Evaluate the CompactRIO Platform

Test-drive the platform with a custom hardware kit, an extended software trial, and tutorials for LabVIEW software, the LabVIEW FPGA Module, and C/C++.

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Evaluation Kit Contents


Hardware includes a controller and daughterboard to easily interface with an LCD, an encoder, analog and digital I/O, a function generator, a potentiometer, and LEDs.


Software includes extended evaluations of LabVIEW, the LabVIEW Real-Time and LabVIEW FPGA modules, and the C/C++ Development Tools for NI Linux Real-Time (Eclipse Edition).

Tutorials and Examples

Resources to help you get started:

  • Step-by-step tutorial to walk you through building an embedded application
  • Ready-to-run examples of common embedded tasks implemented in LabVIEW
  • Online community with advanced exercises and discussion forum


Start Evaluating Software Now

Explore LabVIEW system design software while your evaluation kit is shipped.

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Jump-Start Your Evaluation With Video Tutorials

Step-by-step video tutorials walk you through setting up your evaluation hardware and building an embedded application.

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Looking for a Guided Evaluation Experience? Attend a Hands-On Embedded Workshop in Your Area

Get assistance from an instructor as you work through building an embedded application using the evaluation kit at the eight-hour Build Your Own Embedded System hands-on workshop. The workshop includes an evaluation kit that you take home afterward.

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Have questions? Need a personalized demo or proof of concept? We want your evaluation to be successful. Let us know how we can help.

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