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Installation and Setup

Install hardware support, update firmware, configure hardware connection

You must successfully set up communication between the host and the radio before you can work with the Support Package for RTL-SDR Radio. Follow the steps outlined in RTL-SDR Support Package Hardware Setup. After you have successfully installed the support package, see What To Do After Installation


sdrinfoReport information about attached RTL-SDR radios
sdrsetupSet up MATLAB to work with RTL-SDR radios and third-party tools


Install Support Package for RTL-SDR Radio

How to install the Communications Toolbox™ Support Package for RTL-SDR Radio.

RTL-SDR Support Package Hardware Setup

Setting up your RTL-SDR Radio hardware.

Configure Multiple RTL-SDR Radios

How to configure multiple radios.

Uninstall Support Packages

How to uninstall the Support Package for RTL-SDR Radio.


Find, run, and install add-ons, including optional features, apps, toolboxes, and support packages


Common Problems and Fixes

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