Looking for help and insight. Having trouble getting started with brand new PXI remote controller (8381). Using HP-Z420 workstation and NI-1075 chassis. Tried many things. No luck yet.
Problem: Can't establish link to chassis. PXIe-8381 front panel LED is amber. Back side LED's (column of six) all blinking as expected EXCEPT for #2 (see Figure 2.5 in manual). So far, makes sense.
However, at no time do either of the LED's on the PCIe-8381 light up at all. Always totally dark. Might this indicate problem hardware?
If not, I can describe my troubleshooting steps so far...just thought I'd start with the LED's. Thanks!
LEDs being off on the PCIe-8381 means that it's not getting power. The PXIe-8381 is (correctly) reporting that it's not linked, since the card it would be linked with isn't on. Probably your only option is to try a different slot, but I'm suspicious that maybe the PCIe-8381 is bad.
Thanks Robert. I have to agree. I have tried multiple known good working slots with the same result.
I'll put in for an RMA.