NI Hardware Compatibility With The MathWorks, Inc. MATLAB® Data Acquisition Toolbox™

Updated Apr 13, 2022

Reported In


  • USB-6001


  • NI-DAQmx


  • The MathWorks, Inc. MATLAB® software

Issue Details

  • How can I tell if my device is compatible with Data Acquisition Toolbox™?
  • Which NI Hardware works with The MathWorks, Inc. MATLAB®?


Data Acquisition Toolbox™ Support Package for NI-DAQmx Devices provides support for CompactDAQ, X-Series, M-Series, E-Series, USB, myDAQ, ELVIS II, and many other types of data acquisition hardware from NI through MATLAB® and Data Acquisition Toolbox. For a complete list of supported hardware, refer to NI-DAQmx Support from Data Acquisition Toolbox.

Additional Information

  • Questions about programming for DAQ hardware in MATLAB® should be sent to The MathWorks, Inc.  The DAQ toolbox is a partial implementation of our C API in MATLAB® with not all of our bug fixes included and many functions missing.  It also doesn’t support our full hardware line.
  • Learn more about NI DAQ support with the legacy interface in MATLAB® Release 2015b or older. 

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