CompactDAQ XNET Cable Accessories


Use this guide to select the correct XNET cable for your CompactDAQ Controller and Chassis. Whether you are creating a new configuration, replacing or expanding your current CompactDAQ System, or verifying that existing parts can be used in a different configuration, this guide will help.

This page is part of the CompactDAQ System Accessory Compatibility Guide.


Using this CompactDAQ System Accessory Guide

This guide is intended to NI-XNET cables for use with your CompactDAQ Controller and CompactDAQ Chassis. It does not explicitly cover other NI product families such as CompactRIO System or C Series Module. It also does not cover legacy or End of Life (EOL) parts or products. 

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NI-XNET Cable Accessory Compatibility Tables 

Note: N/A = Not Applicable
Note: P/N = Part Number

 Accessories for C Series Module with D-Sub connection

ControllerNI-XNET LIN Transceiver Cable1  NI-XNET CAN Transceiver Cable1


TRC-8546 P/N: 783702-02 (0.45 m)


TRC-8542 P/N: 783699-02 (0.45 m)

TRC-8543 P/N: 783701-02 (0.45 m)

1LIN transceiver cable P/N: 783702-011 (0.45 m) and CAN HS/FD transceiver cable P/N: 783699-011 (0.45 m) can be used with the cDAQ-9134/9135 controllers, as listed in the NI cDAQ-9132/9133/9134/9135/9136/9137 User Manual, but are not recommended for new designs.

Ordering Information 

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Glossary of Terms Used

  • NI-XNET CAN/LIN Tranceiver Cables, Type-A - Swappable Transceiver Cables With 9-Pin D-SUB Male Connector. 

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