Instrument Control: Set Up Hardware

Before you begin, ensure you have installed your application development environment and applicable driver software. Refer to the Installing LabVIEW and Instrument Control drivers document for more information.

Once you have installed all required software, choose the bus or GPIB interface applicable to your application and follow the instructions to properly set up your bus for communication with your instrument.

Choose and configure your bus or GPIB interface

Locate and Download Instrument Drivers

Instrument drivers are the fastest way to progress from interactive mode to programming mode so you can directly begin writing your tests without a tedious transition process.