The world’s first K-band capable Digital-to-Analog Converter
Product Status: Active

This ground breaking DAC provides an analog bandwidth extending beyond 7GHz facilitating multi-band, direct digital synthesis up to K-band (26.5GHz).

The EV12DS460 offers guaranteed sampling rates up to 6 GSps with the capability to operate at 7 GSps. It has four output operating modes (NRZ, RTZ, NRTZ & RF). And it also includes an exclusive programmable pulse shaping feature that is useful to work across multiple Nyquist zones.

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SFDR @ 6GSps
Nyquist Zone Output Mode Frequency SFDR
NZ1 NRTZ 2940 MHz 56 dBc
NZ2 RF 5940 MHz 58 dBc
NZ3 RF 8940 MHz 49 dBc
NZ4 RF 11950 MHz 49 dBc
NZ7 RF 18070 MHz 43 dBc
NZ8 RF 23950 MHz 38 dBc

NPR with -14 dBFS loading factor
Nyquist Zone Output Mode NPR ENOB
NZ1 NRTZ 44 dB 8.8 bit
NZ2 NRTZ 39.5 dB 8.1 bit
NZ3 RF 36.5 dB 7.6 bit


Document Description Type
EV12DS460A CI Datasheet EV12DS460A CI Datasheet
EV12DS460A Military Datasheet EV12DS460A Military Grade Package Datasheet PDF
Document Description Type
User guide EV12DS460A Evaluation Board 12-bit DAC with 4/2:1 MUX user guide PDF
Document Description Type
Article A brief introduction to signal aliasing PDF
EV12DS460A Flyer EV12DS460 facts and figures
Document Description Type
Design Secrets White Paper Design secrets behind the world’s first K-band DAC, the EV12DS460 PDF
Microwave DAC White Paper Microwave DAC simplifies direct digital synthesis up to 26.5GHz, covering X, Ku and K-bands PDF

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