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Ancho Radar Development Kit - LTSA 4-10 GHz

Regular price $3,500.00

The Salsa Ancho Radar development kit is a BeagleBone Black compatible cape based on the XeThru X2 (4.5 GHz - 9.5 GHz) radar technology. The Ancho is suitable for ranging, tracking, sensing, respiratory and positioning capabilities. Example markets include Building Automation, Agriculture, Construction Equipment, Machine Control and Health Monitoring. Applications can be written for the Ancho using the Salsa software suite.

Comes with Salsa software preloaded on a BeagleBone Black. Tri-pod and mounting plate included.

ANTENNA

The Flat Earth Linear Tapered Slot antenna cape is a  antenna for UWB radar applications. 

  • Frequency Range: 4.5 to 9.5 GHz
  • Nominal Gain:
  • Beamwidth in Azimuth: 
  • Beamwidth in Elevation: 
  • Nominal Match: 
  • Dimensions: 
  • Connector: SMA

 

SYSTEM

Input Voltage: +5VDC 
Power Consumption (Continuous Measurement):
  • 70mA @ 5V 
  • 130 mA @ 5V (650 mW) 
With CAN Enabled: add 100 mW 2 3.3V
Operating Range: -40 to 85C
Rough Dimensions: 6.5 cm x 5.5 cm

 

RADAR SPECIFICATIONS

XeThru X2 Transceiver
  • 10 Configurable Pulse Generators
Operating Band Width:
  • 4.5 – 9.5 GHz (-10dB cutoff) 
  • Tunable down to 3 GHz
Range Accuracy:
  • 4mm (~39 GS/s) 
Frame Size:
  • 1 meter window 

Average TX Power

  • -13 dBm @ 7 GHz

Memory

  • 32 KB of EEPROM 
  • 64 KB of Flash 
  • SD Card Slot

 Physical Interfaces

  • 1 CAN Bus 
  • 1 I2C 
  • 4 User controllable LEDs 1 Red, 1 Blue, 2 Green 
  • 2 x 46 Pin Expansion Headers (BBB pin-out) 
  • 1 Temp sensor