Installation and Setup

Install hardware support package and set up hardware connection

Before you can start using Communications Toolbox™ Support Package for Analog Devices® ADALM-Pluto Radio, you must:

  1. Install this support package by following the instructions in Install Support Package for Analog Devices ADALM-PLUTO Radio.

  2. Establish communication between the host computer and the radio by following the steps outlined in Guided Host-Radio Hardware Setup.


configurePlutoRadioConfigure ADALM-PLUTO radio firmware
findPlutoRadioReport information about attached radios
sdrdevCreate radio object for specific radio hardware


comm.SDRDevPlutoCreate object for Analog Devices ADALM-PLUTO radio


Supported Hardware and Required Software

Get an overview of supported hardware and required software products.

Install Support Package for Analog Devices ADALM-PLUTO Radio

Install the support package by using the Add-On Explorer.

Guided Host-Radio Hardware Setup

Follow an automated hardware setup process to establish communication between the host and the radio hardware.

What to Do After Installation

After you have successfully installed the support package, you can do any of the following:

Setup for Two Radios Connecting to One Host

Set up two radio hardware devices connected to one host computer.

Uninstall Support Packages

Uninstall the support package using the Add-On Manager.


Common Problems and Fixes

Resolve issues encountered while installing or using the features of the support package.