National Instruments NI 5911 manual

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    Computer-Based Instruments NI 5911 User Manual Digital Oscilloscope for PCI NI 5911 User Manual Sept[...]

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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 5911 is warranted against defects in m aterials and workmansh [...]

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    Conventions The follo wing con ventions are used in this manual: » The » symbol leads you through [...]

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    © National Instruments Corporatio n v NI 5911 User Manual Contents Chapter 1 Taking Measurements wi[...]

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    Contents NI 5911 User Manu al vi ni.com RTSI Bus Trigger and Clock Lines ........... ...............[...]

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    © National Instruments Corporatio n 1-1 NI 5911 User Manual 1 T aking Measurements with the NI 5911[...]

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    Chapter 1 T aking Measurements w ith the NI 5911 NI 5911 User Manual 1-2 ni.com Figure 1-1. NI 5911 [...]

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    Chapter 1 T ak ing Measuremen ts with the NI 5911 © National Instruments Corporatio n 1-3 NI 5911 U[...]

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    Chapter 1 T aking Measurements w ith the NI 5911 NI 5911 User Manual 1-4 ni.com Acquiring Data When [...]

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    Chapter 1 T ak ing Measuremen ts with the NI 5911 © National Instruments Corporatio n 1-5 NI 5911 U[...]

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    Chapter 1 T aking Measurements w ith the NI 5911 NI 5911 User Manual 1-6 ni.com The V irt ualBench-S[...]

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    © National Instruments Corporatio n 2-1 NI 5911 User Manual 2 Hardware Overview This chapter includ[...]

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    Chapter 2 Hardware Over view NI 5911 User Manual 2-2 ni.com Differential Input When measuring high d[...]

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    Chapter 2 Hardware Over view © National Instruments Corporatio n 2-3 NI 5911 User Manual Input Rang[...]

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    Chapter 2 Hardware Over view NI 5911 User Manual 2-4 ni.com Input Bias The inputs of the PGIA typica[...]

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    Chapter 2 Hardware Over view © National Instruments Corporatio n 2-5 NI 5911 User Manual Oscillosco[...]

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    Chapter 2 Hardware Over view NI 5911 User Manual 2-6 ni.com Like an y other type of con verter that [...]

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    Chapter 2 Hardware Over view © National Instruments Corporatio n 2-7 NI 5911 User Manual Internally[...]

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    Chapter 2 Hardware Over view NI 5911 User Manual 2-8 ni.com of range and should be recalibrated by p[...]

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    Chapter 2 Hardware Over view © National Instruments Corporatio n 2-9 NI 5911 User Manual Figure 2-3[...]

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    Chapter 2 Hardware Over view NI 5911 User Manu al 2-1 0 ni.com Figure 2-4. Below-Level Analog T rigg[...]

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    Chapter 2 Hardware Over view © National Instruments Corporation 2-11 NI 5 911 User Manual Figure 2-[...]

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    Chapter 2 Hardware Over view NI 5911 User Manu al 2-1 2 ni.com T rigger Hold-Off The trigger hold-of[...]

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    Chapter 2 Hardware Over view © National Instruments Corporation 2-13 NI 5 911 User Manual Memor y T[...]

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    Chapter 2 Hardware Over view NI 5911 User Manu al 2-1 4 ni.com Figure 2-9. Multiple Buffer Acquisiti[...]

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    Chapter 2 Hardware Over view © National Instruments Corporation 2-15 NI 5 911 User Manual PFI Lines[...]

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    © National Instruments Corporatio n A- 1 NI 5911 User Manual A Specifications This appendix lists t[...]

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    Appendix A Specifications NI 5911 User Manual A-2 ni.com Memory record sizes ............... .......[...]

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    Appendix A Specifications © National Instruments Corporatio n A- 3 NI 5911 User Manual Max measurab[...]

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    Appendix A Specifications NI 5911 User Manual A-4 ni.com Dynamic Range Noise (excluding input-referr[...]

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    Appendix A Specifications © National Instruments Corporatio n A- 5 NI 5911 User Manual T imebase Sy[...]

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    Appendix A Specifications NI 5911 User Manual A-6 ni.com T riggering Systems Modes .......... ......[...]

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    Appendix A Specifications © National Instruments Corporatio n A- 7 NI 5911 User Manual Acquisition [...]

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    Appendix A Specifications NI 5911 User Manual A-8 ni.com Calibration Internal ......................[...]

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    © National Instruments Corporatio n B- 1 NI 5911 User Manual B Digitizer Basics This appendix expla[...]

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    Appendix B Digitizer B asics NI 5911 User Manual B-2 ni.com Analog Bandwidth Analog bandwidth descri[...]

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    Appendix B Digitizer Basics © National Instruments Corporatio n B- 3 NI 5911 User Manual Figure B-3[...]

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    Appendix B Digitizer B asics NI 5911 User Manual B-4 ni.com Figure B-4. T ransfer Function of a 3-Bi[...]

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    Appendix B Digitizer Basics © National Instruments Corporatio n B- 5 NI 5911 User Manual thresholds[...]

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    Appendix B Digitizer B asics NI 5911 User Manual B-6 ni.com Figure B-5. Waveform Reconstruction w i [...]

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    Appendix B Digitizer Basics © National Instruments Corporatio n B- 7 NI 5911 User Manual For e xamp[...]

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    Appendix B Digitizer B asics NI 5911 User Manual B-8 ni.com Figure B-7. Dynamic Range of an 8-Bit AD[...]

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    Appendix B Digitizer Basics © National Instruments Corporatio n B- 9 NI 5911 User Manual • Source[...]

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    Appendix B Digitizer B asics NI 5911 User Manu al B-10 ni.com Figure B-8. Difficul t Pulse T rain Si[...]

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    © National Instruments Corporatio n C- 1 NI 5911 User Manual C T echnical Support Resources W eb Su[...]

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    Appendix C T echnical Support R esources NI 5911 User Manual C-2 ni.com W orldwide Support National [...]

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    © National Instruments Corporatio n G-1 NI 5911 User Manual Glossar y Pref ix Meanings V alue p- pi[...]

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    Glossary NI 5911 User Manual G-2 ni.com A C coupled the passing of a signal through a f i lter netwo[...]

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    Glossary © National Instruments Corporatio n G-3 NI 5911 User Manual clock hardware component that [...]

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    Glossary NI 5911 User Manual G-4 ni.com F filtering a type of signal cond itioning that allows you t[...]

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    Glossary © National Instruments Corporatio n G-5 NI 5911 User Manual interrupt lev el the relativ e[...]

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    Glossary NI 5911 User Manual G-6 ni.com N noise an undesirable electrical sign al — Noise comes fr[...]

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    Glossary © National Instruments Corporatio n G-7 NI 5911 User Manual pretriggering the technique us[...]

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    Glossary NI 5911 User Manual G-8 ni.com sense in four-wire resistance the sense measures the v oltag[...]

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    Glossary © National Instruments Corporatio n G-9 NI 5911 User Manual V V volts V AC volts alternati[...]

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    © National Instruments Corporatio n I-1 NI 5911 User Manual Index Numbers +5 V signal limitation on[...]

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    Index NI 5911 User Manual I-2 ni.com noise-free signal measurement (figure), 2-2 d i g i t i z e r s[...]

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    Index © National Instruments Corporatio n I-3 NI 5911 User Manual I impedance formula for impedance[...]

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    Index NI 5911 User Manual I-4 ni.com power requirement specifications, A-7 programmatically controll[...]

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    Index © National Instruments Corporatio n I-5 NI 5911 User Manual V vertical sensitivity d i g i t [...]