MAX9206-MAX9208: 10-Bit Bus LVDS Deserializers Data Sheet (Rev. 2)12/20/2010168K
Features and Benefits
- Stand-Alone Deserializer (vs. SerDes) Ideal for Unidirectional Links
- Automatic Clock Recovery
- Allow Hot Insertion and Synchronization Without System Interruption
- BLVDS Serial Input Rated for Point-to-Point and Bus Applications
- Fast Pseudorandom Lock
- Wide Reference Clock Input Range
- 16MHz to 45MHz (MAX9206)
- 40MHz to 60MHz (MAX9208)
- High 720psP-P Jitter Tolerance (MAX9206)
- Low 30mA Supply Current (MAX9206 at 16MHz)
- 10-Bit Parallel LVCMOS/LVTTL Output
- Up to 600Mbps Throughput (MAX9208)
- Programmable Output Strobe Edge
- Pin Compatible to DS92LV1212A and DS92LV1224
The MAX9206/MAX9208 deserializers transform a highspeed serial bus low-voltage differential signaling (BLVDS) data stream into 10-bit-wide parallel LVCMOS/LVTTL data and clock. The deserializers pair with serializers such as the MAX9205/MAX9207, which generate a serial BLVDS signal from 10-bit-wide parallel data. The serializer/deserializer combination reduces interconnect, simplifies PCB layout, and reduces board size.
The MAX9206/MAX9208 receive serial data at 450Mbps and 600Mbps, respectively, over board traces or twisted-pair cables. These devices combine frequency lock, bit lock, and frame lock to produce a parallel-rate clock and word-aligned 10-bit data. Serialization eliminates parallel bus clock-to-data and data-to-data skew.
A power-down mode reduces typical supply current to less than 600µA. Upon power-up (applying power or driving active-low PWRDN high), the MAX9206/MAX9208 establish lock after receiving synchronization signals or serial data from the MAX9205/MAX9207. An output enable allows the outputs to be disabled, putting the parallel data outputs and recovered output clock into a highimpedance state without losing lock.
The MAX9206/MAX9208 operate from a single +3.3V supply and are specified for operation from -40°C to +85°C. The MAX9206/MAX9208 are available in 28-pin SSOP packages.
- Add/Drop Multiplexers
- Backplane and Interconnect Applications
- Cell Phone Base Stations
- Digital Cross-Connects
- Network Routers and Switches
Product Lifecycle 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.
Evaluation Kits (1)
The MAX9235 evaluation kit (EV kit) is a fully assembled and tested printed-circuit board (PCB) that simplifies the evaluation of the MAX9235 400Mbps, 10-bit LVDS serializer and the MAX9206 400Mbps, 10-bit LVDS deserializer. The MAX9235 serializer transforms 10-bit-wide parallel LVCMOS/LVTTL data into a serial high-speed, low-voltage differential signaling (LVDS) data stream. The serializer pairs with a deserializer, the MAX9206, which receives the serial output and transforms it back to 10-bit-wide parallel LVCMOS/LVTTL data.
The EV kit requires a single 3.3V supply and two reference clock inputs with a 16MHz to 40MHz range to operate. The 10-bit parallel input data is connected to a 24-pin header and the output data is sampled at a separate 24-pin header. The EV kit circuit can be modified to isolate and evaluate the MAX9235 and MAX9206 independently.
- Lane Departures
- Production Monitoring
- Rear View Cameras
- Security Cameras
Features & Benefits
- 3.3V Single Supply
- 10-Bit Parallel LVCMOS/LVTTL Interface
- Allows Common-Mode Testing
- Independent Evaluation of Serializer (MAX9235) and Deserializer (MAX9206)
- Low-Voltage, Low-Power Operation
- Fully Assembled and Tested
Documentation & Resources
MAX9206 Reliability Data1/12/2023102K
Reduce the Chances of Human Error: Part 2, Super Amps and Filters for Analog Interface3/8/2011
LVDS Serializer-Deserializer Performance over Twisted Pair Cable5/13/2003
Signal Integrity vs. Transmission Rate and Cable Length for LVDS Serializers1/17/2003
LVDS Enables High-Speed Signal Distribution in 3G Base Stations4/17/2002
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