NI-SCOPE .NET Driver Support


NI-SCOPE .NET class libraries provide a seamless .NET interface for engineers and scientists using the NI-SCOPE, TClk and ModInst drivers. Complete with design time support and tight integration with NI Measurement Studio, you can now quickly create simple to advanced measurement applications that acquire, analyze and present test data.

Key Benefits

  • Object-oriented support for Visual Basic .NET and C#
  • Intuitive property configuration and code generation
  • Visual Studio 2010 and Visual Studio 2012 design time support
  • Support for asynchronous function calls
  • Rapid application development (RAD) with drag-and-drop support
  • Integration with NI Measurement Studio - complete with instrumentation-specific Windows and Web Forms controls and scientific analysis


What's New in NI-SCOPE .NET Class Library?

What's New in Version 2.0?

  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 and 2012 support
  • Support for New features in NI-SCOPE 4.1
  • IVI driver-compliant .NET Class Library interface to underlying driver API

What's New in Version 1.1.1?

  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 support
  • Support for New features in NI-SCOPE 3.5
  • Additional performance improvements for fetching or reading waveforms

What's New in Version 1.1?

  • Onboard signal processing support:  NI-SCOPE onboard signal processing attributes allow you to configure DDCs of the NI-5142 directly from the .NET API.
  • Memory-optimized waveform reads:  NI-SCOPE now includes memory-optimized analog waveform read operations that reuse memory allocated in previous analog waveform functions, which improves the performance of applications acquiring large amount of data.


Module Note
Download NI-SCOPE .NET Class Libraries Free software download
Using the NI-SCOPE .NET Class Libraries 5 minute demonstration
Creating a Bode Analyzer in .NET Example program



NI-SCOPE .NET Class Library 2.0

  • .NET Framework 4.0 for Visual Studio 2010
  • .NET Framework 4.5 for Visual Studio 2012
  • NI-SCOPE 4.1 or later

NI-SCOPE .NET Class Library 1.1.1

  • .NET Framework 2.0 for Visual Studio 2005
  • .NET Framework 3.5 for Visual Studio 2008
  • NI-SCOPE 3.5 or later

NI-SCOPE .NET Class Library 1.1

  • .NET Framework 2.0
  • NI-SCOPE 3.4 driver or later

NI-SCOPE .NET Class Library 1.0

  • .NET Framework 2.0
  • NI-SCOPE 3.2 or later



Request Additional Modular Instruments .NET Driver Support

National Instruments digitizers/oscilloscopes are the first of the Modular Instruments product families to provide class libraries for .NET.  If you are interested in .NET class libraries for other Modular Instruments (function generators, high-speed digital I/O, digital multimeters, etc), please submit a comment below indicating the product line of interest and your contact information.