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Transmit or receive any radio signal from 30 MHz to 6000 MHz on USB power with HackRF.
Transmit or receive any radio signal from 30 MHz to 6000 MHz on USB power with HackRF.
1,991 backers pledged $602,960 to help bring this project to life.

Unboxing HackRF One


I just received the first few sample units with complete packaging.  This was a small shipment sent to me shortly before the big shipment to NooElec (which is en route now) containing all the Kickstarter rewards.

The packaging looks just as I anticipated, and it protects HackRF One well.

The enclosure looks fantastic!  Somehow it makes HackRF One seem even smaller than it does without an enclosure.

I like the light pipes, and I am very glad that I made a relatively late change to the design to accommodate a new SMA connector.  The connectors fasten securely to the enclosure, reducing stress on the PCB.

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      Péquignot Marc on July 30, 2014

      The end result is (seems until I may handle it) great. Just waiting for my parcel now !.

    2. Matthew Wilkes on July 30, 2014

      Hnnnnngg! That looks awesome!

    3. Kalus on July 30, 2014

      It looks so awesome.
      Do you ship it in 'parts' for easy export ?
      Did we get tracking numbers ?

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      Paul on July 29, 2014

      *ponder* Does the HACKRF-HF/FULL-DUPLEX-HF Pledge levels come with SMA(male)-SMA(male) cable(s) to connect the HackRF One to the Ham It Up. I'm guessing yes since a USB cable is not explicitly mentioned, but it is kind of implied. Just wondering do i need to order one on nooelec while the shipping is still free.

    5. Kean
      on July 29, 2014

      End result looks great. Wishing I had backed for more than just the PCB.

    6. Gareth Wright on July 29, 2014

      Time I pulled my finger out and started learning gnu radio then huh! Can't wait!

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      Dennis John Lynch on July 29, 2014 ..well done you must be well pleased.....for a project as complex as this and so many possible problems along the way.. you must have nerves of steel....

    8. Jason Hsu on July 29, 2014

      This is fancy as hell. Well done!

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      Mike Dudas on July 29, 2014

      I absolutely cannot wait.... I hope it arrives before I leave for Defcon!

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      Clayton Smith on July 29, 2014

      What a beauty! Can't wait to get my flow graphs running on it!

    11. Evan F. on July 29, 2014

      Looks awesome!