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Installation and Setup

Install the support package, update firmware, and configure hardware connection

Before you can start using the Communications Toolbox™ Support Package for USRP™ Radio, you must:

  1. Install this support package by following the instructions in Install Communications Toolbox Support Package for USRP Radio.

  2. Establish communication between the host computer and the USRP radio. See Guided USRP Radio Support Package Hardware Setup or Manual USRP Radio Support Package Hardware Setup.

Functions

sdruloadLoad FPGA and firmware images for USRP radio
findsdru Status of USRP radios connected to host computer

Topics

Install Communications Toolbox Support Package for USRP Radio

How to install the Communications Toolbox Support Package for USRP Radio.

Guided USRP Radio Support Package Hardware Setup

Step through the installer setup of the connection between your host computer and radio.

Manual USRP Radio Support Package Hardware Setup

Steps to manually configure the connection between your host computer and radio.

USRP Radio Firmware Update

Updating the USRP Radio Firmware.

Uninstall Support Packages

Use Add-On Manager to uninstall the support package.

What to Do After Installation

Area to explore and experiment after installation of the Communications Toolbox Support Package for USRP Radio.

Supported Hardware and Required Software

Hardware and software required when using the Communications Toolbox Support Package for USRP Radio.

Troubleshooting

Common Problems and Fixes

Describes the most common errors encountered with Communications Toolbox Support Package for USRP Radio and how to fix them.