Model: DAQT


The NI USB-6009 is a USB based data acquisition (DAQ) and control device with analog input and output and digital input and output.




Features of the DAQ

Analog Input

Analog inputs  
Differential 4
Single-ended 8, software-selectable
Input resolution  
NI USB-6008  
Differential 12 bits
Single-ended 11 bits
NI USB-6009  
Differential 14 bits
Single-ended 13 bits
Max sample rate (aggregate) 1
NI USB-6008 10 kS/s
NI USB-6009 48 kS/s
Converter type Successive approximation
AI FIFO 512 bytes
Timing resolution 41.67 ns (24 MHz timebase)
Timing accuracy 100 ppm of actual sample rate
Input range  
Differential ±20 V2, ±10 V, ±5 V, ±4 V, ±2.5 V, ±2 V, ±1.25 V, ±1 V
Single-ended ±10 V
Working voltage ±10 V
Input impedance 144 kΩ
Overvoltage protection ±35 V
Trigger source Software or external digital trigger System noise1
±20 V range 5 mVrms
±1 V range 0.5 mVrms
±10 V range 5 mVrms

Analog Output

Analog outputs 2
Output resolution 12 bits
Maximum update rate 150 Hz, software-timed
Output range 0 to +5 V
Output impedance 50 Ω
Output current drive 5 mA
Power-on state 0 V
Slew rate 1 V/μs
Short circuit current 50 mA
Absolute accuracy (no load)  
Typical 7 mV
Maximum at full scale 36.4 mV

Digital I/O

Digital I/O lines  
P0.(0..7) 8 lines
P1.(0..3) 4 lines
Direction control Each channel individually programmable as input or output
Output driver type1  
NI USB-6008 Open collector
NI USB-6009 Each channel individually programmable as open collector or active drive
Compatibility TTL, LVTTL, CMOS
Absolute maximum  
voltage range –0.5 to 5.8 V with respect to GND
Pull-up resistor 4.7 kΩ to 5 V
Power-on state Input

External Voltage

+5 V output (200 mA maximum)  
Minimum +4.85 V
Typical +5 V
+2.5 V output (1 mA maximum) +2.5 V
+2.5 V accuracy 0.25% maximum

Bus Interface

USB specification USB 2.0 full-speed
USB bus speed 12 Mb/s

Power Requirements

4.10 to 5.25 VDC  
Typical 80 mA
Maximum 500 mA
USB suspend  
Typical 300 μA
Maximum 500 μA


  • 2mm multi coloured moulded patch cords with daisying facility.
  • Computer simulated outputs and Step-By-Step detailed instructions are provided with the instruction manual.

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