Example Code

Reserve or Unreserve a Network Device Using LabVIEW with DAQmx

Products and Environment

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  • Data Acquisition (DAQ)


  • LabVIEW


  • NI DAQmx

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This VI is used to reserve or unreserve the network device using DAQmx.


Using cDAQ 9188 or any DAQmx network device, you can run this VI to reserve or unreserve the network device without resorting to MAX.


  • LabVIEW 2012 (or compatible).
  • cDAQ 9188 or any DAQmx network device.

Steps to Implement or Execute Code

  1. Open and run the VI. 
  2. Choose your device in "device in" ctl.
  3. Select "Reserve Network HW" or "unReverse Network HW".


Additional Information or References
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National Instruments
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