Connecting x8 MXI to USRP RIO

Updated Aug 8, 2018

Reported In

Hardware

  • CPS-8910
  • PCIe-8371 for USRP
  • PCIe-8371
  • PCIe-8372
  • PXIe-8374
  • PXIe-8374 for USRP
  • USRP Software Defined Radio Reconfigurable Device
  • PCIe-8381
  • PXIe-8381
  • PXIe-8384
  • USRP-2940

Issue Details

I have a USRP RIO and a x8 MXI Card. Is there any way to connect the two together?

Solution

Not directly. The CPS-8910 can bridge this gap using it's x8 MXI upstream port and x4 MXI downstream ports. The alternative is to purchase a x4 MXI Card.
 

Additional Information

The CPS-8910 is a MXI-Express Switch that has a x8 MXI connector to a controller and several x4 MXI connectors to connect to a USRP.

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