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Downloading the Correct Driver for the GPIB-USB-HS(+)

Updated May 13, 2024

Reported In




  • NI-488.2

Issue Details

I am using the GPIB-USB-HS or GPIB-USB-HS+. Which driver do I need for the device, and where can I find it?


The NI GPIB hardware devices require the NI-488.2 driver. The following steps will guide you on identifying and downloading a compatible driver version for your specific device:

  1. Identify a Compatible Driver Version: Cross-reference driver support using the following resources:

  2. Download the Driver: Once you’ve identified a compatible driver version, download it from the NI-488.2 Download page. This will lead to the installation via the NI Package Manager or to offline installers (accessible through the ‘Download Offline’ button) for the NI-488.2 driver and its associated dependencies.

  3. For Older Versions: If you need to download NI-488.2 version 17.0 or earlier, refer to the guide on How to Download NI-488.2 Drivers Prior to 17.6 for additional information and next steps.