Ettus USRP 210 Setup

Ettus USRP 210 Setup

1. Download



2. Test setup with HDSDR

See also:

Configuration as of 7/23/2013

  • Window 7 64-bit
  • Ettus USRP N210 Rev 4
  • UHD 003.005.003 for Windows
  • UHD 003.005.000 for USRP
  • HDSDR 2.63
  • ExtIO USRP 1.5.1

Install UHD driver for Windows
Install uhd_003.005.003-release_Win64.exe from:
This will place utility file in C:\Program Files (x86)\UHD\share\uhd\utils\

Install ExtIO compatible UHD for USRP
As of 7/23/2013 must use UHD 003.005.000 from:

Unzip and copy usrp_n210_fw.bin and usrp_n210_r4_fpga.bin to C:\Program Files (x86)\UHD\share\uhd\utils\

Open up a shell and cd to C:\Program Files (x86)\UHD\share\uhd\utils\

Run the following:
usrp_n2xx_simple_net_burner --addr --fw usrp_n210_fw.bin --fpga usrp_n210_r4_fpga.bin

Install HDSDR

Install ExtIO

Update USRP firmware
Running usrp_n2xx_simple_net_burner.exe will download and update USRP with the the latest firmware

Windows shortcuts
Install USRP ExtIO Firmware
"C:\Program Files (x86)\UHD\share\uhd\utils\usrp_n2xx_simple_net_burner.exe" --addr "" --fw "usrp_n210_fw.bin" --fpga "usrp_n210_r4_fpga.bin"

Restore USRP Latest Firmware
"C:\Program Files (x86)\UHD\share\uhd\utils\usrp_n2xx_simple_net_burner.exe" --addr ""

3. Run with go2MONITOR

  • Test if USR N210 is working with HDSDR
  • Copy the USRP EXTIO file to "c:\Program Files (x86)\go2SIGNALS\go2MONITOR x.x.x\32Bit\" directory
  • In " c:\Program Files (x86)\go2SIGNALS\go2MONITOR x.x.x\32Bit\templates\" take an existing EXTIO driver template (e.g. DEMO_Extio.tpl) and store it under a new name
  • Modify in the ew template keys "Name", "ExtIOLibraryFileName", "Capabilities"
  • In go2MONITOR run the receiver configuration. Setup the USRP N210, test.

Last update on 2019-03-14 by Rolf Haenggi.

Go back