Features and Benefits
- Evaluates the chipset containing the ADF5901 24 GHz Tx MMIC, the ADF5904 24 GHz Rx MMIC, and the ADF4159 13 GHz PLL
- Accompanying software controls all functions from a PC
The EV-RADAR-MMIC2 evaluation board is designed to evaluate the performance of the ADF5901, a 24 GHz transmitter (Tx) monolithic microwave integrated circuit (MMIC); the ADF5904, a 24 GHz receiver (Rx) MMIC; and the ADF4159, a 13 GHz phase-locked loop (PLL) for a frequency modulated continuous wave (FMCW) radar system.
The EV-ADAR-D2S adapter board contains the eight AD8129 differential receiver amplifiers that convert the baseband ADF5904 differential signals to single-ended signals with a 20 dB gain.
The evaluation kit also contains the Analog Devices EV-RADAR-MMIC Software, which is compatible with Windows® XP and later Windows versions to allow easy programming of the device.
The EV-RADAR-MMIC2 evaluation board requires an SDP-S or SDP-B board (not supplied with the kit). The SDP board allows software programming of all the devices.
Full specifications for the ADF5901, ADF5904, and ADF4159 are listed in the ADF5901 data sheet, the ADF5904 data sheet, and the ADF4159 data sheet available from Analog Devices and should be consulted in conjunction with UG-866 when using the evaluation board.