[SS2S-Main] Re: temperature measurement

  • From: Rick Maschek <rickmaschek@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "sugarshot@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <sugarshot@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 25 Mar 2014 10:47:07 -0700 (PDT)

Hi Nathan,

and this may be going up on our next Near Space balloon launch: 


Are bitcoins worth anything anymore?


On Tuesday, March 25, 2014 6:37 AM, Nathan Asdourian <rawliquid@xxxxxxxxx> 
Please forgive me if these items are irrelevant due to the extremes needing to 
be dealt with but I just saw a new board get released here a few weeks ago,  
and all the related things seem to be under $20 
And of course if anyone has some bitcoin stashed away,  they will accept that 
for payment... 
On Mar 24, 2014 9:20 PM, "Lampe, Mattias SLC CT PEK" 
<mattias.lampe@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Hi Richard,
>my personal choice would probably be to use an integrated chip that does 
>everything, including D/A-conversion, e.g. the MAX6675:
>Since it may be more convenient for you to use the existing DAC, you may 
>prefer one of the older chips with analog output, though. AD595 would be a 
>good choice:
>Of course you'll need to have a loot at the datasheets to see whether the 
>devices match the temperature range you need.
>Hope it helps.
>Have a good day!
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: sugarshot-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:sugarshot-
>>bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Richard Nakka
>>Sent: Monday, March 24, 2014 10:33 PM
>>To: sugarshot@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>Subject: [SS2S-Main] temperature measurement
>>For an upcoming motor test, we would like to use thermocouples
>>(k-type?) to measure motor casing and nozzle temperatures.
>>We would like to use an 8-channel DATAQ unit for the data acquisition.
>>We understand there are challenges to this due to small voltage
>>signal, non-linear temperature-voltage relationship and the need (?)
>>for a reference junction compensation.
>>Question to list members: Can anyone give advice on how to do this?
>>What kind of amp would we need? Could anyone be of assistance in
>>designing/building such?
>>thanks in advance

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