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Salsa Ancho - X2 dev.kit

For consumer applications

The Salsa Ancho radar module is a BeagleBone Black (BBB) compatible cape based on the XeThru X2 (4.5 to 9.5 GHz) radar technology. The Ancho module is suitable for ranging, tracking, sensing and positioning applications. Ancho applications include building automation, health care, industrial machine control and proximity sensing. Radar applications can be written for the Ancho using the Salsa software suite that comes with each kit.

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Specification

XeThru X2 Transceiver 10 configurable Pulse generators
Range Accuracy 4mm (~39 GS/s)
Pulse Repetition Frequence (PRF) Up to 100MHz
Frame Offset Configurable up to 20 meters
Frame Size 1 meter window
Operating Bandwidth 4.5 - 9.5 GHz. (-10dB)
Tunable down to 3GHz
Average TX Power -13 dBm @ 7 GHz
Integrated LNA NF = 1.8 dB (@ 7 GHz)
Gain = 17 dB (@ 7 GHz)
Memory 32KB of EEPROM
64KB of Flash
Input Voltage +5VDC
Operating Range -40°C to 85°C

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Salsa Cayenne - X1 dev.kit

For Industrial applications

The Salsa Cayenne radar module is a BeagleBone Black compatible cape based on the XeThru X1 (1 to 7 GHz) radar technology. The Cayenne module is suitable for ranging, tracking, and positioning applications where the environment can be demanding and penetration capability is essential. Cayenne applications include environmental monitoring, ground penetrating radar, industrial machine control and proximity sensing. Radar applications can be written for the Cayenne using the Salsa software suite that comes with each kit.

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Specification

XeThru X1 Transceiver IPG0 Medium-Band Pulse Generator
Range Accuracy 4mm (~39 GS/s)
8mm (~20 GS/s)
4cm (~3 GS/s)
Pulse Repetition Frequence (PRF) Up to 100MHz
Frame Offset Configurable up to 20 meters
Frame Size 2 meter window
4 meter window
20 meter window
Operating Bandwidth 0.9 - 6.5 GHz. (-10dB)
Average TX Power -19 dBm
Integrated LNA NF=2dB (@ 6GHz)
Gain=16dB (@ 6GHz)
Memory 32KB of EEPROM
64KB of Flash
Input Voltage +5VDC
Operating Range -40°C to 85°C

Typical Kit Content

Salsa Software Suite

The Salsa Software Suite is included in both the Ancho and Cayenne development kits.

It provides users with a real-time web-served radar viewer, called SalsaScope, as well as the Salsa SDK containing a radar library, a DSP library, and a suite of radar scripts and demonstration applications. Application demonstrations include Ranging, Motion Detection, Zone Presence, Doppler examples and Clutter Removal.

The source code for many of the demonstrations is included in the Salsa Software Suite and supported various environments. The suite’s web-served interface allows users to display output on any browser platform.

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MatLab, Linux, C/C++, Python

Supported output browsers:

Chrome, FireFox, Internet Explorer, Safari

Salsa Software Suite