||Includes information about NI-DAQmx and Traditional NI-DAQ (Legacy). Describes how to choose the API to use, new features, and a list of known issues, supported devices, and devices not supported. Also provides details about system requirements.
||Start»All Programs»National Instruments»NI-DAQ»DAQ Getting Started Guide or (Windows 8) NI Launcher
|Read Me First: NI-DAQ and DAQ Device Installation Guide
||Describes how to install the NI-DAQmx driver software for Windows and your data acquisition (DAQ) device.
This file, DAQInstallGuide.pdf, is on the software media at the root level.
Read Me First: NI-DAQmx and DAQ Device Installation Guide
|DAQ Getting Started Guide
||Describes how to confirm your NI data acquisition (DAQ) device is recognized and operating properly, and how to get started using your device in an application.
Start»All Programs»National Instruments»NI-DAQ»DAQ Getting Started Guide or (Windows 8) NI Launcher
DAQ Getting Started Guide
|SCXI Quick Start Guide
||Instructs users to install DAQ software and hardware using the DAQ Getting Started Guide before installing SCXI device(s). Steps include how to unpack and install SCXI hardware, and how to confirm the chassis and devices are operating properly.
Start»All Programs»National Instruments»NI-DAQ»SCXI Quick Start Guide or (Windows 8) NI Launcher
SCXI Quick Start Guide
|Measurement & Automation Explorer Help for NI-DAQmx
||Contains information on configuring and testing NI-DAQmx-supported devices using MAX for NI-DAQmx, and special considerations for operating systems.
||In MAX, select Help»Help Topics» NI-DAQmx»MAX Help for NI-DAQmx
|Measurement & Automation Explorer Help for RTSI
||Contains information on configuring and testing NI-RTSI-supported devices using MAX.
||In MAX, select Help»MAX Help. In the Contents tab, select MAX»Installed Products»NI-RTSI.
|NI-DAQmx Device Terminals Help
||Contains pin assignments for NI-DAQmx-supported devices, including signal conditioning devices. Merges with NI-DAQmx Help and MAX Help for NI-DAQmx
||In MAX, right-click your device under Devices and Interfaces»Device Pinouts
|Device Documents accessible from MAX
||PDFs of the user manuals and specifications for NI-DAQmx-supported devices.
||In MAX, right-click your device and select Help»Online Device Documentation to open ni.com/manuals to the current documents for the selected device.
|DAQ Assistant Help
||Instructions for using the DAQ Assistant to configure common measurement tasks, channels, and scales. Includes measurement overviews and context help for controls. Also links to NI-DAQmx Help for more information.
||In MAX, select Help»Help Topics» NI-DAQmx»DAQ Assistant
|Device Document Browser or Device Documentation folder
||Contains PDFs of the user manuals and specifications for the devices supported by each release of NI-DAQmx.
||For 9.7 and earlier, DeviceDocs.exe is on the software media and provides a table of contents for the DeviceDocumentation folder. For later releases, the PDFs are in the DeviceDocumentation folder on the software media.