Advanced:Active Load:Sinking Current Property

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Edition Date: June 2013

Part Number: 370520P-01

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Short Name: ActiveLoad.SinkingCurrent

Property of niHSDIO

Specifies the amount of current for the driver to sink if the input voltage is greater than or equal to the commutating voltage.

Valid values range from 1.5 mA to 24 mA.

The default value is 1.5 mA.

The units are amps (A).

Note   This property takes effect only if the Active Load Mode property is set to Active Load Enabled When Tristate in the current session.

You can select the following PFI channels and clocks for the active channel input of the property node using these strings: PFI1 , PFI2 , STROBE , and DDC_CLKOUT . These strings are not case sensitive and can be grouped with the standard input strings separated by commas. The following are examples of valid string syntax: 0, 4, 6, PFI1, 7 or 0-12, STROBE, DDC_CLKOUT.

Note  Only NI 6556 devices support this property.
Note   When the Attribute Committal Strategy property is configured to Immediately upon set (Voltage), setting this property while the session is in the Committed or Running state causes the new value to take effect by the time the property returns.


The following table lists the characteristics of this property.

Datatype fD
High-level VIs N/A
Channel-based Yes


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