NI-6541 Card RS-422 Capabilities

Updated Apr 18, 2018

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Hardware

  • HSDIO Custom Cable

Issue Details

I'd like to use my HSDIO Card specifically to send RS-422 commands. Is this possible?

Solution

Although the  NI-6541 can mimic some of the commands from the RS-422 platform, it is not RS-422 compatible which means it is not suitable for sending or receiving RS-422 commands and should not be used for that purpose. NI does sell several PXI Serial cards which are compatible with the RS-422 platform.

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