National Instruments PXIe-8381 MXI-Express Gen II x8 PXIe Module
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National Instruments PXIe-8381 MXI-Express Gen II x8 PXIe Module

This unit is only half of the MXI-Express Gen II x8 System. This does not include the PCIe-8381 Host Interface Card.

Part Number: 782362-01, 153097A-01L

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National Instruments PXIe-8381 / PXIe-8384 MXI-Express Gen II x8 Series

  • MXI Communication Level: MXI-Express Gen2 x8
  • Control a PXIe / PCIe from PC using MXI-Express link
  • Control Multiple PXIe / PCIe Chassis with Single PCIe Controller


The National Instrument PXIe-8381 / PXIe-8384 MXI-Express Gen II x8 Series extends PCI Express communication over a cable of up to 5 m. With MXI-Express Gen II x8, you can control a PXI Express or CompactPCI Express backplane with a PCI Express-based PC. You can also physically separate the measurement or automation system from a host PC and control multiple PXI Express or CompactPCI Express chassis with a single PCI Express-based PC or PXI Express embedded controller.

The PXIe-8381 allows you to control PXI and CompactPCI systems from your PC using a fully transparent MXI-Express link. It is installed in a PXI chassis and uses a PCI Express-to-PCI bridge to interface with an installed PCIe-8381 through a copper, x1 MXI-Express cable.

The PXIe-8384 allows you to create multichassis PXI systems that interface to the same computer. You can use the PXIe-8384 to daisy chain up to eight PXI chassis to the same system computer, which can be a PXI Controller or a PC connected with a Device for PXI Remote Control. You can also extend the PXI system by connecting RAID Arrays, Software Defined Radio Devices, and Software Defined Reconfigurable Radio Devices.

Product Family: MXI-Express Gen II x8, MXI-Express Gen 2 x8, PXIe-838x Series, PXIe-8381, PXIe8381, PXIe-8384, PXIe8384, 153097x-01L, 153100x-01L

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