Pentek 8-Channel Phase Coherent RF Signal Recorder Extends Recording Capability for Beamforming and Radar Applications

*Rugged RF signal recorder with eight phase coherent RF tuners *Ideal for signal intelligence, phased-array radars, beamforming and direction finding *Records RF frequencies to 6 GHz with bandwidths to 80 MHz *3.2 GB/s real-time aggregate recording rate *122 TB of storage allows for hours of data recording *SystemFlow software GUI with Signal Viewer analysis tool - April 28, 2021

Pentek Announces SOSA Aligned Development Platform That Speeds Integration Tasks

*Developed in alignment with the SOSA Technical Standard *Eight 3U VPX slots for a variety of acquisition and processing modules *Ready-to-run development platform for Pentek’s Models 5550 and 5553 Eight-Channel A/D and D/A Zynq UltraScale+ RFSoC Processors *Optional rear panel RF and optical connections - March 25, 2021

Pentek Ships Quartz RFSoC Rugged Small Form Factor Subsystem Ideal for Custom Integrations

Pentek Quartz Architecture with Xilinx Zynq UltraScale+ RFSoC FPGA; Eight wideband RF/IF A/D and D/A converters; Conduction-cooled and ideal for integration into custom enclosures; Navigator Design Suite for streamlined software and IP development - March 19, 2021

Pentek’s Latest L-Band RF Tuner XMC Module Enhances SATCOM and Communications Applications

Maxim MAX2121 L-Band RF tuner boosts output bandwidth to 123 MHz; Dual 400 MHz 14-bit A/Ds capture full signal bandwidth; Improved signal quality with integrated digital down converters; Jade Architecture with Xilinx Kintex UltraScale FPGA offers price, power and processing performance advantages; Navigator Design Suite speeds development and custom IP integration - March 19, 2021

Pentek Announces Immediate Availability of Higher Bandwidth Gen 3 RFSoC Solutions

Pentek Quartz Architecture with Xilinx Zynq UltraScale+ RFSoC Gen 3; Digitizes RF Input Signals up to 6 GHz at 5GS/sec with 14-bit resolution; DAC sample rate to 10 GS/sec with 14-bit resolution; Built-in, expanded decimation and interpolation; Supported by Pentek's Navigator BSP, FDK and IP Library; Air-cooled and rugged conduction-cooled versions. - December 31, 2020

Pentek Announces Design Win from Telemus for ELINT UAV Applications

Ultra-wideband and high dynamic range RF/IF recorder. Environmentally-sealed, conduction-cooled design ideal for harsh mechanical and thermal environments. - November 21, 2020

Pentek Announces Quartz RFSoC Rugged Small Form Factor Enclosure Ideal for Harsh Environments

Pentek Quartz Architecture with Xilinx Zynq UltraScale+ RFSoC FPGA=; Eight wideband A/D and D/A converters; Optional dual optical MPO 100 GbE interfaces stream data at 25 GB/sec; Navigator Design Suite for streamlined software and IP development. - November 06, 2020

Pentek Announces High-Speed Synchronizer and Distribution Board for Quartz RFSoC Products

Synchronizes sampling and data acquisition for multichannel phase-coherent systems; Provides single-sample synchronization accuracy between multiple channels and multiple boards; Synchronizes gating and triggering functions - October 03, 2020

Pentek 6 GHz Ultra-Wideband Talon RF/IF Recorder Extends Recording Bandwidths

Sample rates up to 6 GHz; Real-time sustained recording rates up to 6 GB/sec; Analog signal bandwidths up to 2.4 GHz for recording and 1.28 GHz for playback; Front-panel removable NVMe storage up to 122 TB; SystemFlow software GUI with Signal Viewer analysis tool - September 11, 2020

Pentek Announces Quartz RFSoC PCIe Board Ideal for Wireless Applications

Pentek Quartz Architecture with Xilinx Zynq UltraScale+ RFSoC FPGA; Eight wideband A/D and D/A converters; Optional front panel dual optical MPO interface for gigabit serial communication; Navigator Design Suite for streamlined software and IP development. - August 15, 2020

