Multi Chassis Synchronisation Using DAQmx

Updated May 25, 2018

Reported In

Hardware

  • PXI Chassis
  • PXIe-1071

Software

  • LabVIEW

Driver

  • NI-DAQmx

Issue Details

I am trying to synchronise a set of DAQmx devices across two cDAQ/PXI chassis. How can I export a trigger from one chassis to another using the DAQmx API?

Solution

You can use the DAQmx API to export a trigger to any PFI line on your system. By connecting the PFI line to your second chassis you can then configure your devices to trigger off this signal. An example of how this can be achieved is shown below:

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