Display the DAQmx Counter Output Signal in LabVIEW

Updated Dec 17, 2020

Reported In


  • LabVIEW


  • NI-DAQmx

Operating System

  • Windows

Issue Details

Can I display the signal of a DAQmx Counter Output task in a waveform graph in LabVIEW?


While it is possible to display the signal of a DAQmx Analog Output task in a Waveform Graph in LabVIEW as shown in the picture below, the same concept cannot be applied to a DAQmx Counter Output task.

However, it is possible to wire the counter output signal to an available analog input channel of your NI data acquisition device. To display the signal, you can use the following methods.