USRP 2921 Not Recognized In USRP Configuration Utility When Connected Through USB 3.0

Updated May 28, 2018

Reported In


  • USRP Software Defined Radio Device

Issue Details

My USRP 2920 is detected properly when connected through USB 2.0 but it does not appear in USRP Configuration Utility when connected through USB 3.0


  • Check that the USB cable is USB 3.0 compatible
  • Update USB 3.0 Host Controller driver to the latest version

Additional Information

USB 3.0 Host Controller manufacturer must be known in order to download the latest driver version from the website. In order to get this information:
  1. Open Device Manager
  2. Find Universal Serial Bus controllers and expand it
  3. Look for the USB 3.0 Controller that the device is plugged into, right click and select Properties
  4. The name of the manufacurer is under General tab


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