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  • Video Filters
  • Video Switching
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    Application Note 5663 
    Passives Aren’t Really So Passive: Part 1, Capacitors
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    85.4kB
    Application Note 5535 
    FAQs about the Control Channel and Operation of Serializer/Deserializer Devices
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    780.5kB
    Tutorial 5450 
    Successful PCB Grounding with Mixed-Signal Chips - Follow the Path of Least Impedance
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    325.7kB
    Application Note 4491 
    Damage from a Lightning Bolt or a Spark—It Depends on How Tall You Are!
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    137.3kB
    Tutorial 5066 
    When Is Calibration Important?
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    58.3kB
    Tutorial 5290 
    Higher Integration Drives the Newest Generations of Smartphones
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    722.6kB
    Tutorial 5045 
    An Introduction to Preemphasis and Equalization in Maxim GMSL SerDes Devices
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    Application Note 5064 
    Access 16-Bit I²C Peripheral Register Addresses Through the GMSL SerDes Remote-Side I²C Interface
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    Tutorial 5046 
    Using GMSL SerDes Devices in a Dual Automotive Electronic Control Unit (ECU) Application
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    502.1kB
    Application Note 5053 
    Using 2.5Gbps SerDes with Built-In Bit-Error Rate Test Circuitry Makes Measuring Link Quality Easy
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    Application Note 4605 
    Avoid Design Misinterpretations that Put System Operation in Jeopardy
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    335kB
    Reference Schematic 4805 
    VGA 8:1 Multiplexer Reference Design Using the MAX4885
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    91.5kB
    Tutorial 4678 
    Advantages of Internet Protocol (IP) Cameras and H.264 Compression for Security and Surveillance Video
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    540.1kB
    Tutorial 4683 
    Introduction to Digital Video Recorders (DVRs) and H.264 Compression for Security and Surveillance
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    299kB
    Application Note 4088 
    New-Generation Video Filter Amplifiers Extend Battery Life in Handheld Video Systems
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    44kB
    Application Note 4184 
    C-Code Software Routines for Using the SPI Interface on the MAX7456 On-Screen Display
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    127kB
    Application Note 4186 
    Thermal Design Considerations for Video Filters
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    273.5kB
    Tutorial 2045 
    Understanding Common-Mode Signals
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    Tutorial 734 
    Video Basics
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    Application Note 7 
    Build High-GBW Op-Amp From A Dual Video Amplifier

    Digital Video

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    85.4kB
    Application Note 5535 
    FAQs about the Control Channel and Operation of Serializer/Deserializer Devices
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    780.5kB
    Tutorial 5450 
    Successful PCB Grounding with Mixed-Signal Chips - Follow the Path of Least Impedance
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    58.3kB
    Tutorial 5290 
    Higher Integration Drives the Newest Generations of Smartphones
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    722.6kB
    Tutorial 5045 
    An Introduction to Preemphasis and Equalization in Maxim GMSL SerDes Devices
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    105kB
    Tutorial 5046 
    Using GMSL SerDes Devices in a Dual Automotive Electronic Control Unit (ECU) Application
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    91.5kB
    Tutorial 4678 
    Advantages of Internet Protocol (IP) Cameras and H.264 Compression for Security and Surveillance Video
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    540.1kB
    Tutorial 4683 
    Introduction to Digital Video Recorders (DVRs) and H.264 Compression for Security and Surveillance
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    Application Note 3935 
    MAX3815: Increase the Reach of HDMI and DVI Cables with the MAX3815 TMDS Equalizer and MAX3816A DDC Extender
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    Application Note 4184 
    C-Code Software Routines for Using the SPI Interface on the MAX7456 On-Screen Display
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    Application Note 3854 
    MAX3815: Interfacing to the MAX3815 DVI/HDMI Cable Equalizer
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    Application Note 3353 
    HFAN-04.5.4: 'Jitter Happens' when a Twisted Pair is Unbalanced
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    Application Note 3342 
    MAX3656: Using the MAX3656 Laser Driver to Transmit Serial Digital Video with Pathological Patterns

