National Instruments cFP-20xx manual


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Table of contents for the manual

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    323493A-01 October 2002 © 2002 National Instru ments Corp. All rights reser ved. FieldPoint™, Nat[...]

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    Compact FieldPoint Accessories 2 The Compact FieldPoint DB-9 cable adapter cannot be used wit[...]

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    © National Instruments Corp. 3 Compact FieldPoint Accessories Part number 778674 -01 is a DIN rail?[...]

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    Compact FieldPoint Accessories 4 Signal Assignments for Serial Cable Adapters T able 1 lists [...]

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    © National Instruments Corp. 5 Compact FieldPoint Accessories Figure 4. Compact FieldPoint 37-Pin I[...]

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    Compact FieldPoint Accessories 6 Part number 778620 -04 is a 37-pin female to loose-wires cab[...]

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    © National Instruments Corp. 7 Compact FieldPoint Accessories 10 White 10 11 Pink 11 12 Light Green[...]

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    Compact FieldPoint Accessories 8 I/O Connector Protective Cover NI of fers a cov er to protec[...]

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    © National Instruments Corp. 9 Compact FieldPoint Accessories The cFP DIN rail clip kit is designed[...]

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    Compact FieldPoint Accessories 10 Figures 10 and 11 show the spacing between the mounting hol[...]

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    © National Instruments Corp. 11 Compact FieldPoint Accessories Figure 13. Dimensions of Compact Fie[...]

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    Compact FieldPoint Accessories 12 Figure 15. Compact FieldPoint Rack-Mount Kit with cFP-BP-8 [...]

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    © National Instruments Corp. 13 Compact FieldPoint Accessories Where to Go for Support For more inf[...]