NI 5170R/5171R

NI High-Speed Digitizers Help (NI-SCOPE)

Edition Date: January 2017

Part Number: 370592AB-01

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This section includes useful information about the NI 5170R/5171R reconfigurable oscilloscope, including front panel connectors, theory of operation, signal path information, block diagrams, and calibration information.

Note Note  NI provides two software options for programming the NI 5170R/5171R: NI-SCOPE instrument driver software and LabVIEW Instrument Design Libraries for Reconfigurable Oscilloscopes. Refer to the NI PXIe-5170R/5171R Getting Started Guide for more information about choosing the right software for your application.

The NI 5170R/5171R includes the following features:

  • Up to 8 channels
  • 14-bit resolution with 5 voltage ranges
  • 250 MS/s sample rate with internal or external clocking support
  • Up to 250 MHz bandwidth (NI 5171R)
  • User-programmable with LabVIEW FPGA Module
  • Gen 2 x8 PXI Express
  • NI-Tclk synchronization using the NI-SCOPE API
Note Note  Refer to the NI PXIe-5170R Specifications or NI PXIe-5171R Specifications document available at for complete hardware specifications.


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