MAX3831: Disabling the Channel-Assignment Feature of the MAX3831


The MAX3831 multiplexer (mux) and demultiplexer (demux) has a channel assignment feature that allows it to properly assign the outputs to the correct channels. When enabled this feature only works with framed SDH/SONET data signals. This design note discusses how to disable the channel assignment feature for those applications where the user wants to perform the channel assignment downstream or for non-SDH/SONET applications. Read full article.