Changing four parallel pipes of ADC's into two parallel pipes of ADC's(having interleaved IQ as in t

Hello Eric,

In USRP1, I don’t want AD9862 to use in my application for many reasons.

Am looking for changing four parallel pipes of ADC’s into two parallel
of ADC’s(having interleaved IQ as in the case of DAC’s).
I need only changes required to be done in FPGA. Although i know that
ADC data bus to FPGA will have to be clocked twice the sampling rate.

I believe this may be a minimal change required in the FPGA.

Can anyone support me for doing this change.


On Wed, Aug 25, 2010 at 11:53:02AM +0530, Sanjay S. wrote:

Can anyone support me for doing this change.



I’m sorry that I don’t understand exactly what it is that you are
trying to do with the ADC path in the AD9862. (Or what you hope to
accomplish with this change.)

By default we configure the AD9862 so that it’s in “Dual Channel
Complex ADC Signal mode” (Rev 0 datasheet pg 23, under “RECEIVE
APPLICATIONS SECTION”). This puts the I & Q out separate pins on the
chip. We do not have the Hilter Filter enabled, so the two streams (I
& Q) are effectively independent. (See Figure 6 on pg 22).

You could reprogram the AD9862 to put it into “Dual Channel Real ADC
Signal mode”, but since we’re not using the Hilbert Filter these two
modes are equivalent.

If you want interleaved I & Q, I suggest that you do that in the FPGA,
and not by changing the interface between the the AD9862 and the FPGA.
Why I say this is because the existing configuration is well tested,
and meets all the timing requirements for the interface between the
FPGA and the AD9862.

If I haven’t answered your question, please try asking it again.


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