cDAQ Module Is Not Detected in MAX and Returns Error -88705

Updated Nov 5, 2018

Reported In

Hardware

  • CompactDAQ Chassis

Software

  • Measurement & Automation Explorer (MAX)

Driver

  • NI-DAQmx

Issue Details

I have connected a C Series module to a cDAQ chassis but it is not correctly recognized in Measurement & Automation Explorer (NI MAX). I see the following behavior: 
  • The module is shown with a red X icon
  • The module Settings window shows Status Code: -88705, The specified device is not present or is not active in the system. The device may not be installed on this system, may have been unplugged, or may not be installed correctly. 

All other modules connected to the cDAQ chassis are correctly detected and working.
This specific module works when connected to another cDAQ chassis.

Solution

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