Measurement:Auto Zero Property

NI DC Power Supplies and SMUs Help (NI-DCPower)

Edition Date: January 2018

Part Number: 370736U-01

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Short Name: Auto Zero

Property of niDCPower

Specifies the auto-zero method to use on the device.

Refer to the NI PXI-4132 Measurement Configuration and Timing and Auto Zero topics in the NI DC Power Supplies and SMUs Help for more information about how to configure your measurements.

Default Value:Refer to Supported Properties by Device for the default value by device.

Related topics:

Auto Zero

Off (0)

Disables auto-zero.

Once (1024)

Makes zero conversions following the first measurement after initiating the device. The device uses these zero conversions for the preceding measurement and future measurements until the device is reinitiated.

On (1)

Makes zero conversions for every measurement.


The following table lists the characteristics of this property.

Datatype iL
High-level VIs niDCPower Configure Auto Zero
Channel-based Yes


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