Install the Keysight IO Libraries and VISA Interface Support Package

The Instrument Control Toolbox™ Support Package for Keysight™ IO Libraries and VISA Interface simplifies the use of Keysight (formerly Agilent®) VISA by installing the necessary software components, such as the IO libraries and VISA shared components.

After you download and install the support package, you can use the VISA interface to communicate with Keysight instruments.

The support package installs the following files on your host computer:

  • MATLAB® Instrument Driver for Keysight VISA

  • Keysight IO libraries

  • Keysight VISA shared components

Installing the Support Package

To install the Instrument Control Toolbox Support Package for Keysight IO Libraries and VISA Interface:

On the MATLAB Home tab, in the Environment section, click Add-Ons > Get Hardware Support Packages.

In the Add-On Explorer, scroll to the Hardware Support Packages section, and click show all to find your support package.

To uninstall support packages:

On the MATLAB Home tab, in the Environment section, click Add-Ons > Manage Add-Ons.

To update existing support packages:

On the MATLAB Home tab, in the Environment section, click Add-Ons > Check for Updates > Hardware Support Packages.

For more information about using Add-On Explorer, see Get and Manage Add-Ons (MATLAB).