In order for LabVIEW to work with an Ophir power meter or PC interface, you must install StarLab first. LabVIEW does not actually communicate via the StarLab application as we have created a special COM object control for integration intent. However, you do need to Install StarLab since the installation process also installs the necessary USB drivers and registers the OphirLMMeasurement COM object required for LabVIEW (or other user programs) to communicate with Ophir power meters and PC interfaces.
Here’s a demo to get you started:
NOTE: If you do not wish to install StarLab on your LabVIEW PC, there is an alternative. For more information on using Ophir’s COM object, including how to use it without installing StarLab, please consult Ophir’s COM object manual: OphirLMMeasurement_COM_Object.pdf