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VXI plug and play Driver

Communicate with instruments that use a VXI plug and play driver

The Instrument Control Toolbox™ can communicate with hardware using VXI plug and play drivers. Most often, the instrument manufacturers supply these drivers.


clear Remove instrument objects from MATLAB workspace
connect Connect device object to instrument
delete Remove instrument objects from memory
disconnect Disconnect device object from instrument
disp Display instrument object summary information
devicereset Reset instrument
get Instrument object properties
geterror Check and return error message from instrument
icdevice Create device object
instrhwinfo Information about available hardware
instrreset Disconnect and delete all instrument objects
invoke Execute driver-specific function on device object
propinfo Instrument object property information
set Configure or display instrument object properties
tmtool Open Test & Measurement Tool
trigger Send trigger message to instrument
instrhelp Help for instrument object type, function, or property
inspect Open Property Inspector
instrcallback Display event information when event occurs
instrfind Read instrument objects from memory to MATLAB workspace
instrfindall Find visible and hidden instrument objects
instrid Define and retrieve commands that identify instruments
instrnotify Define notification for instrument events
isvalid Determine whether instrument objects are valid
length Length of instrument object array
load Load instrument objects and variables into MATLAB workspace
makemid Convert driver to MATLAB instrument driver format
methods Class method names and descriptions
obj2mfile Convert instrument object to MATLAB code
save Save instrument objects and variables to MAT-file
selftest Run instrument self-test
size Size of instrument object array

Examples and How To

VXI plug and play Drivers

Determining whether your system is configured to use VXIplug&play drivers, creating MATLAB® VXIplug&play instrument drivers, and creating device objects.


VXI plug and play Setup

Standard VXIplug&play drivers and the configurations required for them.

Instrument Control Toolbox Properties

These properties are available in the toolbox.

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