You are right. Without writing to a bin, it cannot do high speed logging at rates of 10K a second.
My needs are less stringent. I need to capture 100 or so data points a second.
So I may be able to able to directly write to a text file.
However, here is what I figured out since writing my original message:
100 data/sec x 60 x 60 will get me 360,000 data points in an hour--and we need to log the data for at least four hours. Excel cannot have more than 64K of rows. Therefore, converting the .bin file alone will not help me!
I am now looking into a logger with a trigger. When the output power of the device under consideration drops 15 percent or more, I want that event to be recorded.
I am now looking for vi's that may hav
e this feature. Not being a developer myself, I prefer a tested and tried set of off-the-shelf vis...