Nexus R-18

The RFeye® Nexus R-18 wideband receiver sets the standard for COTS boards aimed at rugged, deployed, real-time spectrum monitoring covering 9 kHz to 18 GHz frequency range with up to 100 MHz instantaneous bandwidth.

Features

  • Very wideband receiver
  • PCIe data plane
  • Fibre or copper interconnect
  • RFeye® System Software
  • Conduction cooled assembly
  • Small form factor or VPX options
  • 28 W typical power

Benefits

  • Extended frequency range
  • Full data rate stream-to-host
  • Distributed receiver networks
  • Short time-to-solution
  • Suitable for harsh environments
  • Networked or rack mount box
  • Low SWaP foot print

Specifications

Frequency range
9 kHz to 18 GHz

Front panel

RF inputs
3 x SMP connectors

RF input ranges

Ports 1 to 3
Switchable over entire range

Noise figures at maximum sensitivity

9 kHz to 0.12 GHz
12 dB typical
0.12 GHz to 6 GHz
8.5 dB typical
6 GHz to 10 GHz
10.5 dB typical
10 GHz to 18 GHz
13 dB typical

Phase noise

Receiver input at 1 GHz
-126 dBc/Hz at 20 kHz offset
Receiver input at 5 GHz
-121 dBc/Hz at 20 kHz offset
Receiver input at 18 GHz
-110 dBc/Hz at 20 kHz offset

Signal analysis

Max. instantaneous bandwidth
100 MHz
Tuning resolution
1 Hz

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