DAQmx Error -200432 Task Type Not Supported

Updated Aug 31, 2018

Reported In


  • NI-DAQmx

Issue Details

I am running a DAQmx task and I receive:

Error -200432 occurred at DAQmx Create Channel.vi
Selected physical channel does not support the output type required by the virtual channel you are creating. 
Create a channel of an output type that is supported by the physical channel, or select a physical channel that supports the output type.



Select one of the possible values or pick another device that can support the type of task you are trying to run.

Additional Information

This error means that you are trying to run a type of task that is not compatible with the hardware line that you selected. Every physical channel has certain task types that it is capable of performing. The task types that your physical channel can support are listed in the possible values section of the error message.