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Single Module Scanning

NI Switches Help

Edition Date: April 2015

Part Number: 375472H-01

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NI-SWITCH supports single module scanning for both PXI/PXI Express and SCXI switches in NI-SWITCH and NI-DAQmx.

Note Note  Some devices may not support scanning. Refer to your device book for more information about supported features.


To scan individual switches using NI-SWITCH, you can write a scan list or use the programming examples.


For information about developing a single switch scanning application using NI-DAQmx, refer to the NI-DAQmx Help.

Determining the Scanning Setup

The scanning setup is dependent on your hardware and triggering scheme. Based on your hardware and triggering scheme requirements, choose one of the following scanning setups:

PXI/PXI Express Scanning—Synchronous

PXI/PXI Express Scanning—Handshaking

SCXI Scanning—Synchronous

SCXI Scanning—Handshaking


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