Ettus USRP 210 Setup

Ettus USRP 210 Setup

1. Download

 

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2. Test setup with HDSDR

See also:
http://www.ettus.com/content/files/kb/application_note_usrp_and_hdsdr_spectrum_monitoring.pdf

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:
http://code.ettus.com/redmine/ettus/projects/uhd/wiki/UHD_Windows
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:
http://files.ettus.com/binaries/master_images

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 192.168.1.13 --fw usrp_n210_fw.bin --fpga usrp_n210_r4_fpga.bin

Install HDSDR
http://www.hdsdr.de/download/HDSDR_install.exe

Install ExtIO
http://spench.net/drupal/files/ExtIO_USRP+FCD+BorIP_Setup.zip

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 "192.168.1.13" --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 "192.168.1.13"

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 2018-05-12 by Rolf Haenggi.

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