This file contains installation instructions and compatibility information for Battery Test System Software Toolkit 2022 Q2.
Refer to the Battery Test System Software Toolkit Release Notes for additional information about this release, such as known issues and bugs fixed since the last release.
The Battery Test System Software Toolkit is a software add-on that extends the NI platform to test electric vehicle (EV) battery packs and modules. The Battery Test System Software Toolkit helps you optimize your battery test workflow.
Battery Test System Software Toolkit 2022 Q2 includes the following new feature:
Battery Test System Software Toolkit 2022 Q2 includes the following major components:
Battery Test System Software Toolkit 2022 Q2 has the following minimum requirements:
Battery Test System Software Toolkit supports Windows 10 (64-bit).
The Battery Test System Software Toolkit installs automatically when you install Battery Test System Software with default settings. You can also download the Battery Test System Software Toolkit separately from ni.com/downloads. NI software includes NI Package Manager to handle the installation. Refer to the NI Package Manager Manual for more information about installing, removing, and upgrading NI software using NI Package Manager.
Note Use the serial number that is listed on the Certificate of Ownership that shipped with your system to activate Battery Test System Software Toolkit. For more information on Battery Test System Software Toolkit activation, refer to Activating a Product.
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Refer to the following documents to learn more about the Battery Test System, Battery Test System Software, Battery Test System Server Software, and measurement rack. You can find this documentation on your host computer at: %Public%\Documents\National Instruments\Battery Test System\Documentation.
|Battery Test System User Manual||Contains primary help information for the Battery Test System, including: |
|BTS-16101 Battery Test System Measurement Rack Specifications||Lists the technical specifications for the Battery Test System.|
|BTS-16101 Battery Test System Measurement Rack Safety, Environmental, and Regulatory Information||Details important compliance precautions and connection information for your measurement rack.|
|Battery Test System Software Readme||Provides installation instructions, system requirements, and other information for Battery Test System Software.|
|Battery Test System Server Software Readme||Provides installation instructions, system requirements, and other information for Battery Test System Server Software.|
You can extend your system capabilities, including prototyping and debugging test execution, using simulated DUTs and instrumentation. Example files demonstrate the capabilities of the Battery Test System Software Toolkit. You can find these examples on your host computer at: %Public%\Documents\National Instruments\Battery Test System\Toolkit\BTSPackages and %Public%\Documents\National Instruments\Battery Test System\Toolkit\TestStand.
The Battery Test System Software Toolkit provides several custom devices for you to design and implement applications.
To access the Battery Test System Software Toolkit Custom Devices for VeriStand in your project, open the System Explorer window from VeriStand Editor, navigate to Targets»Controller»Custom Devices, and right-click Custom Devices. Select one of the following custom devices from the shortcut menu:
For general information about each custom device, select the appropriate custom device from the System Explorer window in VeriStand Editor. For more information about how to use each custom device with the Battery Test System Software Toolkit, refer to the Battery Test System User Manual.
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If the NI product you are installing uses Microsoft .NET 4.6.2, the .NET installer may run before any NI software installs and may require a reboot before the installation of NI software begins. To avoid a .NET reboot, install .NET 4.6.2 separately before you install NI software.
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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