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Synchronizing multiple FMCOMMS3 boards

Question asked by rsudhakara on Mar 20, 2018
Latest reply on Mar 20, 2018 by travisfcollins

We have procured three AD9361 evaluation boards with the configuration: FMCOMMS3-EBZ + Zedboard. Need to synchronize the transmission and reception to verify some of our signal processing algorithms on this testbed.
Have gone through the wiki pages related to FMCOMMS3 ( As for my limited understanding, I got to use the external reference clock to achieve this.


As for the wiki related to changing the external clock, I need to remove Y101, populate C113 (0.1uF Cap), and provide a low jitter clock source into J105 (SMA connector). I am quite new to RF/Hardware. Btw, what does it mean by removing the crystal (Y101)?  Can I pull out that part of the board? Seems, that is soldered! Can anyone pl. clarify this?