Do More with your NI myDAQ Data Acquisition Device

kristielAll Topics, National Instruments

Do More with your NI myDAQ Data Acquitision Device

The NI myDAQ is a data acquisition device designed for students. As a tool for introducing engineering concepts and problem-solving, it allows hands-on experimentation. As it is a portable device, it allows for analyzing and measuring live signals in the classroom or wherever you may be. The myDAQ combines easy-to-use software-defined instruments and hardware that you can use as a function generator, … Read More

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NI LabVIEW Tutorial: Installing Drivers for myDAQ

Mark PhilippAll Topics, National Instruments, Tutorial

NI LabVIEW Tutorial: Installing Drivers and ELVISmx for myDAQ

The NI myDAQ is a versatile data acquisition device that can be used with NI LabVIEW software. We’ve written many tutorials and informational blogs about the myDAQ. This post, however, will outline how to install the necessary drivers and software for the myDAQ. Why Do I Need Drivers with LabVIEW? When a computer needs to interact with some piece of … Read More

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How to Download and Install LabVIEW 2017 on Windows

Mark PhilippAll Topics, National Instruments, Support

How to Download and Install LabVIEW 2017 on Windows

It’s another year and National Instruments has released LabVIEW 2017. This guide will walk you through the steps for downloading and installing the product. LabVIEW 2017 System Requirements First, you’ll want to make sure your computer can run LabVIEW 2017. Refer to the below table to see the system requirements: Windows Run-Time Engine Development Environment Processor1 Pentium 4M/Celeron 866 MHz … Read More

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How to Download and Install LabVIEW 2016 for Windows

kristielAll Topics, National Instruments, Support

How to Download and Install LabVIEW 2016 for Windows

National Instruments recently released LabVIEW 2016. With a new version of LabVIEW comes new instructions on installing it. This tutorial will help guide you through the process of downloading and installing LabVIEW 2016 on a Windows computer. LabVIEW System Requirements The first thing you want to look at is whether your computer meets the minimum system requirements or not. Refer … Read More

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Wiring an Electric Motor with the mySTEM for NI myDAQ

kristielNational Instruments, Tutorial

How to Wire an Electric Motor with mySTEM Project Board for NI myDAQ

We’ve been working on a series of activities that explain how you can enhance the capabilities of the National Instruments myDAQ using the mySTEM Project Board. This week, we’ve got another exciting mySTEM Project Board project to share. This time around, Mark will walk you through how to wire a 12V DC motor to the mySTEM and control it using the … Read More

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Detecting Light Levels with the mySTEM for NI myDAQ

kristielNational Instruments, Tutorial

Detecting Light Levels With the mySTEM for NI myDAQ

A couple of weeks ago, I did a basic breadboard LED project using a mySTEM connected to a myDAQ. We created a simple circuit. This week, we will create a light detector using the mySTEM Project Board for the NI myDAQ and a couple of sensors/circuits. You’ll have a laser emitter that you’ll use to hit a photoresistor, which will … Read More

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How to Create a Simple Circuit with mySTEM Project Board

kristielAll Topics, National Instruments, Tutorial

How to Create a Simple Circuit with mySTEM ™ Project Board

If you are interested in controls education or electrical engineering, you’ll find the mySTEM™ Project Board is a useful attachment for your NI myDAQ. I won’t go into the technical specifications of the hardware, but if you’re curious, you can find that information on the mySTEM product page. Use the project board to plug into your National Instruments myDAQ to wire circuits, … Read More

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Introduce Controls Education with NI myDAQ

kristielAll Topics, National Instruments

Introduce Controls Education with NI myDAQ & mySTEM Project Board

As you are probably aware, the NI myDAQ is a portable measurement and instrumentation device. It is ideal for student learning and can easily be used in a classroom setting. It is an affordable, portable and durable data acquisition device that allows students to analyze and measure live signals. Combined with LabVIEW it can be used to replicate expensive instrumentation such … Read More

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