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TI introduces industry's first SDI reclocker with integrated eye monitor for broadcast video systems

Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today introduced the industry's first serial digital interface (SDI) reclocker with an integrated eye monitor for examining the shape and health of incoming signal waveforms. The on-chip eye monitor provides real-time monitoring and diagnostics at the reclocker's input, allowing engineers to easily optimize their broadcast video system and speed time-to-market. The LMH0366 3-Gbps HD/SD reclocker consumes 50-percent less power than the competition, while offering best-in-class jitter performance and signal integrity for digital video routers, distribution amplifiers and video test equipment. For more information and to order samples, visit www.ti.com/lmh0366-pr. 

Key features and benefits of the LMH0366
  •     Integrated eye monitor: On-chip oscilloscope probe enables designers to examine transmitted signals at any point in the system for faster time-to-market. End users of the equipment save time and repair costs through the eye monitor's remote diagnostics and system debug capabilities.
  •     Lowest power consumption: 100-mW typical power consumption enables system designers to pack in more channels and features into smaller frames.
  •     Longer FR-4 reach: 50-percent longer reach than the competition enables greater flexibility when routing signals across backplanes and long board traces. The LMH0366 can equalize up to 60 inches of FR-4 trace length compared to 40 inches with the nearest competitor's device.
  •     No reference crystal required: Unlike competing devices that require an external reference crystal to lock to the correct data rates, the LMH0366 automatically detects the incoming data rate without the need for additional external crystals. This simplifies system design and reduces the designer's bill of materials (BOM) cost.
The LMH0366 joins the LMH0376 reclocker, which offers the same features but adds an integrated 4:1 input multiplexer. Both devices retime serial digital video data conforming to the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) 424M, SMPTE 292M and SMPTE 259M-C standards for transmitting high-resolution uncompressed video signals.

Engineers can develop a high-resolution video system solution by combining the LMH0366 or LMH0376 with the LMH0394 or LMH0395 3-Gbps adaptive cable equalizers, LMH0302 or LMH0307 3-Gbps cable drivers, SN65LVCP408 8x8 4.25-Gbps crosspoint switch, LMZ14203 3-A SIMPLE SWITCHER® power module, LP5900 150-mA linear regulator, and the TMS320DM8168 DaVinci™ video processor.

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