cold junction


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cold junction

[′kōld ′jəŋk·shən]
(electronics)
The reference junction of thermocouple wires leading to the measuring instrument; normally at room temperature.
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The ability to turn cold junction compensation on/off.
They also feature 500VDC input/output isolation, reverse polarity protection and user selectable cold junction compensation.
Signal conditioning performs a variety of functions, including sensor excitation, filtering, amplification, isolation, multiplexing, and cold junction compensation.
Cold junction sensing is at the t/c point on the logger connector termination block, say JDL of Kensington House, 33 Imperial Square, Cheltenham Spa, Gloucestershire, tel:0124 267 3522.
A built-in cold junction compensator ensures higher thermocouple measurement accuracy without the need for additional plug-ins.
Automatic thermocouple cold junction compensation is accomplished using any type of external sensor.
They generate voltages based on comparing a hot junction to a cold junction held at a specific temperature.
It also has built-in cold junction compensation and open thermocouple detection and a 24-bit measurement system.
It features a built-in cold junction compensation and linearization.
A built-in cold junction compensation, open thermocouple detection, and 500-V isolation between signal I/Os and the host computer are incorporated into the design.
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