Identifying a Pickering PXI Chassis in NI MAX

    Any non-NI PXI chassis will not be identified by manufacturer and model in MAX unless the appropriate files are added to the controller system.

    This lack of identification is not usually a problem, the chassis will appear as (Unidentified) in the MAX list, but this should not affect it's performance in any way.

    In order to make MAX fully identify a Pickering chassis, follow these instructions:

    1. Copy the required .ini file from the download location to your PC, click here for download location
    2. Copy the files to any convenient location on your PC, for example to the Desktop
    3. Launch MAX and expand My System, Devices and Interfaces, PXI System
    4. The Pickering chassis will appear in the list followed by the word (Unidentified)
    5. Right click on the entry and select Identify As
    6. Select the entry appropriate for the chassis, if it is not present, then select 'Other' and browse to the location of the file downloaded above
    7. Change the file filter to 'All Files (*.*)' and select the appropriate ini file
    8. The chassis should now be correctly identifed in MAX

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