DAQmx Base Is Not Working with LabVIEW

Updated Feb 7, 2020

Reported In


  • NI-DAQmx Base

Issue Details

My DAQ device is not working with LabVIEW, due to issues with DAQmx Base.


The NI-DAQmx Base driver only has a subset of the functionality of the NI-DAQmx driver. Therefore, if the functions you need to use are not supported by the NI-DAQmx Base driver changing to the NI-DAQmx driver will resolve the issue.

Note: The DAQmx Base driver only supports a limited selection of the hardware supported by the full DAQmx driver. 

The NI-DAQmx driver can be downloaded from the following link: NI-DAQmx Driver Download

Note: NI-DAQmx Base is compatible with macOS 10.14 and earlier versions and starting 2018, NI-DAQmx for Linux is included with the NI Linux Device Drivers. Please check compatibility for Windows , Linux, and macOS for supported versions of this driver. For more information, please read the End-of-Life Announcement for DAQmx Base Driver.