Using an NI DMM without LabVIEW

Updated May 10, 2019

Reported In


  • USB-4065


  • LabVIEW
  • LabWindows/CVI


  • NI-DMM

Programming Language

  • C
  • Visual Basic .NET

Issue Details

I have a portable NI USB DMM device, but do not have LabVIEW. How can I interface with this device from a host PC?


The driver, NI-DMM,  includes LabVIEW support as well as .NET support and C API support.  For more information on the commands supported by .NET and C, please refer to Creating an Application with NI-DMM.

The NI-DMM Soft Front Panel can also be used for on-the-fly measurement.