Python Support for the NI-845x Devices

Updated Aug 17, 2020

Reported In

Hardware

  • USB-8451
  • USB-8452

Driver

  • NI-845x

Issue Details

Does a Python API exist to develop Python code that directly interfaces with the NI-845X?

Solution

Currently, there isn't a Python library that can be used with 845X devices.

Additional Information

You can find a C API that can be used to program the device.
It may be possible to use the provided DLL in the same way you would call into any C based DLL from Python. This way of using the driver is not officially supported, meaning it has not been tested and full functionality is not guaranteed.