Try the link below: Message 2 of 4. It has been busy for me for the past weeks, but here is the output. You also can use the Instrument Driver Finder to open example programs covering everything from analysis and presentation to using your instrument driver. I downloaded the most recent drive, it’s dated for

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A successful validation does NOT mean anything labvoew the port itself works. Check that you are using the correct cable. Choosing COM4 I ran it and got the error message below. Each VI corresponds to a programmatic operation, such as configuring, reading from, writing to, and triggering an instrument.

Instrument Control (GPIB, Serial, VISA, IVI)

Numerous Configuration VIs can exist, depending on the particular instrument. The best way is to open the sub-vi which appears to be what you want to do and run it.

I don’t know which driver you are using, so it is difficult to send you an example. Double check the com settings on the instrument and verify they match. Message 6 of 7. However, LabVIEW Plug and Play instrument drivers are distributed with their block diagram source code, so you can customize them for a specific application.


Each routine corresponds to a programmatic operation such as configuring, reading from, writing to, and triggering the instrument.

Agilejt Initialize VI- the first instrument driver VI you call, establishes communication with the instrument. For other instrument driver types, the examples will be available from the Application Examples subpalette from the corresponding instrument driver. I downloaded the most recent drive, it’s dated for Message 2 of 7.

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It is a nice icon with red lettering and a tiny picture of the multimeter. An instrument driver is a set of software routines that control a programmable instrument.

Enabling autozero optimizes the instrument for accuracy, while disabling optimizes for speed. Back to Top 2. Works like a charm.

How to Use an Instrument Driver in LabVIEW Tutorial

lqbview Feel free to write us at les. It would be extremely useful to show how to modify portions of instrument drivers for other use. Most instrument drivers have menu palettes that include the following components.

Action VIs are different from Configuration VIs because they do not change the instrument settings but order the instrument to carry out an action based on its current configuration.

Once an instrument driver has been downloaded, the instrument driver VIs will be located on the Instrument Drivers palette. Message 5 of 7.


There are many other triggers that can be used to stop the acquisisiton time after acquisition started, X of data points, etc. This site uses cookies to offer you a better browsing experience.

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I just downloaded the file again and followed the steps I described earlier. After the instrument has been configured, the Read VI is used to read multiple laabview. Generally, you need to call the Close VI only once at the end of an application or when you finish communication with an instrument. Open a blank vi.

Many instrument drivers have a VI Tree VI you can use to view the entire instrument driver hierarchy. The following figure shows this palette and some of the VIs and subpalettes that are shipped with it. Click here to download the latest instrument driver for the A. Most Active Software Boards: Laabview opened that one.