niDCPower Configure Aperture Time VI

NI DC Power Supplies and SMUs Help (NI-DCPower)

Edition Date: January 2018

Part Number: 370736U-01

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Configures the aperture time on the specified channel(s).

Note  This VI is not supported by all devices. Refer to Supported VIs by Device for information about supported devices.

The supported values depend on both the aperture time units and the specific device. Refer to the Aperture Time topic for your device in the NI DC Power Supplies and SMUs Help for more information. In general, devices support discrete aperture time values. If you configure aperture time to some unsupported value, NI-DCPower coerces it up to the next supported value.

Refer to the Measurement Configuration and Timing or DC Noise Rejection topic for your device in the NI DC Power Supplies and SMUs Help for more information about how to configure your measurements.

Related topics:

Aperture Time

niDCPower Configure Aperture Time

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instrument handle identifies a particular instrument session. instrument handle is obtained from the niDCPower Initialize With Channels VI.

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channel name specifies to which output channel(s) to apply this configuration value. Specify multiple channels by using a channel list or a channel range. A channel list is a comma (,) separated sequence of channel names (for example, 0,2 specifies channels 0 and 2). A channel range is a lower bound channel followed by a hyphen (-) or colon (:) followed by an upper bound channel (for example, 0-2 specifies channels 0, 1, and 2). In the Running state, multiple output channel configurations are performed sequentially based on the order specified in this parameter.

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aperture time specifies the aperture time. Refer to the Aperture Time topic for your device in the NI DC Power Supplies and SMUs Help for more information.

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aperture time units specifies the aperture time units. Refer to the Aperture Time topic for more information about how to configure your aperture time.

Seconds (1028)

Specifies the aperture time in units of seconds.

Power Line Cycles (1029)

Specifies the aperture time in power line cycles.

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error in (no error) describes error conditions that occur before this node runs. This input provides standard error in functionality.

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status is TRUE (X) if an error occurred before this VI ran or FALSE (checkmark) to indicate a warning or that no error occurred before this VI ran. The default is FALSE.

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code is the error or warning code. The default is 0. If status is TRUE, code is a non-zero error code. If status is FALSE, code is 0 or a warning code.

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source describes the origin of the error or warning and is, in most cases, the name of the VI that produced the error or warning. The default is an empty string.

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instrument handle out passes the handle used to identify the session in all subsequent NI-DCPower VI calls.

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error out contains error information. This output provides standard error out functionality.

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status is TRUE (X) if an error occurred or FALSE (checkmark) to indicate a warning or that no error occurred.

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code is the error or warning code. If status is TRUE, code is a non-zero error code. If status is FALSE, code is 0 or a warning code.

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source describes the origin of the error or warning and is, in most cases, the name of the VI that produced the error or warning.

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