Example Code

Programmatically Reset USB DAQ device in LabVIEW

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  • LabVIEW

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This example demonstrates how to programmatically reset a USB DAQ device that has been unplugged and then reconnect and continue running in LabVIEW.


If you want to start with the device unplugged, you will need to right click the DAQ assistant and choose Generate DAQmx code. This will allow you to choose the appropriate device prior to starting the VI.


  • LabVIEW 2012 (or compatible)

Steps to Implement or Execute Code

  1. Run the VI with your device plugged in and working.
  2. Unplug or remove the device and you will notice that it go to the reset loop and waits for device to be reconnected.


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**This document has been updated to meet the current required format for the NI Code Exchange.**

National Instruments
Applications Engineer

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Assaf Yarden

Very elegant solution, Tahnks