PHOENIX — Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), released two kits designed by Avnet experts, the Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC / AD9361 Software-Defined Radio Evaluation Kit and the Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC / AD9361 Software-Defined Radio Systems Development Kit. Targeted for software-defined radio, MIMO, public safety networks and general purpose data acquisition, these kits enable wireless communications from baseband to radio-frequency (RF).
In order to provide flexibility to designers with diverse baseband and RF performance goals, these kits introduce two Analog Devices, Inc. FPGA mezzanine cards (FMC), featuring ADI's new AD9361, a high-performance, highly integrated RF agile transceiver. Both kits also include Xilinx Vivado software, four Pulse 4G LTE blade antennas, and reference designs for Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC running Linux. Order entry is open, and these kits will begin shipping in November. For more information, visit www.em.avnet.comadizynqsdr2 and www.em.avnet.comadizynqsdr3.