Figure 2-1. installing the pci mxi-4, Installing a pxi mxi-4 card, Installing a pxi mxi-4 card -3 – National Instruments PCI-8331 User Manual
Hardware and Software Installation
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Figure 2-1. Installing the PCI MXI-4
Installing a PXI MXI-4 Card
Complete the following steps to install the PXI MXI-4 in your PXI or
Power off your PXI or CompactPCI chassis, but leave it plugged in
while installing the PXI MXI-4 card. The power cord grounds the
chassis and protects it from electrical damage while you install the
Select a slot for the PXI MXI-4 card:
When being placed in the expansion chassis that you wish to
control using MXI-4, choose the controller slot (slot 1 in PXI).
When being placed in a host chassis, choose any slot except the
controller slot (slot 1 is reserved for the system controller in PXI).
The slot chosen must support bus mastering.
To protect both yourself and the chassis from electrical hazards, leave the chassis
off until you finish installing the PXI MXI-4 card.
PCI MXI-4 Card
PCI Bus Card-Edge Connector
PCI Bus Slot