NI Software Version Support for NI WSN Devices

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Overview

This article lists which NI software versions support NI WSN devices.

Table of Contents

  1. Download WSN Software
  2. Table 1: NI WSN Hardware and Software
  3. Table 2: Latest Windows Support for NI WSN
  4. Table 3: NI-WSN and LabVIEW Version Support
  5. Installation Procedure
  6. Related Links

1. Download WSN Software

National Instruments strongly recommends using that latest version of NI-WSN and LabVIEW with NI-WSN hardware. 

To Download the latest version of the NI-WSN driver click here
To Download the latest version of the NI-RIO driver click here.
For the latest version of LabVIEW, go to ni.com/labview.
For the latest version of the LabVIEW WSN Module click here.

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2. Table 1: NI WSN Hardware and Software

Note: If no driver version is listed, then the module is not supported in that gateway or node.

Hardware NI LabVIEW (32 bit)**** NI LabVIEW Module (32 bit) NI-WSN Other NI Driver Requirements

Nodes

NI WSN-3202 8.6.1 or later WSN Module 8.6.1 or later 1.0.2 or later -
***NI WSN-3212 8.6.1 or later WSN Module 2010 or later 1.3.0 or later -
***NI WSN-3226 8.6.1 or later WSN Module 2010 or later 1.3.0 or later -
NI WSN-3214 2011 or later WSN Module 2011 or later 1.3.1 or later -
NI WSN-3230 2011 or later WSN Module 2011 or later 1.3.0 or later -
NI WSN-3231 2011 or later WSN Module 2011 or later 1.3.0 or later -

Gateways

NI WSN-9791 8.6.1 or later - 1.0.2 or later -
*NI 9792 2010 or later 2010 Real-Time Module or later 1.3.0 or later -
**NI 9795 2011 or later 2011 Real-Time Module or later 1.3.0 or later NI-RIO 4.0 or later

* To use the NI 9792 WSN Real-Time Gateway you must install both NI LabVIEW 2009 Service Pack 1 (SP1) (32-bit) or later and NI LabVIEW 2009 SP1 (32-bit) Real-Time Module or later.

** To use the NI 9795 WSN C Series Gateway you must have LabVIEW and LabVIEW Real-Time 2011 or later and a  CompactRIO that supports the RIO Scan Interface (RSI) or Scan Engine. See the following link to find a list of supported devices. 

*** If using the LabVIEW WSN Module on the NI WSN-3212 and 3226 nodes labVIEW 2010 base/full/professional or later is required. See Knowledge base Device Revision Change for NI WSN-3212 and NI WSN-3226 for more information.

**** NI-WSN is not supported in LabVIEW 2014.

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3. Table 2: Latest Windows Support for NI WSN

OS NI-WSN NI LabVIEW NI LabVIEW WSN Module
Windows 10 Current1 Current1 Current1
Windows 8 Current2 Current2 Current2
Windows 7 Current Current Current
Windows Vista Current Current Current
Windows XP
(32 bit only)
Current Current Current
Windows 2000 SP3 1.0.2 2009 SP1 2009 SP1

"Current" indicates that the latest version of NI-WSN supports the indicated operating system. 

1 - Please see this Developer Zone for the most up to date information on support for Windows 10 and National Instruments Products.

2 - Please see this Developer Zone for the most up to date information on support for Windows 8 and National Instruments Products

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4. Table 3: NI-WSN and LabVIEW Version Support

LabVIEW Version (32 bit) NI-WSN 1.0.2 NI-WSN 1.1.0 NI-WSN 1.2.0 NI-WSN 1.2.1 NI-WSN 1.3.0 NI-WSN 1.3.1 NI-WSN 1.4 NI-WSN 1.5 NI-WSN 15.0
8.6.1                  
2009 SP1                  
2010 SP1                  
2011 SP1                  
2012 SP1                  
2013 SP1                  
2014 SP1                  
2015 SP1                  

The areas in blue represent version of LabVIEW support for the given version of NI-WSN. 

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5. Installation Procedure

  1. Install LabVIEW
  2. Install LabVIEW Real-Time Module(required for NI 9792 and NI 9795)
  3. Install NI-RIO (Required for NI 9795 support)
  4. Install LabVIEW WSN Module (Optional, allows for LabVIEW programming directly on WSN Nodes) (Includes NI-WSN Driver)
  5. Install NI-WSN Driver

Also see the NI Wireless Sensor Network Devices Getting Started Guide for more information on setting up an NI WSN.

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6. Related Links

NI Wireless Sensor Networks

NI LabVIEW Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) Module

Related Documentation for NI WSN 

How to upgrade NI WSN Gateway firmware

How to upgrade NI WSN measurement node firmware

NI Wireless Sensor Network Devices Getting Started Guide

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