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Dual Channel Multirate Signal Conditioner and Retimer
VSC8228

Dual Channel Multirate Signal Conditioner and Retimer

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The VSC8228 is a dual repeater/retimer for Fibre Channel, Gigabit Ethernet, SONET/SDH, and Infiniband applications.

Product Detail

The VSC8228 is a dual repeater/retimer for Fibre Channel, Gigabit Ethernet, SONET/SDH, and Infiniband applications. The VSC8228 contains dual FibreTimerTM clock recovery units (CRU) for bidirectional signal conditioning in system interconnect and serial backplane applications. The device supports rates from 125 Mbps up to 4.25G. Using a single reference clock for acquisition, the VSC8228 retransmits the incoming serial data synchronously to the reference clock in retimer mode or to the incoming data in repeater mode. In the retimer mode, add/drop elasticity buffers insert/delete Fibre Channel fill words to account for timing differences in the incoming data and local reference clock.

Dual Channel Multirate Signal Conditioner and Retimer
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The VSC8228 is a dual repeater/retimer for Fibre Channel, Gigabit Ethernet, SONET/SDH, and Infiniband applications.
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Technical Specification

Technical Details:
  • Dual clock and data recovery architecture for GbE and Fibre Channel applications
  • FibreTimer™ configurable clock recovery unit (CRU): repeater, retimer, or bypassed
  • Programmable input signal equalization, output de-emphasis, and output drive levels
  • Analog signal detect and protocol monitor indicators

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Manufacturer

Microchip

Microchip Technology Inc. develops and manufactures semiconductor products for various embedded control applications worldwide. Its portfolio comprises 8- and 16-bit pic microcontrollers and 16-bit dspic digital signal controllers, which feature onboard flash (reprogrammable) memory technology; and linear, mixed-signal, power management, thermal management, battery management, and interface devices.

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