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NI Low-Cost Data Acquisition Family

 

You depend on measurements to make key decisions and discoveries. With the NI low-cost DAQ family, select from six high-quality devices ideal for basic applications such as simple data logging, portable measurements, and academic lab experiments to meet your specific system requirements and budget. These devices include software support and getting started resources for a variety of application development environments and programming languages.

Compare Low-Cost Options

  USB-6003 USB-6002 USB-6001 USB-6000 USB-6009 USB-6008
Analog Input (SE/DI) 8/4 8/4 8/4 8/0 8/4 8/4
Analog Input Resolution (bits) 16 16 14 12 14 12
Programmable Input Ranges 1 1 1 1 8 8
Analog Input Sampling Rate (kS/s) 100 50 20 10 48 10
Digital Input/Output 13 13 13 4 12 12
Analog Output

 

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Hardware-
timed

 

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Hardware-
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Hardware-
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Static

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Set Up a Voltage Measurement Alarm System

  1. Measure voltage using analog input and power an LED using digital output.
  2. This application features a USB-6001 programmed in ANSI C.

Power an LED That Corresponds to an Encoder Measurement

  1. Count edges using a counter and power several LEDs using digital output.
  2. This application features a USB-6002 programmed in C# .NET.

Emit an Audio Frequency on Command

  1. Set a digital input trigger using a push button and generate an audio frequency using hardware-timed analog output.
  2. This application features a USB-6003 programmed in LabVIEW software.