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Counter and Timer Input and Output

Acquire counter data and generate pulses with National Instruments® devices

Before you use counter channels, see Hardware Discovery and Setup.


addinputAdd input channel to device interface
addoutputAdd output channel to device interface
removechannelRemove channel from device interface
resetcountersReset hardware scan count for all counter inputs


Analog and Digital Counters

Use digital and analog counters to count clock and external events.

Acquire Counter Input Data

Acquire edge counts from a device.

Generate Pulse Data on a Counter Channel

Generate pulses on counter/timer device channels.

Acquire Digital Data Using a Counter Output Channel as External Clock

Acquire digital data using a counter output channel to generate clock pulses.

Featured Examples