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IVI and VXIplug&play Drivers

Communicate with instruments that use an IVI® or VXIplug&play driver

Connect to and communicate with instruments including oscilloscopes, function generators, signal generators, and spectrum analyzers using industry-standard IVI and VXIplug&play drivers from instrument vendors such as Keysight® and Tektronix®. Support for these drivers is available through the Instrument Control Toolbox™ Support Package for IVI and VXIplug&play Drivers.


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ividriverlistList installed IVI-C and VXIplug&play drivers (Since R2022a)
ividevlistList physically connected IVI-C and VXIplug&play instruments (Since R2022a)
ividevInstrument connection using MATLAB driver (Since R2022a)
iviconfigurationstoreCreate IVI configuration store object
addAdd entry to IVI configuration store object
commitSave IVI configuration store object to data file
removeRemove entry from IVI configuration store object
updateUpdate entry of IVI configuration store object


Instrument ExplorerConnect to and communicate with instruments using MATLAB driver (Since R2024a)



Troubleshooting IVI and Quick-Control Interfaces

Try these tips if you have problems using the toolbox with the IVI and Quick-Control interfaces. Includes information about supported platforms, adaptor requirements, configuration and connection, and other interface-specific tips.