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Last Modified: May 21, 2018

Specifies the divisor to apply to the signal you connect to the counter source terminal. Pulse generations defined by frequency or time take this setting into account, but pulse generations defined by ticks do not. You should use a prescaler only when you connect an external signal to the counter source terminal and when that signal has a higher frequency than the fastest onboard timebase.

Data type: datatype_icon

Long Name: Channel:Counter Output:General Properties:More:Advanced:Prescaler

Class: DAQmx Task

Permissions: Read/Write

Where This Property Is Available:

Desktop OS: Windows


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

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