    Driving Video Lines

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    58.3kB
    Tutorial 5290 
    Higher Integration Drives the Newest Generations of Smartphones
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    722.6kB
    Tutorial 5045 
    An Introduction to Preemphasis and Equalization in Maxim GMSL SerDes Devices
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    105kB
    Tutorial 5046 
    Using GMSL SerDes Devices in a Dual Automotive Electronic Control Unit (ECU) Application
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    502.1kB
    Application Note 5053 
    Using 2.5Gbps SerDes with Built-In Bit-Error Rate Test Circuitry Makes Measuring Link Quality Easy
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    81kB
    Application Note 4516 
    Simple Circuit Protects Automotive Video Drivers from Overvoltage
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    299kB
    Application Note 4088 
    New-Generation Video Filter Amplifiers Extend Battery Life in Handheld Video Systems
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    103kB
    Application Note 3390 
    Reduced Termination Loss by Active Synthesis of Output Impedance
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    273.5kB
    Tutorial 2045 
    Understanding Common-Mode Signals
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    24kB
    Application Note 7 
    Build High-GBW Op-Amp From A Dual Video Amplifier

    Miscellaneous

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    124.4kB
    Application Note 5663 
    Passives Aren’t Really So Passive: Part 1, Capacitors
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    780.5kB
    Tutorial 5450 
    Successful PCB Grounding with Mixed-Signal Chips - Follow the Path of Least Impedance
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    58.3kB
    Tutorial 5290 
    Higher Integration Drives the Newest Generations of Smartphones
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    60kB
    Application Note 5064 
    Access 16-Bit I²C Peripheral Register Addresses Through the GMSL SerDes Remote-Side I²C Interface
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    61kB
    Application Note 4836 
    Single-Supply Op Amp Forms Noninverting Level Shifter
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    91.5kB
    Tutorial 4678 
    Advantages of Internet Protocol (IP) Cameras and H.264 Compression for Security and Surveillance Video
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    154kB
    Application Note 4028 
    How to Level Shift Video Signals for DC-Coupled Video Amplifiers/Filters
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    54kB
    Tutorial 3823 
    Switching Video Using Analog Switches
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    112kB
    Application Note 3081 
    How to Increase the Bandwidth of Digital Potentiometers 10x to 100x

    On-Screen Display

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    Application Note 5535 
    FAQs about the Control Channel and Operation of Serializer/Deserializer Devices
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    44kB
    Application Note 4184 
    C-Code Software Routines for Using the SPI Interface on the MAX7456 On-Screen Display
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    Application Note 4133 
    Using the MAX7461 Loss-of-Sync Alarm to Enable Simple, but Rapid Detection of Standard-Definition Video
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    Application Note 4117 
    Generating Custom Characters and Graphics by Using the MAX7456's Memory and EV Kit File Formats
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    Application Note 2156 
    Optimize the Graphics Update Rate on an OSD Video Graphics Generator
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    Application Note 1943 
    Improving the Performance of the MAX4455 by Reducing On-Screen Display Artifacts

    SCART

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    Application Note 4522 
    Low-Cost, Dual SCART Solution for Set-Top Boxes Also Has Optional Kanal+ Support
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    Application Note 3728 
    Single SCART Video Driver
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    Application Note 3568 
    Using the MAXQ2000 with the MAX4397 to Create an Inexpensive Audio/Video Source Selector
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    Application Note 3365 
    Using the MAX4399 for Two SCART Connectors with Auxiliary Inputs/Outputs
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    Application Note 1024 
    A Single SCART Interface for Video

