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Timer Count (Microseconds) (Clock-Driven Logic)

Last Modified: September 13, 2017

Returns the value of the microsecond timer.

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microsecond timer value

Value of the operating system's microsecond timer.

Timer Count Time vs. Real-World Time

The base reference time (microsecond zero) for this node is undefined, so you cannot convert the output value to a real-world time or date.

Microsecond Timer Wrap Behavior

Be careful when you use this node in comparisons because the value of the microsecond timer wraps from (2^32)-1 to 0. You can also change the value at which the microsecond timer wraps by changing the size of the output integer.

Where This Node Can Run:

Desktop OS: none

FPGA:

Web Server: Not supported in VIs that run in a web application


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