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Get radio hardware information

Add-On Required: This feature requires the Communications Toolbox Support Package for USRP Embedded Series Radio add-on.


info(dev) returns information about the radio hardware specified by dev. The information includes the radio hardware name and version.

Before calling the info function, make sure the SD card configured during hardware setup is inserted into the reader of the radio hardware. You can also configure an SD card by using the downloadImage function.


hwinfo = info(dev) returns the information in the structure array hwinfo.


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Make sure your radio hardware is configured for host-radio communication by following the steps in Guided Host-Radio Hardware Setup.

Create a radio object for your radio hardware.

dev = sdrdev('E3xx')
dev = 
  SDRDevE3xx with properties:

     IPAddress: ''
    DeviceName: 'E3xx'

Use this object to get radio hardware information.

## Establishing connection to hardware. This process can take several seconds.
ans = struct with fields:
       Status: 'Full information'
       libiio: 'Host version: 0.17.g5bdc242'
          HDL: 'PCORE Version: 10.0b'
    Bitstream: ''E310' default bitstream, Path: /mnt/system.bit, MD5: 81b57fc26edebc24c0c6a863c75b1e73'

Input Arguments

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Interface to radio hardware, specified as a comm.SDRDevE3xx radio object. To create this object, use the sdrdev function.

Output Arguments

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Information about the radio hardware specified by dev, returned as a structure array.

Version History

Introduced in R2016b