Yes, you should be able to do that.
One of the devices I support is the XIA xMAP, which is a PXI digital x-ray spectroscopy card. It can be run either from an embedded Windows processor like you have, or from
a separate PC with a National Instruments PCI to PXI link adapter.
You would need to write the driver for your AI/AO cards, but National Instruments should give you a C/C++ callable library to do that.
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On Behalf Of Pavel Masloff
Sent: Friday, May 25, 2012 9:13 AM
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Subject: [NI] PXI 1000 EPICS support ?
I have found an old NI PXI chassis in our lab with the following configuration:
Chassis: NI PXI 1000
Embedded controller: NI PXI-8106
Cards: NI MIO 6070E (AI/AO modules, 3 pcs)
The embedded controller is running Windows XP Professional National Instruments.
Is there any chance to save the device and run EPICS on it?
Pavel Maslov, MS
Controls Engineer at Pulsed power Lab
Efremov Institute for Electro-Physical Apparatus
St. Petersburg, Russia
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