Cable driver

6G SDI cable driver


The GS6081 is a high-speed BiCMOS integrated circuit designed to drive one to four 75? coaxial cables. The GS6081 may drive data rates up to 5.94Gb/s and provides two selectable slew rates in order to achieve compliance to SMPTE ST 424, SMPTE ST 292 and SMPTE ST 259.





  • Supports data rates from 270Mb/s to 5.94Gb/s
  • SMPTE ST 424, SMPTE ST 292 and SMPTE ST 259 compliant
  • Supports DVB-ASI at 270Mb/sWide common-mode range input buffer
    • 100mV sensitivity
    • supports DC-coupling to industry-standard differential logic
    • on-chip 100? differential data input termination
  • Input signal trace equalization
  • Dual differential coaxial-cable-driving outputs
    • selectable slew rates
    • adjustable output swing from 500mVpp to 1040mVpp
    • independent disable controls for each output
  • Robust signal presence function
  • Excellent output eye quality
  • Power supply operation at +3.3V or +2.5V
  • 135mW power consumption (+2.5V supply)
  • Operating temperature range: -40°C to +85°C
  • Small footprint QFN package (4mm x 4mm)
    • new dual-output pin out
    • use the GS6080 for a single-output variant that is drop-in compatible to the GS2988
  • Pb-free and RoHS compliant


  • 6G UHD-SDI, SMPTE ST 424, SMPTE ST 292 and SMPTE ST 259 coaxial cable serial digital interfaces

Order Codes


  • GS6081-INE3 - Pb-free and RoHS compliant
  • GS6081-INTE3, 250pc Reel - Pb-free and RoHS compliant
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