by Fairwaves

The first ever truly embedded SDR

View all updates Dec 12, 2017

Early Bird Octopacks Sold Out & Survey (Take Two)

TL;DR: a very positive response to the Octopack pledge level; we’ve corrected a mistake in the survey we sent out yesterday.

Early Bird Octopacks Sold Out

The discounted early bird Octopacks sold out, but you can still get Octopacks at the normal $2,900 price. Looking forward to see what people do with a 16 x 16 system.

Survey Take Two – Now with an Email Field

We’ve already received quite a few great responses to the survey we put out in our previous campaign update when we realized we forgot to ask people for their email addresses, so we have no way to contact you to discuss your proposal. Oops…

If you took the survey yesterday or the day before and don’t recall if you provided your email address, please take the survey again. Really, you just need to provide your email address and enough information so we can figure out which submission was your original submission – no need to fill out the entire survey in its entirety. Alternatively, you can send us a note through the campaign page to let us know which submission was yours. In any case, sorry for the hassle.

More Soon

We’re working on some interesting demos, so stay tuned for more updates soon.

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Product Choices



Get an XTRX Pro board. Does not include any cables, antennas, or adapter boards.


XTRX Pro Deluxe Bundle

Get an XTRX Pro board as well as an Antennas + Cables set, a PCIe x2 + Front End Adapter, and a USB 3 Adapter with Aluminum Enclosure (see below for details). Also comes with four extra U.FL-to-U.FL cables and four extra U.FL-to-SMA-male cables.


Antennas + Cables

A full complement of cables and antennas for your XTRX, including four RF antennas (95 mm, 2 dBi, SMA male, GSM/3G/LTE 880 - 960 MHz, 1710 - 1990 MHz), one GPS antenna, and five cables.


PCIe x2 + Front End Adapter

This PCIe card securely holds an XTRX board (not included) so it can be used in a standard PCIe x4 slot. It includes an RF front end with a LNA and PA for up to 100 mW output on each channel. A TDD switch is incorporated for applications like TDD LTE. You can bypass the front end by attaching cables directly to XTRX. This adapter achieves the full 10 Gbit/s raw bus bandwidth and can be plugged into x4/x8/x16 PCIe slots. A six-pin JTAG connector makes it easy to program and debug the FPGA. A micro SIM card slot is also present.


XTRX Pro PCIe Octopack

This single PCIe card comes loaded with eight (8!) removable XTRX Pro boards, metal installation brackets, enough cables for all GPS and MIMO Tx/Rx ports, and a special board for synchronizing all eight XTRX Pro boards.



We are a vertically integrated vendor of cellular equipment focused on the needs of emerging markets. We are developing, manufacturing, deploying, and operating turn-key cellular network solutions including radio equipment, towers, power and backhaul all the way to a core network and SS7 interconnect. Our team has been building software-defined radios and systems based on them since 2009 and is well known for its ClockTamer, UmTRX, and UmSITE products.

Alexander Chemeris


Sergey Kostanbaev

Software & Firmware Development

Andrey Sviyazov

Hardware Design

Albert Gardiner


Andrey Bakhmat


Andy Avtushenko


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