[USRP-users] N210 capabilities

Josh Blum josh at ettus.com
Thu Apr 18 16:13:42 EDT 2013

On 04/18/2013 10:20 AM, Jawad Seddar wrote:
> Hello,
> We have been working with USRP1 devices for some time now and we were
> thinking about buying more up to date devices.
> We are thinking about the N210 devices but there seems to be only two slots
> for daughter boards (versus 4 on the USRP1). We would put one SBX or WBX
> card on those slots (dual slot cards).
> Currently, with one USRP1 equiped with one RFX900 and one RFX2400 we can
> create two transmit channels and send on both channels simultaneously (One
> transmission at 900Mhz and one transmission at 2.4GHz).
> My question is the following : is it possible to instantiate two transmit
> channels (let's say one at 900MHz and one at 2.4Ghz) with one N210 equipped
> with one SBX daughter board?

Sorry, but that would not be possible. There is only one transmit
frontend with a single SBX board, and it can only be tuned to one of
those frequencies at a time.

That being said, SBX can be retuned in 300us. If you dont need
simultaneous transmission then this might be ok.


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