Software Defined Radio

AntSDR E200

A powerful, versatile, FPGA-based software-defined radio based on the ZYNQ and AD936x chipsets

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AntSDR E200 is a powerful and versatile software-defined radio (SDR) platform. It is a low-cost, easy-to-use system for developing, testing, and deploying wireless communication solutions such as LTE, GSM, and Wi-Fi. With its wide range of supported frequencies and modulation schemes, it’s possible to easily experiment with various wireless technologies.

AntSDR E200 is well suited for hobby and educational purposes, allowing students and enthusiasts to learn about digital signal processing, wireless communication, and software-defined radio.

AntSDR E200 can be used for a wide range of applications such as radio frequency experimentation, wireless communication, radio astronomy, and spectrum monitoring. It is well suited for prototyping and testing new wireless communication systems and protocols. Additionally, AntSDR E200 can be used as a software-defined LTE station and for developing cognitive radio applications.

AntSDR E200 Demo

Features & Specifications

Block Diagram


AntSDR E200 AD9363AntSDR E200 AD9361RTL-SDRPlutoSDREttus B205miniLimeSDR mini 2.0HackRF One
Chipset AD9363 AD9361 RTL2832U AD9363 AD9364 LMS7002M MAX5864, MAX2837, RFFC5072
Frequency Range 325 MHz - 3.8 GHz 70 MHz - 6 GHz 500 KHz - 1766 MHz 325 MHz - 3.8 GHz 70 MHz - 6 GHz 10 MHz - 3.5 GHz 1 MHz - 6 GHz
Interface Gigabit Ethernet Gigabit Ethernet USB 2.0 USB 2.0 USB 3.0 USB 3.0 USB 2.0
EmbeddedYes Yes No Yes No No Yes
RF Bandwidth20 MHz 56 MHz 3.2 MHz 20 MHz 61.44 MHz 40 MHz 20 MHz
Sample Depth12 bits 12 bits 8 bits 12 bits 12 bits 12 bits 8 bits
Sample Rate61.44 MSPS 61.44 MSPS 3.2 MSPS 61.44 MSPS 61.44 MSPS 30.72 MSPS 20 MSPS
Transmitter Channels2 2 0 2 1 1 1
Receivers2 2 1 2 1 1 1
DuplexFull Full No Full Full Full Half
Programmable Logic Gates85k 85k N/A 28k 150k 44k 64 macrocell CPLD
Open SourceSchematic & firmware Schematic & firmware No Full Schematic & firmware Full Full
Oscillator Precision+/-2 ppm +/-2 ppm +/-1 ppm +/-20 ppm +/-2 ppm +/-1 ppm initial, +/-4 ppm stable +/-20 ppm
Transmit PowerUp to 10 dBm (depending on frequency) Up to 10 dBm (depending on frequency) N/A Up to 6 dBm (depending on frequency) 10 dBm+ Up to 10 dBm (depending on frequency) -10 dBm+ (15 dBm @ 2.4 GHz)


The AntSDR E200 is designed to be flexible and reconfigurable, allowing users to develop and test their own signal processing algorithms. Here are some common applications.


The Libiio API is a key feature of AntSDR E200. It provides a flexible and low-level interface for accessing the device’s functionality, including both the RF transceiver and the processor. This allows developers to create custom software applications that can run directly on the AntSDR device, without the need for a separate host computer.

The Libiio API supports a range of programming languages, including C, Python, and Matlab, and provides a range of functionality such as accessing the device’s ADC/DAC channels, controlling RF parameters, and streaming data over USB or Ethernet. AntSDR with its Libiio interface is a powerful and versatile tool for both amateur and professional SDR applications.


The USRP Hardware Driver (UHD) is an open-source, cross-platform driver developed for use with USRP devices. UHD provides a consistent API across all USRP models and simplifies the process of developing and deploying SDR applications on the USRP platform.

AntSDR can be considered as a "USRP" device because it supports the UHD (USRP Hardware Driver) API, which is the same API used by USRP devices. This means that AntSDR is compatible with software designed for USRP, and users can easily switch between AntSDR and USRP devices when developing and testing their SDR applications.

AntSDR’s compatibility is a major highlight of the product. It can be seamlessly integrated with other SDR devices such as PlutoSDR or USRP. AntSDR also supports both the Libiio API and the UHD API, providing users with flexible and versatile options for integration with their existing systems. With AntSDR’s compatibility, users can easily incorporate it into their existing workflows and take advantage of its capabilities without the need for significant system changes or investments.

