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PXIe-8133 Specifications

    Last Modified: February 27, 2017


    Specifications are subject to change without notice.


    Using the PXIe-8133 controller in a manner not described in this user manual can impair the protection the controller provides.


    The following table provides information about the PXIe-8133 features.

    CPU Intel Core i7 820 QM
    CPU Frequency 1.73 GHz (base), 3.06 GHz (single-core Turbo mode)
    On-die L2 cache 512 KB x2 (512 KB per core)
    Dual-Channel DDR3 RAM, PC3 10600 2 GB Standard, 8 GB Maximum
    Hard Drive 120 GB or larger Serial ATA[1]
    Ethernet 10/100/1000 BaseTX, 2 ports
    PXI Express 4 Link Configuration x4, x4, x4, x4
    PXI Express 2 Link Configuration x4, x4,
    GPIB (IEEE 488 Controller) Yes
    Serial Ports (RS-232) Yes (1)
    Parallel Port Yes (1)
    Hi-Speed USB (2.0) Ports Yes (4)
    ExpressCard/34 Slot Yes
    PS/2 Keyboard/Mouse Connector No
    PXI Express Trigger Bus Input/Output Yes
    Installed Operating System Windows 7 Professional, Windows XP Professional SP3 for Embedded Systems

    Data Storage

    The PXIe-8133 has the following data storage features:
    • Internal Serial ATA solid-state drive
      • 120 GB or larger 1.8 in. solid-state drive
      • Supports Native Command Queuing
      • Supports transfer rates up to 150 MB/s
    • USB storage support
      • USB CD/DVD-ROM, mass storage device, or floppy drive


    Voltage (V) Current (Amps) Typical Current (Amps) Maximum
    +3.3 V 3.1 A 4.6 A
    +5 V 2.2 A 3.3 A
    +12 V 4.8 A 7.2 A
    -12 V 0.00 A 0.00 A
    5 VAUX 0.29 A 0.43 A


    Board dimensions

    Four-wide 3U PXI Express module

    Slot requirements

    One system slot plus three controller expansion slots


    Fully compatible with PXI Express Specification 1.0


    1.30 kg (2.87 lb) typical

    Figure 1. PXIe-8133 Front Panel Dimensions
    Figure 2. PXIe-8133 with Removable Hard Drive Front Panel Dimensions


    Maximum altitude

    2,000 m (800 mbar) (at 25 °C ambient)

    Pollution Degree


    Indoor use only.

    Operating Environment

    Ambient temperature range


    5 °C to 50 °C[2] (Tested in accordance with IEC-60068-2-1 and IEC-60068-2-2. Meets MIL-PRF-28800F Class 3 high temperature limit.)

    Extended Temperature Option

    0 °C to 55 °C[2] (Tested in accordance with IEC-60068-2-1 and IEC-60068-2-2. Meets MIL-PRF-28800F Class 3 low temperature limit and MIL-PRF-28800F Class 2 high temperature limit.)

    Relative humidity range

    10% to 90%, noncondensing (Tested in accordance with IEC-60068-2-56.)


    The operating temperature must not be exceeded, even when used in a chassis with a higher temperature range.

    Storage Environment

    Ambient temperature range


    -40 °C to 65 °C (Tested in accordance with IEC-60068-2-1 and IEC-60068-2-2. Meets MIL-PRF-28800F Class 3 low temperature limit.)

    Extended Temperature Option

    -40 to 71 °C (Tested in accordance with IEC-60068-2-1 and IEC-60068-2-2. Meets MIL-PRF-28800F Class 3 limits.)

    Relative humidity range

    5% to 95%, noncondensing (Tested in accordance with IEC-60068-2-56.)

    Shock and Vibration

    Operating Shock

    30 g peak, half-sine, 11 ms pulse IEC-60068-2-27. Meets MIL-PRF-28800F Class 2 limits.)

    Random Vibration


    5 Hz to 500 Hz, 0.3 grms (with solid-state hard drive)


    5 Hz to 500 Hz, 2.4 grms (Tested in accordance with IEC-60068-2-64. Nonoperating test profile exceeds the requirements of MIL-PRF-28800F, Class 3.)


    This product is designed to meet the requirements of the following standards of safety for information technology equipment:
    • IEC 61010-1, EN 61010-1
    • UL 61010-1, CSA 61010-1

    For UL and other safety certifications, refer to the product label or the Online Product Certification section.

    Electromagnetic Compatibility

    This product meets the requirements of the following EMC standards for electrical equipment for measurement, control, and laboratory use:

    • EN 61326-1 (IEC 61326-1): Class A emissions; Basic immunity
    • EN 55011 (CISPR 11): Group 1, Class A emissions
    • AS/NZS CISPR 11: Group 1, Class A emissions
    • FCC 47 CFR Part 15B: Class A emissions
    • ICES-001: Class A emissions

    In the United States (per FCC 47 CFR), Class A equipment is intended for use in commercial, light-industrial, and heavy-industrial locations. In Europe, Canada, Australia and New Zealand (per CISPR 11) Class A equipment is intended for use only in heavy-industrial locations.


    Group 1 equipment (per CISPR 11) is any industrial, scientific, or medical equipment that does not intentionally generates radio frequency energy for the treatment of material or inspection/analysis purposes.


    For EMC declarations and certifications, and additional information, refer to the Online Product Certification section.

    Online Product Certification

    Refer to the product Declaration of Conformity (DoC) for additional regulatory compliance information. To obtain product certifications and the DoC for this product, visit, search by model number or product line, and click the appropriate link in the Certification column.

    CE Compliance

    This product meets the essential requirements of applicable European Directives, as follows:

    • 2014/35/EU; Low-Voltage Directive (safety)
    • 2014/30/EU; Electromagnetic Compatibility Directive (EMC)

    Environmental Management

    NI is committed to designing and manufacturing products in an environmentally responsible manner. NI recognizes that eliminating certain hazardous substances from our products is beneficial to the environment and to NI customers.

    For additional environmental information, refer to the Minimize Our Environmental Impact web page at This page contains the environmental regulations and directives with which NI complies, as well as other environmental information not included in this document.

    Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE)

    EU Customers  

    At the end of the product life cycle, all NI products must be disposed of according to local laws and regulations. For more information about how to recycle NI products in your region, visit

    Battery Replacement and Disposal

    This device contains a long-life coin cell battery. If you need to replace it, use the Return Material Authorization (RMA) process or contact an authorized National Instruments service representative. For more information about compliance with the EU Battery Directive 2006/66/EC about Batteries and Accumulators and Waste Batteries and Accumulators, visit



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    • 1 Extended-temperature 24/7 option provides 80 GB minimum hard drive. Controllers configured for LabVIEW RT provide a 80 GB (minimum) SATA hard drive.
    • 2 Processor should not throttle CPU frequency under reasonable, worst case processor work loads in high operating temperatures.

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