Pentek Accelerates Real-Time Recording with New Talon Recorder for Quartz RFSoC

Records full 100 GbE bandwidth, supporting up to four independent UDP streams; Fifty percent faster recording rates than previous generation Talon recorders; Front-panel removable NVMe storage up to 122 TB; SystemFlow software GUI with Signal Viewer analysis tool; Optimized for Pentek Quartz RFSoC products - July 11, 2020

Pentek Launches Revolutionary ArchiTek FPGA Development Suite for Talon Recorders

*Complete development environment to add custom FPGA IP to Talon RF/IF signal recorders *Record only signals of interest to reduce storage capacity and post-processing *Ideal for SIGINT, COMINT and ELINT applications - May 16, 2020

Pentek’s Four-Channel, 1.25 GHz D/A Jade Architecture XMC Ideal for Waveform Generation

Jade Architecture with Xilinx Kintex Ultrascale FPGA offers price, power and processing performance advantages; Four D/A waveform generator IP modules simplify data playback; Navigator Design Suite speeds development and custom IP integration. - April 04, 2020

Pentek Challenges SWaP Constraints with Rugged Small Form Factor Sentinel 26 GHz RF Recorder

Ideal for SIGINT, COMINT and ELINT applications; Automatically tune, detect and record signals of interest from 1GHz to 26 GHz; Capture instantaneous RF signal bandwidths up to 500 MHz; ½ ATR chassis with front panel hot-swappable storage; Removable SSD QuickPac drive pack holds up to 61 TB of data. - March 01, 2020

Pentek Announces New Quartz RFSoC Board Aligned with the Technical Standard for the SOSA Reference Architecture

Pentek Quartz Architecture with Xilinx Zynq UltraScale+ RFSoC FPGA; 3U VPX with PCIe Gen 3; Navigator Design Suite for Streamlined IP and Software Development; Designed for Communications; Electro-optical; Electronic Warfare Radar and Signals Intelligence Applications. - February 28, 2020

Pentek Announces 6.4 GHz A/D and D/A Jade 3U VPX Module for Wideband Defense, Radar and Communication Applications

Utilizes state-of-art high-speed Texas Instruments A/Ds and D/As; Matching 6.4 GHz A/D and D/A sampling for wideband signals; 3U VPX with PCIe Gen.3x8, Optical I/O and RF I/O backplane options; Jade architecture uses Xilinx Kintex UltraScale FPGA; Navigator Design Suite supports Xilinx Graphical Vivado IP Integrator. - January 09, 2020

Pentek Introduces New Sentinel Recorder for Military Signal Intelligence Applications

Automatically tune, detect and record signals of interest; Scan and search from 800 MHz to 26.5 GHz; Capture instantaneous RF signal bandwidths up to 500 MHz; 4U chassis with front panel hot-swappable SSDs; Storage capacities to 245 TB - November 02, 2019

SOSA Consortium Members Pentek, Herrick Technology Laboratories and Kontron Teamed Up to Deliver C4ISR Demonstrator System

Designed to meet the requirements of emerging standards from The Open Group Sensor Open Systems Architecture Consortium; C4ISR demonstrator system delivered to the U.S. Army - October 17, 2019

Pentek Adds 3U VPX Software Radio Board to Jade FPGA Family with Backplane Optical and RF I/O

Three 200 MHz 16-bit A/Ds with three programmable multiband DDCs; OpenVPX Compliant Optical and RF I/O to VPX Backplane; Jade Architecture with Xilinx Kintex Ultrascale FPGA offers price, power and processing performance advantages; Navigator Design Suite expedites development and custom IP integration. - October 11, 2019

Pentek Adds Digital I/O Capability to Talon Extreme Rugged 1/2 ATR Recorder Family

Environmentally-sealed, conduction-cooled design ideal for harsh mechanical and thermal environments such as UAV’s, aircraft pods and military vehicles; Four Channel Serial FPDP record/playback; Up to 4 GB/s real-time recording rate ; Removable SSD QuickPac drive pack holds up to 61 TB of data. - August 05, 2019

