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PI3EQX8908A2

3.3V, 2.5/5/8Gbps 4 Port/8 channel LINEAR PCIe ReDriver with Pin Strap and I2C control, flowthough pinout

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Description

Diodes Incorporated's PI3EQX8908A2 is a PCIe, 8 differential channel ReDriver. The device provides programmable linear equalization, output swing and gain, by either pin strapping option or I²C Control, to optimize performance over a variety of physical mediums by reducing Inter-symbol interference.
The PI3EQX8908A2 supports eight 100-Ohm Differential CML data I/O’s and extends the signals across other distant data pathways on the user’s platform.
The programmable settings can be applied easily via pins, software (I²C) or loaded via an external EEPROM. When operating in the EEPROM mode, the configuration information is automatically loaded on power up, which eliminates the need for an external microprocessor or software driver.
The PI3EQX8908A2 offers fully Linear Transfer function to fully comply with all PCIe 3 Link Training signals.

Features

  • 2.5/5.0/8.0Gbps serial link with linear equalizer
  • Support PCIe Gen 1/2/3 protocol
  • Supporting 8 differential channels
  • Independent channel configuration of receiver equalization, output swing and flat gain
  • Per Channel Activity Detector with selectable input termination between 50Ω to VDD and 200KΩ to VDD Per Channel Output Termination Detector on power up with selectable output termination between 50Ω to VDD
    and High impedance
  • Very linear transfer function 
  • Fully compliant to PCISIG Link Training
  • Single-ended mode receiver detection for PCIe
  • Input Threshold detection
  • Pin strap and I²C master/slave selectable device programming with external EEPROM
  • 4-bit selectable address bit for I²C
  • Supply Voltage: 3.3V±0.3V
  • Industrial Temperature Range: -40°C to 85°C
  • Packaging (Pb-free & Green): 
    - 54-contact TQFN 

Product Specifications

Product Parameters

Channels 8
Data Rate (Gbps) 2.5, 5, 8
Lanes/Ports 4
Output Swing Max (mV) 1200
Programming Interface(s) I2C, Pinstrap

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Technical Documents

Recommended Soldering Techniques

TN1.pdf

Additional Technical Documents are available upon request:
Application information, Evaluation board, and Other technical documents

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Orderable Part Number Status Package Environmental Compliance Packing Buy from Distributor /
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PI3EQX8908A2ZFE Obsolete W-QFN55100-54 GREEN 156 TRAY
PI3EQX8908A2ZFEX Active W-QFN55100-54 GREEN 3500 T&R Contact Sales Request Sample

Environmental Compliance Legend:
LFF: Pb-Free Finish and RoHS 5/6
TLFP: Totally Pb-Free Product and RoHS 6/6
LFGP: Pb-free Finish and Green Product, RoHS 5/6 and Halogen Free
TPGP: Totally Pb-Free and Green Product, RoHS 6/6 and Halogen Free
GREEN: Halogen-free and RoHS compliant
RoHS: RoHS compliant but NOT halogen-free

PCNs

Product Change Notices

PCN # Issue Date Subject
PCN-2328 2018-04-12 Device End of Life for tray packaging only

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