03 | Blink!

In this tutorial we'll learn how to manually blink an LED when we click a front panel control and then modify the VI to automatically blink the LED at a specified rate.

Prerequisites

Hardware


Parts List
Circuit Schematic

Software

Procedure




  • Open the LINX - Digital Output 1 Channel example from the LabVIEW Example Finder.

  • Select the DO Channel connected to the LED.

  • Run the VI, and click the LED control to toggle the LED on and off.

  • Modify the VI to automatically blink the LED at a specified rate using a boolean constant, shift register, and not primitive.