VXI-USB For VXI System Control From a USB-Equipped Computer

  • The VXI-USB is scheduled for obsolescence. Last buy date is December 31, 2016.
  • Complete VXI interface from any computer with USB
  • VXIbus 3.0 features including A64 addressing
  • 32 MB/s sustained throughput across USB and VXI
  • VXI Slot 0 capability including resource manager
  • High-performance DMA transfers using the MITE ASIC
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The VXI-USB interface kit links any desktop or notebook computer to the VXIbus with the Universal Serial Bus (USB). Using the VXI-USB, your external computer performs as if it were plugged directly into the VXI backplane, giving it the capability of an embedded controller. Through USB 2.0 technology, the VXI-USB achieves a superior block throughput rate for word-serial (message-based) communication compared with IEEE 1394-to-VXI and GPIB-to-VXI interfaces. The VXIplug&play-compliant VXI-USB kit comes with the NI-VXI/NI-VISA for Windows Vista/XP/2000 to simplify your VXI system development. NI-VXI/NI-VISA software features intuitive tools for troubleshooting and debugging VXI systems and programming libraries compatible with hundreds of industry-standard instrument drivers.

Specifications Documents

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Service Programs for Hardware

At NI, we produce high-performance hardware and are committed to helping you maintain that performance for years to come. Our three- or five-year service programs for hardware and systems provide the coverage you need while ensuring lowest total cost of ownership over the life of your system:

  • Get up and running faster with system assembly and configuration services
  • Operate on a fixed budget with prepaid repair and calibration services
  • Maintain peak performance with a discounted calibration plan
  • Simply call us to schedule your service—no budget approval needed

To learn more about service programs for hardware and systems, see ni.com/services/hardware

Technical Support

With the knowledge, experience, and responsiveness of NI applications engineers in more than 30 languages and 40 countries, we have the technical support resources to ensure your success. Through our standard NI technical support program, we can help you:

  • Consult on how to use NI products
  • Overcome development challenges
  • Quickly resolve issues pre- or post-deployment

To access NI technical support services for your hardware, visit ni.com/support

Training and Certification

With extensive training options for new and experienced users, we can help you reduce development time and costs through faster learning and increased productivity with your NI hardware and systems. Gain the skills you need to design and develop high-quality applications:

  • Learn recommended techniques to reduce development time and improve application performance and scalability
  • Leverage more than 40 training courses taught by NI and industry experts
  • Attend training in a variety of formats, including online, virtual, and classroom settings

To find training courses for your hardware, visit ni.com/training

Consulting and Integration

NI and the extensive network of NI Alliance Partners provide a wide range of professional services so that together, we can assist you with the design, development, and deployment of even the most complex systems. Take advantage of the team’s in-depth knowledge of NI products and applications with the following services:

  • Prototyping and feasibility analysis
  • Startup, consulting, and development assistance
  • System integration
  • Migration and upgrade assistance

For more information on NI professional services and the Alliance Partner Network, see ni.com/services/consulting/

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