ADALM-PLUTO Radio Support from Communications Toolbox

Prototype and test software-defined radio (SDR) systems using Analog Devices ADALM-PLUTO with MATLAB and Simulink


Capabilities and Features

Communications Toolbox™ Support Package for Analog Devices® ADALM-PLUTO Radio (PlutoSDR) enables you to use MATLAB® and Simulink® to prototype, verify, and test practical wireless systems. Using this support package with a PlutoSDR, you can work with live RF signals, such as FM radio, airplane surveillance signals (ADS-B), and WLAN signals. This enables you to test your design under real-world conditions.

Support highlights include:

  • PlutoSDR as an I/O peripheral to transmit and receive streaming RF signals
  • Configurable center frequency from 70 MHz to 6.0GHz.*
  • Configurable sample rate between 520 kHz and 61.44 MHz

*The AD9363 RF in the Pluto SDR is specified to operate from 325MHz to 3.8GHz. This support package reconfigures the radio to operate over a wider tuning range.

To purchase the ADALM-PLUTO, visit the Analog Devices web site.

Download course materials for an Introductory Communication Systems Course using SDR.

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Wireless engineers, students, and hobbyists can receive and decode real-world radio signals using Communications Toolbox and ADALM-PLUTO radio hardware.

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Platform and Release Support

See the hardware support package system requirements table for current and prior version, release, and platform availability.

View enhancements and bug fixes in release notes.

Related Hardware Support Views: Aerospace and Defense, Analog Devices, Communication Devices, Communications Toolbox, MathWorks Supported, MATLAB Product Family, Signal Processing, Simulink Product Family, Support Package Installer Enabled, Technical Services and Consulting, Wireless Communications

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Support Package


Support Package Installer installs this support package and all required third-party software. To start the installer, go to the MATLAB toolstrip and click Add-Ons > Get Hardware Support Packages. For more information, read the documentation.

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