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Hello all,


I am currently learning LabVIEW in order to work on some projects. I have a lot of things I need to figure out with the DAQmx functions and since I don't have enough access to the hardware all the time, I was wondering if there is a way to wire a physical channel to the Create Channel VI which serves as a set of simulation signal inputs.


I have access to LabVIEW community at home with the DAQmx driver added in but no physical hardware.

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If you open up Measurement Automation Explorer (MAX), you can create a simulated device.  You can then use that to test your code.

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Note that though you can "simulate" a DAQ device, you cannot customize the behavior of the simulated device in terms of signals.


If your code works with simulated DAQ is not a guarantee that it will work with real hardware as the DAQ is "simulated" to an extent and not a replacement for your real DAQ.

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