Arb:Generation Mode Property

NI RF Signal Generators Help (NI-RFSG 18.1)

Edition Date: June 2018
Part Number: 371025V-01
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Short Name: Generation Mode

Property of niRFSG

Specifies whether to generate a continuous wave (CW) signal, the arbitrary waveform specified by the Selected Waveform property, or the script specified by the Selected Script property, upon calling the niRFSG Initiate VI.

To set this property, the NI-RFSG device must be in the Configuration state.

Supported Devices: PXIe-5644/5645/5646, PXI/PXIe-5650/5651/5652, PXIe-5653/5654/5654 with PXIe-5696 (CW support only), PXI-5670/5671, PXIe-5672/5673/5673E, PXIe-5820/5840

Default Value: CW

Related Topics

Assigning Properties or Attributes to a Waveform

Scripting Instructions

CW (1000)

Configures the RF signal generator to generate a CW signal.

Arb Waveform (1001)

Configures the RF signal generator to generate arbitrary waveforms.

Script (1002)

Configures the RF signal generator to generate arbitrary waveforms as directed by scripts.


The following table lists the characteristics of this property.

Datatype iL
High-level VIs niRFSG Configure Generation Mode
Channel-based No


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