Device USB-8451 reference and attached device

I have 2 test systems PC using NI USB-8451 I2C communication.

A reference device... 33 b... and the other a... 33D..., so I can't use the default fixed values.

Also, I may need to run an exe have respected for others to use.

Questions:

1. it is not VISA. No VISA opening or closing.

2. nothing in the compare pallete validates this reference of the device.

3. no USB device attached validation (Are You There).

Up to now

1. a successful simple i/o operation can check "Are You There". I chose Dig I/O read a bit.

2. #1 above also validates the reference of the device.

Is there a smoother, faster way to do this? Windows operating system does not record stuff USB etc... ?

TODO:

Get the device USB-8451 reference in MAX.

This link may be the solution, I'll know tomorrow. I was expecting a VISA VI to be useful.

http://forums.NI.com/T5/LabVIEW/how-to-ask-the-I2C-device-alias-name-from-the-Max/TD-p/1231439/highl...

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Jeff

This seems good.

Thank you

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