Accessing Camera's Attributes in NI MAX

Updated Mar 6, 2024



  • Measurement & Automation Explorer (MAX)


  • Vision Acquisition Software

The attribute of a product consists of characteristics that define and distinct the product from others of the same category. Brightness, contrast and sharpness are examples of camera attributes. This article will address how to access a camera's attribute in NI Measurement & Automation Explorer (MAX).

To access the camera's attributes: 
  1. Launch NI MAX. 
  2. Select the camera which you would like to see the attributes under Devices and Interfaces tab.
    • If the camera is connected directly to the PC: My System>>Devices and Interfaces.

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    • If the camera is connected to an embedded device: Remote Devices>>[Your device]>>Devices and Interfaces.
  3. Click Camera Attributes.

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  4. To see the camera's attributes and their respective values and modes, expand their drop-down menus. 
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The same outcome can be achieved on the deployment system, after installing the NI Vision Acquisition Software Configuration Support Sub-Item of NI Vision Acquisition Software