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Sidekiq X4

Sidekiq X4 is a multi-channel (4Rx + 4Tx) and high bandwidth (800 MHz) RF transceiver card in the standard VITA 57.1 (FMC) form factor (HPC).

Key Features and Benefits

  • VITA 57.1 FPGA Mezzanine Card (FMC) with high pin count (HPC) interface
  • Exceptional dynamic range with 16-bit A/D and 14-bit D/A converters
  • Continuous RF range between 1 MHz and 6 GHz
  • Four RF transmitters (phase coherent or two phase coherent pairs)
  • Four RF receivers (phase coherent or independently tunable)
  • 3U VPX and PCIe3/ThunderboltTM 3 deployment options available with COTS carriers
  • Configurable RF channel bandwidth up to 200 MHz per channel, for support of up to 800 MHz instantaneous bandwidth (IBW)

What's Included

  • A Platform Development Kit (PDK) includes the following:
  • FPGA reference design with source code
  • Internal GPS Disciplined Oscillator (GPSDO)
  • Sidekiq X4 FMC card
  • Software libraries and sample test applications
  • Thunderbolt 3 and 3U/6U VPX deployment options with COTS PCIe FPGA carriers

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