XDL Rover 2

The XDL Rover 2 is a lightweight, ruggedized UHF receiver designed for digital radio communications between 403 and 473 MHz in either 12.5 or 25 kHz channels. This sophisticated radio utilizes Pacific Crest’s latest generation XDL modem technology while remaining backward compatible with existing Pacific Crest and other products.

XDL Rover 2 is equipped with Bluetooth® wireless communication. This allows users to configure XDL Rover 2 using a Bluetooth-equipped PC or Android™ device. Serial communications is also available through the standard LEMO port. Using the latest modem technology from the leader in radio frequency data communications instantly puts your products in touch with the world’s largest installed base of GNSS precise positioning systems.

Key Features

  • Bluetooth® enabled:
    – Field configurable with an Android app
    – UHF data transmission over Bluetooth to external devices
  • 70 MHz bandwidth Coverage
    403-473 MHz Bands:

    – Advanced data link design for high performance over entire band
  • High Over-the-Air Link Rate:
    – 9600 bps in 12.5 kHz channels
    – 19,200 bps in 25 kHz channels
    – Supports 1Hz RTK corrections for multi-GNSS receivers
  • Software-Derived Channel Bandwidth:
    – Compatible with both 12.5 and 25 kHz radios
  • High Environmental Capabilities:
    – Waterproof to IP67
    – High vibration tolerance
    – Wide temperature range
  • Internal rechargeable battery:
    – Powers receiver for up to 14 hours
  • Pocket sized for ultimate portability
User Guide

XDL Rover 2 Specifications

General Specifications
Communication Data Power:
– RS-232 port
– 115.2 bps maximum
– 5 pin, size 0, LEMO
– Bluetooth
Internal 2550 mAHr Li-ion rechargeable battery
During RX 0.55 Watts nominal @3.7 VDC
Input Voltage Range 10.5 – 28 VDC
Modem Specifications
Link Rate/Modulation 19,200 bps/4FSK
9600 bps/4FSK
19,200 bps/GMSK
16000 bps/GMSK
9600 bps/GMSK
8000 bps/GMSK
4800 bps/GMSK
Link Protocols Transparent EOT/EOC, Packet-switched,  TRIMMARK™, TRIMTALK™, SATEL®, Stonex
Forward Error Correction Yes
Radio Specifications
Frequency Bands 403-473 MHz
Frequency Control Synthesized 6.25 kHz tuning resolution
Frequency stability +/- 1 PPM
Channel Bandwidth 12.5 kHz and 25 kHz, software derived
RF Transmitter Output Programmable to 0.1 – 4 Watts (where permitted)
Sensitivity -110 dBm BER 10 to power -5
Type Certification  Type accepted and certified for operation in the U.S, Canada, Europe, Australia and New Zealand
Environmental Specifications
Operating Temperature -20˚ to +60˚C (-4˚ to +140˚F)
Charging Temperature 0˚ to +25˚C (32˚ to +77˚F)
Storage Temperature -20˚ to +60˚C (-4˚ to +140˚F)
Vibration Specification MIL-STD-810F
Mechanical Specifications
Dimensions 14.2 cm H X 8.4 cm X 2.8 cm
5.60 in X 3.30 in X 1.10 in
Weight 270 gm (0.60 lbs)
Bluetooth Specifications
Supported Versions 2.1, 2.0
Profiles Serial Port Profile (SPP)
Security Simple Secure Pairing (SSP)
Antenna Internal Onboard Antenna