Pentek Enhances Navigator Design Suite for the RFSoC Quartz Architecture

Advanced FPGA development tools for RF and microwave applications; New capabilities support the Xilinx Zynq UltraScale+ RFSoC; Navigator Design Suite speeds development and custom IP integration. - June 07, 2019

Pentek’s New 3U VPX Board Optimizes High-Speed Optical and RF I/O Connectivity

OpenVPX Compliant Optical and RF I/O to VPX Backplane. Jade Architecture with Xilinx Kintex Ultrascale FPGA offers price, power and processing performance advantages. Navigator Design Suite expedites development and custom IP integration. - May 31, 2019

Pentek’s Jade Architecture Digital I/O XMC Module Now Available

38 pairs of Configurable LVDS Digital I/O; Jade Architecture with Xilinx Kintex Ultrascale FPGA offers price, power and processing performance advantages; Navigator Design Suite expedites development and custom IP integration - March 15, 2019

Pentek’s Jade Architecture SOSA Aligned LVDS XMC Module with Optical I/O Now Available

28 pairs of LVDS digital I/O; Optional front panel optical interface; Jade Architecture with Xilinx Kintex Ultrascale FPGA offers price, power and processing performance advantages; Navigator Design Suite expedites development and custom IP integration. - February 01, 2019

Rodger Hosking Joins VITA Board of Directors

VITA, the trade association for standard computing architectures serving critical and intelligent embedded computing systems markets, announced that Rodger Hosking, vice-president and co-founder of Pentek, Inc., was elected to the VITA Board of Directors. With this election, the board will consist of four members. - January 19, 2019

Pentek Expands Talon Extreme Rugged 1/2 ATR Recorder Family

-Eight-channel phase-coherent RF/IF Recorder. - Up to 4 GB/s real-time recording rate. - Removable SSD QuickPac drive pack holds up to 30.7 TB. - Environmentally-sealed, conduction-cooled design ideal for harsh mechanical and thermal environments such as UAV’s, aircraft pods and military vehicles - December 01, 2018

Pentek’s New Quartz RFSoC Development Platform Speeds Application Design

*Low-cost, single-slot 3U VPX development chassis *Supports Pentek’s Quartz RFSoC FPGA products *Dual MPO optical interfaces support 100 GigE high-speed data streaming *Ideal for defense, radar, wireless, SIGINT and DRFM applications - November 01, 2018

Pentek Now Shipping RFSoC FPGA Software Radio Solutions for Defense and Wireless Applications

Pentek Quartz Architecture with Xilinx Zynq UltraScale+ RFSoC FPGA; Eight wideband A/D and D/A converters; Dual optical 100 GigE interfaces; 3U VPX with PCIe Gen 3 x8 interface; Multi-Core ARM Cortex A53 & R5 Processors; Unique QuartzXM eXpress Module speeds integration for custom form factors; Navigator Design Tool Suite for streamlined IP development. - October 06, 2018

Pentek Adds ANSI/VITA 49.2 Protocol to High-Speed Data Acquisition Boards for Defense, Radar and Communication Applications

Precision time-stamped digitized data for SIGINT and phased array applications; Implemented on Kintex UltraScale Jade data converter product families; Rich set of identifier fields for both receive and transmit applications; Navigator Design Suite expedites development and custom IP integration. - September 29, 2018

Pentek’s New QuartzXM SoM Speeds Custom Deployment of RFSoC in SWaP Critical Environments

Pentek Quartz Architecture with Xilinx Zynq UltraScale+ RFSoC FPGA; Speeds integration for custom form factors; Eight wideband A/D and D/A converters; Supported by Pentek's Navigator IP core library; Commercial, air-cooled and conduction-cooled versions. - August 22, 2018

Pentek’s New Talon Extreme Rugged Wideband 1/2 ATR Recorder Family Delivers Reduced SWaP

Multichannel ultra-wideband and high dynamic range RF/IF Recorders; Up to 4 GB/s real-time recording rates; Removable SSD QuickPac Drive Packs hold up to 30.7 TB; Environmentally-sealed, conduction-cooled design ideal for harsh mechanical and thermal environments. - August 01, 2018

