Install Hardware Support Package for Vendor Support

To communicate with a data acquisition device, you need to install the required support package on your system for the device vendor. Data Acquisition Toolbox™ support packages are available for the following vendors:

  • Analog Devices® (ADALM1000)

  • Digilent® (Analog Discovery™)

  • Measurement Computing™

  • Microsoft® (Windows® Sound cards)

  • National Instruments® (NI-DAQmx)

Install Support Packages

To install the required support package for a specific vendor and device:

  1. On the MATLAB® Home tab, in the Environment section, click Add-Ons > Get Hardware Support Packages.

  2. In the left pane of the Add-On Explorer, scroll to Filter by Type and check Hardware Support Packages.

  3. Under Filter by Vendor check the vendor of your device. The Add-On Explorer displays support packages for that vendor. Click the support package for your vendor and device.

  4. Click Install > Install. Sign in to your MathWorks® account if necessary, and proceed.

Update or Uninstall Support Packages

To uninstall support packages:

On the MATLAB Home tab, in the Environment section, click Add-Ons > Manage Add-Ons.

To update existing support packages:

On the MATLAB Home tab, in the Environment section, click Add-Ons > Check for Updates > Hardware Support Packages.

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