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LimeSDR-QPCIe is software defined radio board based on Lime LMS7002M Field Programmable Radio Frequency (FPRF) transceiver and Altera Cyclone V PFGA, through which apps can be programmed to support any type of wireless standard, e.g. UMTS, LTE, LoRa, GPS, WiFi, Zigbee, RFID, Digital Broadcasting, Radar and many more.
 
LimeSDR-QPCIe is software defined radio board based on Lime LMS7002M Field Programmable Radio Frequency (FPRF) transceiver and Altera Cyclone V PFGA, through which apps can be programmed to support any type of wireless standard, e.g. UMTS, LTE, LoRa, GPS, WiFi, Zigbee, RFID, Digital Broadcasting, Radar and many more.
  
LimeSDR-USB board with Micro USB Type B socket:
 
 
[[File:LimeSDR-QPCIe_v1.2.png|center|640px|LimeSDR-QPCIe v1.2 board]]
 
[[File:LimeSDR-QPCIe_v1.2.png|center|640px|LimeSDR-QPCIe v1.2 board]]
  
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| USB 3.0 controller || Cypress USB 3.0 CYUSB3014-BZXC
 
| USB 3.0 controller || Cypress USB 3.0 CYUSB3014-BZXC
 
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| Oscillator || ????
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| Oscillator || U7475LF 30.72MHz
 
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| Continuous frequency range || 100 kHz – 3.8 GHz
 
| Continuous frequency range || 100 kHz – 3.8 GHz
 
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| Bandwidth || 61.44MHz ???
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| Bandwidth || 61.44MHz
 
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| RF connection || 20 U.FL connectors (12 RX, 8 TX)
 
| RF connection || 20 U.FL connectors (12 RX, 8 TX)
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== Documentation ==
 
== Documentation ==
  
* [[LimeSDR-QPCIe_hardware_description | LimeSDR-QPCIe hardware description]] - LimeSDR-QPCIe hardware description
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* [[LimeSDR-QPCIe_v1.2_hardware_description | LimeSDR-QPCIe v1.2 hardware description]] - LimeSDR-QPCIe hardware description
 
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* [[LimeSDR-QPCIe_driver_installation | LimeSDR-QPCIe driver installation description]] - LimeSDR-QPCIe driver installation description
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* [[LimeSDR-QPCIe_Board_Programming | LimeSDR-QPCIe Board Programming]] - LimeSDR-QPCIe FX3 USB microcontroller and FPGA flashing guide
 
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* [[LimeSDR-USB_driver_installation | LimeSDR-USB driver installation description]] - LimeSDR-USB USB driver installation description
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* [[Getting_Started_with_LimeSDR-USB_and_LimeSuiteGUI | Getting Started with LimeSDR-USB and LimeSuiteGUI]] - Using LimeSDR-USB board with LimeSuiteGUI software
 
* [[Getting_Started_with_LimeSDR-USB_and_LimeSuiteGUI | Getting Started with LimeSDR-USB and LimeSuiteGUI]] - Using LimeSDR-USB board with LimeSuiteGUI software
* [[LimeSDR-USB_Board_Programming | LimeSDR-USB Board Programming]] - LimeSDR-USB FX3 USB microcontroller and FPGA flashing guide
 
 
* [[LimeSDR-USB Quick Test|LimeSDR-USB Quick Test]] - How to check if LimeSDR-USB is working correctly
 
* [[LimeSDR HF Performance|LimeSDR-USB HF Performance]] - LimeSDR-USB board performance in HF band and RF network modification
 
 
* [[LMS7002Mr3_Calibration_Using_MCU|LMS7002M (Mask 1) Transceiver Calibration]] - LMS7002Mr3 calibration guide, using internal MCU
 
* [[LMS7002Mr3_Calibration_Using_MCU|LMS7002M (Mask 1) Transceiver Calibration]] - LMS7002Mr3 calibration guide, using internal MCU
 
* [[LimeSDR Made Simple]] - Demystifying using SDR in the real world and programming a simple example with confidence, through bite sized chunks.
 
