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Using the Compressor in LabVIEW


This snippet shows how to set up your roboRIO project to use the Pneumatic Control Module (PCM).  The PCM automatically starts and stops the compressor when specific pressures are measured in the tank. In your roboRIO program, you will need to add the following VIs.


For more information, check out the following links:


Pneumatic Control Module User’s Guide's%20Guide.pdf

Pneumatics Step-by-Step (For the roboRIO Controller)


Begin VI

Place this snippet in the



Teleop VI

Place this snippet in the This portion is only required if you are using the outputs for other processes.


Finish VI

Place this snippet in Close Refs, save data, etc. frame of the




simple test.png

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