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MK2049-36 - Block Diagram
MK2049-36 - Pinout


3.3V Communications Clock PLL

The MK2049-36 is a Phased Locked Loop (PLL) based clock synthesizer that accepts multiple input frequencies. With an 8 kHz clock input as a reference, the MK2049-36 generates T1, E1, T3, E3, OC3 and other communications frequencies. This allows for the generation of clocks frequency-locked to an 8 kHz backplane clock, simplifying clock synchronization in communications systems. This part also has a jitter-attenuated Buffer capability. In this mode, the MK2049-36 is ideal for filtering jitter from clocks with high jitter. IDT can customize these devices for many other different frequencies. Contact your IDT representative for more details.


  • Packaged in 20 pin SOIC
  • Pb (lead) free package
  • 3.3 V + 5% operation
  • Meets the TR62411, ETS300 011, and GR-1244 specification for MTIE, Pull-in/Hold-in Range, Phase Transients, and Jitter Generation for Stratum 3, 4, and 4E
  • Accepts multiple inputs: 8 kHz backplane clock or 10 to 50 MHz
  • Locks to 8 kHz + 100 ppm (External mode)
  • Buffer Mode allows jitter attenuation of 10 - 50 MHz input and x1/x0.5 or x1/x2 outputs
  • Exact internal ratios enable zero ppm error
  • Output clock rates include T1, E1, T3, E3, and OC3 submultiples
  • See also the MK2049-34 and MK2049-45

Product Specification

Outputs (#)Output TypeOutput Freq Range (MHz)Input Freq (MHz)Inputs (#)Input TypeOutput Banks (#)Core Voltage (V)Output Voltage (V)Output Skew (ps)Phase Jitter Typ RMS (ps)Phase Jitter Max RMS (ps)
3LVCMOS0.008000 - 44.73600010.000000 - 50.000000, 0.0080001LVCMOS33.33.3

Product Options

Orderable Part IDPart StatusPkg. CodePkg. TypeLead Count (#)Temp. GradePb (Lead) FreeCarrier TypeSample & Buy
MK2049-36SILFObsoletePSG20SOIC20IYesTubeCheck Availability
MK2049-36SILFTRObsoletePSG20SOIC20IYesReelCheck Availability


Technical Documentation

Title Type Format File Size Datesort icon
Datasheets & Errata
MK2049-36 Datasheet Datasheet PDF 89 KB Sep 8, 2010
Apps Notes & White Papers
AN-828 Termination - LVPECL Application Note PDF 229 KB Jul 5, 2016
AN-831 The Crystal Load curve Application Note PDF 308 KB Sep 22, 2014
AN-842 Thermal Considerations in Package Design and Selection Application Note PDF 403 KB May 12, 2014
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AN-840 Jitter Specifications for Timing Signals Application Note PDF 349 KB May 8, 2014
AN-839 RMS Phase Jitter Application Note PDF 149 KB May 7, 2014
AN-838 Peak-to-Peak Jitter Calculations Application Note PDF 32 KB May 7, 2014
AN-830 Quartz Crystal Drive Level Application Note PDF 59 KB May 5, 2014
AN-827 Application Relevance of Clock Jitter Application Note PDF 1.06 MB Apr 24, 2014
AN-815 Understanding Jitter Units Application Note PDF 476 KB Apr 24, 2014
AN-802 Crystal-Measuring Oscillator Negative Resistance Application Note PDF 52 KB Mar 12, 2014
AN-800 Approved VCXO Crystals Application Note PDF 63 KB Jan 28, 2014
AN-806 Power Supply Noise Rejection Application Note PDF 353 KB Jan 15, 2014
AN-801 Crystal-High Drive Level Application Note PDF 109 KB Jan 15, 2014
AN-805 Recommended Ferrite Beads Application Note PDF 38 KB Jan 15, 2014
PDN# : CQ-14-06R1 Revised Product Discontinuance Notice Product Discontinuation Notice PDF 407 KB Sep 8, 2014
PDN# : CQ-14-06 MANUFACTURING DISCONTINUANCE NOTICE Product Discontinuation Notice PDF 192 KB Sep 4, 2014
PCN# : TB1303-02 Change of Tape & Reel Packing Method for Selective Products Product Change Notice PDF 361 KB Mar 24, 2013
PLL External Loop Filter Calculator Engineering ZIP 19 KB Jun 18, 2013
External Loop Filters Solver Engineering ZIP 22 KB Jun 18, 2013