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vegas
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Price to develop a driver

In order to run my Parker controller with LabVIEW I may need to have NI design a new driver for it.  Does anyone know about how much this would cost me?

Josh
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Dennis_Knutson
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Re: Price to develop a driver

NI does not do contract work. You can make a request at http://sine.ni.com/apps/we/niid_web_display.request_driver. NI creates drivers based on demand and there is no guarantee that they will develop one. There is information at http://www.ni.com/devzone/idnet/default.htm on how to create your own driver. It's not any more difficult than writing any other type of LabVIEW program. You might also try the Instrument I/O Assistant. If you are in a time crunch and need outside help, there is a whole network of Alliance companies that doe this sort of stuff for a living. You can get information at http://www.ni.com/alliance/. There are members that specialize in driver development or you may want to find someone local to you. Prices will vary.
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Re: Price to develop a driver

The only reason Im not developing it on my own is that my supervisor wants a standard so that in the future it will work with other programs if neccessary.  Thanks for your help.
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Re: Price to develop a driver

Well, the link I posted includes the latest guidelines and certification process. With LabVIEW 8, you even get a wizard that gets you started. Following the guidelines, submitting the driver, and getting it certified is the same process that developers at NI use.
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Re: Price to develop a driver

If you would like to discuss specifics about having a driver developed by NI, you can send an email to instrument.drivers@ni.com

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MikiKo
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Re: Price to develop a driver

Hello, what is the price for driver certification as described on this page (http://digital.ni.com/public.nsf/allkb/F321995367AEDDE8862576B3005C4532)? Is it free of charge?

 

 

Thanks for an answer.

Michal

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Re: Price to develop a driver

Yes, it is free of charge.