This file contains important information about the RFmx Demod, including system requirements, and installation instructions.
RFmx Demod provides a highly optimized RF measurement experience. Use RFmx Demod to perform demodulation measurements on analog and digital modulation signal formats, including QAM and ASK.
RFmx Demod 21.3 includes the following new features:
RFmx Demod 20.6 includes the following new features:
RFmx Demod 20.0 includes the following new features:
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RFmx Demod has the following requirements:
* Depending on the amount of data acquired and/or processed, a larger amount of memory may be required.
RFmx Demod 21.8.1 supports the following 64-bit operating systems:
Note RFmx Demod no longer supports Windows Vista/XP/7/8.1, Windows Server 2003/2008/2012, or any 32-bit Windows operating system. RFmx Demod 21.8.1 will not install or run on an unsupported OS. You cannot deploy or distribute applications that use RFmx Demod 21.8.1 to an unsupported OS. Additionally, after installing RFmx Demod 21.8.1, you cannot use any installers built on this computer with any version of LabVIEW, LabWindows™/CVI™, NI TestStand™, or Measurement Studio on an unsupported OS.
For detailed information about NI operating system support, visit http://www.ni.com/r/win32bitsupport.
RFmx Demod supports the following application software versions, including service packs. You should install application software, such as LabVIEW, LabWindows/CVI or Microsoft Visual Studio®, before installing RFmx Demod. To add support for application software installed after installing RFmx Demod modify your RFmx Demod installation or launch the RFmx Demod installer again. If you are not using NI application software, refer to Microsoft Visual Studio Support.
|Application Software||Versions Supported by RFmx Demod|
|LabVIEW||2018 SP1 f4 patch, 2019 SP1 f3 patch, 2020 SP1, or 2021|
|LabWindows™/CVI™||2017 or later|
If you are using the RFmx Demod .NET Class Library, .NET Framework 4.0 (minimum) is required. The RFmx Demod .NET Class Library can be used with Visual C# or Visual Basic .NET in any Visual Studio version that can target .NET Framework 4.0.
NI installs RFmx Demod using NI Package Manager. If you do not already have NI software installed, RFmx Demod installs NI Package Manager to handle the installation of your NI software. Visit ni.com/info and enter the Info Code NIPMDownload to download NI Package Manager. Refer to the NI Package Manager Manual for more information about installing, removing, and upgrading NI software using NI Package Manager.
|Version Compatibility Checker||<NIDir>\RFmx\niRFmxCompatibility_Checker.exe|
|Debug Configuration Utility||<NIDir>\RFmx\niRFmxDebugConfigurationUtility.exe|
|Header files|| |
|Import Library files (64-bit)|| |
|.NET Class Libraries|
|Assemblies|| <MSTUDIOVS2010DIR>\DotNET\Assemblies\Current\NationalInstruments.RFmx.DemodMx.Fx40.dll |
Select Start » National Instruments» RFmx Demod Measurement Interactive Panel to launch the RFmx Demod Measurement Interactive Panel.
RFmx Demod palette VIs are available from the Functions » Measurement I/O » RFmx » Demod palette.
Documentation for RFmx Demod is located at Start » National Instruments » RFmx Demod » RFmx Demod Documentation. The documentation set is composed of the following documents.
|RFmx Demod Help||HTML/Windows Help|| Contains primary help content for RFmx Demod. This help file is an HTML version of a traditional user manual that includes the following information: |
|RFmx Demod 21.8.1 Readme||HTML (this document)||Contains information about supported hardware and operating systems, new features, fixed issues, and legal notices.|
You can access all the installed RFmx Demod examples at Start » National Instruments » RFmx Demod » RFmx Demod Examples.
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The following items are behavior changes in RFmx Demod 20.7 from RFmx Demod 20.6.
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For more information about automating the installation of NI products, refer to Automating an Installer in the NI Package Manager manual.
For more information about NI support for Windows 10, refer to NI Product Compatibility for Microsoft Windows 10.
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