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Table of contents for the manual

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    GETTING STARTED GUIDE NI-DAQ mx Base 3. x This guide describes how to install and conf igure the N[...]

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    NI-DAQmx Base Getting Started Guide 2 Devices Using the LabVIEW 8.5 PDA Module for Windows[...]

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    © National Instruments Corporation 3 NI -DAQmx Base Getting Started Guide programs, subprogram[...]

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    NI-DAQmx Base Getting Started Guide 4 NI-DAQmx Base NI-DAQmx Base is a driver that allows y[...]

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    © National Instruments Corporation 5 NI -DAQmx Base Getting Started Guide Install Application [...]

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    NI-DAQmx Base Getting Started Guide 6 Install Support Files The NI-DAQmx Base installer det[...]

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    © National Instruments Corporation 7 NI -DAQmx Base Getting Started Guide Step 2. For Devices [...]

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    NI-DAQmx Base Getting Started Guide 8 Step 4. Install the Devices, Accessories, and Cables [...]

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    © National Instruments Corporation 9 NI -DAQmx Base Getting Started Guide Caution Always gras[...]

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    NI-DAQmx Base Getting Started Guide 10 NI CompactFlash Device Installation Caution Follo w [...]

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    © National Instruments Corporation 11 N I-DAQmx Base Getting Started Guide 2. Attach the I/O [...]

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    NI-DAQmx Base Getting Started Guide 12 Devices Using the LabVIE W 8.5 PDA Module for Windo[...]

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    © National Instruments Corporation 13 N I-DAQmx Base Getting Started Guide Create, Modify , an[...]

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    NI-DAQmx Base Getting Started Guide 14 Tip Y ou can view context help for the T ask C onfig[...]

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    © National Instruments Corporation 15 N I-DAQmx Base Getting Started Guide Using T asks in an [...]

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    NI-DAQmx Base Getting Started Guide 16 The following f igure illustrates a ty pical NI-D A [...]

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    © National Instruments Corporation 17 N I-DAQmx Base Getting Started Guide T raining Courses N[...]

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    National Instruments, NI,, and LabVIEW are tradem arks of National Instruments Corporation. [...]