After the driver is installed and you reboot your computer, NI-PnP. Double Click on cmdSend. To do this, launch the GPIB configuration utility – ibconf. Add the code to this subroutine as shown in Table 2. The hardware diagnostic will then test all configured boards. If you are using a Non-Plug and Play board, after selecting an address, change the board’s 5 DIP switches to match the diagram in ibconf. Instead you should make device parameter changes dynamically in your application code.

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Please visit Request Support for product support inquiries. When NI-PnP runs again, it should look similar to the following:. If ibdiag completes with no errors, your hardware is functioning properly. Worldwide presence We supply and support our products across the gppib, with seven offices in the Americas, Europe and Asia as well as additional representation.

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Use the arrow keys to select your board type. The program should resemble the following. Cables – Connector to Unterminated 27 Additional Products: Follow us or join our newsletter. Verify that the following files have been installed to the Windows System folder: The Code window should have written the segment of code: To configure the board, make sure GPIB0 is highlighted and press the enter key. Follow these steps to run ibdiag: We use cookies to enhance your online experience.


If the diagnostic continues to fail, then there are only three possible reasons: There are several other board parameters you can modify, but for most cases you should leave them at the default settings.

To verify and test the hardware installation, run the ibdiag hardware diagnostic program that came fos your NI Rerun the hardware diagnostic test.

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Verify that the following files have been installed to the Windows System folder:. Double Click on cmdSend. If ibdiag returns an error message, go back to the previous step and reconfigure the board to not use a DMA channel or an IRQ. Resize form window to desired size.

In the Code Editor window, under the Object dropdown list, select General. From success stories and product videosto product literature and newsletters, find the information you need about our switching and simulation solutions.

Legacy: NI-488.2 Driver Software Configuration under DOS

These files will be used during the development process ds a Visual Basic program. If you are writing a new GPIB application we do not recommend using these device templates.


Add two TextBox controls to the form. To configure a board or device navigate to the appropriate description and hit the enter key or F8 function key.

After the driver is installed and you reboot your computer, NI-PnP. On the View Menu, select Properties Window. A new window will appear with a board type parameter.

Legacy: NI Driver Software Configuration under DOS – National Instruments

You must first tell the driver what type of board you have and what resources it is using. To do this, launch the Gpub configuration utility – ibconf. You may only use the default values, if they are not already in use by another device in your computer; you may need to try different address values until you gpub an available address, if the default address is already taken.

The board and driver will function properly without this resource. To change the device settings, choose the device in question from the main device map.