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Orchid Technologies Designs LORAN Software Receiver

The analog front-end design with variable gain and ‘Q’ is perfect for changing conditions on land and sea

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Built for flexibility and power, the 500MHz TMS320C6713 provides high performance floating point processing to make the receiver highly configurable.

The analog front-end design with variable gain and ‘Q’ is perfect for changing conditions on land and sea. The highly selective system provides software controlled gain selection over 120dB of dynamic range.

“This receiver represents a breakthrough in performance and power,” says Paul Nickelsberg, President and Senior Engineer at Orchid Technologies. “High speed floating point digital processing makes amazing things possible.”

About Orchid Technologies
Orchid develops custom electronic products for OEM’s. Orchid has successfully completed hundreds of electronic product designs. Orchid offers its clients a skillful blend of innovative hardware and software design with practical production expertise. Orchid has designed high-performing custom analog amplifiers, data acquisition systems, and DSP computer hardware with rapid design cycles. Visit Orchid Technologies’ website www.orchid-tech.com for recent design projects. For additional information contact Paul Nickelsberg, President of Orchid Technologies at 978-461-2000 or email [email protected].


More Stories By Julie Lavallee

Julie Lavallee is Marketing Manager for Orchid Technologies, an engineering and consulting firm which specializes in the design and production of high technology electronic products.