News | January 9, 2019

Richardson RFPD Introduces New Modular SDR Development Kit

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

Richardson RFPD, Inc. announced recently 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 (DE705, ADRV9375-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
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-DPDDEVKIT webpage. 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. For more information, visit

SOURCE: Richardson RFPD