Measurement Computing(R) data acquisition
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SIGVIEW supports data acquisition of analog voltage signals by using most Measurement Computing(R) data acquisition devices (

For general concepts and details regarding data acquisition in SIGVIEW, please see Data acquisition overview. A standard "Universal Library" driver is used for data acquisition.

If you choose "Universal Library" as a device type, you will be able to set various device-specific options in the following dialog:


"Precision" and "Range" parameters have to match your device capabilities. Please constant your DAQ device manual for details.

Regarding other, low-level parameters, please consult online help for the corresponding Measurement Computing API:

I/O Mode, External clock:

External trigger:


In case your device does not support requested parameters, you will get an error message directly from the underlying Universal Library driver. In that case, you will have to consult device manual and test with different settings.
For example, you could get an error "Count must be integer multiple of packet size for continuous mode" when performing data acquisition from Measurement Computing USB devices.
Some devices have restrictions regarding the "Block length" parameter in data acquisition window. It has to be a integer multiple of internal device packet size. For 1208LS and MiniLAB 1008, this packet size is 64, for 1208FS and 1608FS is 31, for 1616FS is 62 etc. You can find the exact value for your device in Universal Library Online Help.
Measurement Computing(R) data acquisition