Pacific Crest XDL Micro

Pacific Crest XDL Micro

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The XDL Micro is a 0.5-2.0 Watt UHF transceiver module designed for integration into products that require either a one- or two-way radio communication link that is configurable for operation between 403 and 473 MHz. This sophisticated radio modem utilizes Pacific Crest’s latest generation XDL technology while remaining backward compatible with existing Pacific Crest, Trimble and other products.

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Overview

The XDL Micro is a 0.5-2.0 Watt UHF transceiver module designed for integration into products that require either a one- or two-way radio communication link that is configurable for operation between 403 and 473 MHz. This sophisticated radio modem utilizes Pacific Crest’s latest generation XDL technology while remaining backward compatible with existing Pacific Crest, Trimble and other products.

Integrating the latest modem technology from the leader in radio frequency data communications instantly puts your products in touch with the world’s largest installed base of GNSS precise positioning systems. And with Pacific Crest’s system integration expertise, you are buying a solution, not just a modem.

Features

  • 70 MHz Bandwidth (403-473 MHz)
  • High Over-the-Air Link Rate
  • Software-Derived Channel Bandwidth (12.5 and 25 kHz)

Technical Specifications

  • General Specifications:
    • DTE – DCE Interface
      • 2 kbps maximum
    • User Interface
      • Low Profile 30 Pin Connector, refer to Pin-Outs in XDL Micro Integrator’s Guide
    • Radio Specifications:
      • Frequency Bands: 430-470 MHz
      • Frequency Control:
        • Synthesized 6.25 kHz tuning resolution
      • Frequency stability +/- 1 PPM
        • 5 kHz and 25 kHz, software derived
      • RF Transmitter Output: 0.5 or 2.0 Watt (Programmable)
      • Sensitivity: – 110 dBm BER
      • Type Certification:
        • Type accepted and certified for operation in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Australia and New Zealand
      • Modem Specifications:
        • Link Rate/Modulation
          • 4 Level FSK:
            • 9600 bps
            • 19,200 bps
          • GMSK:
            • 4800 bps
            • 8000 bps
            • 9600 bps
            • 16,000 bps
            • 19,200 bps
          • Link Protocols:
            • Transparent EOT/EOC, Packet-switched, TRIMMARK™, TRIMTALK™, SATEL®
          • Forward Error Correction: Yes
        • Environmental Specifications:
          • Operating Temperature
            • Receiver: -40 ̊ to +85 ̊ C (-40 ̊ to +185 ̊ F)
            • Transmitter: -40 ̊ to +65 ̊ C (-40 ̊ to +149 ̊ F)
          • Storage Temperature: -55 ̊ to +85 ̊ C (-67 ̊ to +185 ̊ F)
          • Shock and Vibration: MIL-STD-810F
        • Power
          • External: Regulated 3.6 VDC +/- 10%
          • During RX: 0.45 Watts nominal @ 3.6 VDC
          • During TX:
            • 9W @ 0.5W RF Output
            • 4W @ 2W RF Output
          • Physical:
            • Size (L x W x D): 6.98 cm x 4.66 cm x 1.12 cm
            • Weight: 40 g (1.4 oz)
            • Data/Power Connector: 30-pin AVX Series 5046

Ordering

This XDL Micro transceiver and accessories are available through Canal Geomatics. For more information, please contact us using the Request Pricing form.