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What is SimDev1 used for?

Hi,

 

I have came across the SimDev1 device name but never understood what the point of it is. I am currently waiting for my IO card to arrive, so I want to know if I somehow can use SimDev1 device to simulate the behavior of the inputs of my IO card? Thanks in advance.

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Hi sallo_93,

 

SimDev1 is a simulate device used to show an example of how a device may appear in MAX which can then be used in LabVIEW. 

 

You can therefore create a multitude of simulated devices that you can use simulate I/O cards.

 

The following shows you how to create simulated devices: http://www.ni.com/tutorial/3698/en/

 

The document then outlines how to use the simulated device

 

Kind Regards,

 

Matt

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