Sidekiq SDR (MiniPCIe and M.2)

Overview

Product Description

The Sidekiq family of products provides a breakthrough small form-factor software defined radio (SDR) transceiver solution, ready for integration into systems that support either MiniPCIe or the more recent M.2 card form factors. With a 70 MHz to 6 GHz RF transceiver plus programmable logic, millions of host devices (laptops, tablet computers, embedded computers, etc) can immediately be transformed into RF processing powerhouses with the addition of Sidekiq.


Key Features and Benefits

  • Spartan-6 or Artix-7
  • PCIe Gen1 or Gen2
  • USB 2.0
  • Flexible RF front-end with broad tuning range (70 MHz - 6 GHz)1
  • MiniPCIe or M.2 (3042) form factor
  • 1x1, 2 phase coherent receivers, or 2x2 MIMO
  • Platform Development Kit (PDK) purchase required

What's Included

  • A Platform Development Kit (PDK) includes the following:
  • Additional Sidekiq for custom system integration
  • FPGA reference design with source code
  • Laptop with 1 Sidekiq pre-installed
  • Software libraries and sample test applications
  • Support hardware such as JTAG breakout board

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