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The 40-260 PXI precision programmable resistor modules feature high resistance setting resolution with excellent resistance stability and accuracy through the use of advanced switching networks and software correction techniques. Each module supports three identical resistor channels that can be set to a range of resistance values with a setting resolution of better than 10mΩ, making this resistor module ideal for simulating sensors that require fine adjustment of their resistance. 

Thanks to the use of innovative technology the 40-260 ensures all resistance values can be set, no missing values because of switch resistance or resistor tolerance. Additionally, each channel can be set as open or short circuit to simulate faults in cabling systems. Applications include strain gauge and temperature dependent resistor emulation.

Calibration cables are available for this module: 40-975-009

Key Features

  • Precision Variable Resistance From 90Ω to 8kΩ
  • 3 Channels per Module
  • Very High Accuracy and Stability
  • Controlled by Simple Resistor Value Calls
  • Fine Setting Resolution <10mΩ
  • Short and Open Circuit Simulation
  • Low Thermo-Electric EMF
  • Simple Calibration With External DMM
  • Drivers supplied for Windows and Linux, plus support for Real-time systems
  • Supported by PXI or LXI Chassis
  • 3 Year Warranty
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Product Type: Programmable Resistors
Platform: PXI
Min R (Ω): 90
Max R (Ω): 8000
Accuracy (%): 0.1
Resolution (Ω): 0.01
Channel Type: Resistor
Channels: 3


PDF Datasheet
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PDF Manual
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