Pico TC-08 Thermocouple PC Data Logger
The TC-08 thermocouple data logger offers industry-leading performance and a cost-effective solution to your temperature measuring needs.
Wide temperature range
The TC-08 thermocouple data logger is designed to measure a wide range of temperatures using any thermocouple that has a miniature size thermocouple connector. Additionally, the TC-08 can also measure other sensors using a 70 mV range.
Featuring built-in cold junction compensation (CJC), the TC-08 has an effective temperature range of -270 to +1820 °C (The actual temperature range depends on the thermocouple being used.)
All the benefits of USB
The TC-08 connects to the USB port of a Windows based PC and enables the host PC to automatically detect the TC-08 - avoiding the need for any complex setup procedures. The USB connection also allows the TC-08 to be powered directly by the USB bus - eliminating the need for an external power supply and making the TC-08 ideal for measuring temperatures both in the lab and in the field.
Fast and accurate temperature data acquisition
With the TC-08 thermocouple data logger your measurements can be made both fast and accurately. The low conversion time of the TC-08 means up to 10 temperature measurements can be taken every second. Whilst the high (20 bit) resolution ensures that the TC-08 can detect minute changes in temperature.
All you need in one easy-to-use unit
Temperature data acquisition with the TC-08 is very easy - simply plug the TC-08 into a USB port on your computer, connect your thermocouples, and you are ready to measure temperatures.
The easy-to-use PicoLog data acquisition software is supplied with the TC-08 - allowing you to start measuring and recording temperatures with the minimum amount of effort. The intuitive user interface of PicoLog makes it easy for you to set how frequently you want to take a measurement, and the number of measurements you want to take.
- 8 channel thermocouple data logger
- Measures from -270 to +1820 °C
- Automatic cold junction compensation
- High resolution and accuracy
- Fast sampling rate
- Multiple units can be run on a single PC
- USB interface
We offer a wide range of thermocouples, as well as Wall Mounted Thermocouple Air Temperature Sensors, for use with the TC-08 logger.
UKAS calibration is optionally available at extra cost, either of the unit on its own or with thermocouples as a system. Please contact us for more details.
Note: That the input channels are not isolated from each other and may give incorrect readings if their thermocouples are not electrically isolated from each other (e.g. exposed junction thermocouples on the same metal object). Unless specified otherwise, TMS Europe's Mineral Insulated Thermocouples have an insulated junction and will not cause an issue. TMS can also supply more sophisticated data loggers and recorders that don't suffer from this limitation.
Number of channels: 8
Conversion time: 100 ms (thermocouple and cold junction compensation)
Temperature accuracy: Sum of ±0.2 % of reading and ±0.5 °C
Voltage accuracy: Sum of ±0.2 % of reading and ±10µV
Overload protection: ±30V
Maximum common mode voltage: ±7.5V
Input impedance: 2 MΩ
Input range (voltage): ±70 mV
Resolution: 20 bits
Noise free resolution: 16.25 bits
Thermocouple types supported: B, E, J, K, N, R, S, T
Input connectors: Miniature thermocouple
Output connector: USB - 1.8m cable supplied
PC connection: USB 1.1
Power supply: From USB port
Supplied software: PicoLog software for Windows (New versions can downloaded from Pico for free.)
Memory: 64 MB (XP) / 512 MB (Vista) / 1 GB (Win 7) minimum
Disk space: 10 MB minimum
Operating system: 32- or 64-bit edition of Microsoft Windows XP (SP2 or above), Windows Vista or Windows 7
Ports: USB 1.1 or USB 2.0 compliant port. Must be connected direct to the port or a powered USB hub
Warranty: 5 years
Dimensions: 201 x 104 x 34 mm (7.91 x 4.09 x 1.34 in)