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== LimeSDR-QPCIe Boards ==
 
== LimeSDR-QPCIe Boards ==
  
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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.
  
Coming Soon!
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LimeSDR-USB board with Micro USB Type B socket:
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[[File:LimeSDR-QPCIe_v1.2.png|center|640px|LimeSDR-QPCIe v1.2 board]]
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== Features and Specifications ==
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{| class="wikitable"
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! Feature !! Description
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|-
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| RF Transceiver || 2x Lime Microsystems LMS7002M MIMO FPRF
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|-
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| FPGA || Intel Cyclone V, 5CGXFC7D7F31C8N device in 896-pin FBGA package
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|-
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| USB 3.0 controller || Cypress USB 3.0 CYUSB3014-BZXC
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|-
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| Oscillator || ????
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|-
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| Continuous frequency range || 100 kHz – 3.8 GHz
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|-
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| Bandwidth || 61.44MHz ???
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|-
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| RF connection || 20 U.FL connectors (12 RX, 8 TX)
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|-
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| Power Output (CW) || Up to 10dBm
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|-
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| Multiplexing || 4×4 MIMO
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|-
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| Power Supply || Via PCIe interface or external DCmm
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|-
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| Status indicators || Programmable LEDs
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|-
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| Dimensions || 1900mm x 1067mm
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|}
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== Getting Help ==
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If you have questions, the [https://discourse.myriadrf.org/ MyriadRF Discourse] is a best place to ask for help.
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== Documentation ==
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* [[LimeSDR-QPCIe_hardware_description | LimeSDR-USB hardware description]] - LimeSDR-QPCIe hardware description
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-------- NOT FINISHED !!! ---------
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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
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* [[LimeSDR-USB_Board_Programming | LimeSDR-USB Board Programming]] - LimeSDR-USB FX3 USB microcontroller and FPGA flashing guide
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* [[LimeSDR-USB Quick Test|LimeSDR-USB Quick Test]] - How to check if LimeSDR-USB is working correctly
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* [[LimeSDR HF Performance|LimeSDR-USB HF Performance]] - LimeSDR-USB board performance in HF band and RF network modification
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* [[LMS7002Mr3_Calibration_Using_MCU|LMS7002M (Mask 1) Transceiver Calibration]] - LMS7002Mr3 calibration guide, using internal MCU
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* [[LimeSDR Made Simple]] - Demystifying using SDR in the real world and programming a simple example with confidence, through bite sized chunks.
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* [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_Programming_and_Calibration_Guide_v31r05.pdf LMS7002M Programming and Calibration Guide (PDF)] - LMS7002M programming and calibration guide
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== USB Drivers ==
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'''Windows only''', OSX and Linux users do not need to install drivers for USB support.
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Follow driver installation instructions in [[LimeSDR-USB_driver_installation|Driver Installation Documentation]].
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== Software ==
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*[[LimeSuiteGUI|LimeSuiteGUI]]
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*[[LimeSDR ExtIO Plugin for HDSDR|LimeSDR ExtIO Plugin for HDSDR]]
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*[[Gr-limesdr_Plugin_for_GNURadio|gr-limesdr Plugin for GNURadio]]
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== USB3 MCU and FPGA Binaries ==
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Here are the links to pre-compiled MCU firmware and FPGA gateware (bitstream):
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* USB3 MCU [https://github.com/myriadrf/LimeSDR-USB_FX3/blob/master/Debug/LimeSDR-USB_fx3_fw.img firmware]
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* 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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== Board Design Files ==
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Here are links to the schematic, PCB project and BOM:
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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/LimeSDR-USB_1v4_schematic_r7.PDF Schematic (PDF)]
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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/LimeSDR-USB_1v4s_schematic_r7.PDF Schematic (PDF)]
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* 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-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 ==
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Here is a list of additional components to be used with LimeSDR-USB board.
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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]
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* Tested fans:
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** [http://www.digikey.com/product-detail/en/sunon-fans/MB40100V2-000U-A99/259-1565-ND/2757776 MB40100V2-000U-A99]
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** [http://www.digikey.com/product-detail/en/sunon-fans/MC30060V1-000U-A99/259-1545-ND/2757809 MC30060V1-000U-A99]
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Revision as of 12:19, 24 May 2018

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-USB board with Micro USB Type B socket:

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
USB 3.0 controller Cypress USB 3.0 CYUSB3014-BZXC
Oscillator  ????
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 DCmm
Status indicators Programmable LEDs
Dimensions 1900mm x 1067mm


3 Getting Help

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

4 Documentation


NOT FINISHED !!! ---------

5 USB Drivers

Windows only, OSX and Linux users do not need to install drivers for USB support. Follow driver installation instructions in Driver Installation Documentation.

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.