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XY recorder[¦eks¦wī ri′kȯrd·ər]
A recorder that traces on a chart the relation of two variables, neither of which is time.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Both chart and XY recorders work best for relatively slowly varying signals.
Like most benchtop instruments, chart and XY recorders often provide parallel or serial ports, or GPIB ports through which they can upload data to a computer in real time.