This article will walk you through how to create tasks using simulated or physical NI-DAQmx devices in NI Measurement and Automation Explorer (MAX). In order to determine if your hardware is a simulated device or a physical device, check the icon color. The icon color of all NI-DAQmx simulated devices is the yellow version of the physical devices. Some physical device colors can be green, black, or grey. Be sure to check for Simulated NI-DAQmx Device Considerations to confirm what you want to accomplish can be done with a simulated device.
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