LimeSDR: Flexible, Next-generation, Open Source Software Defined Radio

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Jun

06

HD Digital Video Broadcasting with LimeSDR

It’s just incredible what can be achieved today with open source software, thanks to the efforts of a global development community and the principle of “standing on the shoulders of giants”, whereby it’s possible to build on the work of others in order to achieve new and even greater things.

In the latest post up on the Myriad-RF blog, Alexandru Csete demonstrates how he was able to use the gr-dtv library — written by Ron Economos and others — for GNU Radio, to transmit a HDTV signal using the DVB-S2 broadcast standard. In the accompanying video we can see this signal then being received by a domestic satellite TV tuner and displayed via an attached monitor.

Once again, Alex notes how quickly he was able to get an existing SDR application up and running, with this simply being a matter of selecting the correct configuration parameters for the LimeSDR.

Thanks for another great demo, Alex!

Jessica and the LimeSDR Team

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Support the campaign and get app development news first! We will add you to a list to be the first to find out what the LimeSDR community is doing, and what's being developed.


$289

LimeSDR

The LimeSDR is based on Lime Microsystem’s latest generation of field programmable RF transceiver technology, combined with FPGA and microcontroller chipsets. These connect to a computer via USB3. LimeSDR then delivers the wireless data and the CPU provides the computing power required to process the incoming signals, and to generate the data to be transmitted by the LimeSDR to all other devices.


$99

Acrylic Case

A layered acrylic case to protect your LimeSDR. Can be used with either USB Type A or micro USB Type B. Antenna not included - separate purchase available.


$599

LimeSDR with Aluminum Kit

Start developing apps based on Lime Microsystem’s latest generation of field programmable RF transceiver technology. This board comes with fancy aluminum casing. The board will be delivered with turnkey support for a diverse range of SDR ecosystem software, a powerful API and rapid prototyping environment. All the boards in this category will come with a fancy Aluminum casing coated with high quality material, cables, and antennas for a quick set up.


$799

Ultimate LimeSDR With PCle Interface

Start developing apps based on Lime Microsystem’s latest generation of field programmable RF transceiver technology. The board will be delivered with turnkey support for a diverse range of SDR ecosystem software, a powerful API and rapid prototyping environment. All the boards in this category will come with a PCIe interface, cables and Antennas for a quick set up. Stretch goal: if 30 units are sold, all pledges for this level will include dual-channel PA and LNA modules, together with a set of eight SAW filters covering TX and RX on bands I, II, V and VII. See updates for more details.


$85

Four Antenna + Cable Pairs

Omni-directional antenna set, covering frequency range from 800-960 / 1710-2170/ 2400-2700MHz.


$15,000

Enterprise 10 Pack - LimeSDR + Aluminum + Accessories

This package comes with 10 customized high quality enclosures with logo of the sponsor enterprise. The bundle comes with a complete suite of software and set of accessories for an out of the box experience. The package includes a one day training course at the headquarters of Lime Micro in Guildford, England or other designated locations for an extra fee to be agreed with the sponsor organization (not including airfare). On completion of the course, the participants are presented with a certificate following a practical exam in setting up the LimeSDR for one of the use cases presented in the updates during the campaign. The maximum number of attendees will be 10.


$99,000

100 Pack - LimeSDR + Aluminum + Accessories

This package comes with 100 customized high quality enclosures with logo of the sponsor organization. The bundle comes with a complete suite of software and set of accessories for an out of the box experience. The offering will include a support package provided directly from Lime Micro.

Credits

Lime Microsystems

Working toward the democratization of wireless communication through an open source ideology.


Jessica Gillingham

Ebrahim Bushehri

Andrew Back

Richard Vadoklis

Zack Tamosevicius

Richard Jonaitis

Josh Blum

Lexi Hatziharalambous

Karolis Kiela

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