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Thermocouple Measurement HAT Adds Industrial Temperature Measurement To The Raspberry Pi Platform

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Measurement Computing MCC-134 Thermocouple Measurement HAT for Raspberry PiMeasurement Computing Corporation has announced the release of their MCC 134 thermocouple measurement HAT for Raspberry Pi. The MCC 134 brings industrial temperature measurement capabilities to the vastly popular Raspberry Pi platform.

The device comes with four thermocouples (TC) inputs capable of measuring popular TC types, such as J, K, R, S, T, N, E, and B. Each channel type is selectable on a per-channel basis.

The MCC 134 features 24-bit resolution and renders professional-grade precision. An open-thermocouple detection allows users the monitoring of defective or disconnected thermocouples.

It is possible to stack up to eight MCC HATs onto one Raspberry Pi CPU board. That also includes the use of the MCC 118, an eight-channel voltage measurement HAT and the MCC 152 voltage output and digital I/O HAT, allowing users to configure multifunctionality, as well as Pi-based solutions with analog input, output, and digital I/O. The increasing foundation of Raspberry Pi users and applications makes single-board-computers (SBC) more acceptable for professional DAQ applications.

The open-source MCC DAQ HAT Library of commands in C/C++ and Python allows users the professional development of Linux-based application. The library is available per download from the GitHub website. A complete API and hardware documentation are also available.

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PiCAN2 CAN Bus HAT for Raspberry Pi - Getting Access To The 40-pin GPIO Header

In the past, we had received a number of inquiries regarding the PiCAN2's 40-pin GPIO header, which is designed in a way that it prohibits access to unused GPIOs. Besides the power supply, the PiCAN2 board (one CAN port) itself uses only 6 signals, while the remaining signals cannot be accessed when the board is [...]

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PiCAN2 CAN Bus Board for Raspberry Pi - Functionality Test

The PiCAN2 board provides Controller Area Network (CAN) Bus capabilities for the Raspberry Pi. It uses the Microchip MCP2515 CAN Bus controller with MCP2551 CAN Bus transceiver. Connections are made via a 4-way screw terminal or DSUB-9 connector. This board is also available with a 5VDC/1A SMPS (switch mode power supply) that can power both the Pi and [...]

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PiCAN2 Duo CAN Bus Board for Raspberry Pi - Functionality Test

The  PiCAN2 DUO board provides two independent CAN Bus interfaces for the Raspberry Pi. It uses the Microchip MCP2515 CAN Bus controller with MCP2551 CAN Bus transceiver. Connections are made via a 4-way screw terminal. This board is also available with a 5VDC/1A SMPS (switch mode power supply) that can power both the Pi and the [...]

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