Programming Timing and Synchronization Hardware Modules on LabWindows™/CVI™

Updated Jun 6, 2018

Reported In


  • PXI-6651
  • PXI-6652
  • PXI-6653
  • PXIe-6672
  • PXIe-6674
  • PXIe-6674T
  • PCI-1588
  • PXI-6682
  • PXI-6683


  • LabWindows/CVI


  • NI-Sync

Operating System

  • Windows

Issue Details

I have a Timing and Synchronization Hardware Module (example: PXI-6683). It is possible to program it on LabWindows/CVI?


To program these devices on LabWindows/CVI you must use NI-Sync. The latest version of NI-Sync is available here.
NI-Sync supports the following LabWindows/CVI versions, including service packs: 2012, 2013, 2015, 2017.
The latest version of NI-Sync supports the following operating systems:
  • Windows 7 SP1 x86, x64
  • Windows 8.1 SP1 x86, x64
  • Windows 10 SP1 x86, x64
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64)
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 (x64)
  • NI Real-Time
  • Phar Lap ETS
During NI-Sync installation make sure to select LabWindows/CVI support:

Some examples are available on C:\Users\Public\Documents\National Instruments\CVI\samples\NI-Sync

Additional Information

For further information regarding the compatibility of NI-Sync and NI-PXI Devices and Modules refer to the document NI-Sync Supported Versions for NI-PXI Devices and Modules


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