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Connecting to the Device via USB

Last Modified: December 14, 2018

Complete the following steps to use a USB cable to connect the NI ELVIS III from the USB device port to your host computer.

  1. Connect the Type-C to Type-A USB 2.0 cable to the NI ELVIS III as shown in the following figure:
  2. Connect the other end of the USB cable to the host computer.

    Ensure that the host computer is powered on before connecting the USB cable.

If the connection is successful, you can see the IP address of the USB connection on the OLED display of the NI ELVIS III. Press and hold the user programmable button (Button 0) on the left-hand side of the NI ELVIS III workstation until you turn on the display. The IP address of the USB connection appears after the icon.

Go to Setting Up the Host Computer to set up the software environment.


Go to Configuring the Device if you need to upgrade the software on the device or set up an administrator password.

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