List of software-defined radios

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This article provides a list of commercially available software-defined radio receivers.

Name Type Frequency range Sampling rate Panadapters / Receivers Tuning mechanism Windows? Linux? Mac? Base price (US$) Web site Bandwidth TX Power
SDRstick UDPSDR-HF2 Pre-built 0.1–55 MHz 122.88 Msps 0/1 Ethernet Yes Yes Yes $399 http://www.sdrstick.com
SDRstick UDPSDR-HF1 Pre-built 0.1–30 MHz 80 Msps 0/1 Ethernet Yes Yes Yes $169 http://www.sdrstick.com
ADAT ADT-200A Pre-built 10 kHz – 30 MHz (planned modules for 50–54 MHz, 70.0–70.5 MHz, and 144–148 MHz) 0.5-100kHz 1/3 Embedded system (no computer needed), USB, Internet remote Yes, with option R-1 & ADAT Commander  ?  ? $5,447 (Fr. 5,220; converted July 2012) http://adat.ch/index_e.html
Apache Labs ANAN-10 Pre-built 10 kHz – 60 MHz 122.88 Msps 7/7 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet Yes  ?  ? $1649 Apache Labs Website
Apache Labs ANAN-100 Pre-built 10 kHz – 60 MHz 122.88 Msps 7/7 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet Yes  ?  ? $2489 Apache Labs Website
Apache Labs ANAN-100D Pre-built 10 kHz – 60 MHz 122.88 Msps 7/14 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet Yes  ?  ? $3489 Apache Labs Website
SunSDR2 Pre-built 10 kHz – 160 MHz 160 MSPS 3/4 10/100 Ethernet, WLAN(embedded) Yes Yes  ? $1,960 http://sunsdr.com/en/products/9-transceiver/33-the-ducddc-hvvhfsunsdr2-transceiver.html
SDRX01B Pre-built and kit option 50 kHz – 200 MHz < 2 MHz External ADC required (I/Q output) 0/1 - Scalable (multiple receiver can be connected to the same LO) Ethernet or USB usually, but other interfaces are available in MLAB modular system Yes Yes Yes $90 http://wiki.mlab.cz/doku.php?id=en:sdrx http://www.ust.cz/shop/product_info.php?cPath=29&products_id=76
Myriad-RF 1 Pre-built 300 MHz – 3800 MHz Programmable (16 selections); 0.75 – 14 MHz, Bypass mode 1/1 standard connector FX10A-80P Yes Yes Yes $300 http://myriadrf.org/myria-rf-board-1/
ThinkRF WSA5000 Pre-built 10 kHz – 20 GHz 125+ MSPS  ? 10/100/1000 Ethernet Yes Yes Yes $3,500+ http://thinkrf.com/wsa5000/
AFEDRI SDR Pre-built 100 kHz – 30 MHz 80 MSPS 0/2 USB 2.0, 10/100 Ethernet Yes Yes Yes $249 http://www.afedri-sdr.com/index.php/afedri-sdr
AOR AR-2300 Pre-built 40 kHz – 3.15 GHz 65 MSPS 1/1 Embedded system (no computer needed), USB Yes  ?  ? $3,299 http://www.aorusa.com/receivers/ar2300.html
BladeRF Pre-built 300 MHz - 3.8 GHz 40 MHz  ? USB 3.0 SuperSpeed Yes Yes Yes $420 http://www.nuand.com
ASR-2300 Pre-Built / Open Source Design 300 MHz - 3.8 GHz, two general wideband RX and selectable GPS, ISM, PCS, UHF RX bands <40 MHz (Programmable) 0/2 USB 3.0 SuperSpeed Yes Yes Yes $1500 http://www.loctronix.com/en/products_asr_2300.html
Elad FDM-S1 Pre-built 20 kHz – 30 MHz, up to 200 MHz in undersampling 61.44 MHz 0/1 USB Yes No No $549 (€429; converted Aug 2012) http://woodboxradio.com/fdm-s1.html
Elecraft KX3 Pre-built or kit 0.5–54 MHz (144–148 MHz optional) 30kHz? 0/1 USB or embedded system (no computer needed) Yes Yes Yes $900 http://www.elecraft.com/KX3/kx3.htm
FLEX-6700 Pre-built 0.01–73, 135-165 MHz 245.76 MSPS (transceiver) 8/8 Ethernet Yes Yes Yes $7,499 http://cart.flexradio.com/FLEX-6700-Signature-Series-SDR-Transceiver_p_913.html
FLEX-6500 Pre-built 0.01–73 MHz 245.76 MSPS (transceiver) 4/4 Ethernet Yes Yes Yes $4,299 http://cart.flexradio.com/FLEX-6500-Signature-Series-SDR-Transceiver_p_912.html
