How Do I Set up My NI ELVIS Device?

Updated Aug 28, 2019

Reported In

Hardware

  • NI ELVIS
  • NI ELVIS III
  • NI ELVIS II

Software

  • Measurements Live
  • NI ELVISmx Software Suite
  • NI ELVIS III Software Bundle
  • LabVIEW ELVIS III Toolkit

Issue Details

How do I set up my NI ELVIS device for the first time? 
Is Measurements Live the same as NI ELVISmx Instrument Launcher?

Solution

Here is how to set up your NI ELVIS device:
NI ELVIS II Getting Started Guide
NI ELVIS III Getting Started Guide
 
  • Measurements Live and NI ELVISmx Instrument Launcher are different.
    • Measurements Live provides you with a set of user-friendly instrument soft front panels (SFPs) which allows you to interactively measure and generate data from the hardware instruments on the NI ELVIS III.
    • The NI ELVISmx Instrument Launcher is the software used with the NI ELVIS II or myDAQ so that anyone to easily operate their hardware platform.