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