The DAQFlex USB-2001-TC from Measurement Computing Corp., Norton, MA, is a single-channel, 20-bit thermocouple DA device for measuring temperatures over the ranges defined by NIST Type J, K, R, S, T, N, E, and B thermocouples. The 0.8 by 1.5 by 2.5 in. module has a 250 ms conversion time and features integrated cold junction compensation, is supported under Windows and Linux, provides open thermocouple detection, and is USB-powered. Its firmware parses text-based messages transmitted through a device driver and converts the messages to DA-specific commands to control the device.
Measurement Computing Corp.