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Software Defined Receiver


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RFspace SDR-IP

The RFspace SDR-IP a high performance software defined radio covering 10 kHz to 32 MHz. It utilizes the latest FPGA and analog to digital technology. The SDR-IP offers both upgradable firmware and plug-in PC interface board.

The high performance SDR-IP is an Internet protocol (TCP/IP) software defined receiver. It offers the ultimate versatility for scientific research, radio astronomy, shortwave listening and amateur radio. The SDR-IP uses a high performance 80 MHz, 16 bit ADC with both dithering and randomization for best performance. The output I/Q bandwidth is configurable via software. PC communications are handled over a 100 base-T port using 24 or 16 bit I/Q words.

The SDR-IP is a complete plug-and-play solution. As opposed to other SDRs in the market, there is no need for additional preamplifiers, preselectors or code development. The unit ships with a copy of Moetronix SpectraVue software that will have you up and running in minutes. This software includes analog mode demodulation and I/Q capture of spectrum at a 2MS/s sample rate. For those interested in writing their own applications, RFspace supplies a fully documented API for communicating with the hardware. There is no need to calculate the down converter DSP parameters. The SDR-IP just needs the center frequency, attenuator and preselector filter settings, output sample rate and mode to begin streaming data. Other solutions require complicated USB interfacing that is platform specific. The SDR-IP utilizes straight TCP/IP and Ethernet for all communications. This offers the highest possible performance due to the highly optimized Ethernet drivers on PC, Mac and Linux systems.

The SDR-IP packets are fully routable. This means that the receiver can be placed at remote locations. Multiple receivers can also be combined and their data transported over a higher data rate Ethernet pipe using simple switches. In this application, each SDR-IP can be set to a different IP address or port. Multiple receivers using this architecture offer the greatest performance and versatility. The rear panel has ports for Ethernet, USB and RS232.

The CloudSDR’s remote mode also offers a variable width spectrum analyzer with adjustable spans up to 10 MHz wide. The spectrum information update rate can be adjusted up to 10 Hz or turned off to limit the bandwidth utilization. In addition, the built-in squelch can be used to limit data transmission when no signals are present.

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Order # Model Option 01 Option 02 Option 03 Price Order
  SDR-IP       Discontinued
  SDR-IP 1 2 10 MHz Reference Lock Trigger Option      Discontinued
  SDR-IP 1 2 3 10 MHz Reference Lock Trigger Option    Expanded capture buffer  Discontinued

OPTION 01: Adds ultra low noise OVCXO (+/- 1ppm) plus frequency locking to 10 MHz reference.
OPTION 02: Adds Trigger IN/OUT to lock phase of multiple receivers at multiple locations.
OPTION 03: Expands capture buffer in real mode from 65536 to 262144 point for 305 Hz RBW @80 MHz sample rate.

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