What is National Instruments myDAQ?

National Instruments myDAQ is an affordable data acquisition (DAQ) device that allows students to analyze and measure live signals anytime, anywhere. NI myDAQ is portable and easy to transport so students can work wherever they choose, learning beyond the lab environment using ithe leading industry tools and methods.

Multiple Instruments in One

One Device, Many Choices

NI myDAQ - Many Instrument Choices

NI myDAQ is a sleek combination of hardware and ready-to-use software-defined instruments, including an oscilloscope; function generator, and digital multimeter (DMM); these software instruments are also used on the NI Educational Laboratory Virtual Instrumentation Suite II (NI ELVIS II) hardware platform so the lab experience can be extended to experiments anytime, anyewhere. With NI LabVIEW system design software, users can customize their instrument functionality for hundreds of applications.

An Affordable DAQ Platform

NI myDAQ - An Affordable DAQ Platform

NI myDAQ includes two analog inputs and two analog outputs at 200 kS/s and 16 bits, allowing for applications such as sampling an audio signal; eight digital inputs and output lines, providing power for simple circuits with +5, +15, and -15 volt power supplies; and a 60 V DMM to measure voltage, current, and resistance. Built on the same technology as industry-leading NI DAQ, these trusted tools give students experience they can use long into research and careers.

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Portable, USB Powered, and Built to Last

Learn Anywhere, Anytime At your own Pace.

NI myDAQ - Learn Anywhere, Anytime At your own Pace.

NI myDAQ is USB-powered, compact and portable allowing it to go anywhere a notbook can, giving students more flexibility for learning and experiencing engineering concepts regardless of where they are.

Long Lasting Durability

NI myDAQ - Long Lasting Durability

All NI hardware devices have been rigorously tested and designed for the highest standards of safety. The devices also include the assurance of a one-year warranty, so NI myDAQ is sturdy, reliable, and ready for use. Join the over 1,000 colleges and universities worldwide that use NI myDAQ.

Instant Relevance, Programmability, and Project-Readiness

Relevance in an Instant

NI myDAQ - Relavance in an Instant

Created with inspiration from real-world application and designed in conjunction with suppliers of education solutions, NI miniSystems extend NI myDAQ with compact solutions that emulate commercial grade systems like a roll-chassis dynamometer or earthquake-simulating shaker table. These systems engage students giving them the chance to work on applications which drew them to the engineering field, helping educators interest and retain the future innovators of the world. For circuits applications, NI Multisim circuit design software also integrates seamlessly with NI myDAQ so students can compare prelab simulation results to acquired data in one scenario, removing the need to manually plot data and overlay onto simulated results.

Easy to Customize.

NI myDAQ - Easy to Customize

With LabVIEW, users can extend the functionality of NI myDAQ into hundreds of custom instruments with downloadable examples including a proportional integral derivative (PID) controller, digital frequency counter, and audio equalizer. LabVIEW also gives students the ability to efficiently configure a measurement system, evaluate the data with the built-in analysis archives, and view the data through modifiable reports.


NI myDAQ - Project-Readiness

With the affordability and mobilityof NI myDAQ and LabVIEW, students take ownership of their learning experience by performing experiments and projects at the moment that they are inspired. Students have the tools to test and explore concepts, limited only by their own imagination and curiosity.

Teaching with myDAQ

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Lesson Plans and Resources for High Schools

Teachers in secondary education (high school) can find customized NI myDAQ information and lesson plans on K12Lab, Learn More.

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