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16-Channel, Thermocouple Measurement Board plus One CJC Channel

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16 differential thermocouple input channels plus one CJC channel

Four programmable gain ranges

Resolution to 0.03 °C depends on conversion rate

Reads thermocouple types J, K, E, T, R, S, B

Conversion to °C or °F

Gain and offset automatically calibrated on each scan

Cold junction compensation on each scan

Overall conversion rate 4.6 to 22.2 ms

Provides 500 VDC isolation

Fully plug-and-play


TracerDAQ® software included for acquiring and displaying data and generating signals

Universal Library includes support for Visual Studio® and Visual Studio® .NET, including examples for Visual C++®, Visual C#®, Visual Basic®, and Visual Basic® .NET

Comprehensive drivers for DASYLab® and NI LabVIEW™

InstaCal software utility for installation, calibration, and testing

Supported Operating Systems: Windows® 10/8/7/Vista®/XP SP2, 32-bit or 64-bit

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PCI-DAS-TC PCI-based 16-channel, thermocouple measurement board plus one CJC channel
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The frequency of the card

I have a computer with 4 PCI-DAS-TC. I acquired data and wrote them on excel every 30 minutes by using DDE output. For each card, the frequency is 25Hz and I have 16 samples/ block. But the system is too slow. I want to know what is the appropriate frequency to get my data fastly. Thanks.

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15 months ago

Modsa86 Montreal

This is an older model with dual-port RAM. Your software can read the board as fast as it wants, but if read too fast, the data will repeat. If you are not already getting consecutive identical values (on the same channel) then simply read more often. Otherwise you could change the conversion rate (integration time) setting in InstaCal from 50Hz or 60 Hz to 400 Hz. This speeds up the sample rate, but the trade-off will be more noise.

15 months ago

Measurement Computing

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Measurement Computing's PCI-DAS-TC is a 16-channel thermocouple input board for use with PCI bus computers. An on-board microprocessor performs all system control as well as converting the raw analog input data into temperature. The board is based on a highly accurate and noise immune V/F based analog to digital converter.

The PCI-DAS-TC is shipped complete with a 5 foot shielded cable and a screw terminal board that has been developed specifically for thermocouple measurements. The screw terminal board has a built-in CJC sensor, an isothermal bar to assure that the screw terminals are at a constant temperature. The screw terminal board is mounted in an enclosure to minimize errors caused by local air currents or drafts.

Analog Input
Number of Channels: 16 DI
Gain: 1 , 125 , 166.7 , 400
TC Type
TC Type: B , E , J , K , R , S
Transducer Type: Thermocouple
Measurement Type
Measurement Type: Temperature , Thermocouple
Interface List
Interface: PCI
Included Software
TracerDAQ® TracerDAQ® is an out-of-the-box application that allows data to be generated, acquired, analyzed, displayed and exported within seconds of installing Measurement Computing data acquisition hardware. TracerDAQ offers four different data acquisition applications; a Strip Chart, an Oscilloscope, a Function Generator and a Rate Generator, all of which are accessed via a common, easy-to-use menu page.
InstaCal InstaCal installation, configuration, and test software in one package simplifies these important steps as you turn your PC into a measurement system. Installation detects new hardware and configures your computer and DAQ device. Test routines verify that all the board's features are operating, and will speed you to a quick resolution.
Universal Library Universal Library programming libraries for Windows® Visual Studio® programming languages, and others. A complete function library to simplify the configuration and operation of your measurement board. A single, universal set of functions operates all our products so you only have to learn to use our library once.

ULx for NI LabVIEW™ ULx for NI LabVIEW™ Advanced Driver for use with NI LabVIEW™ versions 2010-2016. Allows quick development of instrumentation, acquisition, and control applications with Measurement Computing hardware devices
Optional Software
DASYLab® 2016 Software DASYLab® 2016 Software lets you interactively develop PC-based data acquisition applications by simply attaching functional icons. DASYLab offers real-time analysis, control, and the ability to create custom graphical user interfaces (GUIs). What’s more, in contrast to other graphical programming environments, which can require weeks of training to master, DASYLab has a very short user-learning curve. Many applications can be configured in a few minutes, rather than days or weeks.

TracerDAQ® Pro TracerDAQ® Pro provides four virtual instrument applications used to graphically display and store input data – and generate output signals – within minutes of installing Measurement Computing data acquisition hardware. The applications allow the user to customize appearance, store configurations for future use, save data to a file for export and – with the use of interactive hotspots – change settings while the application is running.