    Video Filters

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    780.5kB
    Tutorial 5450 
    Successful PCB Grounding with Mixed-Signal Chips - Follow the Path of Least Impedance
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    58.3kB
    Tutorial 5290 
    Higher Integration Drives the Newest Generations of Smartphones
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    136kB
    Application Note 4522 
    Low-Cost, Dual SCART Solution for Set-Top Boxes Also Has Optional Kanal+ Support
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    299kB
    Application Note 4088 
    New-Generation Video Filter Amplifiers Extend Battery Life in Handheld Video Systems
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    127kB
    Application Note 4186 
    Thermal Design Considerations for Video Filters
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    268kB
    Application Note 4167 
    Cookbook for Analog Video Filtering in Camera Systems
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    Application Note 4116 
    Combining the Composite Sync to the Green Signal
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    42kB
    Application Note 3745 
    Low-Cost Quad Op Amp Drives RF Modulator
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    58kB
    Reference Schematic 3680 
    Implementation of a DirectDrive Video Filter Amplifier's Negative Charge Pump and Analog Switch in Audio/Video Applications
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    Application Note 3520 
    Low-Cost, 30MHz, Triple-Channel HDTV Reconstruction Filter
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    90kB
    Reference Schematic 3305 
    Using the MAX4090 with the Reconstruction Filter
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    51kB
    Reference Schematic 2383 
    Active HDTV Reconstruction Filter Lowers Cost and Improves Performance
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    42kB
    Application Note 1799 
    5MHz, 3-Pole, Low-Pass Filter plus Video Line Driver for Consumer Video Applications
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    37kB
    Application Note 1028 
    SDTV Reconstruction Filter with Adjustable Group Delay

    Video Switching

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    780.5kB
    Tutorial 5450 
    Successful PCB Grounding with Mixed-Signal Chips - Follow the Path of Least Impedance
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    540.1kB
    Tutorial 4683 
    Introduction to Digital Video Recorders (DVRs) and H.264 Compression for Security and Surveillance
    View   In New Window PDF
    136kB
    Application Note 4522 
    Low-Cost, Dual SCART Solution for Set-Top Boxes Also Has Optional Kanal+ Support
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    268kB
    Application Note 4167 
    Cookbook for Analog Video Filtering in Camera Systems
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    154kB
    Application Note 4028 
    How to Level Shift Video Signals for DC-Coupled Video Amplifiers/Filters
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    54kB
    Tutorial 3823 
    Switching Video Using Analog Switches
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    55kB
    Application Note 1953 
    8:1 Mux-Amps Form Large Multiplane Mux Structures
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    32kB
    Application Note 1952 
    48x16 Video-Crosspoint IC Eliminates External Mux-Amps
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    87kB
    Application Note 795 
    Designing Large Video-Crosspoint Systems Just Got Easier

    Video Tutorials

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    540.1kB
    Tutorial 4683 
    Introduction to Digital Video Recorders (DVRs) and H.264 Compression for Security and Surveillance
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    44kB
    Application Note 4184 
    C-Code Software Routines for Using the SPI Interface on the MAX7456 On-Screen Display
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    154kB
    Application Note 4028 
    How to Level Shift Video Signals for DC-Coupled Video Amplifiers/Filters
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    199kB
    Application Note 3768 
    To AC-Couple or Not to AC-Couple? That Is the Question!
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    73kB
    Application Note 3634 
    Visual Impact of Video Parameters in Video Systems: Part 2—The Effect of Chrominance-to-Luminance Delay
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    Application Note 3551 
    Conditioning A/V Signals for RF Modulation
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    Tutorial 3416 
    Visual Impact of Video Parameters in Video Systems: Part 1—Differential Gain and Differential Phase
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    72kB
    Tutorial 3303 
    Get A Grip On Clamps, Bias and AC-Coupled Video Signals
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    108.4kB
    Tutorial 1795 
    Analog Filter Design Demystified
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    Tutorial 1184 
    Understanding Analog Video Signals
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    81kB
    Tutorial 750 
    Bandwidth Versus Video Resolution
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    105kB
    Tutorial 734 
    Video Basics


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