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PCI-4065 Specifications

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    Last Modified: February 17, 2017

    These specifications apply to the PCI-4065.

    Definitions

    Warranted specifications describe the performance of a model under stated operating conditions and are covered by the model warranty.

    Characteristics describe values that are relevant to the use of the model under stated operating conditions but are not covered by the model warranty.

    • Typical specifications describe the expected performance met by a majority of the models.
    • Nominal specifications describe parameters and attributes that may be useful in operation.

    Specifications are Warranted unless otherwise noted.

    Conditions

    Specifications are valid under the following conditions unless otherwise noted.

    • Ambient temperature of Tcal ± 5 °C.[1]
    • Calibration interval of 1 year
    • 30 minutes minutes warm-up time
    • niDMM Digits Resolution property or NIDMM_ATTR_RESOLUTION_DIGITS attribute set to 6.5
    • niDMM Aperture Time Units property or NIDMM_ATTR_APERTURE_TIME_UNITS attribute set to Power Line Cycles
    • niDMM Aperture Time property or NIDMM_ATTR_APERTURE_TIME attribute set to 10

    DC Specifications

    Resolution (digits) Reading rate (S/s), specified for 60 Hz (and 50 Hz) operation Aperture time (NPLC) RMS noise (ppm of range), 10 V range
    0.6 (0.5) 100 0.06
    6 (5) 10 0.2
    10 (8.33) 6 0.25
    30 (25) 2 0.4
    60 (50) 1 0.55
    900 0.06 1.7
    1,500 0.04 2.5
    3,000 0.02 11.5
    Figure 1. Noise Performance [2]

    DC System Speed Characteristics

    Range or function changes

    10/s

    Auto Range time, DC V

    200 ms

    Auto Range time, DC I

    200 ms

    Auto Range time, resistance

    250 ms

    Trigger latency

    <1 μs

    Maximum trigger rate

    2.5 kHz

    DC Accuracy Specifications

    Table 1. DC Voltage ± (ppm of Reading + ppm of Range)
    Range Resolution Input resistance (10 MΩ, default), nominal 24 Hr[4] Tcal[5] ±1 °C 90 day Tcal ±5 °C 1 year Tcal ±5 °C Tempco[6] (ppm/°C)
    100 mV[3] 100 nV >10 GΩ, 10 MΩ 30 + 30 65 + 35 90 + 35 5 + 2
    1 V 1 μV >10 GΩ, 10 MΩ 20 + 8 65 + 12 90 + 12 5 + 1
    10 V 10 μV >10 GΩ, 10 MΩ 15 + 7 65 + 12 90 + 12 5 + 1
    100 V 100 μV 10 MΩ 20 + 8 75 + 12 110 + 12 9 + 1
    300 V 1 mV 10 MΩ 20 + 24 75 + 40 110 + 40 9 + 1
    Table 2. DC Current ± (ppm of Reading + ppm of Range)
    Range Resolution Burden voltage, typical 24 Hr[4] Tcal[5] ±1 °C 90 day Tcal ±5 °C 1 year Tcal ±5 °C Tempco[6] (ppm/°C)
    10 mA 10 nA <60 mV 50 + 100 300 + 200 500 + 200 30 + 20
    100 mA 100 nA <0.6 V 100 + 40 300 + 50 500 + 50 30 + 5
    1 A 1 μA <0.35 V 500 + 60 800 + 100 1,000 + 100 65 + 10
    3 A 3 μA <1 V 1,000[7] + 200 1,200[7] + 200 1,200[7] + 200 65 + 20
    Table 3. Resistance [8] (4-Wire and 2-Wire) ± (ppm of Reading + ppm of Range)
    Range Resolution Test current, nominal 24 Hr[9] Tcal[10] ±1 °C 90 day Tcal ±5 °C 1 year Tcal ±5 °C Tempco[6] (ppm/°C)
    100 Ω 100 μΩ 1 mA 30 + 30 95 + 40 110 + 40 8 + 3
    1 kΩ 1 mΩ 1 mA 20 + 8 95 + 20 110 + 20 8 + 1
    10 kΩ 10 mΩ 100 μA 20 + 8 95 + 20 110 + 20 8 + 1
    100 kΩ 100 mΩ 10 μA 20 + 8 95 + 20 110 + 20 8 + 1
    1 MΩ 1 Ω 5 μA 20 + 12 110 + 24 125 + 24 10 + 1
    10 MΩ[11] 10 Ω 500 nA 150 + 12 400 + 24 500 + 24 30 + 2
    100 MΩ[11] 100 Ω 500 nA||10 MΩ 2,000 + 24 6,000 + 60 8,000 + 60 400 + 4
    Table 4. Diode Test [12]
    Range Resolution Test current, nominal Accuracy
    10 V 10 μV 100 μA, 1 mA (up to 3.5 V measurement for 1 mA test current) Add 50 ppm of range and 50 ppm of reading to 10 V DC voltage specifications.