Open Source Projects

AntSDR E200 can be used for a number of open-source projects that provide software tools and frameworks for developing and testing SDR applications. Here are some specific examples:

Research and verification of WiFi protocol:

Research mobile wireless communication protocols:

Support & Documentation

We’re publishing all AntSDR-related code under the MicroPhase’s Github. Here are the most important repositories to note:

Project Files:



Host Driver:

AntSDR Accessories

The following accessories are available to order for use with your AntSDR. Please note that not all accessories are necessary. You can choose the accessories that you need. The following are optional accessories:

Manufacturing Plan

We have completed the hardware verification of E200, including thermal testing (lasting 24 hours) with CNC enclosures, the improvement and optimization of the hardware and mechanical are finished. We are currently preparing the pilot production, including the design of the test fixture and development of testing software for manufacturing, all of these will be finished in April. PCBs will be assembled and tested by our long-time manufacturing partner based in shanghai, China. The bare PCBs will be fabricated by our manufacturing partner based in Shenzhen, China. CNC enclosures will be machined by our partner based in Ningbo, China. We cooperated closely with many distributors and vendors for a long time, they can gave us big supports, so AntSDR E200 can be manufactured as quickly as possible, We’ll keep you up to date on manufacturing developments! Updates will be sent via email to campaign subscribers.

Fulfillment & Logistics

After our production run is complete, we will box everything up and send it along to Crowd Supply’s fulfillment partner, Mouser Electronics, who will handle distribution to backers worldwide. You can learn more about Crowd Supply’s fulfillment services under Ordering, Paying, and Shipping in their guide.

Risks & Challenges

The most significant hazard lies in the supply chain, primarily due to potential delays caused by shortages of components. Despite the fact that such problems are sometimes unavoidable, our extensive experience in producing SDRs has enabled us to decrease the probability of encountering such issues and minimize their impact. Nonetheless, we pledge to maintain transparency and candor regarding our manufacturing progress.

AntSDR E200 is part of AMD FPGA Playground

In the Press


"The E200... handles the open source SDR 4G/5G software suite from Software Radio Systems really well in both the UE and basestation roles. "

Tech Minds

"AntSDR... can be thought of as a and an Errus B205 all in the same box."

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AntSDR E200 with 9363 chip

AntSDR E200 with an AD9363 chip and 32 GB SD card. (Case and antennas not included)

$329 $8 US Shipping / $18 Worldwide

AntSDR E200 with 9363 chip and metal enclosure

AntSDR E200 with an AD9363 chip, 32 GB SD card, and metal enclosure. (Antennas not included)

$369 $8 US Shipping / $18 Worldwide

AntSDR E200 with 9361 chip

AntSDR E200 with an AD9361 chip and 32 GB SD card. (Case and antennas not included)

$549 Free US Shipping / $18 Worldwide

AntSDR E200 with 9361 chip and metal enclosure

AntSDR E200 with an AD9361 chip, 32 GB SD card, and metal enclosure. (Antennas not included)

$589 Free US Shipping / $18 Worldwide

Case for AntSDR E200

Metal enclosure for AntSDRE200. (Case only, PCB not included)

$46 $8 US Shipping / $18 Worldwide

USB Cable, Type A 2.0 to Type C 2.0 (1 m)

From the Crowd Supply Basics project.

USB Cable, 1 m, Type A 2.0 to Type C 2.0, 28 AWG, PVC, Black

$7 $8 US Shipping / $18 Worldwide

USB adapter for MicroSD Card Reader/Writer

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USB MicroSD Card Reader/Writer

$6 $8 US Shipping / $18 Worldwide

Multi-band 4G/3G/2G Monopole Antenna

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A TG.09 4G/3G/2G cellular hinged SMA(M) mount monopole antenna.

$13 $8 US Shipping / $18 Worldwide

U.FL-to-SMA Cable

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A Hirose U.FL to SMA (jack) bulkhead straight connector with a 1.32 mm diameter cable. Less than -2 dB cable insertion loss up to 6 GHz. Both connectors are gold-plated brass and the cable conductor is silver-coated copper.

$8 $8 US Shipping / $18 Worldwide

Ethernet Cable (1 m)

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A one-meter CAT5E shielded Ethernet cable with a wire gauge of 24 AWG and RJ45 plugs on both ends.

$4 $8 US Shipping / $18 Worldwide

RF Cable SMA to MMCX (6 inches)

From the Crowd Supply Basics project.


$21 $8 US Shipping / $18 Worldwide

About the Team

MicroPhase Technology

Shanghai, China  ·  MicroPhase_CN  ·  microphase  ·

MicroPhase develops FPGA development Platforms, SoMs and Software Define Radio Platforms for engineering teams, scientists and system integrators for algorithm development, prototyping and developing wireless technologies across a wide variety of applications.

Aero Zhang

Chao Jiang


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