Data logger features USB connectivity for fast sampling rates

Data logger from Pico Technology features USB connectivity to allow fast sampling rates and additional digital outputs for use as control or alarm signals.

02/17/2005



Data logger from Pico Technology comes in two models and features USB connectivity and 11-channel voltage input.

Data logger from Pico Technology features USB connectivity to allow fast sampling rates and additional digital outputs for use as control or alarm signals. Both models, USB ADC-11/10 (10 bit) and USB ADC-11/12 (12 bit) are compatible with the optional multi-purpose terminal block.

Device provides a solution for measuring and recording voltage signals onto any Microsoft Windows-based PC or laptop. Data can be viewed in real-time or stored on hard disk for later analysis using PicoLog data logging software, which can record up to 1 million readings. PicoScope can also be used with either model.

Both options measure up to 11 channels of voltage at up to 20,000 samples per second. Resolution and accuracy depend on the model used. USB ADC-11/10 provides 1,024 discrete voltage levels giving 1% accuracy; USB ADC-11/12 offers 4,096 voltage levels and 0.5% accuracy.

—Jeanine Katzel, senior editor, Control Engineering, jkatzel@reedbusiness.com





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