Semtech Enables AJA Video Systems’ SDI Products With The GS3490, The Industry’s Best-Performing, Smallest Integrated Equalizer and Cable Driver Platform

September 10, 2014 at 12:00:00 EST

The company’s IBC 2014 product spotlight highlights Semtech’s innovative GS3490 Integrated equalizer and cable driver

CAMARILLO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq: SMTC), a leading supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors, today announced that AJA Video Systems, a leading supplier of high performance SDI products to the broadcast and post-production industries, has adopted its GS3490 3G SDI integrated equalizer and cable driver for use in its latest products.

The GS3490 is the industry’s best performing integrated equalizer and cable driver and sets the standard for small package size, cable reach and ease of use.

  • Configurable as an Equalizer or Cable Driver. Ideal for applications with high connector density.
  • Class leading small 5mm x 5mm industry standard QFN package.
  • Best in class 140 meter 3G SDI Cable Reach

Semtech Gennum Products will be showcasing the GS3490, along with Semtech’s comprehensive, end-to-end portfolio of multirate UHD-SDI video solutions at the International Broadcast Convention in Amsterdam from Sept. 12-16. The company will be in hall 10, booth 10.F46.

“The GS3490, with its class-leading performance and small package size, has given us additional design flexibility and contributed to the success of our portfolio of innovative SDI products,” said John Abt, CEO of AJA Video Systems.

“The demand for SDI connectivity continues to grow and the GS3490 is ideal for applications requiring both high density and high performance,” said Gary Beauchamp, Executive Vice President & GM, Signal Integrity Product Group. “AJA is a great example of this as the company is a provider of high-performance products for the SDI market.”

Pricing and Availability

The GS3490 is in production now and available for sampling. Semtech offers comprehensive design assistance, including field- and factory-based support. Data sheets, volume pricing and delivery quotes, as well as evaluation kits and samples, are available at

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Semtech Corporation is a leading supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors for high-end consumer, computing, communications and industrial equipment. Products are designed to benefit the engineering community as well as the global community. The company is dedicated to reducing the impact it, and its products, have on the environment. Internal green programs seek to reduce waste through material and manufacturing control, use of green technology and designing for resource reduction. Publicly traded since 1967, Semtech is listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol SMTC. For more information, visit

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