NI-SWITCH Python API
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The nimi-python repository generates Python bindings (Application Programming Interface) for interacting with the Modular Instrument drivers. The following drivers are supported:
- NI-DCPower (Python module: nidcpower)
- NI-Digital Pattern Driver (Python module: nidigital)
- NI-DMM (Python module: nidmm)
- NI-FGEN (Python module: nifgen)
- NI-ModInst (Python module: nimodinst)
- NI-SCOPE (Python module: niscope)
- NI Switch Executive (Python module: nise)
- NI-SWITCH (Python module: niswitch)
- NI-TClk (Python module: nitclk)
nimi-python supports all the Operating Systems supported by the underlying driver.
nimi-python follows Python Software Foundation support policy for different versions. At this time this includes Python 3.5 and above using CPython.
NI-SWITCH Python API Status
|Driver Version Tested Against||20.5.0|
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As a prerequisite to using the niswitch module, you must install the NI-SWITCH runtime on your system. Visit ni.com/downloads to download the driver runtime for your devices.
The nimi-python modules (i.e. for NI-SWITCH) can be installed with pip:
$ python -m pip install niswitch~=1.3.2
Or easy_install from setuptools:
$ python -m easy_install niswitch
We welcome contributions! You can clone the project repository, build it, and install it by following these instructions.
The following is a basic example of using the niswitch module to open a session to a Switch and connect channels.
import niswitch with niswitch.Session("Dev1") as session: session.connect(channel1='r0', channel2='c0')
Additional examples for NI-SWITCH are located in src/niswitch/examples/ directory.
Support / Feedback
The packages included in nimi-python package are supported by NI. For support, open a request through the NI support portal at ni.com.
Bugs / Feature Requests
To report a bug or submit a feature request specific to NI Modular Instruments Python bindings (nimi-python), please use the GitHub issues page.
Fill in the issue template as completely as possible and we will respond as soon as we can.
For hardware support or any other questions not specific to this GitHub project, please visit NI Community Forums.
Documentation is available here.
nimi-python is licensed under an MIT-style license (see LICENSE). Other incorporated projects may be licensed under different licenses. All licenses allow for non-commercial and commercial use.
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