Measurement:Samples To Average Property

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

Edition Date: January 2018

Part Number: 370736U-01

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Short Name: Samples To Average

Property of niDCPower

Specifies the number of samples to average when you take a measurement.

Increasing the number of samples to average decreases measurement noise but increases the time required to take a measurement. Refer to the NI PXI-4110, NI PXI-4130, NI PXI-4132, or NI PXIe-4154 averaging topic for optional property settings to improve immunity to certain noise types. For information about improving noise immunity for NI-DCPower devices that support DC noise rejection, refer to Measurement Noise Rejection

Device Range of Samples to Average
NI PXI-4110 and NI PXI-4130 1 to 511
NI PXI-4132 1 to 127
NI PXIe-4112/4113 1
PXIe-4135 1
NI PXIe-4136/4137 1
NI PXIe-4138/4139 1
NI PXIe-4140/4141/4142/4143/4144/4145 1
NI PXIe-4154 1 to 65,535
PXIe-4162/4163 1

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

Related topics:

Measurement Noise Rejection


The following table lists the characteristics of this property.

Datatype iL
High-level VIs N/A
Channel-based Yes


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