National Instruments NI 5102 manual

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    Computer-Based Instruments NI 5102 User Manual High-Speed Digitizer NI 5102 User Manual June 2001 Ed[...]

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    Support Worldwide Technical Support and Product Information ni.com National Instruments Corporate He[...]

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    Important Information Warranty The NI 51 02 is warranted against defects in materials and workmans h[...]

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    Compliance FCC/Canada Radio Frequency Interference Compliance* Determining FCC Class The Federal Com[...]

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    Canadian Depart ment of Communications This Class B digital apparatus meets all requirements of the [...]

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    © National Instruments Corporatio n vii NI 5102 User Manual Contents About This Manual Conventions [...]

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    Contents NI 5102 User Manu al viii ni.com Chapter 4 Hardware Overview I/O Connector ............. ..[...]

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    © National Instruments Corporation ix NI 5102 User Manual About This Manual T h eN I5 1 0 2i sa na [...]

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    About This Man ual NI 5102 User Manual x ni.com NI 5102 NI 5102 is a generic term t hat denotes one [...]

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    © National Instruments Corporatio n 1-1 NI 5102 User Manual 1 Introduction This chapter describes t[...]

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    Chapter 1 Introduction NI 5102 User Manual 1-2 ni.com T o improv e timing resolutio n for repetitiv [...]

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    Chapter 1 Introduction © National Instruments Corporatio n 1-3 NI 5102 User Manual Figure 1-1. The [...]

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    Chapter 1 Introduction NI 5102 User Manual 1-4 ni.com NI-SCOPE Driver The NI-SCOPE driver is the pre[...]

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    Chapter 1 Introduction © National Instruments Corporatio n 1-5 NI 5102 User Manual Note NI 5102 dig[...]

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    Chapter 1 Introduction NI 5102 User Manual 1-6 ni.com PXI-specific features, R TSI bus trigger , R T[...]

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    © National Instruments Corporatio n 2-1 NI 5102 User Manual 2 Installation and Configuration This c[...]

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    Chapter 2 Installation and Configuration NI 5102 User Manual 2-2 ni.com – NI 5102 (USB) NI 5102 (U[...]

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    Chapter 2 Installation and Configuration © National Instruments Corporatio n 2-3 NI 5102 User Manua[...]

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    Chapter 2 Installation and Configuration NI 5102 User Manual 2-4 ni.com Hardware Configuration The N[...]

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    © National Instruments Corporatio n 3-1 NI 5102 User Manual 3 Digitizer Basics This chapter explain[...]

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    Chapter 3 Digitizer Basics NI 5102 User Manual 3-2 ni.com Analog Bandwidth Analog bandwidth describe[...]

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    Chapter 3 Digitizer Basics © National Instruments Corporatio n 3-3 NI 5102 User Manual Sample Rate [...]

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    Chapter 3 Digitizer Basics NI 5102 User Manual 3-4 ni.com V ertical Sensitivity Vertical sensitivity[...]

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    Chapter 3 Digitizer Basics © National Instruments Corporatio n 3-5 NI 5102 User Manual rate of 20 M[...]

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    Chapter 3 Digitizer Basics NI 5102 User Manual 3-6 ni.com Figure 3-5. Dynamic Range of an 8-Bit ADC [...]

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    Chapter 3 Digitizer Basics © National Instruments Corporatio n 3-7 NI 5102 User Manual buf fering. [...]

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    Chapter 3 Digitizer Basics NI 5102 User Manual 3-8 ni.com Understanding the Probe and Its Effects on[...]

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    Chapter 3 Digitizer Basics © National Instruments Corporatio n 3-9 NI 5102 User Manual Analytically[...]

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    Chapter 3 Digitizer Basics NI 5102 User Manu al 3-10 ni.com Figure 3-7. Connecting the Probe Compens[...]

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    Chapter 3 Digitizer Basics © National Instruments Corporation 3-11 NI 5102 User Manual Figure 3-8. [...]

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    © National Instruments Corporatio n 4-1 NI 5102 User Manual 4 Hardware Over view This chapter inclu[...]

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    Chapter 4 Hardware Over view NI 5102 User Manual 4-2 ni.com Figure 4-2 shows a block diagram of th e[...]

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    Chapter 4 Hardware Over view © National Instruments Corporatio n 4-3 NI 5102 User Manual The NI 510[...]

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    Chapter 4 Hardware Over view NI 5102 User Manual 4-4 ni.com The NI 5102 (USB) gi ves you d irect BNC[...]

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    Chapter 4 Hardware Over view © National Instruments Corporatio n 4-5 NI 5102 User Manual Figure 4-6[...]

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    Chapter 4 Hardware Over view NI 5102 User Manual 4-6 ni.com Serial Communications Port (AUX) ♦ NI [...]

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    Chapter 4 Hardware Over view © National Instruments Corporatio n 4-7 NI 5102 User Manual The CH0, C[...]

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    Chapter 4 Hardware Over view NI 5102 User Manual 4-8 ni.com ADC Pipeline Delay The ADC on th e NI 51[...]

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    Chapter 4 Hardware Over view © National Instruments Corporatio n 4-9 NI 5102 User Manual Note If Sc[...]

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    Chapter 4 Hardware Over view NI 5102 User Manu al 4-10 ni.com T able 4-5 describes the posttrigger a[...]

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    Chapter 4 Hardware Over view © National Instruments Corporation 4-11 NI 5102 User Manual Pretrigger[...]

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    Chapter 4 Hardware Over view NI 5102 User Manu al 4-12 ni.com Figure 4-9 shows the relev ant tim ing[...]

