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    USER GUIDE NI USB-6211/6218 OEM This document provides inform ation about the d imensions, mounting [...]

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    NI USB-6211/6 218 OEM User Guide 2 Dimensions Figure 2 shows the dimensions of the USB-6 211 [...]

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    © National Instruments Corporation 3 NI USB-6211/6218 OEM User Guide Figure 3 shows the dimensions [...]

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    NI USB-6211/6 218 OEM User Guide 4 I/O Connector Pinouts Figure 4 shows the connector pinout [...]

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    © National Instruments Corporation 5 NI USB-6211/6218 OEM User Guide Figure 5 shows the connector p[...]

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    NI USB-6211/6 218 OEM User Guide 6 Board Mounting the USB-621 x OEM The USB-621 x OEM device [...]

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