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The following is from the Daqarta Help system:



Spectrum Analyzer

Signal Generator

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Pitch Tracker


DaqMusiq Generator
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Engine Simulator

LCR Meter

Remote Operation

DC Measurements

True RMS Voltmeter

Sound Level Meter

Frequency Counter
    Spectral Event

    MHz Frequencies

Data Logger

Waveform Averager


Post-Stimulus Time
Histogram (PSTH)

THD Meter

IMD Meter

Precision Phase Meter

Pulse Meter

Macro System

Multi-Trace Arrays

Trigger Controls


Spectral Peak Track

Spectrum Limit Testing

Direct-to-Disk Recording



Frequency response

Distortion measurement

Speech and music

Microphone calibration

Loudspeaker test

Auditory phenomena

Musical instrument tuning

Animal sound

Evoked potentials

Rotating machinery


Product test

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Burst Units (Samples, Seconds)

Macro: SmplSec

The button to the right of the Burst Lag control shows units of samples (Smpl) or seconds (sec). You can toggle between these by clicking the button, which changes the display and data entry format for all of the timing-related items, both in the Burst dialog and the other dialogs that have copies of this control (Sweep, Timing and Play), as well as the Trigger dialog.

This allows you to work in whichever format you find most relevant for your application. You can toggle back and forth as needed to see the equivalent samples or time.

The burst durations are always stored internally as samples; if you enter a value in seconds, you may not see the same value you typed since Daqarta shows the value that is actually used.

Note that for fractional seconds entry, you can use scientific prefixes to make things simpler, such as '1m' (for 1 millisecond) instead of '0.001'.

In seconds mode, you can enter values in H:M:S format even though Daqarta will only display seconds. For example, if you enter '1:30:0' Daqarta will show 5400 seconds.

Macro Notes:

SmplSec=sec sets the units to seconds, as does SmplSec=1. SmplSec=Smpl or SmplSec=0 sets Samples, and SmplSec=x toggles between the two.

When reading the current state, as in UU=SmplSec, only 0 or 1 values are returned. Likewise, only numerical values may be used in an IF statement such as IF.SmplSec=1.

See also Burst Overview, Burst Dialog Controls, Long-Duration Tests and Sound Exposures


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