Pentek Introduces 766-Channel Software Radio Receiver for Surveillance and Wireless Applications

*Two 200 MHz 16-bit A/Ds; Four wideband DDCs and up to 762 narrowband DDCs; DDC Output Bandwidths from 20 MHz to 20 kHz; Independent Tuning on All DDCs - June 14, 2018

Pentek Announces New Quartz RFSoC Board That Delivers Unprecedented Resource Integration and Connectivity for Radar and DRFM Applications

*Pentek Quartz Architecture with Xilinx Zynq UltraScale+ RFSoC FPGA *Eight wideband A/D and D/A converters *Dual optical 100 GigE interfaces *3U VPX with PCIe Gen 3 x8 interface *Unique QuartzXM eXpress Module enables migration to other form factors *Navigator Design Suite for streamlined IP development *Available in commercial and rugged versions - June 01, 2018

Pentek Announces Talon Rugged Small Form Factor Recorder Family with Serial Interfaces

40Gb Ethernet, Serial FPDP and LVDS digital input options; Real-time aggregate recording rates up to 4 GB/s; SSD RAID storage capacity up to 30.6 TB using NTFS files; Small form factor 17 pound chassis. - May 05, 2018

Pentek Announces Kintex UltraScale Co-Processor Jade XMC for Signal Processing Applications

*Jade Architecture with Xilinx Kintex UltraScale FPGA *Provides up to 5520 DSP slices and 1.4 million logic cells *Navigator Design Suite for streamlined IP development *XMC (VITA 42) with PCIe Gen 3 x8 interface *Available in commercial and rugged versions in multiple form factors - April 07, 2018

Pentek Announces Talon Rugged Small Form Factor RF/IF Recorders Optimized for SWaP

*200 MS/sec to 3.6 GS/sec ultra-wideband RF/IF inputs *Real-time aggregate recording rates up to 4 GB/sec *SSD RAID storage capacity up to 30.7 TB using NTFS files *Small form factor 17-pound chassis. - February 24, 2018

Pentek Announces Kintex UltraScale FMC Carrier for 3U VPX

*3U VPX Carrier for Pentek Flexor FMC and FMC+ Modules *JadeFX Architecture with Xilinx Kintex UltraScale FPGA *FlexorSet Integrated Sub-systems *Navigator Design Suite for Streamlined IP Development - January 28, 2018

Pentek Announces 8-Channel 250 MHz A/D Jade XMC Module with 72 DDCs for Defense and Radar Phased-Array Applications

Eight 250 MHz, 16-bit A/Ds; Eight wideband FPGA-based Digital Down Converters (DDCs); 64 multiband FPGA-based DDCs; Jade Architecture with Xilinx Kintex UltraScale FPGA; Navigator Design Suite for Streamlined IP Development - January 18, 2018

Pentek Introduces Cost-Effective Sentinel Intelligent Signal Scanning Recorder

Scan and search from 20 MHz to 3 GHz at 30 GHz/sec scan rate; Intelligent signal monitoring and detection forreal-time recording; Automatically tune, detect and record signals of interest; Capture instantaneous RF signal bandwidths up to 40 MHz; Portable and rugged system for mobile applications. - November 17, 2017

Pentek Talon Rugged Recorders Now Capture 40 Gigabit Ethernet Streams

*Record up to eight channels of Ethernet streams *Ethernet rates of 1, 10 and 40 Gigabits/second *Available in a field deployable, portable chassis *Real-time aggregate recording rates up to 10 GB/s *SSD RAID storage capacity up to 122 TB *SystemFlow GUI control panel for fast, intuitive operation - October 28, 2017

Pentek Announces 4-Channel 200 MHz A/D with 32 DDCs Jade XMC Module for Communication and Radar Systems

*Four 200 MHz, 16-bit A/Ds *Four wideband FPGA-based Digital Down Converters (DDCs) *32 narrowband FPGA-based DDCs *XMC (VITA 42) with PCIe Gen 3 interface *Jade Architecture with Xilinx Kintex UltraScale FPGA *Navigator Design Suite for streamlined IP development - September 30, 2017

