Analog Devices Inc. released the industry’s first software-defined radio (SDR) rapid prototyping kit with dual 2 x 2 AD9361 RF transceivers to simplify and rapidly prototype 4 x 4 multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) wireless transceiver applications on the Xilinx® Zynq®-7000 All Programmable SoC development platforms.
The AD-FMCOMMS5-EBZ rapid prototyping kit provides a hardware/software ecosystem solution addressing the challenges of SDR transceiver synchronization experienced by RF and analog designers when implementing systems using MIMO architectures. Watch this webinar and find out how to synchronize multiple RF transceivers in high-channel density applications.
The AD-FMCOMMS5-EBZ rapid prototyping kit includes: an FPGA mezzanine card (FMC) featuring two of Analog Devices’ award-winning AD9361 2 x 2 RF Transceivers and support circuitry, reference designs, design and simulation tools for MathWorks, HDL (hardware description language) code, device drivers for Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoCs and online support at ADI’s EngineerZone for rapid prototyping to reduce development time and risk.
View this video about Analog Device’s rapid prototyping kits: http://videos.analog.com/video/products/rf-ics/3701552681001/Synchronized-RF-Transceiver-Rapid-Prototyping-Kit-for-SDR/
- To learn more and order the AD-FMCOMMS5-EBZ: www.analog.com/ad-FMCOMMS5-EBZ
- To learn more about ADI’s SDR portfolio: www.analog.com/sdr
- Connect with engineers and SDR experts on EngineerZone™, an online technical support community: https://ez.analog.com/community/wide-band-rf-transceivers
About The AD9361 RF Transceiver
The AD9361 operates over a frequency range of 70 MHz to 6 GHz. It is a complete radio design that combines multiple functions, including an RF front end, mixed-signal baseband section, frequency synthesizers, two analog-to-digital converters and two direct conversion receivers in a single chip. The AD9361 supports channel bandwidth from less than 200 kHz to 56 MHz, and is highly programmable, offering the widest dynamic range available in the market today with state-of-the-art noise figure and linearity.