niDCPower Configure Power Line Frequency VI

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

Edition Date: January 2018

Part Number: 370736U-01

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Specifies the power line frequency for specified channel(s).

NI-DCPower uses this value to select a timebase for setting the niDCPower Configure Aperture Time VI in power line cycles (PLCs).

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

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

Related topics:

Measurement Noise Rejection

niDCPower Configure Power Line Frequency

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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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power line frequency specifies the power line frequency in hertz for specified channel(s). NI-DCPower uses this value to select a timebase for setting the Aperture Time property in power line cycles (PLCs). Refer to the Measurement Configuration and Timing topic for more information about how to configure your measurements.

The valid values are 50 Hz and 60 Hz.

Note  Set this parameter to the frequency of the AC power line.
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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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