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Clock and Data Distribution

Microchip offers one of the most extensive arrays of clock distribution product lines in the industry. Ranging from 2 to 22 outputs, they support differential (LVPECL, LVDS, HCSL, CML) and single-ended CMOS outputs, and have a maximum clock rate of 7.0 GHz and data rate of 10.7 Gbps, with very low additive jitter. Microchip’s clock distribution family consist of TCXO fanout buffers, crystal or reference input fanout buffers, signal translators, cross-point switches, high-performance clock dividers, receiver-buffer drivers, multiplexers, delay lines and logic gates.

Drivers and Receivers

  • Up to 7.0 GHz clock rate & 10.7 Gbps data rate


  • Divide by 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 16
  • Multiple Output Banks
  • Single-Ended & Differential

Logic Translators

  • Clock or data rates up to 7 GHz
  • Conversion from single-ended to diff.


  • Up to 16 input Max
  • Up to 7.0 GHz clock rate & 10.7 Gbps data rate

Crosspoint Switches

  • Single & Dual Channel
  • Up to 6 GHz clock rate & 10.7 Gbps data rate

Backplane and Cable

  • Pre-Emphasis and Equalization
  • Single-Ended & Differential
  • Up to 6.4Gbps CML Output

Skew Management

  • 2.2 - 13.2ns Programmable delay
  • 10ps delay increments
  • Fine Tune Control
  • Chip Cascading: extend delay

Flip-Flops and Logic Gates

  • D flip-flops: CML Output
  • Logic Gates

Additional Clock and Timing Technologies Acquired from Microsemi

With the acquisition of Microsemi, we now have a more comprehensive portfolio of timing technologies, services and solutions, enabling you to build more reliable networks and systems supporting today’s precise timing standards. The technologies we’ve acquired include synchronization systems and services, clock management, precision crystal and SAW oscillators, embedded atomic clocks, GPS disciplined oscillators and network synchronization ICs.

Please email us at tcg_help@microchip.com for more information.