Digilent Ettus USRP™ B210

Digilent Ettus Universal Software Radio Peripheral (USRP™) B210 provides a fully integrated, single-board, and USRP™ platform with continuous frequency coverage ranging from 70MHz to 6GHz. This board is integrated with Analog Devices AD9361 RFIC, a single-chip direct-conversion transceiver capable of streaming up to 56MHz of real-time RF bandwidth. The onboard signal processing and control of the AD9361 RFIC is performed by a Spartan-6 XC6SLX150 FPGA connected to a host PC using SuperSpeed USB 3.0. The USRP B210 features two receive and two transmit channels and incorporates a larger FPGA, GPIO, and an external power supply. The experiment with the USRP B210 across various applications includes FM and TV broadcast, cellular, GPS, Wi-Fi, ISM, and more.

With the support of USRP Hardware Driver™ (UHD) software, users can develop their applications and seamlessly port the designs to high-performance or embedded USRPs. The users can immediately begin prototyping in GNU Radio and participate in the open-source SDR community.

Features

  • RF coverage from 70MHz to 6GHz range
  • 2 transmit (TX) and 2 receive (RX) channels, Half or Full Duplex
  • Fully coherent 2 x 2 MIMO capability
  • Xilinx Spartan 6 XC6SLX150 FPGA
  • Instantaneous bandwidth:
    • Up to 56MHz in 1 x 1
    • Up to 30.72MHz in 2 x 2
  • >10dBm power output
  • <8dB receive noise figure
  • 10MHz clock reference
  • Flexible rate 12-bit ADC/DAC
  • 61.44MS/s (maximum) ADC/DAC sample rate
  • Includes 6V DC power supply
  • USB 3.0 SuperSpeed interface
  • Standard-B USB 3.0 connector
  • Supports USRP hardware driver 3.9.2 (or later)
  • Supports GNU Radio, C++, and Python APIs
  • GPIO capability
  • 0°C to 45°C operating temperature range
  • 97mm x 155mm x 15mm dimensions
  • Weighs about 350g
  • Grounded mounting holes

Block Diagram

Block Diagram - Digilent Ettus USRP™ B210
Published: 2023-08-11 | Updated: 2023-08-29