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RTD or Thermistor Measurements with the SCXI-1303 Terminal Block
How do I set up and perform RTD or Thermistor measurements with the SCXI-1102 module and SCXI-1303 terminal block?
Why Doesn't Renumbering my PXI Chassis in MAX Update the Chassis Number of My RIO Device?
I am using some R-Series devices in my PXI chassis.  However, when I renumber my chassis using Measurement & Automation Explorer (MAX) and click on my RIO device that is in that chassis, the chassis number ...
SCXI-1520 Hardware Offset Nulling Fails with 'out of range' Error
I tried to use the offset nulling feature of my SCXI-1520, but it fails with an error that says the measurement is too far out of range. How else can I null my measurement offset?
How Can I Achieve Full Accuracy With My SCXI-1141/2/3 Module?
I want to maximize the accuracy of my SCXI-1141/2/3 module? In the specifications for the module, next to the offset error it says that it can be calibrated out, so how can I calibrate out my offset error? ...
Error -89120 When Synchronizing Two SCXI-1520s with an S-Series Board in Parallel Mode
I want to synchronize two SCXI-1520 in parallel mode with each connected to an S Series DAQ device. I am using the shipping example Example Multi-Device Synch-Analog Input-Cont  and have ...
What Does the LED on the Front of my SCXI Chassis Indicate?
I have an SCXI Chassis and want to know what the LED on the front near the power button means. Does it indicate that the chassis has power or that a certain power rail is working?
What National Instruments Products Support Current Input?
I need to measure a current; what products does National Instruments make that will let me read current?
Bad Values of Thermocouples at High Temperatures with SCXI-1303 Terminal Blocks
Why is my thermocouple that is attached to a SCXI-1303 terminal block not reading correct readings at high temperatures?
What Does a Blinking SCXI Power LED Mean on a PXI-1010 Chassis?
This Document is not yet Rated   Rate this Document What Does a Blinking SCXI Power LED Mean on a PXI-1010 Chassis? Hardware: SCXI>>Chassis>>PXI-1010 Problem: The SCXI power LED is blinking on my PXI-1010 ...
Why Am I Getting Error -200077 (0xFFFCF273) During Thermocouple Measurements with SCB-68 or SCXI?
Why does a DAQ device with the SCB-68 or SCXI-1102 for thermocouple measurements with built-in CJC compensation yield Error -200077?
What is the Pinout of a 50 Pin Connector?
12 ratings:   3.66 out of 5      Rate this Document What is the Pinout of a 50 Pin Connector? Hardware: SCXI, Multifunction DAQ (MIO) Problem: What pins in the 50 Pin Connector map to the pin numbers found ...
How Do I Enable the Shunt Resistor of the SCXI-1520 Module?
The SCXI-1520 module has two independent shunt calibration circuits, each with a resistor in series with a switch. When the switch is closed, a socketed shunt calibration resistor in the SCXI-1314 connects ...
Are the Shunt Resistors on the SCXI-1308 Considered Internal or External When Configuring a MAX Task?
I want to set up a current measurement task in MAX with the SCXI-1102 using the shunt resistors on the SCXI-1308, but I need to know if the shunt resistors are considered internal or external. Where can ...
What Does 'Standby' Mean on a PXI Chassis Power Switch?
2 ratings:   5 out of 5      Rate this Document What Does "Standby" Mean on a PXI Chassis Power Switch? Hardware: PXI/CompactPCI>>Chassis>>PXI-1000, PXI/CompactPCI>>Chassis>>PXI-1000B, PXI/CompactPCI>>Chassis>>PXI-1002, ...
What is the Daisy Chain Index?
When I daisy chain multiple SCXI chassis, I am required to select a different address for each chassis as well as a daisy chain index. What's the difference?
Is There a DIN Rail-Mountable Terminal Block for the SCXI Modules?
I have a rack of SCXI chassis that I am using for many tests. Instead of changing the wiring on an SCXI terminal block, I would like to have a DIN rail-mountable terminal block that allows me to change ...
SCXI Chassis Need to Have Different Addresses Even when Controlled by Different Controllers
I have two executables using NI-SWITCH that initialize different switch modules in two different SCXI chassis. They are controlled with different MIO boards. I get an error when trying to run the 2 executables ...
What Digital Lines are Reserved by SCXI when Connected in Parallel Mode?
I want to use the digital and PFI lines of my DAQ board while it is connected to an SCXI module in parallel mode. Can I do this with the SCXI-1180 feedthrough panel?
How Do I Access the SCXI-1122 Excitation Correction Factors When Using DAQmx?
The SCXI-1122 user manual states: "When using the excitation channels, you must retrieve the correction factors for the current andvoltage from the EEPROM before using them in your transducer conversion ...
Frequently Asked Questions for the NI SCXI-1600 USB Data Acquisition and Control Module
How can I import/export SCXI-1600 configurations to/from different computers? Can I daisy-chain SCXI chassis using a USB SCXI 1600? Can I use the SCXI-1600 In any slot in my SCXI chassis? ...
Using a Custom Terminal Block or Cable with a SCXI 1127/1128 Switch Module
I'm using an SCXI 1127/1128 with a custom terminal block or cable instead of the 1331 terminal block. Why am I not able to route signals through the switch?
Why Do I Get Error Code -200152 or -200175 When Configuring or Accessing Hardware in an NI System?
I am receiving one of the following error codes when I am trying to configure my NI system: or How can I resolve this issue?
How Can I Modify the Properties For SCXI 1530/1531?
I have installed the SCXI 1530/1531 on an SCXI 1000 Chassis. Under MAX when I right click on the device to go to properties, it is grayed out. How can I change the properties of the SCXI 1531/1530? Is ...
Why is the Gain Incorrect When I Am Using a SCXI-1121 Module with a 1327 Connector Block?
This Document is not yet Rated   Rate this Document Why is the Gain Incorrect When I Am Using a SCXI-1121 Module with a 1327 Connector Block? Hardware: SCXI>>Terminal Blocks>>SCXI-1327 Problem: Why is ...
Thermocouple Temperature Reading Drops When Measuring Higher Temperatures
I created a task in Measurement & Automation Explorer (MAX) to measure temperature using thermocouples. In the test panel, it reads the room temperature correctly, but when I put the thermocouple into ...
Why Can't I Reset the Excitation Voltage of my SCXI-1520 After I Power Cycle It?
I am running a SCXI-1000 chassis with a SCXI-1520 strain gague module. I can run my LabVIEW program that sets up the DAQmx virtual channel and set the excitation voltage to 5 volts. After power cycling ...
How Do I Measure the Dynamic Resistance of the Strain Gauge?
I have a Strain Gauge setup and I would like to measure the dynamic resistance of my Strain Gauge resistor. Is there any way in which I can do that in LabVIEW?
How do I Measure the Dynamic Resistance of the Strain Gauge?
I have a strain gauge setup and I would like to measure the dynamic resistance of my strain gauge resistor. Is there any way in which I can do that in LabVIEW?
Simultaneous Sampling With Four 3-Wire Pressure Transducers Connected to the SCXI-1314
I have four 3 wire pressure transducers, and I need to connect them to the SCXI-1314 connector block in order to perform pressure measurements. I looked into the manual for SCXI-1520, and I was confused ...
How Can I Retrieve an SCXI Module's Calibration Constants?
I want to get or view the calibration constants stored on the EEPROM of my SCXI device. I have confirmed through my SCXI device's manual that it does in fact store calibration constants on its EEPROM. ...

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