    DC Functions General Specifications

    Overrange

    105% of range except 300 V and 3 A range

    Maximum 4-wire lead resistance

    Use the lesser of 10% of range or 1 kΩ

    DC voltage input bias current

    <40 pA at 23 °C, typical

    Effective Common-Mode Rejection Ratio (CMRR)

    (1 kΩ resistance in LO lead)

    >150 dB second order DC noise rejection (for power-line frequency ±0.1%), 12 PLC aperture

    Table 5. Normal Mode Rejection Ratio (NMRR)
    Aperture time (NPLC) DC noise rejection Normal mode rejection (for power-line frequency ±0.1%)
    1 Normal 60 dB
    2 Second-order >85 dB
    10

    AC Specifications

    Desired bandwidth Recommended reading rate Resolution (digits)
    10 Hz to 100 kHz 1 S/s
    100 Hz to 100 kHz 10 S/s
    500 Hz to 100 kHz 100 S/s

    AC System Speed Characteristics

    Range or function changes

    10/s

    Trigger latency

    <1 μs

    Maximum trigger rate

    2.5 kHz

    AC Accuracy Specifications

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    All AC accuracy specifications apply to signal amplitudes greater than 2% of range.

    Table 6. AC Voltage (% of Reading + % of Range)
    Range (peak voltage) Frequency 24 hr[13] Tcal ±1 °C 1 year[14] Tcal ±5 °C Tempco[15] (%/°C)
    200 mV (± 320 mV), 2 V (± 3.2 V), 20 V (± 32 V), 300 V (± 425 V) 10 Hz to 40 Hz 1.5 + 0.04 2 + 0.05 0.01 + 0.003
    > 40 Hz to 20 kHz 0.2 + 0.04 0.2 + 0.05 0.01 + 0.003
    > 20 kHz to 50 kHz 0.3 + 0.04 0.3 + 0.05 0.01 + 0.003
    > 50 kHz to 100 kHz 1.5 + 0.08 1.5 + 0.08 0.02 + 0.005
    Table 7. AC Current (% of Reading + % of Range)
    Range (peak current) Frequency 24 hr[13] Tcal ±1 °C 1 year[14] Tcal ±5 °C Tempco[15] (%/°C)
    10 mA16 mA), 100 mA160 mA), 500 mA780 mA), 3 A4.25 A) 10 Hz to 40 Hz 1.6 to 0.05 2.1 + 0.05 0.015 + 0.03
    > 40 Hz to 5 kHz 0.3 + 0.05 0.3 + 0.06 0.015 + 0.03
    Table 8. High Crest Factor Additional Error [16]
    Crest factor Additional error (% of reading)
    1 to 3 0.05%
    3 to 4 0.1%
    4 to 5 1% (for frequencies above 2 kHz)

    AC Functions General Specifications

    Input impedance

    10 MΩ in parallel with 200 pF, nominal

    Input coupling

    AC coupling

    Maximum Voltz-Hertz product

    3 x 107 V-Hz

    Maximum DC voltage component

    250 V

    CMRR, 1 kΩ resistance in LO lead

    70 dB (DC to 60 Hz)

    Overrange

    105% of range except 300 V, 3 A range

    Temperature Accuracy Specifications[17]

