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HMC833 Lock Using 100MHz Ref

Question asked by youngguns21 on May 11, 2016
Latest reply on May 18, 2016 by dyoung1

According to the datasheet, 100 MHz is the maximum phase detector frequency in Fractional B mode.

Using the 833 eval board, I am supplying 100 MHz at the reference pin and have my R divider set to "1" but I cannot lock at a PD rate of 100 MHz. If I adjust the external reference frequency to about 94 MHz or lower, or if I set the R divider to "2" the signal will lock.


Can the HMC833 PD be used at 100 MHz???