Manually add hardware devices that do not automatically appear on the Live diagram.
Navigate to the Live view of SystemDesigner.
On the document toolbar, click
Follow the instructions for the appropriate device category:
||Select the resource on the
dialog box and click
Missing SystemDesigner Support
to install required instrument drivers with NI Package Manager.
If you install SystemDesigner support for a device, you may need to restart LabVIEW NXG before the device appears on the Live diagram.
Launch NI MAX
to find and add the device to the Live diagram manually.
Device with known IP address or hostname
Add hardware by address
tab and enter the IP address or hostname of the device to which you want to connect, then click
A device category only appears when a device in your system meets the criteria for the category.
If the device requires login credentials, enter a valid password.
and verify that the device appears on the Live diagram.
If your device still doesn't appear on the Live diagram, refer to your hardware and driver manuals for troubleshooting help.
Getting Started with Instrument Control
lesson in software to learn more about setting up your devices in the Live view.