Description: Keysight U2542A USB Modular DAQ with 500 kSa/s maximum sample rate

Manufacturer Keysight Technologies
Series USB Modular
Part Number U2542A

Keysight U2542A USB Modular DAQ

The Keysight U2542A DAQ gadget has four simultaneous sampling (SS) analog input (AI) channels with programmable sampling rate. To estimate simple signals, the user should characterize the properties of the estimated signals. The properties incorporate the mode (polling/continuous), polarity (bipolar/unipolar), and voltage range. The user may also need to set the desired channels to enter the analog signals. For all the SS models, the estimating design is in differential (DIFF) mode. AI tasks require a trigger source. Once the trigger condition is coordinated, the input acquisition will begin. The estimated signal is supported in a Data FIFO. The analog sources of input can measure input voltages between ±1.25 V to ±10 V.

When the Keysight U2542A USB Modular Simultaneous DAQ is switched on, the calibration constants are loaded from the on-board EEPROM to guarantee both the adjustment DACs and PGA circuit are working accurately.  The AI signal will first reach the analog multiplexer and afterward to the PGA. Next, it will get past the analog digital converter (ADC). The analog voltage will be changed over into computerized data for the PC to process or store the signals. Note that the trigger levels for the digital signal converter (DAC) must be characterized beforehand if you need to utilize the analog trigger.

Polling mode is the most effortless approach to get a single A/D estimation for four distinct channels. The A/D converter begins switching one reading when the dedicated SCPI command is executed. The SCPI command for performing the polling mode estimation is under the measure subsystem. In this mode, the timing of the A/D conversion is completely controlled by software.

SeriesUSB Modular
Channels4 differential input channels (software selectable/channel)
Resolution16 bits
Maximum Sample Rate500 kSa/s
U2542A ManualUser Manual and Maintenance Manual Available for Download