Titus II SDR Updates

Over on the swling.com blog we’ve seen news of an update regarding the PantronX Titus II SDR. The last update we had was in January. Swling.com contributor Richard Langley writes:

There was a segment on the latest episode of AWR’s Wavescan (9 April 2017) about the Titus II DRM receiver recorded during the recent HFCC meeting in Jordan. In it, it was stated that the shipment of the first 1500 units was expected at the end of March or by the first half of April. Included some discussion of added shielding to prevent digital noise and the high-sensitivity of the receiver compared to other DRM units. 

Head over to the swling.com post to listen to the Wavescan podcast announcement,

The Titus II is an Android Tablet + SDR combination that is due to be released in the near future. Its main purpose is for reception of Digital Radio Mondiale (DRM) which is a digital broadcasting medium used on the HF frequencies, which somewhat replaces standard short wave AM radio. The Titus II hopes to be one of the first low cost receiver solutions for this market and as a wideband SDR it should work for many other applications too. From the advertised frequency range of 100 kHz – 2 GHz we speculate that it will be using the Mirics SDR chipset, which is the same chipset as used in the SDRplay. The target price is under $100 USD.

The Titus II Portable SDR
The Titus II Portable SDR

4 comments

    • Bertie

      The have a Google docs form where you can submit your details, and they will contact you with a price (less than $100) which will be excluding shipping, import duty and any local taxes due.
      https://goo.gl/forms/8Wf7E0dl5NZ7tTAB2
      … snip …
      Availability: Pre-production batch – 4Q/2016, regular production – 1Q/2017.
      Price: Under 100USD plus shipping and local duty/taxes not included.
      Payment methods: Wire transfer for larger quantities, PayPal works too, but the buyers would need to add PayPal bank fees.

      You will be contacted on the specified e-mail address and asked for a binding order when the exact price and available delivery method is known.
      … snip …

      I don’t doubt that the actually have a product

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