Learn how to download and install LabVIEW Plug and Play instrument drivers to automate third-party instruments using LabVIEW NXG with this tutorial.Note: The final release of LabVIEW NXG was LabVIEW NXG 5.1 in 2021. LabVIEW NXG is not recommended for new projects. For more information about the change in the LabVIEW NXG life cycle, refer to the announcement in the LabVIEW Forum.
For instruments that do not appear on the Live view in SystemDesigner, search for your instrument's vendor and model number in NI Package Manager to find and install its instrument driver.
Using the Instrument Driver Network at ni.com/ident, you can search online for third-party instrument drivers that NI hosts and supports. Selecting the download link for a LabVIEW NXG driver on IDNet opens NI Package Manager to then finish the download and installation process.
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