niRFSG Initialize With Options VI

NI RF Signal Generators Help (NI-RFSG 18.1)

Edition Date: June 2018
Part Number: 371025V-01
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Opens a session to the device you specify as the resource name and returns an instrument handle that you use to identify the instrument in all subsequent NI-RFSG VIs. This VI also configures the device using the option string input.

Supported Devices: PXI-5610, PXIe-5611, PXIe-5644/5645/5646, PXI/PXIe-5650/5651/5652, PXIe-5653/5654/5654 with PXIe-5696, PXI-5670/5671, PXIe-5672/5673/5673E, PXIe-5820/5840

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Simulating an NI RF Signal Generator


niRFSG Initialize With Options


resource name specifies the resource name of the device to initialize.


option string sets the initial value of certain properties for the session.

You can set the following properties using this parameter:


id query specifies whether NI-RFSG performs an ID query. Set this parameter to TRUE to perform an ID query. Set this parameter to FALSE to not perform an ID query.


reset device specifies whether you want to reset the NI-RFSG device during the initialization procedure. Set this parameter to TRUE to reset the device. Set this parameter to FALSE to not reset the device.


error in describes error conditions that occur before this node runs. This input provides standard error in functionality.


error out contains error information. This output provides standard error out functionality.


Refer to the RFSG External AWG (5610) VI in the labview\examples\instr\niRFSG directory for an example of using the niRFSG Initialize With Options VI.


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