I'm trying to test the PCI 5153 DAQ card on NI Scope by inputting a 100Hz 5Vpp 2.5V offset sine wave. However in doing so I am noticing two problems.
1. The BNC inputs themselves seem to be getting quite hot, I'm not sure if this is a problem or not
2. The DAQ card is not reading my signal and I don't know why
3. I am not able to access any trigger settings, the only allowed mode is Immed. even though I want to set an edge trigger.
I was thinking that if I just install the card and input something into CH0 it should be showing up on NI scope but I am struggling to find out why this is not the case. Is it a triggering issue?
Oh, also, when I click "Auto" I get the attached error message
Can you please take a screenshot of your device and drivers in NI MAX?
Also, can you clarify point 3 a bit more? "
The best place to start is by running an example program that ships with the NI SCOPE driver; these can be found by navigating to Start>>All Programs>>National Instruments>>NI SCOPE folder.