Scalable Advanced Background Receiver

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Product Details


General Features

  • Alignment free digital receiver including tuner and software-defined radio processing
  • Read information with device and tuning status, reception quality and RDS data
  • FM background receiver with a tuning range of 65 MHz to 108 MHz covering Eastern Europe (OIRT), Japan, Europe and US bands
  • AM background receiver (TEF7018) receiver covering LW, MW and full SW
  • Fully integrated tuning system with low phase noise and fast tuning
  • Variable IF bandwidth filtering (FM PACS) and demodulation
  • Baseband I2S output supporting digital radio standards
  • FM-HD Radio and DRM+ (TEF7016) with external digital radio coprocessor
  • HD Radio and DRM (TEF7018) with external digital radio coprocessor
  • AM and FM noise blanking, Signal quality detection and weak signal processing
  • Advanced RDS and RBDS demodulation and decoding
  • Excellent RDS sensitivity performance
  • MPX output supporting an external DARC demodulator and RTIC
  • Two mono audio DACs: one analog output for FM MPX and mono analog audio output
  • Single 3.3 V supply voltage
  • Fast mode I2C-bus (400 kHz)
  • Configurable GPIO pins for RDS, Quality Status, RDS data available interrupt and generic I2C-bus controlled I/O
  • Qualified in accordance with AEC-Q100
  • I2S audio output

Target Applications

  • The TEF701X is a background receiver that can be used for Radio Data System (RDS), Radio Broadcast Data System (RBDS), Traffic Message Channel (TMC) and background reception for automotive applications. DARC reception is also supported via the MPX output to VICS/RTIC decoders.
  • When used together with the digital radio coprocessors SAF356X and SAF360X, digital radio standards background reception can be supported.

Part numbers include: TEF7016HN, TEF7018HN.


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