SDRplay RSP2

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The SDRplay RSP2

On November the 22nd, 2016, SDRplay Limited has announced the launch of a second Software Defined Radio product – the RSP2. Below you will find an interview with SDRplay Co-Founder and Director, Jon Hudson.

Here’s the manufacturer description for the RSP2

The RSP2 is a powerful wideband full-featured SDR which covers all frequencies from 1 kHz up to 2 GHz. This enhanced version of the popular RSP1 provides three software selectable antenna inputs, & new stability (TCXO) and clocking features ideally suited to industrial, scientific & educational applications. Combined with the power of SDRuno receiver software this versatile receiver can monitor up to 10 MHz of spectrum at a time. The RSP2 is housed in an RF shielded robust plastic case or in a metal case for the Pro version.

KEY FEATURES  RSP1  RSP2 
Continuous coverage from 10 kHz to 2 GHz
Continuous coverage from 1 kHz to 2 GHz
Up to 10 MHz visible bandwidth
Powers over the USB cable with a simple type B socket
12-bit ADC silicon technology (not another 8 bit dongle!)
8 built in front-end pre-selection filters
10 high-selectivity, built in front-end preselection filters
Software selectable (On/Off) Low Noise Preamplifier
Software selectable multi-level Low Noise Preamplifier
SDRuno—World Class SDR software
Open API for new apps development
Single SMA antenna socket
2 x SMA Software Selectable Antenna Inputs
1 x High Impedance Input for long wire antennas
Software selectable MW /FM notch filters
Highly stable 0.5PPM TCXO  trimmable to 0.01PPM
24MHz Reference clock input / output connections
4.7V Bias-T (Port B only)
Robust and strong plastic case
RF shielding layer inside case

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NEW SDRplay RSP2 SDR receiver – Interview with Jon Hudson


If you need help setting up the SDRplay with the SDRuno software you can download an excellent guide from the link below.

Download SDRuno Cookbook by Paul NN4F and Mike KD2KOG

See also the RSP1 review

 

 

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Author: Pascal VA2PV