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Model 53640 1-Chan 3.6 GHz or 2-Chan 1.8 GHz 12-bit A/D with Virtex-6 FPGA - 3U VPX

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  • Ideal radar and software radio interface solution
  • Supports Xilinx Virtex-6 LXT and SXT FPGAs
  • One-channel mode with 3.6 GHz, 12-bit A/D
  • Two-channel mode with 1.8 GHz, 12-bit A/Ds
  • 2 GB of DDR3 SDRAM
  • Sync bus for multiboard 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 53640

Cobalt Xilinx Virtex-6

Model 53640 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.
800.53640 Installation Guide Model 53640 2-Ch 1.5 GHz (1-ch 3 GHz) A/D Cobalt Family VPX board 1.10 (6/10/2016)
800.71603 Addendum Model 716xx Reprogram FPGA from FLASH 1.0 (12/24/2013)
800.71640 Operating Manual Model 71640 2-Ch 1.5 GHz (1-ch 3 GHz) A/D Cobalt Family XMC Module 3.9 (6/9/2016)
801.71640 Programmer's Reference ReadyFlow Board Support Libraries for Models 71640 and 71641 3.0 (9/23/2015)
809.7x640 Supplemental Manual Vendor Data Sheets for Model 7x640 Series Operating Manuals 1.1 (6/1/2012)
815.71640 User's Guide Model 4995A Option 164/641/741 Windows ReadyFlow BSP - 71640, 71641, 71741 4.1 (10/7/2015)
816.71640 User's Guide Model 4994A Option 164/641/741 Linux ReadyFlow BSP for 71640, 71641, 71741 4.3 (11/6/2015)
820.53640 User's Guide Getting Started Guide for Model 53640 2.2 (6/12/2014)
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Model 4953 GateFlow FPGA Design Kit for Pentek Modules for Model 53640
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Model 4996A ReadyFlow Board Support Packages (BSPs) for VxWorks for Model 53640

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4953 164 GateFlow FPGA Design Kit for Pentek Modules
4994A 164 ReadyFlow Board Support Packages (BSPs) for Linux
4995A 164 ReadyFlow Board Support Packages (BSPs) for Windows
4996A 164 ReadyFlow Board Support Packages (BSPs) for VxWorks