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    Chapter 4 Hardware Over view © National Instruments Corporation 4-13 NI 5102 User Manual T able 4-7[...]

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    Chapter 4 Hardware Over view NI 5102 User Manu al 4-14 ni.com T rigger Sources The Scan Clock, Start[...]

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    Chapter 4 Hardware Over view © National Instruments Corporation 4-15 NI 5102 User Manual Analog T r[...]

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    Chapter 4 Hardware Over view NI 5102 User Manu al 4-16 ni.com Figure 4-11. Pretrigger and Posttrigge[...]

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    Chapter 4 Hardware Over view © National Instruments Corporation 4-17 NI 5102 User Manual Random Int[...]

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    Chapter 4 Hardware Over view NI 5102 User Manu al 4-18 ni.com your NI 5102 and afterward s whenev er[...]

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    Chapter 4 Hardware Over view © National Instruments Corporation 4-19 NI 5102 User Manual Figure 4-1[...]

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    Chapter 4 Hardware Over view NI 5102 User Manu al 4-20 ni.com PFI Lines All NI 5102 digitizers have [...]

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    Chapter 4 Hardware Over view © National Instruments Corporation 4-21 NI 5102 User Manual • Analog[...]

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    Chapter 4 Hardware Over view NI 5102 User Manu al 4-22 ni.com Master/Slave Operation You can use two[...]

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    Chapter 4 Hardware Over view © National Instruments Corporation 4-23 NI 5102 User Manual 3. Program[...]

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    © National Instruments Corporatio n A- 1 NI 5102 User Manual A Specifications This appendix lists t[...]

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    Appendix A Specifications NI 5102 User Manual A-2 ni.com Input signal ranges (CH0, CH1) (without pro[...]

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    Appendix A Specifications © National Instruments Corporatio n A- 3 NI 5102 User Manual T ransfer Ch[...]

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    Appendix A Specifications NI 5102 User Manual A-4 ni.com T riggers Analog Source ................ ..[...]

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    Appendix A Specifications © National Instruments Corporatio n A- 5 NI 5102 User Manual R TSI (NI 51[...]

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    Appendix A Specifications NI 5102 User Manual A-6 ni.com Maximum W orking Voltage (Signal voltage pl[...]

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    Appendix A Specifications © National Instruments Corporatio n A- 7 NI 5102 User Manual by your prod[...]

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    © National Instruments Corporatio n B- 1 NI 5102 User Manual B T echnical Support Resources W eb Su[...]

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    Appendix B T echnical Support Resources NI 5102 User Manual B-2 ni.com W orldwide Support NI has of [...]

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    © National Instruments Corporatio n G-1 NI 5102 User Manual Glossar y Pref ix Meaning V alue p- pic[...]

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    Glossary NI 5102 User Manual G-2 ni.com A C coupled allowing the transmission of A C signals while b[...]

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    Glossary © National Instruments Corporatio n G-3 NI 5102 User Manual bandwidth the range of frequen[...]

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    Glossary NI 5102 User Manual G-4 ni.com channel pin or wire lead to which you apply or from which yo[...]

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    Glossary © National Instruments Corporatio n G-5 NI 5102 User Manual counter/timer a c ircuit that [...]

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    Glossary NI 5102 User Manual G-6 ni.com DC coupled allowing the transmission of both A C and DC sign[...]

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    Glossary © National Instruments Corporatio n G-7 NI 5102 User Manual DOS disk operating system down[...]

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    Glossary NI 5102 User Manual G-8 ni.com expansion R OM an onboard EEPR OM that may contain dev ice-s[...]

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    Glossary © National Instruments Corporatio n G-9 NI 5102 User Manual G gain the factor by which a s[...]

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    Glossary NI 5102 User Manu al G-10 ni.com input bias current the current that flows into the inputs [...]

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    Glossary © National Instruments Corporatio n G-11 NI 5102 User Manual K kk i l o — the standard m[...]

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    Glossary NI 5102 User Manu al G-12 ni.com MFLOPS million floating-poi nt operations per seco nd — [...]

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    Glossary © National Instruments Corporatio n G-13 NI 5102 User Manual NRSE nonreferenced sin gle-en[...]

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    Glossary NI 5102 User Manu al G-14 ni.com PGIA programmable gain instrumentation amplifier pipeline [...]

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    Glossary © National Instruments Corporatio n G-15 NI 5102 User Manual R RAM random-access memory re[...]

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    Glossary NI 5102 User Manu al G-16 ni.com R p probe resistance RSE referenced single-ended mode — [...]

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    Glossary © National Instruments Corporatio n G-17 NI 5102 User Manual SC_TC scan counter terminal c[...]

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    Glossary NI 5102 User Manu al G-18 ni.com switchless device devices that do not require dip swi tche[...]

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    Glossary © National Instruments Corporatio n G-19 NI 5102 User Manual U unipolar a signal range tha[...]

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    Glossary NI 5102 User Manu al G-20 ni.com W Ww a t t s wa veform multiple voltage readings taken at [...]

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    © National Instruments Corporatio n I-1 NI 5102 User Manual Index A AC/DC coupling change set tling[...]

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    Index NI 5102 User Manual I-2 ni.com D data acquisition. See acquiring data. digital trigger specifi[...]

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    Index © National Instruments Corporatio n I-3 NI 5102 User Manual P F Il i n e s ,4 - 2 0t o4 - 2 1[...]

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    Index NI 5102 User Manual I-4 ni.com NI-DAQ driver soft ware overview of NI-DAQ API, 1-4 relationshi[...]

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    Index © National Instruments Corporatio n I-5 NI 5102 User Manual Scope Soft Front Panel, 1-3 seria[...]