Kit Educates Designers on Microwave Electronics

07 September 2016

Pasternack’s radar demonstration kit can be used to study and learn about the principles of microwave radar object detection, motion detection and to determine the range of objects. Experimental radar operating modes can be selected for CW, FMSW or Doppler. Output waveforms can be set for single tone, frequency ramp, or sawtooth. This kit contains all digital and RF hardware that features a radar board that includes an integrated speaker and signal indicator to support both audio and visual feedback of received signal strength. A tunable signal filter is also included to allow for design and implementation of customized passive or active filtering.

Radar demonstration kit. Source: Pasternack   Radar demonstration kit. Source: Pasternack The radar demonstration unit from Pasternack is command-controlled via a downloadable graphical user interface for Windows-based computers using the VISA protocol. The connection is made using a simple USB or Bluetooth connection. The PEM11002-KIT model comes complete with a radar board, antennas, cables and accessories that include a mounting plate, tripod and USB battery pack. The kit includes a detailed user guide and programming manual as well as a lesson guide.

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