Analog Devices : Crosspoint switches consume 50 percent less

Demand for higher resolution professional audio/video (Pro-AV) equipment is generating a need for analog multiplexers and crosspoint switches that deliver high-speed, low power consumption and compact footprint. To address these challenges, Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) expanded its industry‘s broadest portfolio of high-speed analog switch ICs with the introduction of the ADV32xx family of 16 16 buffered crosspoint switches and buffered multiplexers for Pro-AV switching and distribution system applications such as video conferencing and digital signage.

Compared to the nearest 16 16 crosspoint switch alternative, the ADV3226 and ADV3227 deliver an unmatched combination of 50 percent less power at 1.2 W (watts) from a ±5 V (volt) supply and a 55 percent increase in speed at 700 MHz (megahertz) the industry’s highest bandwidth. The new family of multiplexers (muxes) the 2 to 1 ADV3219 and ADV3220 and the 4 to 1 ADV3221 and ADV3222 also offer the industry’s highest bandwidth at 650 MHz, enabling designers to experience a 10 percent and 30 percent increase in speed, respectively, over competitive muxes.

These buffered crosspoint switches and muxes are ideal for Pro-AV routing applications that require efficient, reliable switching of multiple video sources including composite, component and S-Video. Leveraging ADI’s proprietary Silicon-Germanium process, the single-chip solutions combine a high level of integration, advanced high-speed and low-power architecture on ±5 V supplies and availability over the extended industrial temperature range of –40 degrees to +85 degrees Celsius, simplifying board layout, increasing functionality and reducing bill-of-materials (BOM).

As part of a complete solution, these switches operate with Analog Devices’ family of high-speed video amplifiers including the AD8003 triple high-speed, current feedback amplifier (

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About Analog Devices

Innovation, performance, and excellence are the cultural pillars on which Analog Devices has built one of the longest-standing, highest-growth companies within the technology sector. Acknowledged industry-wide as the world leader in data-conversion and signal-conditioning technologies, Analog Devices serves over 60,000 customers, representing virtually all types of electronic equipment. Celebrating over 40 years as a leading global manufacturer of high-performance integrated circuits for analog- and digital-signal processing applications, Analog Devices is headquartered in Norwood, Massachusetts, with design and manufacturing facilities throughout the world. Analog Devices’ common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker “ADI” and is included in the S&P 500 Index.

About Analog Devices in Europe

In Europe, Analog Devices accounts for about one fifth of the company’s worldwide revenues and worldwide work force. The company has a manufacturing facility in Limerick, Ireland, and design and development centres in Denmark, England, Finland, Scotland, Slovakia, Spain and Ireland. European client references include main telecom equipment manufacturers Alcatel, Ericsson and Nokia-Siemens Networks, automotive systems manufacturers such as Autoliv, Bosch and Continental, consumer references such as Harman and Philips, and a variety of industrial clients including ABB, Agilent Technologies, Siemens and Rhode & Schwarz.

Pascal Cerruti
Analog Devices Inc., MarCom & PR Europe
Direct line: +33 (0) 1 46 74 45 38

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