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NI Digital Multimeters Help (NI-DMM 18.1)

Edition Date: March 2018

Part Number: 370384V-01

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The NI 4060, NI 4065, and NI 4070/4071/4072 can exchange signals with NI switches during multipoint scanning operations. Two methods of scanning are available: synchronous and handshaking.

Refer to Triggering for programming flow information.

Refer to Scanning Switch Modules for information on trigger signals.

For switch configuration information and initial programming tips, refer to the Scanning NI Switches with NI Digital Multimeters section of the NI Switches Help (Programming with NI-SWITCH»Features»Scanning»Scanning NI Switches with NI Digital Multimeters) at either of the following locations:

  • Start»Programs»National Instruments»NI-SWITCH»Documentation»NI Switches Help (if you have installed NI-SWITCH)
  • NI Product Manuals Library Web site (if you have not installed NI-SWITCH)

Scan List

A scan list is a string composed of channel names and characteristics that define connections, disconnections, triggering, and timing of the scan in the switch.

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