Data Translation DT9824 ultra-high resolution USB data acquisition module
Highly accurate front-end design of the USB-powered DT9824 simultaneously samples up to four fully isolated 24-bit inputs, Data Translation says.
Data Translation's DT9824 ultra-high resolution USB data acquisition module for portable test and measurement has a highly accurate front-end design. The USB-powered DT9824 allows users to simultaneously sample up to four fully isolated 24-bit inputs, guaranteeing complete signal measurement protection from all environmental or system noise, the company says, with 20x greater performance than previously available USB offerings. The following graphic shows how it is put together.
"The high stability design of the DT9824 with a temperature coefficient ofideal choice for chromatography, seismic, weigh scale, and medical uses, along with other measurement applications where accuracy and stability is paramount. The DT9824 instrument module delivers measurement results previously unachievable without on-board proprietary ISO-Channel protection. Eachanalog input on the DT9824 is galvanically isolated from any other input, and has its own return path, further enhancing noise immunity."
Data Translation ISO-Channel technology uses galvanic isolation methods to guarantee 1,000 V isolation between any input channel to any other input channel andground. www.datatranslation.com/products/dataacquisition/usb/dt9824.asp
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