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 Host Interface Windows? Linux? Mac? Base price (US$) Web site Bandwidth
Quadrus (DRU-244A and SRM-3000) Pre-build 0.1-440MHz 80 MSps ADC sampling, 48k-1.536M output samplrate 0/16 PCI Yes No No 1490 http://spectrafold.com/quadrus/
SDR Minor Pre-build 0.1-55MHz 122.880 MSps ADC sampling, 48k-960k output samplrate 1/1 LAN 10/100 Yes Yes No 199 http://www.sdr-deluxe.com/publ/kv_priemnik_sdr_minor/1-1-0-2
Crimson Pre-built DC-6000 MHz 322.27 Msps 4/4 2x 10Gbps SFP+, Ethernet Yes Yes Yes 6000 http://www.pervices.com/products-crimson/ UHD compatible. Fully integrated radio chain. Supports stand-alone operation and embedded Linux environment.
SDRstick UDPSDR-HF2 Pre-built 0.1–55 MHz 122.88 Msps 0/1 1G Ethernet via BeMicroCV-A9 Yes Yes Yes 399 http://www.sdrstick.com
SDRstick UDPSDR-HF1 Pre-built 0.1–30 MHz 80 Msps 0/1 1G Ethernet via BeMicroCV-A9 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  ? 1960 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 – 3.8 GHz Programmable (16 selections); 0.75 – 14 MHz, Bypass mode 1/1 standard connector FX10A-80P Yes Yes Yes 299 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
SDR-LAB SDR04 Pre-built 400 MHz - 4 GHz 40 MHz  ? USB 3.0 SuperSpeed Yes Yes Yes NA http://www.sdr-lab.com http://amitec.co RF ASIC Front End, Full Duplex TX & Rx, upto 40KHz using Downconverter
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://www.flexradio.com/amateur-products/flex-6000-signature-series/flex-6700/
FLEX-6700R Pre-built 0.01–73, 135-165 MHz 245.76 MSPS (receiver) 8/8 Ethernet Yes Yes Yes 6,399 http://www.flexradio.com/commercial-products/hf-vhf-wideband-receivers/flex-6700r/
FLEX-6500 Pre-built 0.01–73 MHz 245.76 MSPS (transceiver) 4/4 Ethernet Yes Yes Yes 4,299 http://www.flexradio.com/amateur-products/flex-6000-signature-series/flex-6500/
FLEX-6300 Pre-built 0.01–54 MHz 122.88 MSPS (transceiver) 2/2 Ethernet Yes Yes Yes 2,499 http://www.flexradio.com/amateur-products/flex-6000-signature-series/flex-6300/
FLEX-5000A Pre-built 0.01–65 MHz 48, 96, 192 kHz (transceiver) 2/2 1394a Firewire Yes No No 2,800 No longer available, details see http://www.flexradio.com/
FLEX-3000 Pre-built 0.01–65 MHz 48, 96 kHz (transceiver) 1/1 1394a Firewire Yes No No 1700 No longer available, details see http://www.flexradio.com/
FLEX-1500 Pre-built 0.01–54 MHz 48 kHz (transceiver) 1/1 USB Yes No No 650 http://www.flexradio.com/amateur-products/flex-series/flex-1500/
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 Yes [1]  ? 1199 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/
SDRplay: Radio Spectrum Processor Pre-built 0.1–380MHz, 430-2,000 MHz 0.5-12 MS/s and up to 8MHz bandwidth 0/1 USB Yes Yes Yes 299 http://www.sdrplay.com/
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 64–1700 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 64–1700 MHz 96 kHz 0/1 USB Yes Yes Yes 160 http://www.funcubedongle.com/
FUNcube Dongle Pro+ Pre-built 0.15–240MHz, 420-1900 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;[2] 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 1450 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 SDR Bare PCB and pre-built 150 kHz – 30 MHz Soundcard ADC: 48, 96, and 192 kHz 0/1 USB Yes Yes Yes 41-46 for PCB http://www.elektor-magazine.com/en/magazine-contents/previous-issues.html?tx_elektorarticle_listissues%5Barticle%5D=18510&tx_elektorarticle_listissues%5Baction%5D=show Requires external ADC (soundcard)
Elektor AVR SDR Kit and pre-built up to 1 MHz in undersampling up to 15  kS/s 0/1 UART via RS2-232 converter or USB bridge Yes Yes Yes 145-160 http://www.elektor.com/avr-software-defined-radio-100182-72 http://www.elektor-labs.com/project/avr-software-defined-radio-2-sampling-signals-100181.12045.html Uses ATmega88 internal 10-bit ADC
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/products/
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
USRP B200 Pre-built 70 MHz to 6 GHz 56 Msps  ? USB 3.0 Yes Yes Yes 675 http://www.ettus.com/product/details/UB200-KIT
USRP B210 Pre-built 70 MHz to 6 GHz 56 Msps  ? USB 3.0 Yes Yes Yes 1100 http://www.ettus.com/product/details/UB210-KIT The B210 uses a larger FPGA than the B200
USRP N200 Pre-built DC to 6 GHz 25 Msps for 16-bit samples; 50 Msps for 8-bit samples  ? Gigabit Ethernet Yes Yes Yes 1515 http://www.ettus.com/product/details/UN200-KIT The frequency range and bandwidth depends on which daughterboard is used.
