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Maximum Voltage When Using the SCXI-1180/1181
What is the maximum voltage the SCXI-1180 or SCXI-1181 can handle?
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Error 1074135039 Occurred Using Calibration Executive
I am using the Calibration Executive Software to calibrate my SCXI device and I get Error 1074135039 : An IVI Interface error occurred at Step Update Calibration ...
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How to do a Null-Offset Calibration for Full-Bridge Absolute Transducers (SCXI-1520 / PXI-4220) with the DAQ Assistant?
The DAQ Assistant does not provide a way to do any calibration for Full-Bridge Absolute Transducers that are not strain gauges (for example load cells) for a NI-DAQmx ...
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Removing Large Initial Offset for Load Cell or Strain Measurements with SCXI-1520 or PXI-4220
Why do I get a large initial offset error on my load cell or strain measurements with the SCXI-1520 or PXI-4220?
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LFH200 Bare Wire Cables with Date Codes 3707 and 5007 Have Incorrect Pinouts
On the LFH200 Bare Wire cable, Leg J2, Leg J3, Leg J6 and Leg J7 have mismatched wire color codes when compared with the pin assignment table given in the LFH200 ...
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Configuration and Test of Excitation Voltages Using the SCXI 1520 in Traditional NI-DAQ
I am using Traditional NI-DAQ and I am trying to test the excitation voltage on my SCXI 1520. How do I do this?
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Calibrate SCXI Modules with NI-DAQmx
Can I use NI-DAQmx calls to calibrate my SCXI modules?
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How Do I Connect 2, 3 and 4 Wire RTDs to My Data Acquisition Card?
I want to connnect my 2-wire, 3-wire, and 4-wire resistance temperature detectors (RTD's) to my data acquisition (DAQ) device to record temperature measurements. ...
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PXI/SCXI Combination Chassis SCXI Configurations
I have a PXI/SCXI combo chassis that I want to use with NI-DAQmx for SCXI communication. What signals/configuration options are available?
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How Can I Test a Device that Requires Excitation in MAX?
I am testing my SCXI device using test panels in Measurement & Automation Explorer (MAX) but the values aren't what I'm expecting. Is something wrong with my device?
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The Speed of Software Timed Acquisition With the SCXI-1112
Why is a software timed acquisition with the SCXI-1112 so slow?
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Avoid Aliasing When Using a 12-Bit or 16-Bit DAQ Board with SCXI-1141/1142/1143
What sample rate should I choose if I am using a 12-Bit or 16-bit DAQ board with a SCXI-1141, 1142, or 1143 to avoid aliasing?
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Using the SCXI-1600 USB DAQ Device with SignalExpress 1.0, 1.1.x, or 2.0
I have an SCXI chassis with a SCXI-1600 USB DAQ Device. My SCXI-1600 does not show up in the Device list of my NI-DAQmx Acquire Step. How can I acquire data using ...
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Cascading the BNC-2096 with an SCXI Chassis
I have a BNC-2096 (TEDS) and I want to cascade it with my SCXI Chassis. Is this even possible?
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Which PXI/SCXI Combo Chassis Support Using Parallel Mode for the SCXI Modules?
I want to get a PXI/SCXI Combo Chassis and I want to be able to set up my SCXI modules for parallel mode. Which PXI/SCXI Chassis support parallel mode?
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USB Device Support for Hardware TEDS
I have a USB DAQ device with signal conditioning. Does it support configuration of TEDS?
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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. I am using the shipping example Example Multi-Device Synch-Analog Input-Cont ...
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SCXI Overvoltage Issues
I get crosstalk or ghosting on the channels of my SCXI module when the inputs are railed at their maximum values. How could this be solved?
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The ; is Being Ignored When I am Externally Triggering a Scan List. on the SCXI-1127
I would like the first trigger I receive to close a connection on the multiplexer.  When I call the niSwitch Initiate.vi the first item in the Scan List is executed ...
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How do I Set the Attenuation on the SCXI-1313?
How do I set the attenuation on the SCXI-1313?
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Where Can I Find Dimensional Drawings for National Instruments Products?
I need to find specific dimensions for a specific National Instruments product. Where can I locate these dimensional drawings?
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What is the Frequency Response for the SCXI-1102?
The manual for the SCXI-1102 lists that the lowpass filter is a two-pole filter with a 2 Hz cutoff frequency to reject 60 Hz noise.  What family of filter is this?
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Can I Control Multiple SCXI Switch Chassis With One DMM?
I have a NI 407x digital multimeter (DMM) with two separate SCXI chassis each controlling switch modules. Can I use one 407x (or another DMM) to control the switches ...
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What is the Frequency Response for the SCXI-1102B?
The manual for the SCXI-1102B lists that the lowpass filter in the device is a 3 pole filter with a 200 Hz cutoff frequency.  What family of filter is this?
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Can the SCXI Portion of a PXI/SCXI Combo Chassis be used Independently?
Is it possible to leave the PXI slots unused in a PXI-SCXI Combo Chassis, and use the combo chassis as just an independent SCXI chassis?
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Controlling Two SCXI Chassis Using PXI DAQ Cards in a PXI-1010
I have a remote SCXI chassis connected to PXI DAQ card in PXI-1010. The PXI DAQ card is in the last slot of the PXI-SCXI combo chassis. My measurements are railing ...
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How Do I Read the Gain Applied to my SCXI and MIO Devices in NI-DAQmx?
How Do I Read the Gain Applied to my SCXI and MIO Devices in NI-DAQmx?
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SCXI Configuration on Remote RT System Never Updates
My SCXI chassis configuration in the Measurement & Automation Explorer (MAX) never changes even if modules are shuffled or changed. Why can't I delete my SCXI chassis ...
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Problem With Device Test Panels When Testing Strain Gauge Modules?
I am using a strain gauge module, such as an SCXI-1520 or USB-9219, to take strain measurements, and the test panels for my task and global channels work fine. However, ...
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Why Am I Getting a 'No Explicit Path Found Between the Two Channels' Error?
I initially wrote a program to connect two channels in the SCXI module in matrix mode. During the testing phase, the connectivity of the route created was checked ...
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