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LimeSDR-Mini

LimeSDR-Mini board

The LimeSDR-Mini board provides a hardware platform for developing and prototyping high-performance and logic-intensive digital and RF designs using Altera’s MAX10 FPGA and Lime Microsystems transceiver.

  • FPGA Features
    • 169-pin FBGA package
    • 16 K Les
    • 549 KB M9K memory
    • 2,368 KB user flash memory
    • 4 x fractional phase locked loops (PLLs)
    • 45 x 18x18-bit multipliers
    • 130 x general purpose input/output (GPIO)
    • Single supply voltage
    • Flash feature
    • FPGA configuration via JTAG
  • EEPROM memory: 2 x 128 KB for RF transciever MCU firmware and data
  • Flash memory: 1 x 4 MB flash memory for data
  • General user inputs/outputs:
    • 2 x dual color (red + green) LED
    • 8 x FPGA GPIO pinheader (3.3 V)
  • Connectivity:
    • USB 3.0 Type-A (FTDI FT601 controller)
    • 2 x coaxial RF (SMA) connectors (each can be switched between high and low frequency bands)
    • U.FL connector for external clock source
    • FPGA GPIO headers
    • FPGA JTAG connector
  • Clock system:
    • 30.72 MHz onboard VCTCXO
    • Possibility to tune VCTCXO with onboard DAC
    • External clock input via U.FL connector
  • Board dimensions: 69 mm x 31.4 mm

Contents

The directory structure is as follows:

  hardware/<version>/
      Libraries/             - Component Libraries
      OutputJobs/            - Output jobs
      PCB/                   - PCB design
      Project Outputs/       - BOM, rule check reports, Gerbers, pick & place files, PDFs
      Schematics/            - Schematic diagrams

Licensing

The hardware designs are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported licence.