TI offers all-in-one transceiver for 10 Gbps Ethernet standards

Date
10/19/2012

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On SerDes for all protocol needs

Quad-channel XAUI/10GBASE-KR transceiver

Texas Instruments introduce the industry's first quad-channel XAUI/10GBASE-KR transceiver that supports multiple 10G/40G Ethernet standards, as well as proprietary data rates from 1 Gbps to 10 Gbps. The flexible TLK10034 PHY (physical layer) SerDes (Serializer/Deserializer) allows engineers to use one SerDes for all of their protocol needs, instead of stocking multiple devices. The TLK10034 interfaces to backplanes, copper cables, and SFP+ optical modules in server, storage and enterprise networking equipment.   Key features and benefits of the TLK10034 ·         Multiple protocol flexibility: Each of the four bi-directional channels supports 10GBASE-KR, XAUI, 1GBASE-KX, CPRI, and OBSAI standard protocols, providing engineers with maximum flexibility in their system designs. ·         Optimized link performance: Link training seamlessly brings up the link, and optimizes the transmitter pre-emphasis levels to minimize system BER (bit error rate). ·         Reduced power consumption: Consumes 825 mW (typical) per channel, where competitive SerDes consume more than 1 W. ·         Higher signal integrity: Forward error correction (FEC) manages the signal integrity performance by compensating up to 29-dB insertion loss at 6 GHz to improve BER and system margin.   System designers can create a robust data link by combining the TLK10034 with the LMK04906 clock jitter cleaner/multiplier. Texas Instruments  

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