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Timing and Triggering with NI-DAQmx Simulated Devices

Last Modified: September 15, 2017

With NI-DAQmx simulated devices, the following timing and triggering considerations exist:

  • NI-DAQmx simulated devices simulate timing for continuous analog input, digital input, and all output tasks. Timing is not simulated for counter tasks.
  • NI-DAQmx simulated devices do not cause a timed loop to execute.
  • NI-DAQmx simulated devices support software events. However, events that rely on the hardware, such as a sample clock event, are not supported.
  • Triggers always occur immediately.
  • Watchdog timers do not expire.

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