Milpitas, Calif. Designed to support Super Multi DVD-writable drives that support all major DVD recordable media, the SP8058 photo detector IC from Sipex Corp.
provides eleven selectable gain settings in a slim 3.5 x 4.0 mm package.
The proprietary photo detector array, which has been optimized for holographic lasers, captures laser light and drives 4 high-speed data detection channels, 2 medium-speed channels and 2 slow channels. Key features include two 130 MHz differential data summing outputs, 1 mA sleep mode current, 10 nanoseconds (ns) output settling time, <20 ns saturation recovery time, and <1 ns group delay. Output noise is -73 dBm.
The SP8058 is priced at $1.55 in quantities of 100,000. An evaluation board is also available.
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