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Model 52651 2-Ch 500 MHz A/D w/ DDC & 2-Ch 800 MHz D/A w/ DUC, Virtex-6 FPGA - 3U VPX

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  • Complete radar and software radio interface solution
  • Supports Xilinx Virtex-6 LXT and SXT FPGAs
  • Two 500 MHz 12-bit A/Ds
  • Two multiband DDCs (digital downconverters)
  • Two 800 MHz 16-bit D/As
  • One DUC (digital upconverter)
  • Multiboard programmable beamformer
  • Up to 2 GB of DDR3 SDRAM or 16 MB of QDRII+ SRAM
  • Sample clock synchronization to an external system reference
  • LVPECL clock/sync bus for multimodule synchronization
  • Optional LVDS connections to the Virtex-6 FPGA for custom I/O
  • 3U VPX form factor provides a compact, rugged platform
  • Compatible with several VITA standards including: VITA-46, VITA-48 and VITA-65 (OpenVPXTM System Specification)
  • Ruggedized and conduction-cooled versions available


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Model 52651

Cobalt Xilinx Virtex-6

Model 52651 Block Diagram

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Hardware and Software Manuals - ( top )

Please note that some hardware and software manuals are used for more than one Pentek product. Although the model numbers given in the description of each manual below may vary, these manuals are all used for the product described on this web page.

Part No.
800.52651 Installation Guide Model 52651 2-Ch A/D w/DDCs, 2-Ch D/A w/Interp, Cobalt Family VPX Module 1.5 (6/16/2015)
800.71601 Addendum Model 716xx Battery Installation 1.1 (12/24/2013)
800.71603 Addendum Model 716xx Reprogram FPGA from FLASH 1.0 (12/24/2013)
800.71650 Operating Manual Model 71650 2-Ch 500 MHz A/D and 2-ch 800-MHz D/A Cobalt Family XMC Module 1.11 (7/6/2015)
800.71651 Addendum Model 71651 2-Ch A/D w/ 2 DDCs, 2-Ch D/A w/Interp, Cobalt Family XMC Module 1.5 (9/19/2014)
801.71650 Programmer's Reference ReadyFlow Board Support Libraries for Models 71650 and 71651 2.2 (10/28/2015)
809.7x650 Supplemental Manual Vendor Data Sheets for Model 7x650 Series Operating Manuals 1.0 (1/20/2012)
815.71650 User's Guide Model 4995A Option 165/651/751 Windows ReadyFlow BSP for 7165x, 71751 4.1 (4/22/2016)
816.71650 User's Guide Model 4994A Option 165/651/751 Linux ReadyFlow BSP for 71650, 71651, 71751 4.1 (10/28/2015)
820.52651 User's Guide Getting Started Guide for Model 52651 2.6 (6/15/2015)
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Model 4953 GateFlow FPGA Design Kit for Pentek Modules for Model 52651
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Model 4996A ReadyFlow Board Support Packages (BSPs) for VxWorks for Model 52651

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4953 651 GateFlow FPGA Design Kit for Pentek Modules
4994A 651 ReadyFlow Board Support Packages (BSPs) for Linux
4995A 651 ReadyFlow Board Support Packages (BSPs) for Windows
4996A 651 ReadyFlow Board Support Packages (BSPs) for VxWorks