Advanced:Device:Power Consumption Property

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Edition Date: June 2013

Part Number: 370520P-01

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Short Name: Power Consumption

Property of niHSDIO

Returns the power consumed by your device at the time this property is queried. Consuming more than 100% power disables the device. You can customize the voltage, data rate, and channel count of your specific application and use this property to ensure that the power consumption falls within the specifications listed in the NI PXIe-6555/6556 Specifications .

Note  This property is supported only on NI 6555/6556 devices.

Valid values range from 0 to 100.

Units are expressed as a percentage.


The following table lists the characteristics of this property.

Datatype fD
PermissionsRead Only
High-level VIs N/A
Channel-based No


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