niHSDIO Self Test VI

NI Digital Waveform Generator/Analyzer Help

Edition Date: June 2013

Part Number: 370520P-01

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Installed With: NI-HSDIO

Performs a self-test on the instrument and returns the test results. The niHSDIO Self Test VI performs a simple series of tests that ensure the instrument is powered up and responding. Complete functional testing and calibration are not performed by this function.

This function is internal and does not affect external I/O connections or connections between devices.

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niHSDIO Self Test

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instrument handle identifies your instrument session. instrument handle is obtained from the niHSDIO Init Acquisition Session VI, the niHSDIO Init Generation Session VI, or the niHSDIO Init Ext Cal VI.

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error in (no error) describes error conditions that occur before this node runs. This input provides standard error in functionality.

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status is TRUE (X) if an error occurred before this VI or function ran or FALSE (checkmark) to indicate a warning or that no error occurred before this VI or function ran. The default is FALSE.

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code is the error or warning code. The default is 0. If status is TRUE, code is a negative error code. If status is FALSE, code is 0 or a warning code.

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source identifies where an error occurred. The source string includes the name of the VI that produced the error, what inputs are in error, and how to eliminate the error.

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instrument handle out passes a reference to your instrument session to the next VI. instrument handle is obtained from the niHSDIO Init Acquisition Session VI or the niHSDIO Init Generation Session VI.

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self test result returns the value returned from the device self-test. A 0 means the self-test passed; anything else means the test failed.

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self test message returns the self-test response string from the device.

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error out contains error information. This output provides standard error out functionality.

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status is TRUE (X) if an error occurred or FALSE (checkmark) to indicate a warning or that no error occurred.

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code is the error or warning code. If status is TRUE, code is a nonzero error code. If status is FALSE, code is 0 or a warning code.

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source identifies where and why an error occurred. The source string includes the name of the VI that produced the error, what inputs are in error, and how to eliminate the error.

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