NI USRP RIO is Not Recognized When Using the NI-8360B ExpressCard

Updated Apr 4, 2018

Reported In

Hardware

  • ExpressCard-8360 for USRP
  • USRP-2950
  • USRP-2952
  • USRP-2942
  • USRP-2940
  • USRP-2943
  • USRP-2953
  • USRP Software Defined Radio Reconfigurable Device

Software

  • Measurement & Automation Explorer (MAX)

Driver

  • NI-USRP

Issue Details

I am trying to connect to my NI USRP RIO, but NI Measurement & Automation Explorer (MAX) does not seem to recognize that the device is connected. How can I correct this problem?

Solution

To correct this problem, complete the following steps:
  1. Ensure that the USRP-RIO has been installed the driver of NI-USRP 1.3 or later. You can find the version of USRP that you have installed by navigating to Start>>All Programs>>National Instruments>>NI-USRP>>Documentation>>NI-USRP Readme.
  2. Ensure the computer has been restarted after driver installed.
  3. Be sure that your device was turned on in the proper order. You must first power on the USRP, and then power on the computer.
  4.  Find your USRP-RIO device by navigating to Start>>All Programs>>National Instruments>>NI-USRP, choose NI-USRP Configuration Utility and click Refresh Devices List.

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