When you first create a device object, the associated hardware driver adaptor is automatically registered. The data acquisition engine can now make use of its services.
The hardware driver adaptors included with the toolbox are all
located in the
daq/private folder. These are the
full names for each adaptor.
Supported Vendors/Device Types and Full Adaptor Names
Full Adaptor Name
Windows® sound cards
If for some reason a toolbox adaptor is not automatically registered,
then register it manually using the
For example, to manually register the sound card adaptor:
If you are using a third-party adaptor, then you may need to
register it manually. If so, supply the full path name to
daqregister. For example, to register the
If you are using a Windows Vista™ or a Windows 7 system and cannot register device drivers, you could have UAC enabled on the system. Refer to this technical bulletin for more information.
daqsupport to get diagnostic information
for all installed hardware adaptors on your system. Use this information
to diagnose issues with your hardware. Make sure you include this
information when you contact MathWorks® support.