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UE9 Datasheet

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Original Ethernet/USB multifunction DAQ.

This datasheet covers all UE9 variants:  UE9 and UE9-Pro.

These HTML pages form the complete datasheet, manual, and user's guide for the UE9.  Most information in this datasheet applies to all UE9 variants.  Specifications are in Appendix A.  UD library documentation is in Section 4.

Searching The Datasheet

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Navigating the Datasheet using the Table of Contents

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Offline Datasheet

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Rather than downloading, though, we encourage you to use this web-based documentation.  Some advantages:

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3 comments

Has there been any MTBF analysis done on any of the labjack products?

We have not done an MTBF specific analysis or testing ourselves.  The UE9 is just made of normal semiconductor components, and nothing with a rating in terms of limited lifetime.  It is rare for a UE9 to fail on its own, and I can't say we have ever seen a failed UE9 where the failure was not most likely attributed to damage due to an external influence.  Overwhelmingly, all failed UE9s we see have damage attributed to an out-of-spec voltage/current that has been introduced to the UE9 from some external source.  That is the nature of a DAQ device like ours that has so many user controlled connections (communication, power, ground, and lots of I/O).

 

The following mentions a DoD document that might provide a way to come up with an MTBF number based on models, but we have not pursued it:

http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/105781/MTBF

 

We do get asked about MTBF occasionally.  Last time, it was someone from MIT that asked, and they later responded to us with:

"Typically, for an electronic device such as yours, with off the shelf components, and with an approximate number of parts-by-count of roughly 50, I should expect an MTBF of 30K~75k hours. I'll probably utilize some figure within that range."

Can a CB37 extension board be used with a UE9?