Advanced:Auxiliary Power Source Available Property

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

Edition Date: January 2018

Part Number: 370736U-01

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NI-DCPower (English | Japanese)

Short Name: Auxiliary Power Source Available

Property of niDCPower

Indicates whether an auxiliary power source is connected to the device.

A value of FALSE may indicate that the auxiliary input fuse has blown. Refer to the Detecting Internal/Auxiliary Power topic in the NI DC Power Supplies and SMUs Help for more information about internal and auxiliary power.

Note  This property does not necessarily indicate if the device is using the auxiliary power source to generate power. Use the Power Source In Use property to retrieve that information.

Related topics:

NI PXI-4110 Internal and Auxiliary Power

NI PXI-4130 Internal and Auxiliary Power


The following table lists the characteristics of this property.

Datatype bool
PermissionsRead Only
High-level VIs N/A
Channel-based No


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