USRP N210 Pre-built DC to 6 GHz 25 Msps for 16-bit samples; 50 Msps for 8-bit samples  ? Gigabit Ethernet Yes Yes Yes 1717 http://www.ettus.com/product/details/UN210-KIT The frequency range and bandwidth depends on which daughterboard is used. The N210 uses a larger FPGA than the N200.
USRP X300 Pre-built DC to 6 GHz 200 Msps  ? Gigabit Ethernet, 10 Gigabit Ethernet, PCIe Yes Yes Yes 3900 http://www.ettus.com/product/details/X300-KIT The frequency range and bandwidth depends on which daughterboard is used.
USRP X310 Pre-built DC to 6 GHz 200 Msps  ? Gigabit Ethernet, 10 Gigabit Ethernet, PCIe Yes Yes Yes 4800 http://www.ettus.com/product/details/X310-KIT The frequency range and bandwidth depends on which daughterboard is used. The X310 uses a larger FPGA than the X300.
UmTRX Pre-built 300 MHz – 3.8 GHz 13 MSPS x2  ? Gigabit Ethernet Yes Yes  ? 1500 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 24–1766 MHz (R820T tuner) (sensitivity drops off considerably outside this range, but can go 0–2,200 MHz (E4000 tuner with direct sampling mod)) 2.4 MHz (can go up to 3.2 MHz but drops samples)  ? USB Yes Yes Yes 8-10 http://sdr.osmocom.org/trac/wiki/rtl-sdr http://www.rtlsdr.com/ http://www.rtl-sdr.com
SDR(X) HF, VHF & UHF Pre-built 100 KHz–1850 MHz (R820T tuner) Optimized for HF amateur bands with 4 user selectable pre-select HF filters  ? USB Yes Yes Yes £89 http://www.6v6.co.uk
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 - 950–1450 MHz; TX - 875–1525 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 €1399 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 30 kHz – 62 MHz 48 - 960kHz  ? 10/100 Ethernet Yes Yes No 650..1400 depending on Options http://hiqsdr.com
COM-3011 Pre-built 20 MHz – 3 GHz External ADC required (I/Q output)  ? USB Yes  ?  ? 345 http://www.comblock.com/com3011.html
AD-FMCOMMS2-EBZ Pre-built 2400- 2500 MHz 61.44 MSPS 2/2 FMC (to Xilinx board) then USB 2.0 or Gigabit Ethernet. Yes Yes Yes 750 http://www.analog.com/ad-fmcomms2-ebz http://wiki.analog.com/resources/eval/user-guides/ad-fmcomms2-ebz http://www.analog.com/ad9361
AD-FMCOMMS3-EBZ Pre-built 70 MHz to 6 GHz 61.44 MSPS 2/2 FMC (to Xilinx board) then USB 2.0 or Gigabit Ethernet. Yes Yes Yes 750 http://www.analog.com/ad-fmcomms3-ebz http://wiki.analog.com/resources/eval/user-guides/ad-fmcomms3-ebz http://www.analog.com/ad9361
AD-FMCOMMS4-EBZ Pre-built 70 MHz to 6 GHz 61.44 MSPS 1/1 FMC (to Xilinx board) then USB 2.0 or Gigabit Ethernet. Yes Yes Yes 399 http://www.analog.com/ad-fmcomms4-ebz http://wiki.analog.com/resources/eval/user-guides/ad-fmcomms4-ebz http://www.analog.com/ad9361
AD-FMCOMMS5-EBZ Pre-built 70 MHz to 6 GHz 61.44 MSPS 4/4 FMC (to Xilinx board) then USB 2.0 or Gigabit Ethernet. Yes Yes Yes 1125 http://www.analog.com/ad-fmcomms5-ebz http://wiki.analog.com/resources/eval/user-guides/ad-fmcomms5-ebz http://www.analog.com/ad9361

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