Analog Devices (ADI) announced the AD9148 high-speed quad DAC (digital-to-analog converter). The AD9148 is a 16-bit, high dynamic range DAC with a sample rate of 1000 MSPS. The AD9148 device is optimized for direct conversion transmit applications, including gain, phase, and offset compensation. The DAC outputs are optimized to interface seamlessly with analog quadrature modulators. Prices start at $58.60 each (in lots of 1,000).