Typically this error is caused by the absence of a clock when performing timed operations.
If you're using an external clock
, make sure the task is properly configured on Advance Timing
If you're using an internal clock
and the task is configured with right clock type, there are several scenarios:Troubleshoothing on NI Measurement & Automation Explorer
- Open NI MAX.
- Go to Devices and Interfaces.
- Right-click the PCI DAQ card.
- Select Reset.
- Create a new task. Once properly configured Run the task.
Using the most recent version of the driver NI-DAQmx can solve the issue.
DAQ Diagnostic Utility
- First, verify the compatibility between NI-DAQmx and Microsoft Windows as well for NI-DAQmx and LabVIEW.
- Second, if you need to uninstall the driver, follow the steps described in this article.
- Lastly install the NI DAQmx driver and then test the PCI card on NI MAX or LabVIEW.
If the error persists, it may be a signal of a damaged counter system on the PCI board. NI provide a DAQ Diagnostic Ultility
to test the DAQ card to verify that each of its subsystems are working.
If the device fails, please request support to initiate a repair