Connecting a 2-Wire Quarter-Bridge Sensor to an NI-9236

Updated May 3, 2018

Reported In

Hardware

  • NI-9236

Driver

  • NI-DAQmx

Issue Details

I have a 2-Wire Quarter-Bridge Sensor that I want to wire to a NI-9236. How do I connect my sensor?

Solution

The Getting Started Guide mentions how to wire a three-wire sensor. A diagram is shown below in figure 1.

Figure 1. Diagram of connecting a Quarter-bridge sensor to the NI 9236
  • Use this same three-wire sensor to connect to a two wire quarter-bridge sensor.
  • Connect the AI terminal and the RC terminal together as close to the terminals of the sensor as possible to reduce error from the leads.

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