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Ancho Radar Development Kit - LTSA mini 5-11 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

Compact Linear Tapered Slot style antenna cape for the Ancho Chips+Salsa Radar development kit.
Frequency Range: 5 – 11 GHz
Return Loss: < -10 dB (from 4.7 to 10.9 GHz)
Gain: 6 – 10 dBi (from 5 to 11 GHz)
3 dB Beamwidth (Azimuth Cut):
  • 5 GHz: ~113 deg
  • 6 GHz: ~93 deg
  • 7 GHz: ~80 deg
  • 8 GHz: ~71 deg
  • 9 GHz: ~61 deg
  • 10 GHz: ~56 deg
  • 11 GHz: ~48 deg
3 dB Beamwidth (Elevation Cut):
  • 5 GHz: ~56 deg
  • 6 GHz: ~80 deg
  • 7 GHz: ~46 deg
  • 8 GHz: ~52 deg
  • 9 GHz: ~39 deg
  • 10 GHz: ~40 deg
  • 11 GHz: ~34 deg
Polarization: Linear
Configuration: Planar (thickness ~0.71 mm)
Size: 62.1 x 40.0 x mm 

    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