DS3/E3 Single-Chip Transceiver Design Kit

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The DS3170DK is a fully integrated design kit for the DS3170 DS3/E3 single-chip transceiver (SCT). This design kit contains all the necessary circuitry to evaluate the DS3170 in all modes of operation. The design kit also includes an on-board microprocessor to run real-time code for further part evaluation.

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Key Features

  • Expedites New Designs by Eliminating First-Pass Prototyping
  • Demonstrates Key Functions of the DS3170
    DS3/E3 Single-Chip Transceiver (SCT)
  • Includes DS3170 Single-Chip Transceiver (SCT),
    Transformers, 75Ω BNC, and Termination Passives
  • Interfaces with Any PC with an RS-232 Serial Interface
  • High Level Windows®-Based Software Provides
    Visual Access to All Registers
  • Software Controlled (Register) Mapped
    Configuration Switches Facilitate Real-Time
    Clock and Signal Routing
  • Precision Test Points for All Clocks and Signals
  • On-Board DS3 and E3 Crystal Oscillators for
    Stable Clock Generation
  • Easy-to-Read Silkscreen Labels Identify the
    Signals Associated with All Connectors,
    Jumpers, and LEDS


  • Access Concentrators
  • Digital Cross Connect
  • Integrated Access Device (IAD)
  • Multiservice Access
  • Multiservice Protocol
  • PBXs
  • PDH Multiplexer/Demultiplexer
  • Platform (MSPPs)
  • Platforms (MSAPs)
  • Routers/Switches
  • SONET/SDH Muxes
  • Test Equipment

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Rev 0; 2005-09-16
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