pen recorder

pen recorder

[′pen ri‚kȯrd·ər]
(engineering)
A device in which the varying inputs (electrical, pneumatic, mechanical) are marked by a signal-controlled pen onto a continuous recorder chart (circular or roll chart).
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To reduce local magnetic disturbances, place the magnetometer in a box well separated from the power supply and pen recorder (the motor of the recorder could produce some nasty feedback).
It is a good idea to use your pen recorder while making tests.
The analog output can be used with data acquisition systems or pen recorders.
They are suited for mobile phones, digital cameras, FM radios, MP3, PDAs, an electronic dictionary and pen recorders.
The two options for chart recording are thermal array printers and pen recorders.
Doctors much prefer pen recorders," says Gould's Porter.