Test and Measurement News

September 2001

New Automotive Product — Wire Piercing Probes

Our range of products for automotive use continues to grow. New this month are wire piercing probes.

Details of these and our other products for automotive testing / diagnostics can be found at http://www.picoauto.com

Advance Warning : CMxxx Range of Products to be Discontinued

The CMxxx range of signal conditioning products, along with the EL036 signal conditioner adapter will be discontinued at the end of this year. The last date for purchases direct from Pico Technology is the 10th December 2001.

If you need to purchase additional signal conditioners, please check availability with your local distributor.

Application Note — Measuring Radioactivity With DrDAQ

This application notes looks at how the DrDAQ data logger can be interfaced to a rate meter (made by Griffin) to measure radioactivity.

The note can be found at


Education News: Support for 'Advancing Physics' Updated

UK based education users of our products who are following the 'Advancing Physics' A level course will be pleased to learn we have updated our support to include the A2 section of the course.

Details can be found at our education web site at: http://www.picotech.com/education/

New Science Experiments

Our library of science experiments for data loggers and oscilloscopes continues to grow.

New experiments this month include:

  • Demonstrating the pressure law using a squash ball and DrDAQ
  • Beat Patterns in sound waves

See these and many other interesting and educational experiments at http://www.picotech.com/experiments/

New Linux Drivers on the Web

In response to customer requests we have been increasing the number of Linux drivers available for our products.

Drivers are available for the following products:

  • ADC-200 / 212 / 216 range of oscilloscopes / spectrum analysers
  • TC-08 thermocouple data logger
  • TH-03 temperature data logger
  • RH-02 temperature and humidity data logger
  • ADC-16 voltage input data logger
  • Enviromon network based data logger
  • DrDAQ educational data logger

Drivers can be downloaded free of charge from http://www.picotech.com/linux.html

PT-104 Data Logger Special Offer

Each month Pico Technology offers a different product at 15% discount for orders placed through e-commerce. For details of this months special offer, follow the link below:



Please visit Pico Exhibitions for the latest list of exhibitions and trade shows that Pico and its representatives will be attending.

We're hiring!

Thanks to our continuing success and growth Pico are always seeking talented people to join our company.

Please visit https://jobs.picotech.com/ to see our current vacancies. We look forward to hearing from you!

Software releases

Our latest software releases are available as free downloads. To check which release you are using, start the software and select Help > About.

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