Burnaby, BC (PRWEB) September 18, 2012
Spectrum Signal Processing by Vecima today announced the AMC-1151 Wideband Digital Receiver Module, an ultra high speed digitizer and processing solution that enables direct analog-to-digital conversion between 100 MHz and 3 GHz. The board features a 3.2 GSPS or 3.6 GSPS 12-bit ADC, a Xilinx® Virtex®-6 user programmable FPGA, and 1 GB DDR3 SDRAM. The module supports multi-board synchronization that provides fine phase coherency for multichannel applications. The AMC-1151 can be deployed in MicroTCA (uTCA) and AdvancedTCA (ATCA) environments.
“This is the first module for Spectrum to offer in the Advanced Mezzanine Card (AMC) form factor which is increasingly being selected for military and signals intelligence applications,” said Mark Briggs, General Manager of Spectrum. “MicroTCA offers affordability, scalability, and a thriving ecosystem.”
The AMC-1151 is an extension of the product family that includes XMC, 3U OpenVPX, and PC/server based variants. This family of high speed digitizers is proven to support multi-board synchronization with phase coherency within 5 degrees between channels, making it attractive for demanding receiver applications, such as direction finding, beamforming and MIMO.
The AMC-1151 features the following:
- One 3.6 GSPS 12-bit ADC channel (or two channels at 1.8 GSPS); alternative build option includes one 3.2 GSPS 12-bit ADC channel (or two channels at 1.6 GSPS)
- Xilinx Virtex-6 User FPGA
- 1 GB DDR3 SDRAM
- PCI Express Gen2 x4 high speed serial connection
- Digital downconverter (DDC) IP included
To order, call 1.800.663.8986 or email sales(at)spectrumsignal(dot)com. For more information, visit http://www.spectrumsignal.com.
ABOUT SPECTRUM SIGNAL PROCESSING BY VECIMA
Spectrum Signal Processing designs and builds board and system-level hardware solutions for demanding signal and video processing applications. Spectrum combines high-performance data acquisition (RF, analog and digital I/O) and reconfigurable signal and video processing hardware with its best-in-class support and engineering services to enable customers to rapidly develop and then deploy their products and systems. Spectrum has worked with both commercial and military customers worldwide to develop and deliver solutions optimized for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR), video, military (MILCOM) communications and satellite communications (SATCOM) markets. For more information on Spectrum and its products, please visit http://www.spectrumsignal.com. Spectrum is part of Vecima Networks Inc. and its products are designed and manufactured in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. See http://www.vecima.com for more information on Vecima.
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