Triggers:Start:Type Property

NI RF Signal Generators Help (NI-RFSG 18.1)

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Part Number: 371025V-01
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Short Name: StartTrig.Type

Property of niRFSG

Specifies the Start Trigger type. Depending upon the value of this property, more properties may be needed to fully configure the trigger. To set this property, the NI-RFSG device must be in the Configuration state.

PXIe-5654/5654 with PXIe-5696: The Start Trigger is valid only with a timer-based list when RF list mode is enabled.

Supported Devices: PXIe-5644/5645/5646, PXIe-5654/5654 with PXIe-5696, PXI-5670/5671, PXIe-5672/5673/5673E, PXIe-5820/5840

Default Value: None

Related Topics

Start Trigger

Trigger Types

None (0)

Generation starts immediately. No trigger is configured.

Digital Edge (1)

Data operation does not start until a digital edge is detected. The source of the digital edge is specified in the Digital Edge Start Trigger Source property and the active edge is specified in Digital Edge Start Trigger Edge property.

Software (2)

Data operation does not start until a software event occurs. You can create a software event by calling the niRFSG Send Software Edge Trigger VI with StartTrigger as the trigger name.

P2P Endpoint Fullness (3)

Data operation does not start until the endpoint reaches a threshold specified in the P2P Endpoint Fullness Start Trigger Level property.


The following table lists the characteristics of this property.

Datatype iL
High-level VIs niRFSG Configure Trigger
Channel-based No


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