USB-6008

Hans-Petter Halvorsen

Introduction

USB-6008, or similiar, are DAQ devices from National Instruments. You can use them preferably together with LabVIEW, but you can also use them together with Visual Studio/C#, MATLAB, Python, etc.

USB-6008, USB-6001 (USB-600x), myDAQ, etc. all use the same driver, which is the NI-DAQmx.

Data Acquisition (DAQ) is the process of collection data from different sensors into a computer.

A DAQ System consists of 4 parts: Physical input/output signals, sensors DAQ device/hardware Driver software Your software application (Application software).

 

USB-6008 Overview

 

Self-paced Course Manual with Exercises

 

DAQ Videos

Below you find some useful Videos regarding DAQ and USB-600x.

LabVIEW and USB-6008

USB-6008 in Visual Studio and C#

 

Datalogging and Monitoring

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Where to Buy?

Here are some alternatives:

Options Price (NOK) Suppliers
USB-6001 ~1800 National Instruments
USB-6008 ~2300 National Instruments
myDAQ ~2000 Studica

Want to buy your own DAQ device? I recommend myDAQ. myDAQ is a LabVIEW/Visual Studio (DAQmx) compatible DAQ Device, similiar to USB-6008. myDAQ is made for students, so myDAQ can be purchased at a student-friendly price from Studica. Or you could also consider USB-6008 or USB-6001 - buy it, e.g., from ebay.

 

DAQ in Visual Studio/C#

Data Acquisition in Visual Studio and C# using USB-6008 as an example

Video:

USB-6008 in Visual Studio and C#

This video is also available from my official YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/IndustrialITandAutomation

 

Code Examples:

C# DAQ Examples

 

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