The 8V97003-EVK evaluation board is designed to enable customers to evaluate the functionality and performance of the Wideband 18GHz RF and Microwave Synthesizer. The 8V97003 device on the evaluation board can be programmed and configured via a PC-based GUI, called Timing Commander, to generate an output frequency from 171.875MHz to 18GHz with very low phase noise and RMS phase jitter.


  • 8V97003 evaluation board
  • Micro USB cable
  • Required Software/Hardware:
    • Renesas Timing Commander software installer
    • Network access during installation if the .NET framework is not currently installed on the system
    • 8V97003 GUI personality file
    • PC with USB 2.0 or USB 3.0 interface



Type Title Date
Manual - Hardware PDF 1.73 MB
Application Note PDF 348 KB
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Design & Development

Software & Tools

Software & Tools

Software title
Software type
Timing Commander
Timing Commander™ is an innovative Windows™-based software platform enabling system design engineers to configure, program, and monitor sophisticated timing devices with an intuitive and flexible graphical user interface (GUI).
Code Generator Renesas
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Software Downloads

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Software & Tools - Software Log in to Download ZIP 18.02 MB
Software & Tools - Other Log in to Download ZIP 3.31 MB
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8V97003 Wideband mmWave Synthesizers

This video introduces a next-generation wideband mmWave synthesizer with the industry’s highest performance and unique set of features optimized for 5G and broadband wireless applications. The flagship 8V97003 device is ideal as a local oscillator (LO) for mmWave and beamforming, or a precision reference clock for a high-speed data converter in numerous applications such as test and measurements, optical networking, and data acquisition.