    Table 9. Thermocouple Temperature Accuracy Specifications (°C)
    Type Range 1 year Tcal ±5 °C Tempco (°Creading/°CDMM)[20] Resolution
    With Simulated Ref. Junction[18] With PXI-2527[19]
    J -150 to 1200 0.3 1.0 0.03 0.1
    -210 to -150 0.4 1.2 0.03 0.1
    K -100 to 1200 0.4 1.0 0.03 0.1
    -200 to -100 0.4 1.5 0.03 0.1
    N -100 to 1300 0.3 1.0 0.03 0.1
    -200 to -100 0.6 1.5 0.03 0.1
    T -100 to 400 0.3 1.0 0.03 0.1
    -200 to -100 0.4 1.5 0.03 0.1
    E -150 to 1000 0.2 1.0 0.03 0.1
    -200 to -150 0.3 1.5 0.03 0.1
    R 300 to 1760 0.6 1.8 0.06 0.1
    -50 to 300 1.4 1.9 0.06 0.1
    S 400 to 1760 0.7 1.8 0.06 0.1
    -50 to 400 1.3 1.8 0.06 0.1
    B 1100 to 1820 0.6 1.8 0.09 0.1
    400 to 1100 1.4 1.9 0.09 0.1
    Table 10. RTD [21] Temperature Accuracy Specifications (°C)
    Range 1 year Tcal[18] ±5 °C Tempco/°C[22] Resolution
    -200 to 600 0.17 0.011 0.01
    Table 11. Thermistor Temperature Accuracy Specifications (°C)
    Range 1 year Tcal[18] ±5 °C Tempco/°C[22] Resolution
    -80 to 150 0.08 0.002 0.01

    General Specifications

    Maximum common-mode voltage

    300 V ACrms or DC

    Measurement Category

    II

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    Caution  

    Do not use this device for connection to signals or for measurements within Measurement Categories III or IV.

    Input Protection Characteristics

    DC I and AC I

    3.15 Amp, fused F 3.15 A 250 V, fast-acting user-replaceable fuse

    Resistance, diode

    Up to 300 V DC

    DC V, AC V

    Up to 300 V DC, 300 V ACrms, 450 V AC peak

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    Fuse  

    When this fuse symbol is marked on a device, take proper precautions.

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    Calibration Interval

    Calibration interval

    1 year recommended

    Warm-Up Time Characteristics

    Warm-up time

    30 minutes to rated accuracy

    Trigger Characteristics

    Input triggers

    Types

    Trigger, Sample Trigger (programmable edge)

    Sources

    Auxiliary connector (AUX I/O connector)

    Minimum pulse width

    200 ns

    Max samples per trigger

    2.1 x 109

    Trigger delay

    0 to 149 s

    Logic level

    5 V TTL, LVTTL

    Output triggers

    Types

    Measurement Complete (programmable edge)

    Destinations

    Auxiliary connector (AUX I/O connector)

    Pulse width

    1 μs

    Logic level

    3.3 V

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    Note  

    The AUX I/O connector is not isolated. It is not referenced to your measurement circuit. The connector is referenced to the ground of your chassis. The digital signals on this connector should not operate beyond -0.5 to 5.5 V of your chassis ground. The trigger signals are TTL-compatible.

    Power Consumption Characteristics

    Power consumption

    <3 W from PCI motherboard

    Physical Characteristics

    Dimensions

    One slot, PCI module

    18.3 cm × 2.0 cm × 12.0 cm (7.2 in. × 0.8 in. × 4.7 in.)

    Weight

    325 g (11.5 oz)

    Cleaning Statement

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    Caution  

    Clean the hardware with a soft, nonmetallic brush. Make sure that the hardware is completely dry and free from contaminants before returning it to service.

    Environment

    Maximum altitude

    2,000 m (at 25 °C ambient temperature)

    Pollution Degree

    2

    Indoor use only.

    Operating Environment

    Ambient temperature range

    0 to 40 °C (Tested in accordance with IEC 60068-2-1 and IEC 60068-2-2.)

    Relative humidity range

    10% to 90%, noncondensing

    Storage Environment

    Ambient temperature range

    -40 °C to 70 °C (Tested in accordance with IEC 60068-2-1 and IEC 60068-2-2.)

    Relative humidity range

    5% to 95%, noncondensing (Tested in accordance with IEC 60068-2-56.)

    Compliance and Certifications

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    Caution  

    You can impair the protection provided by the PCI-4065 if you use it in a manner not described in this document.

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    Caution  

    This product is intended for use in industrial locations. As a result, this product may cause interference if used in residential areas. Such use must be avoided unless the user takes special measures to reduce electromagnetic emissions to prevent interference to the reception of radio and television broadcasts.

    Safety

    This product is designed to meet the requirements of the following electrical equipment safety standards for measurement, control, and laboratory use:

    • IEC 61010-1, EN 61010-1
    • UL 61010-1, CSA C22.2 No. 61010-1
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    Note  

    For UL and other safety certifications, refer to the product label or the Online Product Certification section.

