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Creating Tasks with the API - NI-DAQmx 17.6 Manual www.ni.com/documentation/en/ni-daqmx/17.6/mxcncpts/createtaskapi/
The following example illustrates how to create a task with the API: Problem Create an NI-DAQmx task to measure temperature in the range 50°C to 200°C using a J-type thermocouple that is wired to channel ...

Creating Virtual Channels with the API - NI-DAQmx 17.6 Manual www.ni.com/documentation/en/ni-daqmx/17.6/mxcncpts/createchansapi/
The following example illustrates the difference between physical and virtual channels and demonstrates how to create virtual channels with the API. Problem Create an NI-DAQmx virtual channel to measure ...

3-Wire Resistance - NI-DAQmx 17.6 Manual www.ni.com/documentation/en/ni-daqmx/17.6/measfunds/3wireres/
Use the 3-wire resistance method, as shown in the following figure, to measure resistance on resistors that have three lead wires. The 3-wire method uses three test leads, one pair for the excitation current ...

Amplification - NI-DAQmx 17.6 Manual www.ni.com/documentation/en/ni-daqmx/17.6/measfunds/amplification/
Amplification is a type of signal conditioning that improves accuracy in the resulting digitized signal by increasing signal amplitude relative to noise. For the highest possible accuracy, amplify the ...

Timing - NI-DAQmx 17.6 Manual www.ni.com/documentation/en/ni-daqmx/17.6/devconsid/timing/
This section contains information about timing for AO Series, C Series, DSA, E Series, M Series USB, NI ELVIS II Family, S Series, and SC Express devices.

Bridge-Based Sensor Calibration - NI-DAQmx 17.6 Manual www.ni.com/documentation/en/ni-daqmx/17.6/measfunds/bridgesensorcalibration/
Calibrate bridge-based sensors periodically to account for changes in the physical characteristics of the sensor and in the material the sensor is measuring, to account for variations in the lead wire ...

Connecting Counter Signals - NI-DAQmx 17.6 Manual www.ni.com/documentation/en/ni-daqmx/17.6/devconsid/countersigcon/
The default terminals used for counter measurements and generations vary from device to device. Follow the links below for information specific to your device. To override the default input terminal, set ...

cDAQ-91xx and cRIO Simultaneous Tasks - NI-DAQmx 17.6 Manual www.ni.com/documentation/en/ni-daqmx/17.6/devconsid/simultaneoustasksmio/
To achieve maximum performance and synchronization, synchronize all analog input channels across modules or output channels across modules by combining them into a single task to create a multidevice task. ...

Transducer Excitation - NI-DAQmx 17.6 Manual www.ni.com/documentation/en/ni-daqmx/17.6/measfunds/transexcit/
Signal conditioning systems can generate excitation for some transducers. Strain gages and RTDs require external voltage and current, respectively, to excite their circuitry into measuring physical phenomena. ...

Network Address Fallback Order - NI-DAQmx 17.6 Manual www.ni.com/documentation/en/ni-daqmx/17.6/devconsid/netadd/
When NI-DAQmx attempts to contact a Network DAQ device, it uses addresses stored previously to connect to the device on the network. NI-DAQmx follows this sequence to contact Network DAQ devices: NI-DAQmx ...