The DAC1653Q is a high-speed, high-performance 16-bit quad channel digital-to-analog converter (DAC). The device provides sample rates up to 2.0 Gsps with selectable 2x, 4x and 8x interpolation filters optimized for multi carrier and broadband wireless transmitters. The DAC1653Q integrates a JEDEC JESD204B-compliant high-speed serial input data interface running up to 10 Gbps allowing dual channel input sampling at up to 1 Gsps over four differential lanes. It offers numerous advantages over traditional parallel digital interfaces. The DAC1653Q integrates a very low noise bypassable phase-locked loop (PLL), two embedded NCOs with 40-bit programmable frequency and  two embedded complex (IQ) digital modulators. It is configured with low output common mode from 0.25 to 0.5 V.


  • Quad 16-bit DAC, up to 2.0 Gsps output update rate
  • Up to 1 Gsps baseband input data rate w/ x2, x4 and x8 interpolation
  • Configurable JESD204B serial input lanes at up to 10 Gbps
  • JEDEC JESD204B device subclass 0 and 1 compliant, Xilinx LogiCORE IP
  • Multiple-device synchronization (MDS) capable
  • Input clock divider (2, 4, 6, 8) with group delay compensation
  • RF enable/disable pin and RF automatic mute for PA protection
  • Integrated  low-noise bypassable PLL
  • Two embedded NCOs with 40-bit programmable frequency
  • Two embedded embedded complex (IQ) digital modulators
  • Power consumption 450mW per channel @ 1.5 Gsps
  • Output common Mode voltage 0.5V typical
  • Typ. Performance: SFDR=85 dBc, IMD3=85dBc, NSD=-164 dBm/Hz
  • Xilinx LogiCORE IP JESD204
  • See: Altera JESD204B Reference Designs


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Datasheets & Errata
star DAC1653Q-DAC1658Q Advance DataSheet Datasheet PDF 9.82 MB
User Guides & Manuals
Demo Eval Board DAC165xQ1G5 User Manual Manual - Hardware PDF 3.06 MB
Eval Demo Board Software GUI-DAC 165xQ&DAC165XD Manual - Software ZIP 6.97 MB
DAC1658Q Eval Board Schematics and Layout Manual - Hardware PDF 217 KB

memoryBoards & Kits

Part Number Title Type Company
HSDC-EXTMOD03B-DB Digital Pattern Generation board for High-speed JESD204B DACs Evaluation Renesas
DAC1653Q-DB High-Performance 16-bit Quad DAC (Low Common Mode) Evaluation Board Evaluation Renesas