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Author Topic: New S9-C SDR Rceiver from China  (Read 2330 times)

Offline Oliver

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New S9-C SDR Rceiver from China
« on: May 04, 2016, 1431 UTC »
A new SDR on the market.
Not quiet sure if it's worth the $$$.

http://www.rabbit-sdr.com/  (Page only in Chinese)

Information in English:
http://www.ba4tb.qth.com/s9-c.html


Specification
Architecture                            DDC/DUC
Freq range                                    0.25-54Mhz / 54-860Mhz
Sampling rate                            120Mhz
Sampling accuracy                    16bit
ADC                                            LTC2208-16
54Mhz - 860Mhz                            MAX2543 Tuner
Freq resolution                            1Hz
Mode                                            AM/FM/SSB/DSB/ISB/CW/PSKů
IP3                                            28dBm; 19dBm(pre-amp on)
Pre-amp                                    0-10dB
ATT                                            -20dB
SFDR                                           107dB; 103dB(pre-amp on)
MDS                                           -133dBm @10Mhz, 500Hz BW                                             -137dBm @10Mhz, 500Hz BW(pre-amp on)
Phase noise                             -145dBc/Hz@10khz
RSSI                                            2dB
DDC BW                                    1200kHz
Sensitivity                              
AM                                             -106dBm 1.12uV@10dB S+N/N 30%MOD@14Mhz
SSB                                             -121dBm 0.20uV@10dB S+N/N 2.1K BW@14Mhz
CW                                             -127dBm 0.10uV@10dB S+N/N 500Hz BW@14Mhz
FM                                             -117dBm 0.32uV@12dB SINAD 3K offset
                                                   12kHz BW   Deemphasis -6dB
Filter                                           Multi-Band filter module
ANT input protection                   Gas-discharge tube
Power supply                           6V/2A DC
Data output                              24bit IQ
Audio output                            PC
Working temp                           0-50c
Size                                           148.5 x 88.5 x 34.5mm
Antenna                                    2 x SMA   50Ohm
Program loading                     power active load
Interface                                   USB 2.0 HS

Price tag: $599
« Last Edit: May 04, 2016, 1457 UTC by Oliver »
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Please send eqsl to: oliverinusa[at]yahoo.de

Offline Josh

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Re: New S9-C SDR Rceiver from China
« Reply #1 on: May 05, 2016, 1612 UTC »
The specs look lovely, 145dB phase noise at 10kc, decent sensitivity and dynamic range. However, too close to the price of a used perseus to get my money. If they could halve that price they'd corner the market. Also, most rigs of that ilk provide for a lan capability.
Just sayin.
« Last Edit: May 05, 2016, 1613 UTC by Josh »
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