CompactRIO Related Documentation (FPGA Interface)

CompactRIO Reference and Procedures (FPGA Interface)

Edition Date: June 2010

Part Number: 370984T-01

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CompactRIO includes the following documentation. You can also refer to the C Series Documentation NI Developer Zone document for the latest CompactRIO documentation.

Help Resources

  • LabVIEW Help—Use this help file to access reference information about C Series modules and instructions for using LabVIEW with CompactRIO devices. Using the Contents tab, navigate to FPGA Module»CompactRIO Reference and Procedures. You can find help topics for the module you are using by navigating on the Contents tab to FPGA Module»CompactRIO Reference and Procedures»Module Type»NI 9xxx.
  • Measurement & Automation Explorer (MAX) Help for CompactRIO—Use this help file to access instructions for configuring CompactRIO controllers and enabling CompactRIO reconfigurable embedded chassis for use with LabVIEW. After you launch MAX, select Help»MAX Help and navigate to Measurement & Automation Explorer Help»Installed Products»MAX Help for CompactRIO on the Contents tab.

PDF Documents

These documents are available as PDFs in the CompactRIO\manuals directory. The latest versions of these documents are online at and the C Series Documentation Developer Zone document. You must have Adobe Reader with Search and Accessibility 5.0.5 or later installed to view the PDFs. You must have Adobe Reader with Search and Accessibility 6.x or later installed to search PDF versions of these manuals. Refer to the Adobe Systems Incorporated Web site to download Acrobat Reader.

Readme Documents

  • NI-RIO Readme—Use this file to learn important last-minute information about NI-RIO, including installation instructions and descriptions of known issues for installing and using NI-RIO. Access the NI-RIO Readme on the NI-RIO installation CD.
  • Software Support for CompactRIO, CompactDAQ, Single-Board RIO, R Series, and FlexRIO Devices—Use this NI Developer Zone document to determine what versions of LabVIEW, the LabVIEW FPGA Module, the LabVIEW Real-Time Module, and the NI-RIO software you need for the C Series modules, CompactRIO chassis, CompactRIO controllers, Single-Board RIO devices, and R Series devices you are using.


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