GENEVA, Illinois – ((BUSINESS WIRE) -Richardson RFPD, an Arrow Electronics company, announced today that it has entered into a global franchise distribution agreement with Red Pitaya, a maker of multifunctional, software-defined open source laboratory instruments.
Under the RFPD agreement, Richardson is a global distributor of the Red Pitaya range of flexible, reconfigurable instruments that can replace other, more expensive laboratory instruments. Red Pitaya’s all-in-one boards can replace oscilloscope and signal generators, LCR meters, spectrum analyzers, logic analyzers, code analyzers and vector network analyzers.
The all-in-one boards are available in kits aimed at the automotive, aerospace, telecommunications and medical industries, academia and research, as well as radio amateurs, and include accessories such as oscilloscope probes, SD cards, Ethernet cables and power cords.
“Red Pitaya’s flagship STEMlab and other multifunction boards are universal additions to Richardson’s RFPD range of tools for design engineers,” said Dr. Rafael R. Salmi, president of Richardson’s RFPD. “These products support a wide range of uses, from tools to communication, software-defined radio and many data collection applications.”
“Development teams often need expensive and hard-to-reach tools, which are limited by expensive software licenses and a black box principle that prevents the user from modifying and repairing the software,” said Mateja Lampe Rupnik, Red Pitaya’s CEO. . “We are excited to work with Richardson’s RFPD to help address these issues. Red Pitaya boards are affordable and offer exceptional performance, and because the boards are open source, there is no license fee and the user can customize them to their needs. ”
Additional information is available at Red Pitaya store website.
For Richardson’s RFPD
Richardson RFPD, a company of Arrow Electronics, is a world market leader in radio frequency, wireless, IoT and energy technologies. He connects with many of the best suppliers of radio frequencies and components in the industry. Whether it’s component design or complete solution design, Richardson RFPD’s global design centers and technical sales team provide comprehensive support for customers’ marketing strategy, from prototype to production.
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About the Red Pitaya
Red Pitaya is revolutionizing the electronics industry by pioneering the transition from closed-ended fixed-functionality tools to open source multifunctional software tools that can satisfy a wide range of customers in different market segments. In 2013, the idea for Red Pitaya was born from the simple need for a universal reconfigurable instrument to replace other expensive laboratory instruments. The group of engineers who developed Red Pitaya had several basic ideas that they pursued: an open source tool, a handheld device, a variety of free applications with the ability to develop more, and an affordable price with no bargaining performance. Red Pitaya’s extensive product portfolio can meet the needs of engineers in many different segments, such as the automotive, telecommunications, aerospace and medical industries.