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CompactDAQ is a small, modular DAQ system capable of analog I/O, digital I/O, counter/timer operations, industrial bus communication, and sensor and electrical measurements. A CompactDAQ system consists of a chassis and C Series I/O modules.

A variety of National Instruments C Series hardware is offered to expand existing channel counts using your own software or for use with software such as m+p international's SmartOfice or Vibrant Technology's ME'scope.

C Series Systems provide an effective combination of channel count, resolution, and speed designed to meet the needs of all types of voltage measurement applications. Select a chassis if required, and select from popular modules used for ICP accelerometers and microphones and more as well as traditional strain gages.

See more on the website at www.ni.com

  

   
CompactDAQ USB Chassis
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USB chassis are designed for one to fourteen C Series I/O modules. The chassis can measure a broad range of analog and digital I/O signals and sensors over a Hi-Speed USB 2.0 interface, USB 3.0 on the cDAQ-9179.

cDAQ-9171

NI CompactDAQ 1-Slot USB Chassis.

NI Part 781425-01, rental includes 1m USB Cable with Locking Screw NI Part 198506-01.

cDAQ-9178

NI CompactDAQ 8-Slot USB Chassis.

NI Part 781156-01, rental includes 2.3m US AC Power Cord NI Part 763000-01 and 1m USB Cable with Locking Screw NI Part 198506-01.

cDAQ-9179

NI CompactDAQ 14-Slot USB Chassis.

NI Part 783597-01, rental includes 2.3m US AC Power Cord NI Part 763000-01 and 2m USB Cable 784387-02, with optional NI Desktop Mounting Kit for 14-slot Chassis 784302-01.

 
CompactDAQ Ethernet Chassis
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Ethernet chassis are designed for one to eight C Series I/O modules. They can measure a broad range of analog and digital I/O signals and sensors over an IEEE 802.3ab Gigabit Ethernet interface.

cDAQ-9181

NI CompactDAQ 1-Slot Ethernet Chassis.

NI Part 781496-01, rental includes 2.3m US AC Power Cord NI Part 763000-01.

cDAQ-9189

NI CompactDAQ 8-Slot, TSN-Enabled Ethernet CompactDAQ Chassis.

Replaces cDAQ-9188 and designed for distributed sensor measurement system: includes timing, synchronization and data transfer between modules. NI Part 785065-01, rental includes 2.3m US AC Power Cord NI Part 763000-01 and 2m CAT-5E Ethernet Cable NI Part 151733-02, with optional NI 9901 Desktop Mounting Kit 779473-01.

 
Sound and Vibration Input Modules
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Provides dynamic signal acquisition in sound and vibration applications for CompactDAQ systems. C Series Sound and Vibration Input Modules incorporate software-selectable AC/DC coupling, ICP/IEPE open/short detection, and ICP/IEPE signal conditioning. The input channels simultaneously measure signals. Each channel also has built-in anti-aliasing filters that automatically adjust to selected sample rate. The modules are compatible with smart TEDS sensors.

NI-9250

2-Channel, 102.4 kS/s/ch Simultaneous, ±5 V, C Series Sound and Vibration Input Module, BNC inputs.

NI Part 783827-01; The NI‑9250 can measure signals from integrated electronic piezoelectric (IEPE) and non‑IEPE sensors such as accelerometers and microphones. The NI‑9250 is also compatible with smart TEDS sensors. The NI‑9250 delivers a wide dynamic range and incorporates software-selectable AC/DC coupling and IEPE signal conditioning. The input channels simultaneously measure signals. Each channel also has built-in anti-aliasing filters that automatically adjust to your sample rate. When used with NI software, this module provides processing functionality for condition monitoring such as frequency analysis and order tracking.

NI-9234

4-Channel 24-bit DSA module, software selectable ICP/IEPE and AC/DC coupling, 20 kHz bandwidth.

