This file contains installation instructions and compatibility information for NI FlexRIO Module Development Kit.
You can find more release information on ni.com.
FlexRIO Module Development Kit enables third parties, such as system integrators, alliance members, and individual users, to create custom Modules for use with the NI PXI-795xR, NI PXIe-796xR, NI PXIe-797xR, NI PXIe-798x, NI PXIe-799x, and NI PCIe-798x FlexRIO field-programmable gate array (FPGA) modules, as well as NI-793xR Controllers for FlexRIO. The Module is necessary to customize the measurement I/O of the FlexRIO FPGA module or Controller for FlexRIO for a complete FlexRIO system.
FlexRIO Module Development Kit has the following requirements:
FlexRIO Module Development Kit supports the following operating systems:
Note Refer to Unsupported Windows Operating Systems for more information about support for Microsoft Windows OSes.
Note FlexRIO Module Development Kit no longer supports Windows Vista/XP/7/8.x, Windows Server 2003/2008/2012, or any 32-bit Windows operating system. FlexRIO Module Development Kit will not install or run on an unsupported OS. You cannot deploy or distribute applications that use FlexRIO Module Development Kit to an unsupported OS. Additionally, after installing FlexRIO Module Development Kit, 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 more information about the changes to our OS support, visit https://www.ni.com/r/win32bitsupport.
Refer to the FlexRIO Readme for supported application software for FlexRIO 21.0.
Complete the following steps to install FlexRIO Module Development Kit.
|Note NI PXIe-797xR devices are supported only in LabVIEW 2013 and later.|
|Note NI-793xR devices are supported only in LabVIEW 2015 and later.|
|Note Visit ni.com/r/rdsoftwareversion for more information about which minimum software versions you need for your device.|
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The following list details the hardware models supported in FlexRIO Module Development Kit.
FlexRIO FPGA modules
Controllers for FlexRIO
Refer to the FlexRIO Module Development Kit Help, accessible from Start»Programs»National Instruments»FlexRIO»Module Development Kit.
To access FlexRIO examples using the NI Example Finder, open LabVIEW and select Help»Find Examples, then select Hardware Input and Output»FlexRIO.
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FlexRIO Module Development Kit no longer supports Windows Vista/XP/7/8.x, Windows Server 2003/2008/2012, or any 32-bit Windows operating system. Versions of this product that ship after May 1, 2021, may not install or execute correctly on these operating systems. For detailed information about NI operating system support, visit https://www.ni.com/r/win32bitsupport.
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