What's Next

LabView NI-DAQmx Measurement

What's Next

In this tutorial, you learned how to do the following:

  • Create a DAQmx Acquire Step
  • Configure the DAQmx Acquire Step using the DAQ Assistant in LabVIEW SignalExpress
  • Test the step using the DAQ Assistant
  • Log data to disk
  • Play back the recorded data

Related Documentation

The following documents contain information that you might find helpful as you use NI-DAQmx and LabVIEW:

  • Getting Started with LabVIEW SignalExpress—This manual contains information you use to familiarize yourself with LabVIEW SignalExpress and basic SignalExpress features you use to perform data acquisition, instrument control, data logging, and analysis. Select Start»Programs»National Instruments»LabVIEW SignalExpress»Getting Started with LabVIEW SignalExpress.
  • DAQ Assistant Help—This help file contains information about using the DAQ Assistant to interactively configure common measurement tasks, channels, or scales. In LabVIEW 7.x or later, LabWindows™/CVI™ 7.x or later, or Measurement Studio 7.x or later, you also can use the DAQ Assistant to generate NI-DAQmx code from the tasks and channels. You can also use the DAQ Assistant in LabVIEW SignalExpress 2.x and later to configure DAQmx steps.
  • DAQ Getting Started Guide—This guide describes how to install NI-DAQmx driver software and data acquisition (DAQ) devices and how to confirm that the device is operating properly.
  • LabVIEW Help—This help file contains information about LabVIEW SignalExpress palettes, menus, tools, VIs, and functions. This help file also includes step-by-step instructions for using LabVIEW SignalExpress features. In LabVIEW SignalExpress, select Help.
  • Measurement & Automation Explorer Help for NI-DAQmx—This help file contains information on configuring and testing DAQ devices, SCXI devices, SCC devices, and RTSI cables using Measurement & Automation Explorer (MAX) for NI-DAQmx and information about special considerations for operating systems. In MAX, select Help»NI-DAQmx.

To learn more about tasks, channels, and other NI-DAQmx concepts, refer to the NI-DAQmx Help located at Start»Programs»National Instruments»NI-DAQmx»NI-DAQmx Help.

The LabVIEW SignalExpress Help also includes information about creating and using other NI-DAQmx measurements.

You also can look at the examples that ship with LabVIEW SignalExpress. Examples that ship with LabVIEW SignalExpress can be found in the following directory:
C:\Program Files\National Instruments\SignalExpress\Examples\

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