PXI System Set Up and Maintenance Course Overview

The PXI System Set-up and Maintenance course is an introduction to NI PXI hardware. It explores the components of PXI systems and illustrates how to safely connect, set up, troubleshoot, and maintain the hardware.

Course Details:

PXI System Set Up and Maintenance Course Outline

Calculating power consumption and selecting the appropriate hardware for a system.

Lesson Overview Topics
Introducing PXI Overview of the PXI system.
  • PXI Fundamentals
  • Components of a PXI System
  • Modular Instruments
Comparing PXI and PXIe Compare the PXI and PXIe chassis.
  • Introduction to PCI and PCIe
  • Latency and Throughput
  • Timing and Triggering

Matching PXI Slots and

Modules

Match the modules with appropriate slots in PXI chassis.
  • Exploring Slot Types
  • Matching PXI Slots and Modules

Inserting and Removing a

Module

Insert and remove the modules properly.
  • Placing and Removing of the Module
  • Exploring RF Multi-Module with External Connections
Setting Up a PXI System Connect and power PXI systems with an embedded or MXI controller.
  • Setting Up a PXI System with an Embedded Controller
  • Setting Up a PXI System with MXI Controlle
Exploring NI MAX Use NI Measurement and Automation Explorer to view and configure hardware and software.
  • Introduction to NI MAX
Ensuring Proper Airflow Ensure a proper airflow in the chassis.
  • PXI Chassis Airflow and Cooling

Managing Hardware

Calibration

Perform self-calibration, locate calibration information, and identify when external calibration is required for PXI modules.
  • Overview of Calibration
  • Why Is it Important to Calibrate NI Hardware?
  • Exploring Calibration Types and Dates

Troubleshooting and

Replacing PXI Parts

Learn how to identify issues that may occur in a PXI system and take steps to resolve them.
  • Introduction
  • Troubleshooting
  • Servicing
Calculating PXI Power Requirements Calculating power consumption and selecting the appropriate hardware for a system.
  • Introduction to Power Budgeting
  • Exploring Power Flow Diagram
  • Performing Power Budgeting

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