The first step to getting started with NI products is to install the proper software and drivers for your application. Choose from the hardware platforms below for detailed, step-by-step instructions for installing LabVIEW software and NI device drivers.
See the guide to installing LabVIEW and NI-DAQmx driver software, which includes support for all NI USB, CompactDAQ, PCI/PCI Express, PXI/PXI Express, Ethernet, and wireless DAQ devices.
See the guide to installing LabVIEW, the LabVIEW Real-Time Module, the LabVIEW FPGA Module, and the NI-RIO driver to program CompactRIO, Single-Board RIO, R Series multifunction RIO, and FlexRIO devices.
See the guide to installing LabVIEW, NI-VISA, and NI-488.2 to enable communication with any instrument via GPIB, USB, Ethernet/LAN, or Serial bus.