The ADF-Q55 sets a new benchmark for high speed, high performance analog-digital conversion products. By compressing 4 TI 550Msps Analog-Digital Converters in the FMC form factor, DEG engineers have created the industry’s highest density high speed FMC product in the embedded marketplace. This FPGA Mezzanine Card (FMC) converts four channels of up to 2.0GHz analog input bandwidth at 550Msps and 12-bit resolution. Based on the VITA 57 specification, the ADF-Q55 enables direct coupling of unparalleled analog-digital conversion capability with the VME/VXS/AMC/VPX/PCI-E carrier board of your choice. DEG engineers have designed this product and associated HDL firmware to work with both Altera and Xilinx FPGAs.
The ADF-Q55 is based on the Texas Instrument ADS5463 Analog-Digital converter and the emerging FMC form factor. DEG engineers leveraged design work and intellectual property from the highly successful ADC-3595 PMC board to bring the ADF-Q55 to market in record time. By coupling this core architecture with the compact and flexible FMC form factor, DEG has enabled customers to rapidly and cost-effectively build compact & rugged systems with 4-8 channels of high-speed digitization in a single high performance processor/carrier board. This flexible approach reduces overall power consumption, footprint, and cost while increasing ruggedness and reliability.