FLEX-6700R Pre-built 0.01–73, 135-165 MHz 245.76 MSPS (receiver) 8/8 Ethernet Yes Yes Yes $6,399 http://cart.flexradio.com/FLEX-6700R-Signature-Series-SDR-Receiver_p_914.html
FLEX-5000A Pre-built 0.01–65 MHz 48, 96, 192 kHz (transceiver) 2/2 1394a Firewire Yes No No $2,800 http://www.flexradio.com/Products.aspx?topic=F5Ka_details
FLEX-3000 Pre-built 0.01–65 MHz 48, 96 kHz (transceiver) 1/1 1394a Firewire Yes No No $1,700 http://www.flexradio.com/Products.aspx?topic=F3k_features
FLEX-1500 Pre-built 0.01–54 MHz 48 kHz (transceiver) 1/1 USB Yes No No $650 http://www.flexradio.com/Products.aspx?topic=F1.5k_features
Bitshark Express RX Kit 300 MHz – 4 GHz 105 MSPS (RX only) 0/1 ? PCIe Yes Yes  ? $4,300 http://www.epiqsolutions.com/express-rx/
Matchstiq Pre-built 300 MHz – 3.8 GHz 40 MSPS (RX/TX)  ? Embedded System or USB Yes Yes Yes $4,500 http://www.epiqsolutions.com/matchstiq/
Perseus Pre-built 10 kHz – 40 MHz (87.5–108 MHz using FM down-converter) 80 MSPS  ? USB Yes No  ? $1,199 http://www.microtelecom.it/perseus/
Pappradio Pre-built 150 kHz – 30 MHz (210 MHz using harmonics) External ADC required (I/Q output)  ? USB Yes Yes  ? $85 http://pappradio.de/ http://code.google.com/p/libpappradio/
Soft66AD / Soft66ADD / Soft66LC Pre-built 2.5–30 MHz (70 MHz with Soft66ADD) External ADC required (I/Q output) 0/1 USB Yes Unofficially  ? $18 http://zao.jp/radio/soft66ad/
easySDR USB Dongle Pre-built 64–1,700 MHz 48, 96 kHz 0/1 USB Yes No No $110 http://microsat.com.pl/product_info.php?products_id=35
FUNcube Dongle Pre-built 64–1,700 MHz 96 kHz 0/1 USB Yes Yes Yes $160 http://www.funcubedongle.com/
FUNcube Dongle Pro+ Pre-built 0.15–240MHz, 420-1,900 MHz 192 kHz 0/1 USB Yes Yes Yes $200 http://www.funcubedongle.com/
FiFi-SDR Pre-built 200 kHz – 30 MHz 96 kHz (integrated soundcard) 0/1 USB Yes Yes  ? $150 (€120;[1] converted 2012-09-03) http://o28.sischa.net/fifisdr/trac
SDR-IQ PnP 0.1 kHz – 30 MHz 66.666 MHz 1/1 ? USB Yes Yes Yes $525 http://www.rfspace.com/RFSPACE/SDR-IQ.html
SDR-IP PnP 0.1 kHz – 34 MHz 80.0 MHz 1/1 ? Ethernet Yes Yes Yes $2999 http://www.rfspace.com/RFSPACE/SDR-IP.html
NetSDR PnP 0.1 kHz – 34 MHz 80.0 MHz 0/1 ? Ethernet Yes Yes Yes $1,450 http://www.rfspace.com/RFSPACE/NetSDR.html
SDR-1 Kit and pre-built 530 kHz – 30 MHz up to 192kHz depending on soundcard 0/1 USB Yes No No $200 http://www.electronicsisfun.com/sdr-1/[dead link]
Elektor (AVR) SDR Kit and pre-built 30 kHz – 30 MHz Soundcard ADC: 48, 96, and 192 kHz 0/1 USB Yes Yes Yes $145-$160 http://www.elektor.com/avr-software-defined-radio-100182-72
DRB 30 Pre-built 30 kHz – 30 MHz External ADC required (I/Q output)  ? LPT parallel port Up to XP  ?  ? $390 http://www.nti-online.de/edirabox.htm
LD-1B Pre-built 100 kHz – 30 MHz External ADC required (I/Q output)  ? USB Yes  ?  ? $285 http://www.lazydogengineering.com/LD-1B_SDR.html[dead link]
Phi Pre-built PCIe card 100 kHz – 4 GHz Up to 200 MHz  ? PCI Express ×4 No Yes No $750 http://www.pervices.com/support/
PM-SDR Pre-built 100 kHz – 50 MHz (up to 165 MHz using harmonics) External ADC required (I/Q output)  ? USB Yes Yes  ? $220 http://www.iw3aut.altervista.org/
QS1R Pre-built 10 kHz – 62.5 MHz (up to 500 MHz using images/alias) 130 MHz 1/2-4 USB Yes Yes Yes $900 http://www.srl-llc.com/
Kanga Finningley Kit 3.750 MHz ± 48 kHz External ADC required (I/Q output)  ? None Yes Yes Yes $25 http://www.kanga-products.co.uk/index.php/products/finningley-80m-sdr
