Intersil's new chip set was developed by recent Intersil acquisition SiCOM, Inc. enables rapid, low-cost deployment of Point-to-Point (PTP) microwave radios that support next generation base station interconnection and fixed wireless access at flexible data rates of up to 155 megabit-per-second (Mbps). The new ISL83700 modem evaluation kit incorporates the new chipset in a complete, self-contained test platform enabling customers to sample the modem chip set and immediately support demo requirements, performance evaluation and lab testing.
A sophisticated graphical user interface (GUI) allows users to easily test a wide variety of modem configurations to optimize wireless link capacity and bit error rate (BER) performance. Programmable features include: modulation code rates, data rates, baud rates, selectable IF (VHF and L-Band), Reed-Solomon encoding/decoding, PTCM inner code, equalization, and linearization. This software also includes built-in BER performance testing and constellation mapping. Test ports allow direct interface to common test equipment PCs.