a 0.1VP-P to 1VP-P differential output voltage swing. The device features an integrated 1.2V bandgap reference and control amplifier to ensure high-accuracy and low-noise performance. A separate reference input (REFIO) allows for the use of an external reference source for optimum flexibility and improved gain accuracy.

The digital and clock inputs of the MAX5875 accept 3.3V CMOS voltage levels. The device features a flexible input data bus that allows for dual-port input or a single-interleaved data port. The MAX5875 is available in a 68-pin QFN package with an exposed paddle (EP) and is specified for the extended temperature range (-40°C to +85°C).

Refer to the MAX5873 and MAX5874 data sheets for pin-compatible 12-bit and 14-bit versions of the MAX5875, respectively. Refer to the MAX5878 data sheet for an LVDS-compatible version of the MAX5875.

See a parametric table of the complete family of pin-compatible 12-/14-/16-bit high-speed DACs.


  • Automated Test Equipment (ATE)
  • Base Stations: Single-/Multicarrier UMTS, CDMA, GSM
  • Cable Modem Termination Systems (CMTS)
  • Communications: Fixed Broadband Wireless Access, Point-to-Point Microwave
  • Direct Digital Synthesis (DDS)
  • Instrumentation

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Part Number Material Declaration Reliability Data Pin/Package Drawing CAD Symbols, Footprints & 3D Models
MAX5875EGK+D Material Declaration Reliability Data 68-LFCSP-10X10X0.85
Wafer Fabrication Data

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