Why NI PXI?

  • Industry Standard

    You’re not locked in. NI led the creation of PXI, an open standard with hardware available from more than 60 vendors.

  • High-Performance

    Test faster with high bandwidth connections between your measurements, the latest processing technology, and your test software.

  • Scalable

    Manage change with PXI. Add measurements, more channels, new analysis routines, or upgrade to the latest processor without having to purchase a whole new instrument.

  • Accurate

    PXI offers some of the highest frequency and accuracy specifications, so you can ensure your test systems deliver the production test results you need.


PXI systems provide high-performance modular instruments and other I/O modules with specialised synchronisation and key software features for test and measurement applications, from device validation to automated production test.

The complete solution for any application

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Composed of three main hardware components: chassis, controller & modules,NI PXI systems provide the best approach for validation and production test.



Add industry leading software and work with flexibility

Build systems faster with NI’s extensive software portfolio

Skip the programming and take quick interactive measurements with InstrumentStudio™ software, available free for download. Or build validation and production testers using TestStand test management software and the LabVIEW programming environment.

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If you are after a complete test management system, NI's Test Workflow offers a bundle of select NI software featuring engineering-specific tools that help test professionals accomplish anything!


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