NI Part 779680-01; includes card only, perfect for expanding channel count on an existing system! Similar to the obsolete NI 9233. 4-Channel, 51.2 kS/s/channel, ±5 V, C Series Sound and Vibration Input Module—The NI‑9234 can measure signals from integrated electronic piezoelectric (ICP® or IEPE) and non‑ICP sensors such as accelerometers, tachometers, and proximity probes. The NI‑9234 is also compatible with smart TEDS sensors. The NI‑9234 delivers a wide dynamic range and incorporates software-selectable AC/DC coupling and ICP signal conditioning. The input channels simultaneously measure signals. Each channel also has built-in anti-aliasing filters that automatically adjust to your sample rate. When used with additional software, this module provides processing functionality for condition monitoring such as frequency analysis and order tracking.

NI-9231

8-Channel 24-bit DSA module, software selectable ICP/IEPE and AC/DC coupling, 20 kHz bandwidth, 10-32 inputs.

NI Part 783610-01, includes card only. New for 2018! 8-Channel, 51.2 kS/s/channel, -5 V to 5 V, C Series Sound and Vibration Input Module—The NI-9231 is a high-density sound and vibration module that can measure signals from integrated electronic piezoelectric (ICP® or IEPE) and non-ICP sensors such as accelerometers, tachometers, and proximity probes. It can perform the high dynamic range measurements necessary for modern measurement microphones and accelerometers and features simultaneous sampling. The NI-9231 incorporates both TEDS and 2 mA of sensor signal excitation source that can be turned on and off, removing the need for external sensor power / signal conditioning, and reducing the complexity of the data acquisition system.

 
Strain Input Modules and Accessories
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Provides analog input channels for measuring strain as part of CompactDAQ systems. C Series Strain/Bridge Input Modules work with higher-channel-count dynamic strain measurement systems. Modules can acquire measurements from up to eight channels, with compatibility options for quarter-, half-, and full-bridge sensors. C Series Strain/Bridge Input Modules are ideal for application channels requiring measurements at particular times, such as impact tests. They include built-in voltage excitation, as well as transient isolation for high-common-mode noise rejection and improved safety.

NI-9236

8-Channel 24-bit DSA module for strain/bridge testing, 10 kS/s/channel, 350 Ω Quarter-Bridge Strain Gage, spring terminal connection.

NI Part 785996-01, rental includes NI 9965, Backshell for 24 Pos Spring Terminal NI Part 780216-01.

NI-9237

4-Channel 24-bit DSA module for strain/bridge testing, programmable half- and full-bridge completion with up to 10V internal excitation. RJ50 Connectivity.

C Series high-speed strain and bridge measurement module NI Part 779521-01. This module uses a high-density 10-pin RJ50 connector for each channel. The RJ50 connector is similar to the RJ45 connectors found on network cables except that it uses one more pair of signal wires for a total of 10. Using a network cable with the NI 9237 is not recommended because it could damage the extra pins on the module connector.

NI-9944

Quarter-Bridge Completion Accessories (qty 4), 120 Ω.

NI Part 194738-01. Completion accessory used with the NI-9237 card. Quarter-bridge completion for 120 ohm sensors. Allows direct connection with standard RJ50 jacks and provides strain relief platform for zip ties.

NI-9945

Quarter-Bridge Completion Accessories (qty 4), 350 Ω.

NI Part 194739-01. Completion accessory used with the NI-9237 card. Quarter-bridge completion for 350 ohm sensors. Allows direct connection with standard RJ50 jacks and provides strain relief platform for zip ties.

NI-9949

RJ50 to Screw Terminal Blocks (qty 4).

NI Part 196809-01. Used with NI-9237 card. The NI-9949 is a female RJ50 to 10-pin screw terminal adapter. It is strictly a connectivity accessory and does not contain bridge completion. Half- and full-bridge completion is provided by the NI-9237 simultaneous bridge C Series module. The NI-9949 kit contains four adapters, one for each channel on the NI-9237. This kit provides the easiest connectivity for the NI-9237.

