Empty Chassis Power Draw Values for PXI, PXI Express, and SCXI Chassis

Updated Jun 29, 2021

Reported In

Hardware

  • PXI Chassis
  • Chassis for SCXI

Issue Details

  • I'm performing a power budget for a system, and need to know how much total power my system will use.  What are the power draw values for an empty PXI, PXI Express, or SCXI chassis?
  • What is the idling power consumption of the PXIe chassis?
  • What is my PXI or PXIe empty chassis power consumption when the fans are set to high or auto?

Solution

National Instruments estimates empty chassis power draw for the following chassis:
 

Empty Chassis Power Draw Values for PXI(e)

PXI-1000B50 W
PXI-1000B (DC option)24 W (2 A draw off 12 V battery)
PXI-100226 W
PXI-100683 W
PXI-103143 W
PXI-1031DC38 W
PXI-103352 W
PXI-103647 W (fan set to auto)
51 W (fan set to high)
PXI-104226 W
PXI-104489 W
PXI-104589 W
PXI-105640 W
PXIe-1062Q52 W
PXIe-1065107 W
PXIe-1066DC145W
PXIe-107166 W (fan set to high)
PXIe-107351 W
PXIe-107566 W
PXIe-108256 W with fans on auto 
72 W with fans on high 
PXIe-1084100 W (fans set to 38 W Auto)
150 W (fans set to 58 W High)
PXIe-108595 W (fans set to low)
125 W (fans set to high)
PXIe-1086170 W
PXIe-1092DC212 W
PXIe-1095250 W (fans set to 38W Auto)
300 W (fans set to 58W High)
PXIe-1095DC300 W
Maximum power consumption of the chassis without the modules

Empty Chassis Power Draw Values for SCXI

SCXI-10004.5 W
SCXI-1000DC7.5 W
SCXI-10015.5 W

Note: All values are approximations. Actual values may vary.