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    Wideband mmWave Radio Development Kit for RFSoC Gen-3
    The Avnet Wideband mmWave Radio Development Kit for RFSoC Gen-3 is ideal for prototyping RF applications in mmW bands including 5G NR FR2, wireless backhaul, as well as K/Ka band radar and SATCOM.
    AES-ZCU208-DTRX2-SK-G
    Overview

    The Avnet Wideband mmWave Radio Development Kit for RFSoC Gen-3 is ideal for prototyping RF applications in mmW bands including 5G NR FR2, wireless backhaul, as well as K/Ka band radar and SATCOM. This platform combines the Otava DTRX2 Dual Transceiver mmWave Radio Card - jointly developed by Otava and Avnet - with the Xilinx Zynq® UltraScale+ ™ RFSoC ZCU208 Evaluation Kit.

    Explore the entire signal chain from millimeter wave RF to IF sampling with RFSoC Gen-3 data converters reaching 6 GHz. Native connection to MATLAB® and Simulink® is provided by Avnet’s RFSoC Explorer®, featuring graphical control of the platform and intuitive APIs for programmatic access. Product Brief

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    Kit Includes

    • Xilinx Zynq UltraScale+ RFSoC ZCU208 Evaluation Kit
    • Otava DTRX2 mmWave Radio Daughtercard
    • Avnet RFSoC Explorer for MATLAB and Simulink
    • Free MATLAB Trial Package for RFSoC

    Feature List

    Xilinx Zynq UltraScale+ RFSoC ZCU208 Evaluation Kit

    • Complete OEM kit including CLK104, XM650, and XM655 add-on cards
    • Features the Zynq UltraScale+ RFSoC ZU48DR with integrated gigasample data converters and programmable gain control
    • 8x 14-bit 5 GSPS ADCs
    • 8x 14-bit 10 GSPS DACs
    • 4GB 64-bit DDR4 programmable logic memory
    • 4GB 64-bit DDR4 processor system memory
    • RF Mezzanine Card 2.0 interface for RF expansion
    • FPGA Mezzanine Card (FMC+) interface for I/O expansion

    Otava DTRX2 mmWave Radio Card for Xilinx RFSoC ZCU208 Evaluation Kit

    • 2 TX channels up convert from high IF frequencies to mmWave frequencies
    • 2 RX channels down convert from mmWave frequencies to high IF frequencies
    • Independent TX and RX LO PLLs with integrated frequency synthesizer, on-chip VCO, and common reference from the Xilinx ZCU208 CLK104 module
    • Digital Step Attenuators (DSA) for gain control
    • Independent signal chain enable/disable for TDD operation
    • TDD and FDD modes supported
    • RF band select filters can be added externally based on operating frequency
    • Powered from a single 12V DC connector

    Target Applications

    • 5G NR FR2 bands
    • K/Ka band radar & SATCOM
    • Aerospace and defense
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