 
CompactDAQ Voltage Output Module
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NI-9263

4-Channel 100 kS/s/ch Simultaneous ±10 V Voltage Output Module.

A simultaneously updating analog output module. It features overvoltage protection, short-circuit protection, low crosstalk, fast slew rate, high relative accuracy, and NIST traceable calibration. The NI 9263 module includes a channel to earth ground double isolation barrier for safety and noise immunity.

 
Modules for Other Inputs
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NI-9212

8-Channel, 95 S/s/ch Simultaneous, ±78 mV C Series Temperature Input Module

The NI‑9212 offers channel‑to‑channel, isolated thermocouple input channels. The NI‑9212 channel‑to‑channel isolation protects channels from continuous voltages up to 250 Vrms and transient (withstand) voltages up to 1500 Vrms. You can use the NI‑9212 in a variety of applications that are not conducive for bank-isolated channels such as white goods testing, in-vehicle data logging, battery stack testing, as well as in various other noisy industrial environments.

NI-9213

16-Channel, 75 S/s Aggregate, ±78 mV C Series Temperature Input Module.

NI Part 785185-01; The NI‑9213 is a high-density thermocouple input module that is designed for higher channel count systems. With this module, you can add thermocouples to mixed-signal test systems without taking up too many slots. The NI‑9213 includes anti-aliasing filters, open-thermocouple detection, and cold-junction compensation for high-accuracy thermocouple measurements. The NI‑9213 features NIST‑traceable calibration and a channel‑to‑earth ground double isolation barrier for safety, noise immunity, and high common-mode voltage range.

NI-9216

8-Channel, 400 S/s Aggregate, 0 Ω to 400 Ω, PT100 RTD C Series Temperature Input Module

The NI‑9216 is a resistance temperature detector (RTD) input module. You can configure the NI‑9216 for two sample rate modes: high sample rate or high resolution. The NI‑9216 is compatible with 3‑ and 4‑wire RTD measurements, and it automatically detects the type of RTD (3-‑or 4‑wire) connected to the channel and configures each channel for the appropriate mode. The module provides per channel current excitation. The NI‑9216 features calibration and includes a channel‑to‑earth ground double isolation barrier for safety, noise immunity, and a high common-mode voltage range.

NI-9229

4-Channel 24-bit DSA module, ±60 V, 50 kS/s/ch, screw terminal input connection, CAT I channel-to-channel isolation.

±60 V, 50 kS/s/ch, 24-Bit, Simultaneous Input, 4-Channel C Series Voltage Module—The NI 9229 performs differential analog input. The NI 9229 is an effective general-purpose analog module because of its resolution, sample rate, and input range. With channel to channel isolation, your entire system, including the device under test, is protected from harmful voltage spikes up to the isolation rating. In addition to safety, isolation eliminates measurement errors caused by ground loops because the front end of the module is floating.

NI-9203

8-Channel 200 kS/s ±20 mA Current Input Module.

Card intended for high-performance control and monitoring applications. It features programmable input ranges and variable connectivity options. To protect against signal transients, the NI 9203 includes a channel to earth ground double isolation barrier (250 Vrms isolation) for safety and noise immunity.

 
Additional Module Options
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  • cDAQ-9191 1 Slot Ethernet and 802.11 Wi Fi CompactDAQ Chassis
  • NI-9214 16-Channel 68 S/s Aggregate, ±78 mV, Isothermal Temperature Input Module
  • NI-9219 4-Channel 100 S/S/ch Universal Module for Bridge, RTD and Thermocouple Current and Voltage
  • NI-9232 3-Channel 102.4 kS/s/ch, ±30 V, Sound and Vibration Input Module (with ICP/IEPE)
  • NI-9239 4-Channel 50 kS/s/ch, ±10 V, 4-Channel Voltage Input Module
  • NI-9469 Chassis Synchronization Module to route clocks and triggers between multiple chassis

Contact us regarding software options if you are starting a rental test system from the beginning!