PCI - Personal Computer Plug-In Boards

  • PCI-based measurement boards for sound and vibration applications
  • Application areas include acoustics and vibration, automotive NVH, and machine condition monitoring
  • Variety of accelerometer/microphone modules
  • Up to 24-bit resolution and 118 dB dynamic range
  • Mixed-measurement modules

National Instruments offers data acquisition hardware for several platforms. NI PCI data acquisition boards plug into any desktop computer, and NI data acquisition modules work with PXI/CompactPCI, a more rugged modular computer platform specifically for measurement and automation applications, and NI CompactDAQ, a portable USB-based measurement system.

Sound and Vibration Hardware

National Instruments offers a variety of sound and vibration modules for interfacing with accelerometers and microphones. These modules provide IEPE signal conditioning, 24-bit resolution, antialiasing filters, up to 118 dB dynamic range, and up to 204.8 kS/s simultaneously sampled channels.