We are looking at buying a PXI system from NI. Do you know any other supplier that makes similar affordable, reliable equipment, that would be worth to have a look at?
Our intended NI system would consist of:
If you are looking at alternative brands for PXI instruments, there are a few in the market (check out http://www.pxisa.org/)
IMHO, if all your requirements are satisfied with NI portfolio, do not think much, go ahead, reach out to NI sales and take it from there about pricing.