NI DAQPAD-6015 Portable high-performance multifunction daq for usb Datasheet

Portable High-Performance
Multifunction DAQ for USB
NI DAQPad-6015, NI DAQPad-6016
• 16 analog inputs at up to 200 kS/s,
16-bit resolution
• Multiple signal connectivity
• 2 analog outputs for accurate
output signals
• Up to 32 digital I/O lines
• OEM version available
Operating Systems
• Windows 2000/XP
Recommended Software
• LabWindows/CVI
• Measurement Studio
• VI Logger
Other Compatible Software
• C++
• C#
• Visual Basic
Measurement Services
Software (included)
• NI-DAQmx driver software
• Measurement & Automation
Explorer configuration software
NI DAQPad-6015
NI DAQPad-6016
Analog Inputs1 Input Resolution Sampling Rate
16 SE/8 DI
16 bits
200 kS/s
16 SE/8 DI
16 bits
200 kS/s
Input Range Analog Outputs Output Resolution Output Rate2
±0.05 to ±10 V
16 bits
300 S/s
±0.05 to ±10 V
16 bits
300 S/s
Output Range
±10 V
±10 V
Digital I/O Counter/Timers
– single ended, DI – differential 2System-dependent
Hardware Overview
The National Instruments DAQPad-6015 and DAQPad-6016
multifunction data acquisition (DAQ) devices provide plug-and-play
connectivity via USB for acquiring, generating, and logging data in a
variety of portable and desktop applications. DAQPad devices with
screw terminals or BNC connectors provide direct connectivity so
you can easily connect sensors and signals without extra cost. With
DAQPad-6015 mass termination, you can cable to external
accessories and signal conditioning devices such as NI SCC devices.
All devices feature 16-bit accuracy at up to 200 kS/s. The
DAQPad-6016 also provides 32 digital I/O lines for applications
requiring an extended interface to digital sensors and actuators.
Recommended Accessories
NI DAQPad-6016
Screw Terminal
NI DAQPad-6015
Screw Terminal
NI DAQPad-6015 BNC
NI DAQPad-6015
Mass Termination
NI DAQPad-6016 OEM
Signal Connectivity
Signals <10 V
Signals >10 V
Built-in signal connectivity – no accessories needed
SCC signal
Custom or third-party 50-pin connector
Table 2. NI DAQPad-601x Accessory Selection Guide
Common Applications
Software Overview
NI DAQPad-6015 and DAQPad-6016 include NI-DAQmx
measurement services software with which you can quickly
configure and begin taking measurements with your DAQ
device. NI-DAQmx provides a seamless interface to LabVIEW,
LabWindows/CVI, and Measurement Studio development
environments with features such as DAQ Assistant and a single
programming interface for all device functions.
The DAQPad-6015 and DAQPad-6016 are ideal for a number of
applications where portability and accurate measurements are
essential, such as:
• Portable data logging – log environmental or voltage data quickly
and easily
• Field-monitoring applications
• Embedded OEM applications
• In-vehicle data acquisition
• Academic lab use – academic discounts are available for quantities
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Portable High-Performance
Multifunction DAQ for USB
Information for OEM Customers
National Instruments has created a special OEM hardware kit for the
DAQPad-6016. It does not include the enclosure, power supply, screw
terminals, or printed documentation. Power supplies are
sold separately. The OEM hardware kit includes two standard
50-pin connectors for connecting to custom or third-party
accessories. For information on quantity pricing for this kit, please
contact your local sales representative.
Ordering Information
NI DAQPad-6015
Screw terminal ........................................................779047-0P1
Mass termination ....................................................779201-0P1
NI DAQPad-6016
Screw terminal ........................................................779025-0P1
Includes NI-DAQmx software.
1 P = power, 1 for U.S. (120 V), 2 for Switzerland (220 V), 3 for Australia (240 V),
4 for Europe (240 V), 6 for UK (240 V), 7 for Japan (100 V)
NI DAQPad-6016, OEM hardware-only kit ................190177-01
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