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Can the Digital Output channels on the DI-149 or the DI-155 be used to provide a steady 5.1 volts?

Nov 19 (10 months ago)
Michael Ringquist wrote
Looking to power a sensor from which data is being collected.
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Nov 19 (10 months ago)
DATAQ Support agent wrote
The only way you can get close to a 5 V output is across one of the instrument's digital output ports while the port is disabled. However, the 5V is sourced though a 10 kΩ current limiting resistor, so the approach is practical only if your current load is very low.