Advanced:Power Source In Use Property

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

Edition Date: January 2018

Part Number: 370736U-01

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Short Name: Power Source In Use

Property of niDCPower

Indicates whether the device is using the internal or auxiliary power source to generate power.

Internal (1003)

Uses the PXI chassis power source.

Auxiliary (1004)

Uses the auxiliary power source connected to the device. Only the NI PXI-4110, NI PXIe-4112, NI PXIe-4113, and NI PXI-4130 support this value. This is the only supported value for the NI PXIe-4112 and NI PXIe-4113.


The following table lists the characteristics of this property.

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


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