* [[LimeSDR Made Simple]] - Demystifying using SDR in the real world and programming a simple example with confidence, through bite sized chunks.
* [https://github.com/myriadrf/LMS7002M-docs/blob/master/LMS7002M_Data_Sheet_v3.1r00.pdf LMS7002M Datasheet (PDF)] - LMS7002M RF transceiver datasheet
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* [https://github.com/myriadrf/LMS7002M-docs/blob/master/LMS7002M_Data_Sheet_v3.2r00.pdf LMS7002M Datasheet (PDF)] - LMS7002M RF transceiver datasheet
 
* [https://github.com/myriadrf/LMS7002M-docs/blob/master/LMS7002M_Programming_and_Calibration_Guide_v31r05.pdf LMS7002M Programming and Calibration Guide (PDF)] - LMS7002M programming and calibration guide
 
* [https://github.com/myriadrf/LMS7002M-docs/blob/master/LMS7002M_Programming_and_Calibration_Guide_v31r05.pdf LMS7002M Programming and Calibration Guide (PDF)] - LMS7002M programming and calibration guide
  
 
== USB Drivers ==
 
== USB Drivers ==
 
'''Windows only''', OSX and Linux users do not need to install drivers for USB support.
 
'''Windows only''', OSX and Linux users do not need to install drivers for USB support.
Follow driver installation instructions in [[LimeSDR-USB_driver_installation|Driver Installation Documentation]].
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Follow driver installation instructions in [[LimeSDR-QPCIe_driver_installation | LimeSDR-QPCIe driver installation description]].
  
 
== Software ==
 
== Software ==
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Here are the links to pre-compiled MCU firmware and FPGA gateware (bitstream):
 
Here are the links to pre-compiled MCU firmware and FPGA gateware (bitstream):
* USB3 MCU [https://github.com/myriadrf/LimeSDR-USB_FX3/blob/master/Debug/LimeSDR-USB_fx3_fw.img firmware]
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* USB3 MCU [https://github.com/myriadrf/LimeSDR-QPCIe_fx3_fw/blob/master/Debug/LimeSDR-QPCIe_fx3_fw.img firmware]
* FPGA [https://github.com/myriadrf/LimeSDR-USB_GW/blob/master/output_files/LimeSDR-USB_lms7_trx_HW_1.4.rbf gateware]
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* FPGA [https://github.com/myriadrf/LimeSDR-QPCIe_GW gateware]
 
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== Board Design Files ==
 
== Board Design Files ==
  
 
Here are links to the schematic, PCB project and BOM:
 
Here are links to the schematic, PCB project and BOM:
* LimeSDR-USB 1.4v plug version [https://github.com/myriadrf/LimeSDR-USB/blob/master/hardware/plug/1v4/Project%20Outputs%20for%20LimeSDR-USB_1v4_LMS031pad/LimeSDR-USB_1v4_schematic_r7.PDF Schematic (PDF)]
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* LimeSDR-QPCIe 1.2v [https://github.com/myriadrf/LimeSDR-QPCIe/blob/master/hardware/1v2/Project%20Outputs%20for%20LimeSDR-QPCIe_1v2/LimeSDR-QPCIe_1v2_schematic_r2.PDF Schematic (PDF)]
* LimeSDR-USB 1.4v socket version [https://github.com/myriadrf/LimeSDR-USB/blob/master/hardware/socket/1v4/Project%20Outputs%20for%20LimeSDR-USB_1v4s_LMS031pad/LimeSDR-USB_1v4s_schematic_r7.PDF Schematic (PDF)]
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* LimeSDR-QPCIe 1.2v [https://github.com/myriadrf/LimeSDR-QPCIe/tree/master/hardware/1v2 PCB project (Altium project)]
* LimeSDR-USB 1.4v plug version [https://github.com/myriadrf/LimeSDR-USB/tree/master/hardware/plug/1v4 PCB project (Altium project)]
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* LimeSDR-QPCIe 1.2v [https://github.com/myriadrf/LimeSDR-QPCIe/blob/master/hardware/1v2/Project%20Outputs%20for%20LimeSDR-QPCIe_1v2/BOM/LimeSDR-QPCIe_1v2_BOMr1.xls BOM (XLS)]
* LimeSDR-USB 1.4v socket version [https://github.com/myriadrf/LimeSDR-USB/tree/master/hardware/socket/1v4 PCB project (Altium project)]
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* LimeSDR-USB 1.4v plug version [https://github.com/myriadrf/LimeSDR-USB/blob/master/hardware/plug/1v4/Project%20Outputs%20for%20LimeSDR-USB_1v4_LMS031pad/BOM/LimeSDR-USB_1v4_BOMr7.xls BOM (XLS)]
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* LimeSDR-USB 1.4v socket version [https://github.com/myriadrf/LimeSDR-USB/blob/master/hardware/socket/1v4/Project%20Outputs%20for%20LimeSDR-USB_1v4s_LMS031pad/BOM/LimeSDR-USB_1v4s_BOMr7.xls BOM (XLS)]
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== Additional Components ==
 
