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APIs in C# to communicate with NI CAN

Hello I am using NI-USB 8473. I am developing Application in C# to interact with the NI interface. Please provide APIs in .net library to interact with this H/W. Thanks in advance
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Hi sse24,

There is currently not a C# API for the NI-CAN Driver. Page 5-1 of the NI-CAN hardware and software manuals covers the supported APIs for programming the USB-8473 using the NI-CAN driver.

That being said, you should be able to work with the driver since it does support C/C++ coding through a DLL. You may have to write some extra code to interface or possibly wrap that functionality for C#. People have done this successfully in the past, and it looks like in one case specifically for the USB-8473.

Charlie J.
National Instruments
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