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can we use a non NI device like a USB microcontroller to communicate with labview for data logging?

i want to log data frm a USB controller like PIC18F series..can it be done using labview? i am new to usb controlling...dont know exactly how to use the interrupts sequence...can anyone provide with a basic example???? Thanks in advance

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most usb based controllers can be communicated with via the serial port.

so on the controller you need an example, in LabVIEW you use the basic serial read write example.

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actually i hav a project in which i have to log the data through USB....can it be done?

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who said that usb could not emulate a serial port?

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i want to transfer data through the controller to the PC....only hav to wake interrupt the pc to take the data and not the other way around

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I don't think you understand what Albert is saying. If you choose, you can use a USB driver for your device that makes the USB connection a virtual serial port. The LabVIEW programming becomes simpler. If you stick with a USB RAW protocol, you have a bit more difficult time. Iwould suggest you read the series of Nuggets written by Intaris.

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thanks.. this might help!!

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