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Simultaneous and Synchronized Operations

Acquire and generate analog data simultaneously, synchronize acquisition and generation

Use shared scan clocks and start triggers to synchronize operations within devices and between multiple devices.


addclockAdd clock connection to device interface
removeclockRemove clock from device interface
addtriggerAdd trigger connection to device interface
removetriggerRemove trigger from device interface


Synchronization Considerations


Synchronize operations with shared start triggers and shared scan clocks.

Trigger Connections

Simultaneously start all devices in the DataAcquisition.

Clock Connections

Synchronize operations on all connected devices in the DataAcquisition.

External Clocks, Shared Clocks, and Shared Start Triggers

Acquire Voltage Data Using a Digital Trigger

Use a falling edge digital trigger to initiate analog data acquisition.

Acquire Digital Data Using a Shared Clock

Share the clock of the analog subsystem on your device for the digital acquisition.

Acquire Digital Data Using an External Clock

Acquire digital data in the foreground using an external scan clock.

Acquire Digital Data Using a Counter Output Channel as External Clock

Acquire digital data using a counter output channel to generate clock pulses.

Multiple-Device Synchronization Using USB or PXI Devices

Synchronize multiple devices in a DataAcquisition using a shared clock and trigger.

Synchronize DSA Devices

Synchronize Digital Signal Analyzer product family devices for accurate audio frequency measurements.

CompactDAQ Synchronization

Acquire Data and Generate Signals Simultaneously

Acquire and generate data at the same time.

Acquire Digital Data Using an External Clock via Chassis PFI Terminal

Use CompactDAQ chassis PFI terminal with external clock.

Synchronize with PFI on CompactDAQ Chassis Without Terminals

Use the external trigger and clock functionality on a CompactDAQ chassis without PFI terminals.

Multiple-Chassis Synchronization with CompactDAQ Devices

Synchronize multiple CompactDAQ chassis.

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