SPI Interface Usage Requirements and Guidelines
You need to have either a Total Phase Aardvark host adaptor
or an NI-845x adaptor board installed to use the
The following sections describe requirements for each option.
To use the SPI interface with the Aardvark adaptor, you must download the Hardware Support Package to obtain the necessary files. You must also download the USB device driver from the vendor.
If you do not have the Aardvark driver installed, see Install the Total Phase Aardvark I2C/SPI Interface Support Package.
Install the Aardvark Software API and Shared Library appropriate for your operating system.
aardvark.dll file that comes with the
Total Phase Aardvark adaptor board must be available in one of these
locations for use on Windows® platforms:
Location where MATLAB® was started from (bin folder)
MATLAB current folder (PWD)
Folders listed in the path environment variable
For use on Linux platforms, the
that comes with the Total Phase Aardvark adaptor board must be in
your MATLAB path.
To use the SPI interface with the NI-845x adaptor, you must download the hardware support package to obtain the latest driver, if you do not already have the driver installed. If you already have the latest driver installed, you do not need to download this support package.
If you do not have the NI-845x driver installed, see Install the NI-845x I2C/SPI Interface Support Package to install it.