Installing a pxi mxi-3 card, Figure 2-1. installing the pci mxi-3, Installing a pxi mxi-3 card -3 – National Instruments 8330 Series User Manual
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Replace the computer cover.
Figure 2-1. Installing the PCI MXI-3
Installing a PXI MXI-3 Card
Follow these steps to install the PXI MXI-3 in your PXI or CompactPCI
Turn off your PXI or CompactPCI chassis, but leave it plugged in while
installing the PXI MXI-3 card. The power cord grounds the chassis and
protects it from electrical damage while you install the module.
Select a slot for the PXI MXI-3 card:
For use in secondary PXI bus—Choose the controller slot (Slot 1)
of your chassis. This slot must support bus arbitration and bus
mastering. The secondary PXI MXI-3 can operate only in such
For use in primary PXI bus—Choose any unused PXI or
CompactPCI 5 V peripheral slot except Slot 1. (Slot 1 is reserved
for the system controller.)
To protect both yourself and the chassis from electrical hazards, leave the chassis
off until you finish installing the PXI MXI-3 card.
PCI Bus Slot
PCI Bus Card-Edge Connector
PCI MXI-3 Board