WinRadio WR-G31DCC Pre-built 9 kHz – 50 MHz 100 MSPS 3/3 USB Yes No No $950 http://www.winradio.com/home/g31ddc.htm
UHFSDR Kit 1.75–700 MHz Tx/Rx External soundcard required (I/Q input/output)  ? LPT parallel port or USB/W QRP2000/UBW/UBW32 N\A N\A N\A $40 http://wb6dhw.com/For_Sale.html#UHFSDR
USRP1 Pre-built Up to 4 GHz with converters 64 MSPS (rcv) 128MSPS (trx)  ? USB 2.0 Yes Yes  ? $700 http://www.ettus.com/products
USRP2 Pre-built Up to 4 GHz with converters 100 MSPS (rcv); 400 MSPS (trx)  ? Gigabit Ethernet Yes Yes  ? $1,500 http://www.ettus.com/products
UmTRX Pre-built 300 MHz – 3.8 GHz 13 MSPS x2  ? Gigabit Ethernet Yes Yes  ? $1,500 http://code.google.com/p/umtrx
SDR MK1.5 'Andrus' Pre-built, Open Source Design 5 kHz – 31 MHz (1.7 GHz downconverter opt.) 64 MSPS  ? USB 2.0, 10/100 Ethernet Yes Yes Yes $480 http://uvb-76.net/p/sdr-mk15-andrus.html

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Hunter SDR Kit 2.5–30 MHz (1–30 MHz typ.) External ADC required (I/Q output)  ? USB Yes No No $135 (£85; converted 2012-09-03) http://www.radio-kits.co.uk
SDR-4+ Pre-built 0.85–70.5 MHz 48 kHz (integrated soundcard) 1/1 USB × 2 Yes Yes Yes $260 http://www.crosscountrywireless.net/sdr-4.htm
Cross Country Wireless SDR receiver v. 3 Pre-built 472–479 kHz, 7.0–7.3 MHz/10.10–10.15 MHz, and 14.00–14.35 MHz External ADC required (I/Q output) 1/1 Crystal controlled two channels Yes Yes Yes $80 http://www.crosscountrywireless.net/sdr_receiver.htm
Realtek RTL2832U DVB-T tuner Pre-built with custom driver 24–1,766 MHz (R820T tuner) (sensitivity drops off considerably outside this range, but can go 0–2,200 MHz (E400 tuner with direct sampling mod)) 2.4 MHz (can go up to 3.2 MHz but drops samples)  ? USB Yes Yes Yes $11–20 http://sdr.osmocom.org/trac/wiki/rtl-sdr http://www.rtlsdr.com/ http://www.rtl-sdr.com
SoftRock-40 Kit 7.5 MHz 48 kHz 0/1 USB Yes Yes Yes $21 http://kb9yig.com/, http://www.amqrp.org/kits/softrock40/
SoftRock RX Ensemble II Kit 180 kHz – 3.0 MHz, and 1.8–30 MHz operation External ADC required (I/Q output) 0/1 USB Yes Yes Yes $67 http://kb9yig.com/, http://www.wb5rvz.com/sdr/ensemblerx/
Mercury Pre-built 0.1–55 MHz 122.88 MSPS 0/7 USB (via Ozy) or Ethernet (via Metis) Yes Yes Yes $469 http://tapr.org/kits_merc.html
RDP-100 Pre-built RX, 0–125 MHz; TX, 0–200 MHz RX - 250 MSPS; TX - 800 MSPS  ? Embedded System No No No Unknown http://www.solenet.net/products/software-defined-radio-platform.html
X-RAD Pre-built RX - 950–1,450 MHz; TX - 875–1,525 MHz RX - 1.6 GSPS; TX - 3.2 GSPS  ? PCIe Yes No No Unknown http://www.solenet.net/products/xrad-info.html
ZS-1 Pre-built 300 kHz – 30 MHz 10 kHz, 20 kHz, 40 kHz, 100 kHz 1/3 USB 2.0 Yes No No €1,399 http://zs-1.ru, http://www.ssb.de/product_info.php?info=p3407_Zeus-ZS-1-Transceiver.html, www.ssbusa.com/ZEUSWEB.html
HackRF One Pre-built 10 MHz – 6 GHz 8 Msps - 20 Msps  ? USB 2.0 Yes Yes Yes $299 http://greatscottgadgets.com/hackrf/, http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/mossmann/hackrf-an-open-source-sdr-platform
ARSP / Wideband MIMO early kit / pre-built 400 MHz – 4.4 GHz 8mhz streaming / 50mhz  ? USB 2.0 Yes Yes No http://www.agile-sdr-solutions.com/ASRP4.html, http://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/newsreader/view_thread/330808
HiQSDR prebuilt modules & kits, pcbs 30kHz – 62MHz 48 - 960kHz  ? 10/100 Ethernet Yes Yes No $650..$1400 depending on Options http://hiqsdr.com

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