SHFQA.start_continuous_sw_trigger(*, num_triggers: int, wait_time: float) None[source]#

Issues a specified number of software triggers.

Issues a specified number of software triggers with a certain wait time in between. The function guarantees reception and proper processing of all triggers by the device, but the time between triggers is non-deterministic by nature of software triggering. Only use this function for prototyping and/or cases without strong timing requirements.

  • num_triggers (int) – Number of triggers to be issued

  • wait_time (float) – Time between triggers in seconds

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