Learn about acquiring an analog signal, including topics such as bandwidth, amplitude error, rise time, sample rate, the Nyquist Sampling Theorem, aliasing, and resolution.

When you design a test system, you have various factors to consider, like the instrumentation bus or platform used. While many instrument manufacturers promote one bus over others, it is often beneficial ...

With emerging instrument control standards based on communications buses such as USB and LAN including LXI, developers face the question of how to integrate these instruments into their systems.

National Instruments designed the Synchronization and Memory Core (SMC) as the common architecture for a suite of high-speed modular instruments that answer the challenge of testing converged devices.

This document provides context and information to help you select the best temperature sensor for your application needs.

This document describes the different curve fitting models, methods, and the LabVIEW VIs you can use to perform curve fitting.

Home Innovations White Paper Streaming Architecture of the Industry’s Highest Performance PXI Express Platform Updated Mar 5, 2019 Contents Overview Typical Streaming Architecture Advancements of Streaming ...

Home Innovations White Paper Switching and Multiplexing Updated Mar 5, 2019 Overview Defining a test strategy is critical to reducing cost and maximizing the efficiency of your product development and ...

With NI Linux Real-Time, you can develop, debug, and deploy applications to the open embedded processor written entirely in C or C++ using Eclipse or any other development environment while gaining the ...

Applications ranging from mixed-signal test in the electronic industry to laser spectroscopy in the sciences require timing and synchronization (T&S) for higher-count channels and/or the need to correlate ...

Home Innovations White Paper Measurement Fundamentals Main Page Updated Jun 16, 2020 The National Instruments Measurement Fundamentals Series, your FREE resource for technical test and measurement knowledge ...

Home Innovations White Paper Types of Instrument Drivers Updated Mar 5, 2019 Contents Overview Plug and Play Interchangeable Virtual Instrument (IVI) Related Links Overview Plug and Play and Interchangeable ...

Home Innovations White Paper NI Data Acquisition: The Accuracy and Performance Difference Updated Feb 4, 2020 Contents NI-MCal: Self-Calibration through Third-Order Polynomials NI-PGIA 2: Fast and Accurate ...

The NI-XNET product line is a combination of accelerated Controller Area Network (CAN), Local Interconnect Network (LIN), and FlexRay interfaces; an optimized driver; easy-to-use APIs; and configuration ...

ln this article, learn about NI Linux Real-Time, key benefits of this technology, and the performance it offers. NI developed NI Linux Real-Time, a Linux-based real-time OS, with the open-source community ...

With its ability to interface with any kind of sensor or specialty I/O, perform advanced signal processing and custom analytics, and execute advanced control algorithms, the LabVIEW RIO architecture is ...

This paper explains what a real-time operating system (RTOS) is, how real-time operating systems are useful for measurement and control applications, and how they differ from standard general-purpose operating ...

Home Innovations White Paper Under the Hood of NI Linux Real-Time Updated Aug 29, 2019 Overview The NI LabVIEW Real-Time Module supports the NI Linux Real-Time OS, available on select NI hardware. In this ...

This white paper discusses the details of SLSC and showcases the growing ecosystem of SLSC modules and accessories created by NI and NI partners.

Home Innovations White Paper Using The SLSC Architecture To Add Additional Elements To The Signal Path Of A Test System Updated Mar 5, 2019 Contents Introduction Following The Signal Path From Output to ...

Home Innovations White Paper Grounding Considerations for Improved Measurements Updated Mar 5, 2019 Overview Learn how grounding can determine how a measurement system should be connected for the most ...

Scientists and engineers taking analog measurements often use the term noise floor, but it is often misunderstood and, as a result, not dealt with correctly. To reduce noise that occurs on your measurements, ...

This paper investigates seven steps you should follow to achieve a successful functional prototype.

Using CompactRIO Scan Mode, you can choose between accessing each I/O module directly in LabVIEW Real-Time and host applications with no FPGA programming or in LabVIEW FPGA for maximum flexibility and ...

Home Innovations White Paper What is CompactRIO with NI-DAQmx? Updated Mar 5, 2019 Overview CompactRIO with NI-DAQmx is the latest addition to the CompactRIO controller family. It brings two software experiences ...

Home Innovations White Paper Digital Multimeter Measurement Fundamentals Updated Mar 5, 2019 Overview DMMs, or digital multimeters, are instruments that can measure voltage, current, and resistance for ...

Home Innovations White Paper Isolation Types and Considerations when Taking a Measurement Updated Mar 5, 2019 Overview Learn about isolation topologies used in instruments and the positive benefits that ...

Home Innovations White Paper From RF to RAID: Enabling Technologies of RF Stream-to-Disk Systems Updated Mar 5, 2019 Overview In this whitepaper, learn about several fundamental technologies that are necessary ...

In this white paper, three key differentiators for GPIB controller hardware are examined and the hardware and software features that can make significant improvements in all areas of your test and measurement ...

This document presents decisions and methods that can be used to eliminate and reduce file IO in an RT application.

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