Unpacking, Verifying the kit contents, Unpacking 3. verifying the kit contents – National Instruments PXI-6561/6562 User Manual

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NI Digital Waveform Generator/Analyzer Guide

Windows 2000/NT/XP, with all available critical updates and service

One of the following application development environments (ADEs):

LabVIEW 7.0 or later (LabVIEW 7.1 or later is required to use the
NI-HSDIO Express VIs)

LabVIEW Real-Time Module 7.1



6.0 or later

Microsoft Visual C++ (MSVC) 6.0 or later

2. Unpacking

The NI digital waveform generator/analyzer ships in an antistatic package to
prevent electrostatic discharge (ESD). ESD can damage several components
on the device.


Never touch the exposed pins of connectors.

To avoid ESD damage in handling the device, take the following precautions:

Ground yourself with a grounding strap or by touching a grounded

Touch the antistatic package to a metal part of your computer chassis
before removing the device from the package.

Remove the device from the package and inspect it for loose components or
any other signs of damage. Notify NI if the device appears damaged in any
way. Do not install a damaged device in your computer or chassis.

Store the device in the antistatic package when the device is not in use.

3. Verifying the Kit Contents

Verify that the kit contains the following items:

DVD-sized case, which contains the following items:

NI-HSDIO (High-Speed Digital I/O) instrument driver software
CDs, which include the NI Digital Waveform Generator/Analyzer

NI Digital Waveform Generator/Analyzer Getting Started Guide

NI digital waveform generator/analyzer

Mounting screw (PCI devices only)