Archived:Hardware Supported in SignalExpress

Updated Nov 7, 2023

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Reported In


  • SignalExpress

Issue Details

  • How do I know if my hardware will be compatible with SignalExpress?
  • What NI hardware is supported in NI SignalExpress?
  • Can I use any 3rd-party hardware with NI SignalExpress?


The hardware that can be used with NI SignalExpress is determined by driver compatibility. You can find specific hardware and driver compatibility information in either your product's manual or in the driver readmes.  

Note: You can use 3rd-party hardware as long as it is compatible with a supported NI or IVI-compliant driver. Use of other 3rd-party hardware can be accomplished using IVI Steps, or through the use of User Defined Steps. You can search the NI Instrument Driver Network for IVI drivers for your device.

For example, NI SignalExpress 2015 is compatible with the following driver software:
  • NI-DAQmx 9.5.5 or later
  • NI-SCOPE 2.7 or later
  • NI-FGEN 2.2 or later
  • NI-DMM 2.4.1 or later
  • NI-HSDIO 1.3.1 or later
  • NI-HWS 1.3.1 or later
  • NI-DCPower 1.0 or later
  • IVI Compliance Package 14.0 or later
Compatibility information for previous versions of NI SignalExpess can be found in their respective readme documentation for each driver.