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USB-TC08 w. SC terminal board

Postby bergstroem » Wed Sep 09, 2015 1:49 pm


I'm about to set up a USB-TC08 with a single channel terminal board to measure and log 4-20mA currents related to temperatures. I dont use a typical thermocouple but instead my temperature measurement device generates a 4-20mA signal, and my question is which thermocouple type I should select when setting up my device in the PicoLog software?

Another questions is if my logger can handle current signals (4-20 mA) or if I have to use the corresponging voltage range of 9.6-46 mV when scaling my raw data into temperatures?

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Re: USB-TC08 w. SC terminal board

Postby Hitesh » Fri Sep 11, 2015 8:24 am

Hi Henrik,

As you are using the Single Channel Terminal Board, you will need to select the 'mV' option when configuring a channel as shown below:

Edit TC-08 Channel dialog
PicoLog_TC08_Voltage_setting.PNG (3.7 KiB) Viewed 418 times

In the dialog, click Options -> Scaling, then scale the corresponding voltage range of 9.6 - 48mV to temperature.


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