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Rincon Research Corporation’s (RRC) MountainBrik RAID and Acquisition (MBRA) LPRD is becoming deprecated. It is a compact, high-speed storage solution with integrated signal acquisition. The LPRD has dual, 70 MHz to 6 GHz, RF transceivers.

Recordings can be done in single shot or in looped mode. In looped mode, new data overwrites older data for indefinite recording duration. Six solid-state disks are easily removable from the top of the chassis to facilitate quick drive swaps in the field for additional storage.

The recorded data playback feature permits the user to reproduce an analog output of recorded data streams. Recorded data is time tagged when the system is connected to external time/frequency sources.

The LPRD has two independent inputs that can be used simultaneously. It includes two, independent, sub-band tuners that can be deployed on either of the input channels. The sub-band tuners support output bandwidths from 21 kHz to 42 MHz. An intuitive Java-based command and control interface supports operation using Windows, OS X, and Linux platforms.


  • Save the entire 56 MHz input bandwidth to disk for more than 6 hours
  • Record at rates of up to 490 MByte/s in a single shot or in looped mode for indefinite recording duration
  • Quickly and easily swap the six removable, solid-state disks for additional data storage
  • Ascertain system health at a glance using the intuitive Web-based control interface
  • Transport the system in a rugged, lightweight, waterproof case


For more information, download the MBRA LPRD Product Brief.


Orderable Part Numbers:

  • LPRD-01 RF RAID system, RFXR, dual ADC, 6x960GB SSDs and GPSDO
  • LPRD-02 same as LPRD-01, with addition of laptop controller

Other configurations are possible. Please contact us if you are interested in customizing a product to your specific requirements.

Related Products:

  • IFXRRD-01 IF RAID system, IFXR, dual ADC, 6x960GB SSDs and GPSDO
  • IFXRRD-02 same as IFXRRD-01, with addition of laptop controller

Orders may be placed via e-mail, telephone, fax, or mail.

Commercial Price List available upon request.

Phone: 520-519-3131
Fax: 520-519-3120
Mail: Rincon Research Corporation
Attention: Sales
101 North Wilmot Road, Suite 101
Tucson, AZ 85711

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Technical Specifications

Data Acquisition


Max Record Rate

490 MByte/s

Analog Input Channels

Dual, common LO and clock

Input Sample Rate

0.250 MSPS to 61.44 MSPS

ADC Resolution

12 bit

Input Bandwidth (max)

70 MHz to 6,000 MHz

Input Amplitude (Full-Scale)

-24 dBm

Input Filters

4-band pre-selector

Analog Output Channels

Dual, common LO and clock

Output Sample Rate

0.250 MSPS to 61.44 MSPS, locked to ADC sample clock

DAC Resolution

12 bit

Output Bandwidth (max)

56 MHz

Output Amplitude (Full-Scale)

+4 dBm (max)

Analog/RF Connectors

SMA (50 Ω)


Integrated GPS disciplined oscillator (GPSDO)
External antenna included

Time-Tag Accuracy

Within 2 ns of 1 PPS from GPSDO


Core i7, Quad Core


16 GByte

Disk Space

Up to 6 TB or 12 TB with support for RAID 0, 5, or 6

Control Panel

4-line LCD with control panel




USB 3.0 (with security door), VGA


13.5” x 12” x 6” Pelican case

Input Power

11 VDC to 30 VDC (AC power adapter included)

Power Consumption

60 W (typ)

Ambient Operating Temperature

0°C to +45°C