    Electromagnetic Compatibility

    This product meets the requirements of the following EMC standards for electrical equipment for measurement, control, and laboratory use:
    • EN 61326-1 (IEC 61326-1): Class A emissions; Basic immunity
    • EN 55011 (CISPR 11): Group 1, Class A emissions
    • EN 55022 (CISPR 22): Class A emissions
    • EN 55024 (CISPR 24): Immunity
    • AS/NZS CISPR 11: Group 1, Class A emissions
    • AS/NZS CISPR 22: Class A emissions
    • FCC 47 CFR Part 15B: Class A emissions
    • ICES-001: Class A emissions
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    In the United States (per FCC 47 CFR), Class A equipment is intended for use in commercial, light-industrial, and heavy-industrial locations. In Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand (per CISPR 11), Class A equipment is intended for use only in heavy-industrial locations.

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    Group 1 equipment (per CISPR 11) is any industrial, scientific, or medical equipment that does not intentionally generate radio frequency energy for the treatment of material or inspection/analysis purposes.

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    For EMC declarations, certifications, and additional information, refer to the Online Product Certification section.

    CE Compliance

    This product meets the essential requirements of applicable European Directives, as follows:

    • 2014/35/EU; Low-Voltage Directive (safety)
    • 2014/30/EU; Electromagnetic Compatibility Directive (EMC)

    Online Product Certification

    Refer to the product Declaration of Conformity (DoC) for additional regulatory compliance information. To obtain product certifications and the DoC for this product, visit ni.com/certification, search by model number or product line, and click the appropriate link in the Certification column.

    Environmental Management

    NI is committed to designing and manufacturing products in an environmentally responsible manner. NI recognizes that eliminating certain hazardous substances from our products is beneficial to the environment and to NI customers.

    For additional environmental information, refer to the Minimize Our Environmental Impact web page at ni.com/environment. This page contains the environmental regulations and directives with which NI complies, as well as other environmental information not included in this document.

    Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE)

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    At the end of the product life cycle, all NI products must be disposed of according to local laws and regulations. For more information about how to recycle NI products in your region, visit ni.com/environment/weee.

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    National Instruments符合中国电子信息产品中限制使用某些有害物质指令(RoHS)。关于National Instruments中国RoHS合规性信息,请登录 ni.com/environment/rohs_china。(For information about China RoHS compliance, go to ni.com/environment/rohs_china.)

    • 1 Tcal = temperature at which last external calibration was performed. NI factory calibration is 23 °C ± 1 °C.
    • 2 Measured on the 10 V range.
    • 3 With offset nulling.
    • 4 Relative to external calibration source. DMM must remain powered on.
    • 5 Tcal is the temperature at which last external calibration was performed. NI factory calibration is 23°C ±1°C.
    • 6 Tempco is the temperature coefficient in ppm of range per degree Celsius.
    • 7 Add 650 ppm/A of reading for currents above 1.5 A.
    • 8 Specifications are for 4-wire measurements. For 2-wire measurements, perform offset nulling or add 200 mΩ to specification. For relative humidity >80%, add 100 ppm/MΩ.
    • 9 Relative to external calibration source. DMM must remain powered on.
    • 10 Tcal is the temperature at which last external calibration was performed. NI factory calibration is 23°C ±1°C.
    • 11 2-wire resistance measurement only.
    • 12 Can be used to test p-n junctions, LEDs, or zener diodes up to 10 V.
    • 13 Tcal is the temperature at which last external calibration was performed. NI factory calibration is 23°C ±1 °C.
    • 14 Use the 1 Year specification to calibrate on a 90-day cycle.
    • 15 Tempco is the temperature coefficient. Tempco values are valid within the device's ambient temperature range.
    • 16 Applicable for non-sinewave signals up to the rated peak voltage, current, or bandwidth.
    • 17 Tcal = temperature at which last external calibration was performed. NI factory calibration is 23°C ±1 °C. For total measurement accuracy, add temperature probe error.
    • 18 Using simulated reference junction.
    • 19 Includes PXI 2527 with TB 2627 with a typical 0.5 °C CJC error and a typical thermal EMF offset of 2.5 μV for CJC temperatures between 15 °C and 35 °C. Add an additional 0.5 °C uncertainty when CJC is in the range 0 °C to 15 °C or 35 °C to 50 °C.
    • 20 Tempco = Temperature coefficient, expressed in degrees of measurement uncertainty per degree change in DMM instrument operating temperature.
    • 21 RTD with RO = 100 Ω Pt3851 RTD in a 4-wire configuration, using lowest possible resistance range for each temperature.
    • 22 Tempco is the temperature coefficient, expressed in degrees of measurement uncertainty per degree change in DMM instrument operating temperature.

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