RF:Power Level (dBm) Property

NI RF Signal Generators Help (NI-RFSG 18.1)

Edition Date: June 2018
Part Number: 371025V-01
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Short Name: Power Level (dBm)

Property of niRFSG

Specifies either the average power level or peak power level of the generated RF signal, depending on the Power Level Type property setting.

The PXI-5670/5671 and PXIe-5672 must be in the Configuration state to use this property. However, the PXIe-5644/5645/5646, PXI/PXIe-5650/5651/5652, PXIe-5654/5654 with PXIe-5696, PXIe-5673/5673E and PXIe-5840 can be in the Configuration or the Generation state to use this property.

Refer to the specifications document for your device for allowable power level settings.

Note  For the PXIe-5653, this property is read-only.
Note  For the PXIe-5645, this property is ignored if you are using the I/Q ports.

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

Default Values:

PXIe-5644/5645/5646, PXIe-5673/5673E: -100 dBm

PXI/PXIe-5650/5651/5652: -90 dBm

PXIe-5654: -7 dBm

PXIe-5654 with PXIe-5696: -110 dBm

PXI-5670/5671, PXIe-5672: -145 dBm

PXIe-5840: -174 dBm


The following table lists the characteristics of this property.

Datatype fD
High-level VIs niRFSG Configure RF
Channel-based No


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