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Write FIFO (Clock-Driven Logic)

Last Modified: January 12, 2018

Writes an element to an FPGA FIFO.

Programming Patterns

Transferring Data between Clock Domains Using FIFOs

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reference in

A reference to a FIFO.

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error in

Error conditions that occur before this node runs.

The node responds to this input according to standard error behavior.

Standard Error Behavior

Many nodes provide an error in input and an error out output so that the node can respond to and communicate errors that occur while code is running. The value of error in specifies whether an error occurred before the node runs. Most nodes respond to values of error in in a standard, predictable way.

error in does not contain an error error in contains an error
If no error occurred before the node runs, the node begins execution normally.

If no error occurs while the node runs, it returns no error. If an error does occur while the node runs, it returns that error information as error out.

If an error occurred before the node runs, the node does not execute. Instead, it returns the error in value as error out.

Default: No error

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data

The data element you would like to write to the FIFO. This data may be lost if the FIFO is full. Use ready for input or empty threshold met? to determine if data may safely be written to the FIFO.

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input valid

Boolean value that describes whether the next data point has arrived for processing. Wire the output valid output of an upstream node to this input to transfer data from the upstream node to this node.

True The next data point has arrived for processing.
False The next data point has not arrived for processing.
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reference out

A reference to a FIFO.

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error out

Error information.

The node produces this output according to standard error behavior.

Standard Error Behavior

Many nodes provide an error in input and an error out output so that the node can respond to and communicate errors that occur while code is running. The value of error in specifies whether an error occurred before the node runs. Most nodes respond to values of error in in a standard, predictable way.

error in does not contain an error error in contains an error
If no error occurred before the node runs, the node begins execution normally.

If no error occurs while the node runs, it returns no error. If an error does occur while the node runs, it returns that error information as error out.

If an error occurred before the node runs, the node does not execute. Instead, it returns the error in value as error out.
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ready for input

Boolean value that indicates whether this node is ready to accept new input data.

Use Feedback Node to wire this output to ready for output of an upstream node.

True The node is ready to accept new input data.
False The node is not ready to accept new input data.
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Note  

If this output returns False during a given cycle, this node discards any data that other nodes send to this node during the following cycle. This node discards the data even if input valid is True during the following cycle.

Where This Node Can Run:

Desktop OS: none

FPGA: All devices

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


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