== Additional Components ==
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* [http://uk.farnell.com/ls-research/080-0001/cable-ufl-to-sma-rp-female-bulkhead/dp/2324836 U.FL to SMA adapter cable]
 
* [http://uk.farnell.com/ls-research/080-0001/cable-ufl-to-sma-rp-female-bulkhead/dp/2324836 U.FL to SMA adapter cable]
 
* Tested fans:
 
* Tested fans:
** [http://www.digikey.com/product-detail/en/sunon-fans/MB40100V2-000U-A99/259-1565-ND/2757776 MB40100V2-000U-A99]
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** [https://www.digikey.com/products/en?keywords=HA60151V4-1000U-A99 HA60151V4-1000U-A99]
** [http://www.digikey.com/product-detail/en/sunon-fans/MC30060V1-000U-A99/259-1545-ND/2757809 MC30060V1-000U-A99]
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Latest revision as of 12:53, 10 July 2019

1 LimeSDR-QPCIe Boards

LimeSDR-QPCIe is software defined radio board based on Lime LMS7002M Field Programmable Radio Frequency (FPRF) transceiver and Altera Cyclone V PFGA, through which apps can be programmed to support any type of wireless standard, e.g. UMTS, LTE, LoRa, GPS, WiFi, Zigbee, RFID, Digital Broadcasting, Radar and many more.

LimeSDR-QPCIe v1.2 board

2 Features and Specifications

Feature Description
RF Transceiver 2x Lime Microsystems LMS7002M MIMO FPRF
FPGA Intel Cyclone V, 5CGXFC7D7F31C8N device in 896-pin FBGA package
PCIe interface PCIe x4 (Gen1)
USB 3.0 controller Cypress USB 3.0 CYUSB3014-BZXC
Oscillator U7475LF 30.72MHz
Continuous frequency range 100 kHz – 3.8 GHz
Bandwidth 61.44MHz
RF connection 20 U.FL connectors (12 RX, 8 TX)
Power Output (CW) Up to 10dBm
Multiplexing 4×4 MIMO
Power Supply Via PCIe interface or external or PCIe 6-pin and DC power connectors
Status indicators Programmable LEDs
Dimensions 190mm x 106.7mm (7.48” x 4.20”)

3 Getting Help

If you have questions, the MyriadRF Discourse is a best place to ask for help.

4 Documentation

5 USB Drivers

Windows only, OSX and Linux users do not need to install drivers for USB support. Follow driver installation instructions in LimeSDR-QPCIe driver installation description.

6 Software

7 USB3 MCU and FPGA Binaries

Here are the links to pre-compiled MCU firmware and FPGA gateware (bitstream):

8 Board Design Files

Here are links to the schematic, PCB project and BOM:

9 Additional Components

Here is a list of additional components to be used with LimeSDR-USB board.