TriggerType

Indicate type of trigger used by video input object

Description

The TriggerType property indicates the type of trigger used by the video input object. Triggers initiate data acquisition.

You use the triggerconfig function to specify one of the following values for this property.

Trigger Type

Description

'hardware'
(if available for your device)

Trigger executes when a specified condition is met. You specify the condition using the TriggerCondition property and you specify the hardware source to monitor for the condition in the TriggerSource property. You use the triggerconfig function to set the values of these properties.

'immediate'

Trigger executes immediately after you call the start function.

'manual'

Trigger executes immediately after you call the trigger function.

Characteristics

Default value is enclosed in braces ({}).

Access

Read only. Use the triggerconfig function to set the value of this property.

Data type

String

Values

[ 'hardware' | {'immediate'} | 'manual' ]

The 'hardware' option is only included for devices that support hardware triggers.

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