Interfacing PXI Modules Using C/C++

Updated Mar 30, 2023

Reported In


  • LabVIEW
  • LabWindows/CVI


  • NI-DMM

Issue Details

 Is there a way to access PXI modules from C/C++ without needing LabWindows/CVI or LabVIEW?


Yes, most National Instrument's cards have C Language Support installed by their drivers.
  1. You need to manually select them during the installation/repair process.

Additional Information

The driver C Language Support also installs different example programs. Look at Related Links for some example programs locations and additional information.