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Rincon Research Corporation’s (RRC) MountainBrik™ 3rd Generation (MB3) is a high-performance, radio frequency (RF) recorder with options for very wide band collection of 2-GHz bandwidth and coherent multi-channel wideband collections up to four channels of 480-MHz bandwidth. Additionally, integrated sub-band tuners provide capability to record channels down to 120 MHz.

Recordings can be done in single shot or in looped mode. In looped mode, new data overwrites older data for indefinite recording duration.

The recorded data playback feature permits the user to reproduce an analog output of recorded data streams. Recorded data is time-tagged using information from an internal GPS or external timing signals.


  • Save the entire input bandwidth to disk. Options include up to 30 TB storage
  • Record at rates of up to 4800 MB/s in a single shot or in looped mode for indefinite recording duration
  • Quickly and easily swap the removable solid-state drives for additional data storage
  • Operate the system, view live displays, and ascertain system health at a glance using the intuitive web-based control interface
  • Transport the system in a rugged, lightweight, waterproof case
  • Integrated GPS for precision time tags
  • External or internal timing signals (1PPS and 10 MHz)
  • 4 x 10 GbE (40 GbE) connectivity to move recorded data
  • Download recording data as raw samples or X-Midas BLUE format
  • 120 W nominal power consumption


For additional information, download the MB3 Product Brief.

You can also download the BrickVision User Manual.


MB3-MPK-REC-WBD-02 – Manpack Recorder, Scorpion base

  • Wideband I/O Digitizer
  • Dual Speed RF Front End w/RF Gain
  • 3 x 1 TB m.2 NVMe

MB3-PRT-REC-WBD-02 – Portable Recorder, Scorpion base

  • Wideband I/O Digitizer
  • Dual Speed RF Front End w/RF Gain
  • 4 x 7.68 TB U.2 NVMe

MB3-PRT-REC-WBD-03 – Portable Recorder, Wideband I/O Digitizer

  • 4 tunable (up to 6GHZ) inputs and outputs
  • RF channel bandwidth 200MHz
  • 4 x 7.68 TB U.2 NVMe w/ Sidekiq

MB3-PRT-REC-WBD-0X – Manpack Recorder, Scorpion base and WB I/O Digitizer

  • 25 Gbps with DLSR3 Functions

MB3-PRT-REC-WBD-05 – Portable Recorder Unit

  • Quad HS I/O Digitizer
  • 32 TB

MB3-CC-REC-WBD-01 – Recorder w/Scorpion base and WB I/O Digitizer

  • Conduction Cooled

MB3-PRT-BW-UPG-01 – BlackWidow upgrade

  • For MB3-PRT units

MB3-MPK-BW-UPG-01 – BlackWidow upgrade

  • For MB3-MPK units

MB3-1U-01 – MB3 System w/BlackWidow Digitizer

  • In 1U Chassis

MB3-DP4-16T – 16 TB Disk Pack

  • For MB3 units

MB3-DP4-32T – 32 TB Disk Pack

  • For MB3 units

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

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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