How Can I Change the Shutter Speed of Camera from NI-MAX?

Updated Nov 8, 2019

Reported In


  • Measurement & Automation Explorer (MAX)


  • NI-IMAQdx

Issue Details

I am using NI-MAX to change the setting of camera attributes.
I want to change the shutter speed, however, I cannot find the appropriate property.


To change the shutter speed of camera, you can typically do so by changing the exposure parameter.

Please follow the steps:
  1. Open NI-MAX and select the camera under my system, device and interface
  2. Select the Camera Attributes tab
  3. Expand the Exposure
  4. Change the Mode to Manual
  5. Change the Value

Additional Information

To correctly choose the appropriate value for exposure, please follow the specific manuals of your device. 
Please keep in mind, each camera devices have different properties and so it is essential to refer to the hardware manuals.