What is a thermocouple?Thermocouples are a popular and inexpensive way to measure temperature. The thermocouple is a simple device – two wires of different metals welded together at one end. But this "simple" device poses many challenges to a … [Read more...]
Need Both High Channel-Count and High Accuracy? MEASURpoint Is the Tool for You!
When it comes to high accuracy measurements, most DAQ devices can provide reasonable measurement accuracy for one type of measurement, and some can handle a mix of temperature and voltage sensors if the number of channels needed is low. For … [Read more...]
How-To: Temperature Two-Point Controller
A two-point controller, also knows as a Bang-Bang or On-off controller, is a closed loop system - a measured parameter is compared to an operator specified set point and if the measured parameter is not equal to the set point, an action is taken in … [Read more...]