Dynamic Generation:Drive Type Property

NI Digital Waveform Generator/Analyzer Help

Edition Date: June 2013

Part Number: 370520P-01

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Short Name: DriveType

Property of niHSDIO

Specifies what the data channels generate when set to logic 1. Selecting Open collector to generate a Z is useful for wired-OR logic buses, such as I2C or SMBus.

Note   NI 656 x devices support only the active drive setting. NI-HSDIO returns an error if you try to configure the channels on these devices for open collector generation.
Note   NI 654 x devices support open collector generation only for static generation. NI-HSDIO returns an error if you try to configure the channels on these devices for open collector dynamic generation.

This property is only valid for generation sessions.

Related Topics

Active drive (75)

The Generation Voltage High Level for the device is produced at the channel electronics when the Pattern Generation Engine generates a binary 1.

Open collector (76)

The channel electronics assume a high-impedance state when the Pattern Generation Engine generates a binary 1.

Remarks

The following table lists the characteristics of this property.

Datatype iL
PermissionsRead/Write
High-level VIs N/A
Channel-based Yes
ResettableNo

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