DS3/STS-1 Integrated Line Receiver
Data Sheet EOL (End of Life)


Information DS3/STS-1 Integrated Line Receiver
Package SOJ-20, PDIP-20
Temperature Range (°C) Ind.
# of Channels 1
Clk Rec Yes
Data Rate(s) DS3/STS-1
Op Pwr Sup/Max Cur 5V ±5%, 106mA
SH/LH n/a
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The XRT7295AT DS3/SONET STS-1 integrated line receiver is a fully integrated receive interface that terminates a bipolar DS3 (44.736Mbps) or Sonet STS-1 (51.84Mbps) signal transmitted over coaxial cable. (See Figure 13).

The device also provides the functions of receive equalization (optional), automatic-gain control (AGC), clock-recovery and data retiming, loss-of-signal and loss-of-frequency-lock detection. The digital system interface is dual-rail, with received positive and negative 1's appearing as unipolar digital signals on separate output leads. The on-chip equalizer is designed for cable distances of 0 to 450ft. from the cross-connect frame to the device. The receive input has a variable input sensitivity control, providing three different sensitivity settings, to adapt longer cables. High input sensitivity allows for significant amounts of flat loss within the system.

The XRT7295AT device is manufactured using linear CMOS technology. The XRT7295AT is available in a 20-pin plastic SOJ package for surface mounting. Two versions of the chip are available, one is for either DS3 or STS-1 operation (the XRT7295AT, this data sheet), and the other is for E3 operation (the XRT7295AE, refer to the XRT7295AE data sheet). Both versions are pin compatible.

For either DS3 or STS-1, an input reference clock at 44.736MHz or 51.84MHz provides the frequency reference for the device.

  • Fully Integrated Receive Interface for DS3 and STS-1 Rate Signals
  • Integrated Equalization (Optional) and Timing Recovery
  • Loss-of-Signal and Loss-of-Lock Alarms
  • Variable Input Sensitivity Control
  • 5V Power Supply
  • Pin Compatible with XRT7295AE and XRT7295AC
  • Companion Device to T7296 Transmitter
  • Pb-Free, RoHS Compliant Versions Offered

  • Interface to DS-3 Networks
  • Digital Cross-Connect Systems
  • CSU/DSU Equipment
  • PCM Test Equipment
  • Fiber Optic Terminals

Documentation & Design Tools

Type Title Version Date File Size
Data Sheets XRT7295AT DS3/Sonet STS-1 Integrated Line Receiver 1.2.0 December 2000 1.2 MB
Application Notes TAN-200, MaxLinear APIs - OS Portability 1.0.0 August 2007 88.5 KB
User Guides & Manuals XRT7295 Evaluation System Manual 1.0.0 July 1998 563.6 KB
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Quality & RoHS

Part Number RoHS | Exempt RoHS Halogen Free REACH TSCA MSL Rating / Peak Reflow Package
XRT7295ATIW-F N Y Y Y Y L1 / 260ᵒC SOJ20

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Parts & Purchasing

Part Number Pkg Code Min Temp Max Temp Status Suggested Replacement Buy Now PDN
XRT7295ATIW-F SOJ20 -40 85 EOL
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Part Status Legend
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PRE (Pre-introduction) - the part has not been introduced or the part number is an early version available for sample only.
OBS (Obsolete) - the part is no longer being manufactured and may not be ordered.
NRND (Not Recommended for New Designs) - the part is not recommended for new designs.


Pkg Code Details Quantities Dimensions PDF
  • JEDEC Reference: MO-088
  • MSL Pb-Free: L1 @ 260ºC
  • MSL SnPb Eutectic: n/a
  • ThetaJA: 53ºC/W
  • Bulk Pack Style: Tube
  • Quantity per Bulk Pack: n/a
  • Quantity per Reel: 1000
  • Quantity per Tube: 36
  • Quantity per Tray: n/a
  • Reel Size (Dia. x Width x Pitch): 330 x 24 x 12
  • Tape & Reel Unit Orientation: Pin 1 at sprocket hole.
  • Dimensions: inch
  • Length: 0.504
  • Width: 0.296
  • Thickness: 0.13
  • Lead Pitch: 1.27


Distribution Date Description File
02/03/2022 Product Discontinuation Notice
07/12/2017 Product Discontinuation Notice
02/28/2014 Qualification of the 20L SOJ production site, Greatek, Taiwan. Assembly site.
01/24/2014 Qualification of a 20L SOJ assembly site, Greatek, Taiwan. Alternate assembly site.

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