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AD9361 - RX/TX Diff Pins Impedance and Pin Connection

Question asked by johnnyp on Jan 7, 2016
Latest reply on Jan 11, 2016 by tlili

From my customer:

 

I wanted to confirm that the RX and TX differential RF pins on the 9361 are designed to work with a 100-ohm differential trace impedance (a typical differential pair on a PCB, for example, 60 ohm single-ended and 100 ohm differential).

 

Also, the reference design FMCOMMS3-EBZ schematic provides DC 1.3V to the TX1A/2A pins, while the datasheet only says to tie unused pins to 1.3V. Do I need to provide the DC biasing to the transmit ports that I am using?

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