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PCIe 3.0, 1-Lane (2-Channel), Differential 2-Lane Exchange (2x2 Matrix) Switch. 3.3V

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Product Description

The PI3PCIE3242 is a differential exchange switch featuring pass-through pinout. It supports one full PCI Express® lane 2x2 Exchange Switch operating at 8.0Gbps PCIe® 3.0 performance. With the select control input low, Port A connects to Port B, and Port C connects to port D for an 8-channel differential passthough. When the select control input is high Port A connects to Port D, and Port B connects to Port C.


  • 4 Differential Channel 2x2 Exchange Switch
  • PCI Express® 3.0 performance, 8.0 Gbps
  • Bi-directional operation
  • Low Bit-to-Bit Skew: 10ps (between ± signals)
  • Low Crosstalk: -29dB @ 2.5GHz (5Gbps) -20dB @ 4.0GHz (8Gbps)
  • Low Insertion Loss: -1.1dB @ 2.5GHz (5Gbps) -1.45dB @ 4.0GHz (8Gbps)
  • VDD Operating Range: 3.3V ±10%
  • ESD Tolerance: 2kV HBM
  • Packaging (Pb-free & Green):
    • 30-contact, TQFN (ZL30), 2.5 x 4.5mm.

Product Specifications

Product Parameters

Analog or Digital? Analog
Configuration Mux, 2:1: 2-Differential Channels
Differential Channels 2
HotInsertion No
Lanes 1
OtherFeatures N/A
RailToRail No
Signal Type Differential
Single Ended Channels N/A
Type N/A
Voltage 3.3

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Orderable Part Number Status Package Temp Range ℃ Pb (Lead) Free Packing Buy from Distributor /
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Qty. Carrier Samples Material Report (SGS)
PI3PCIE3242AZLEX Active TQFN-30 -40 to 85 Yes 3500 T/R Contact Sales Samples SGS
PI3PCIE3242ZLEX Active TQFN-30 -40 to 85 Yes 3500 T/R Contact Sales Samples SGS


Discontinued parts in this family

Obsolete Part # View PDN Package Comment Note
PI3PCIE3242ZLE PDN 15-0004 ZL30