Analog Devices launches software-defined radio (SDR) rapid prototyping kit with dual 2 x 2 AD9361 RF transceivers

Analog-Devices-logoBangalore, India, August 07, 2014: Analog Devices, has released its 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:

http://www.analog.com/en/content/wc_developing_multiple_input_multiple_output/webcast.html.

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/

The AD-FMCOMMS5-EBZ rapid prototyping kit is the fifth SDR rapid prototyping kit ADI has introduced in the last year to help customers address the global SDR market that is expected to double to $28 billion by 2020.  SDR MIMO applications range from defense electronics and RF instrumentation to communications infrastructure and include active antennas, transmit beamforming, receive angle of arrival systems and open-source SDR development projects.

 

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