Pentek Announces 6.4 GHz A/D and D/A Jade XMC Module for Wideband Defense, Radar and Communication Applications

*Utilizes new state-of-art high-speed A/D and D/A TI chip design *2X faster A/D and D/A sampling rate *Matching 6.4 GHz A/D and D/A sampling allows for more efficient data transfers *XMC (VITA 42) with PCIe Gen 3 interface *Jade architecture with Xilinx Kintex UltraScale FPGA *Navigator Design Suite supports Xilinx’s Graphical Vivado IP Integrator - August 30, 2017

Pentek Boosts Bandwidth for Record and Playback of Talon Rugged Series Recorders

Multi-channel real-time recording of RF Signals up to 3 GHz; Captures and reproduces IF bandwidths up to 560 MHz; Up to 61 TB of hot swappable SSD storage capacity; Real-time sustained recording rates up to 6.4 GB/sec; Designed to operate under conditions of shock and vibration. - July 19, 2017

Pentek Provides Software Defined Radio Interface for NeXtRAD Multistatic Radar System

Pentek, Inc., NeXtRAD is a dual-band, dual-polarization, multistatic radar system under development at the University of Cape Town (UCT) in collaboration with University College London (UCL). - June 10, 2017

Pentek’s Talon Recorders’ SystemFlow Software Touts New Features and Enhancements

Provides Ease-of-Use Features and Capability Improvements; Targets Specialized Recording Modes Targeted for Mission-Critical Applications; Enhances GPS Functions for Target Triangulation and Time Stamping; Offers Additional Data Spectrum Display Modes; Enables Data Security Measures - April 28, 2017

Pentek’s Jade Architecture Module for Wideband Signal Capture and Generation Now Available

Wideband, low-latency, synchronous XMC module; Two 500 MHz 12-bit A/Ds with multiband digital down converters; Wideband digital upconverter feeds two 800 MHz 16-bit D/As; Jade Architecture with Xilinx Kintex Ultrascale FPGA offers price, power and processing performance advantages; Navigator Design Suite expedites development and custom IP integration. - April 03, 2017

Pentek Introduces Jade Architecture Module Ideal for Digital RF Memory Applications and More

Multi-channel, wide bandwidth, low latency and synchronous XMC module; Three 200 MHz 16-bit A/D XMC module with multiband digital down converters; One digital upconverter to two 800 MHz 16-bit D/As; Jade Architecture with Xilinx Kintex Ultrascale FPGA offers price, power and processing performance advantages; Navigator Design Suite expedites development and custom IP integration. - March 05, 2017

Pentek Announces 8-Channel A/D Jade XMC Module for Defense and Radar Phased-Array Applications

Eight-channel, 250 MHz, 16-bit A/D XMC module with programmable multiband Digital Down Converters; Jade Architecture with Xilinx Kintex Ultrascale FPGA offers price, power and processing performance advantages; Navigator Design Suite compatible with Xilinx’s Plug-and-Play Vivado IP Integrator expedites development. - January 27, 2017

Pentek Introduces Jade Architecture Module for Extremely Wideband Signal Applications

1-channel, 3.6 GHz or 2-channel, 1.8 GHz 12-bit A/D converter; *Digital down converter (DDC) IP with up to 32x decimation; Jade architecture with Xilinx Kintex Ultrascale FPGA offers price, power and processing performance advantages; Navigator Design Suite compatible with Xilinx’s Plug-and-Play Vivado IP Integrator expedites development. - January 06, 2017

Pentek Introduces Rugged and Light-weight Portable Talon RF/IF Signal Recorder

*Digitizes up to four channels of analog RF/IF signals at 500 MS/sec; Built-in digital down-conversion with programmable bandwidth; Real-time aggregate recording rates up to 4.0 GB/s; SSD RAID storage capacity up to 30.7 TB using NTFS files; SystemFlow GUI control panel for fast, intuitive operation. - November 28, 2016

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