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Richardson Introduces ADI-DPD-DEVKIT SDR Kit with Scalable RF Front End Board

Press Release Summary:

The ADI-DPD-DEVKIT Software-Defined Radio Kit is optimized for FDD-LTE Bands 14 and 28 bands. The kit consists of DE705, ADRV9375-W/PCBZ and EVAL-TPG-ZYNQ3 boards. The DE705 board comes with single-channel transmitter and receiver with swappable ceramic duplexer. The kit offers +37 dBm (average Pout) and 55 dB linear gain. The EVAL-TPG-ZYNQ3 board provides a data capture platform for Radioverse™ wideband transceiver evaluation boards.

Original Press Release:

Richardson RFPD Introduces New Modular SDR Development Kit

Scalable small cell development kit; optimized for FDD-LTE Bands 14 and 28

January 8, 2019 – Geneva, Ill.: Richardson RFPD, Inc. announced today the availability and full design support capabilities for a new modular software-defined radio (SDR) kit.

The ADI-DPD-DEVKIT is a small cell development kit with a scalable RF front end board. It is optimized for FDD-LTE Bands 14 and 28 but scalable to other bands and configurations.

The new development kit is intended to reduce customer development time and risk. It consists of three boards (DE705ADRV9375-W/PCBZ and EVAL-TPG-ZYNQ3), as well as documentation and support. Documentation includes a quick start guide to assist with recommended configuration and settings to the minimum performance specifications, as well as an operating manual for managing deeper edit functionality.

Additional key features of the ADI-DPD-DEVKIT include:

Board / Part Number                 Description

DE705                                      Complete, scalable RF front-end evaluation platform for FDD operation of LTE Bands 14 and 28; Features a single-channel                                                           transmitter and a single-channel receiver with a swappable ceramic duplexer

ADRV9375-W/PCBZ                Complete radio card platform containing Analog Devices’ AD9375 DPD with high efficiency RF power amplifier

EVAL-TPG-ZYNQ3                   Analog Devices’ Zynq®-7000 all-programmable SoC ZC706 evaluation kit optimized for JESD204B provides a data capture                                                          platform for many of the Radioverse™ families of wideband transceiver evaluation boards

An ADI-DPD-DEVKIT datasheet is available, along with a slide deck that includes additional information.

To find more information, or to purchase this product today online, please visit the ADI-DPD-DEVKIT webpage. The development kit is also available by calling 1-800-737-6937 (within North America); or please find a local sales engineer (worldwide) at Local Sales Support. To learn about additional products from Richardson RFPD, please visit the Richardson RFPD storefront webpage.

About Richardson RFPD

Richardson RFPD, an Arrow Electronics company, is a global leader in the RF and wireless communications, power conversion and renewable energy markets. It brings relationships with many of the industry’s top radio frequency and power component suppliers. Whether it’s designing components or engineering complete solutions, Richardson RFPD’s worldwide design centers and technical sales team provide comprehensive support for customers’ go-to-market strategy, from prototype to production. More information is available online at

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