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DAI16-4(USB) - Analog Output Terminal for USB2.0

4 16-Bit Analog Outputs


Contec's DAI16-4(USB) is a USB2.0-compliant analog I/O unit that extends the analog I/O function of USB port of PCs. It provides 4 analog output channels (16 bit resolution).

The unit is housed in a compact design which allows installation in many applications (50.4(W) x 64.7(D) x 94(H)), The unit can be mounted via DIN rail or free-standing.

Expandable - increase the number of analog outputs up to 16 channels via the use of up to 3 additional expansion modules (DAI16-4(FIT)GY)

Software support includes a Windows driver/API and LabVIEW library file.


Analog Outputs

Number Of Outputs4 single-ended outputs
Resolution16 bits (1/65536 of full scale)
Current±5mA max
RangeVoltage: Bipolar ±10V
Current: 0 - 20mA
Relative accuracyVoltage: ±18LSB
Current: ±18LSB
OtherData buffer: 256K data (262, 144 data)
Output impedance: Voltage range: 10 Ohms (Max.)


ExpansionUSB specification 2.0/1.1 standard
ElectricalBase Module: 5V DC, 800mA consumption
Expansion Module: 5VDC, 500mA consumption (maximum of three units allowed)
PSU bundled (i.e. not bus powered), 90 - 264VAC input, 5.0VDC 2.0A (Max.) output
MechanicalConnector: FRONT-MC 1,5/12-STF-3,81 (made by Phoenix Contact), 3.81mm-pitch nominal current: 4A(Max.)
Size: 50.4(W) x 64.7(D) x 94.0(H) (exclusive of protrusions)
Mounting: One-touch connection to 35mm DIN rails
SoftwareWindows: Win32 API (Visual C# .Net, Visual Basic .Net, Visual C++ .Net examples), 32 or 64 bit architecture
OS Support:
• Windows 2000 (32 bit only)
• Windows XP, Vista, Server 2008, 7, 8, 8.1 (all 32 and 64 bit)
Data Logger Software
Data acquisition VI library for LabVIEW (VI-DAQ)
Data Acquisition library for MATLAB (ML-DAQ)
TemperatureTemperature range (operation): 0 to +50°C
Humidity10 - 90%RH (No condensation)
Weight100g (not including USB cable)
Safety/CertificationFCC, VCCI
Warranty1 Year

Ordering Details

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