Differences of X Series over other series of USRPs

If you’ve been following our recent blog you may have come across a Getting started blog on X310 USRP. Similar to that, this blog post gives you the detail of X310 wherein we also take this opportunity to paint a picture on difference between other series of USRPs over X series.

Below table explains the differences of X Series over other series of USRPs.

Features X series Bus Series Network Series Embedded series
FPGA Large, customizable Kintex-7 FPGA Xilinx Spartan 6 Spartan 3A Xilinx 7 Series FPGA with Dual ARM Cortex

Interface to Host

-Dual 1/10 Gigabit Ethernet

-PCIe Express (Desktop)

-Express Card 3(Laptop)

USB 3.0 interface. Single 1 Gigabit Ethernet  No need to of external PC they perform stand-alone operation.


Up 120MHz of RF bandwidth with 16-bit samples per channel Up to 56 MHz of RF BW Up to 56 MHz Up to 56 MHz
Transceiver slots Two One Analog Devices AD9361 RFIC One One Analog Devices AD9361 RFIC
ADC/DAC sample rate 200/800 MS/s Around 61.44 MS/s 100/400 MS/s 61.44 MS/s
MIMO 2×2 MIMO onboard Yes (only B210) 2×2 MIMO using MIMO Cable 2×2 MIMO onboard

Hope, the above table give you an idea about the strength & power of X series and Ettus Products.

For more details, kindly go through the below links:

Product link:http://tenettech.com/product/7261/getting-started-with-usrp-x310

You-tube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IOrdRtc2ZYY

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