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Why Can't I See My NI 9144 in MAX?



Hardware: CompactRIO>>Controllers>>cRIO-9074, CompactRIO>>Chassis (Backplanes)>>cRIO-9074

Problem:
I have connected my NI 9144 8-slot EtherCAT Slave Chassis to my cRIO, why can't I see it in Measurement & Automation Explorer (MAX)?

Solution:
You will not be able to see the NI 9144 in MAX like you see the Real-Time controller. The NI 9144 is a C-Series module expansion chassis and like C-Series modules, MAX is unable to determine what additional hardware is connected to the cRIO.

Related Links:
KnowledgeBase 4DKB26TS: Why Can't I See My cRIO I/O Modules in MAX?
White Paper: Setting Up EtherCAT on NI Programmable Automation Controllers
Products and Services: NI 9144

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Report Date: 12/26/2008
Last Updated: 09/29/2017
Document ID: 4SPGD86C

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