Is Analog Input Ground Isolated From the Chassis Ground?

Updated Jul 11, 2018

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Hardware

  • CompactDAQ Chassis
  • PXI Chassis
  • CompactRIO Chassis

Issue Details

I have a Data acquisition hardware, Is it's analog input ground isolated from the chassis ground?

Solution

Yes, Typically the local ground and the chassis ground are isolated. This is explained in detail along with the various kinds of isolation in the article Different Types of Isolation.

Additional Information

The knowledge base Understanding and Trusting Isolation Specification explains in detail about the need for isolation, kinds of isolation in NI products and understanding of isolation terminologies.

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