Operating System Requirements
National Instruments Software
The table below lists the National Instruments software dependencies for the OPAL-RT Power Electronics Add-On for NI VeriStand. These dependencies must be installed to the development machine first.
|Software||NI License Required||Supported Versions|
|NI VeriStand||Veristand Development System|
2018, 2019, 2020 (all revisions)
NI VeriStand and Power Electronics Add-On Version Compatibility
⚫ = Supported ⚪ = Unsupported
|NI R Series Multifunction RIO||None|
|PXI Platform Services||None|
Driver versions must be compatible with the installed version of VeriStand. See Installing VeriStand below for more information.
|NI System Configuration||None|
Installing VeriStand 2020 or VeriStand 2019 and Drivers
When using the NI Package Manager to install VeriStand 2019 or 2020, compatible driver versions are automatically selected for installation. OPAL-RT recommends launching the VeriStand installation using these steps:
- Download and install the NI Package Manager.
- In the Browse Products tab, search for VeriStand and select VeriStand and Drivers.
- Select the desired VeriStand version and click Install.
- In the Install VeriStand and Drivers dialog box, ensure that all drivers listed in the table above have been selected before completing the installation.
Installing VeriStand 2018 and Drivers
Click here to download a file containing a package installer for VeriStand 2018 and compatible versions of the required NI drivers. Note that it is also possible to download these installers individually from the National Instruments website.
The OPAL-RT Power Electronics Add-On for NI VeriStand allows a circuit model designed using standard modeling environments to be imported and simulated on FPGA. See Supported Circuit Editors for more information. The following tool is required to use the Add-On.
|Simscape Electrical Specialized Power Systems Simulink Blockset||MATLAB 2011b-2019b|