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Nuts & Volts Magazine (February 2017)

Computer Control and Interfacing with the NI MyRIO

By David Ward    View In Digital Edition  


The previous two installments in this series of five articles about the National Instruments’ (NI) MyRIO have demonstrated how to input from a built-in pushbutton (BUTTON0) and output to a built-in LED (LED0), and control these wirelessly from an Apple iPad. While this is a good start into computer control, the “real world” outside of the MyRIO unit typically involves I/O to much higher AC and DC voltages and currents than the MyRIO can tolerate.

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