Hardware Support

NI USRP Radio Support from Communications Toolbox

Design and prototype software-defined radio (SDR) systems using USRP N2xx and B2xx

Capabilities and Features

MATLAB and Simulink connect to USRP® software-defined radios (SDR) from Ettus Research LLC™ and National Instruments™ to provide a radio-in-the-loop design and modeling environment. With this support package, Communications Toolbox, and a USRP radio, you can design and verify practical SDR systems.

  • Communications Toolbox Support Package for USRP Radio includes:
    • Functions and System objects for connecting MATLAB to USRP radios
    • Blocks for connecting Simulink to USRP radios

Supported Radios from Communications Toolbox

Supported Daughter Cards from Communications Toolbox

Use any daughter card compatible with the supported UHD release. To find the supported UHD release, refer to the “UHD Support Update” or “Hardware Support” sections of the release notes.

Learn about USRP N3xx, X3xx, and X4xx support from Wireless Testbench.

Learn about support for the USRP E310 device.

Get MATLAB and Simulink Products

Wireless engineers, students, and hobbyists can receive and decode real-world radio signals using Communications Toolbox and USRP hardware.

Learn about the pricing and licensing options for buying Communications Toolbox and its required products.

Platform Support

See the hardware support package system requirements table for the current and prior version, release, and platform availability. Learn more about releases prior to R2012b.

View enhancements and bug fixes in release notes.

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