[USRP-users] There is a device coming out 1/5th the cost offering MORE Radio Frequencies than Ettus B200 / B210

Alexandru Csete oz9aec at gmail.com
Tue Sep 3 04:33:42 EDT 2013


Simon,

Don't mind "Dennis" - he has been trolling here and on the gnuradio
list under various creative aliases running some sort of anti-Ettus
campaign. I think many of us have a good idea who he really is but I
don't want to spoil anything :)

Alex

On Tue, Sep 3, 2013 at 10:09 AM, Simon Brown <simon at sdr-radio.com> wrote:
> Dennis,
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> It’s the B200’s front end which is interesting for me. A hardware engineer
> whose knowledge I trust 100% knows the designer of the Analog Devices
> AD9361, I asked this friend which of the hackRF / bladeRF / B200 receivers
> would have the best spec. and he went for the B200. My only problem as such
> is a lack of case for the B200 as I don’t have a metal-bashing facility here
> but hope to have this in the future.
>
>
>
> Simon Brown (G4ELI/HB9DRV)
> http://v2.sdr-radio.com
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> From: USRP-users [mailto:usrp-users-bounces at lists.ettus.com] On Behalf Of
> Dennis Leary
> Sent: 02 September 2013 20:34
> To: usrp-users at lists.ettus.com
> Subject: [USRP-users] There is a device coming out 1/5th the cost offering
> MORE Radio Frequencies than Ettus B200 / B210
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> Simon,
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> Before you spend your $1100 + for the B200/B210 with a RF Frequency range of
> 70Mhz - 6Ghz, be aware there is a SDR device coming out that offers more
> Radio Frequencies, Interfaces, for 1/5th the pricing of really ANYTHING
> Ettus Research advertises.
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> So, I'd wait because for $1100 you might be able to purchase multiples of a
> GNU Radio Compatible SDR device for 1/5th the cost.
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> :)
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> Stay tuned!
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> On 09/02/2013 06:19 AM, Simon Brown wrote:
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> Hi All,
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> Where is the right place to receive updates about B200 / B210 availability?
> I’ve been advised that the B200 will be a ‘stonking’ SDR due to the
> front-end chip.
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>
> Are there any plans to provide a case? I would in all probability be buying
> the B200.
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>
>
> Simon Brown (G4ELI/HB9DRV)
> http://v2.sdr-radio.com
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> http://www.ettus.com/news/article/36
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> And here:
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> https://www.ettus.com/product/category/USRP-Bus-Series
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> Are good places to look.
>
> If there are significant updates, I would expect Matt to post such updates
> on this mailing list.
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