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Offline ddasty

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Perseus replacement
« on: September 01, 2020, 2130 UTC »
Hi guys
I've got a Peseus SDR and it's time to replace it with something new and updated .
Do you have hints?

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Re: Perseus replacement
« Reply #1 on: September 02, 2020, 0128 UTC »
The Perseus architecture is several years old, but being realistic, it still is one of the best SDRs available in the sub-$1000 price range. :)

Is there a particular feature or whatever not offered by the Perseus you are wanting? It might help narrow down a replacement, assuming you really want one.

BTW, much of the recent developments in consumer-market SDRs have been towards more affordable solutions, such as the Airspy HF, SDRplay RSPdx, RX888, etc.
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Re: Perseus replacement
« Reply #2 on: September 02, 2020, 0656 UTC »
I like RTL with the proper filters to segment the bands.

I want to do something like the Kiwi SDRs, but don't really like their politics. Is there a way to do something like Kiwi (network LAN as well as slots for remote guests, Browser interface), yet maintain it yourself, updating and adding features that YOU want to?

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Re: Perseus replacement
« Reply #3 on: September 02, 2020, 1210 UTC »
Hi guys.
Thanks for replies
In the past i tested Elad S2 , Rsp2 and Afredi UsB and I keep Perseus because has a good filters .
Now i want to change with something have Eth interface , rf filters and a good DAC (16bit)
My crazy idea is a flex radio but problably i will spend to much money for this Hobbie.
What about Colibri DCC or SunSDR2 ?


 
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Re: Perseus replacement
« Reply #4 on: September 02, 2020, 1213 UTC »
You could look for an RF Space netSDR on the second hand market. I've had once since 2011, and it is still my best performing SDR.
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Re: Perseus replacement
« Reply #5 on: December 09, 2020, 2208 UTC »
KiwiSDR politics?

These little boxes have a party affiliation?
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Re: Perseus replacement
« Reply #6 on: December 09, 2020, 2319 UTC »
KiwiSDR politics?

These little boxes have a party affiliation?

I presume KiwiSDR does not have enough open sores for his needs  ;D
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Re: Perseus replacement
« Reply #7 on: December 10, 2020, 1636 UTC »
KiwiSDR politics?

These little boxes have a party affiliation?

I was wondering what that meant as well.
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