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Overview

The 40-262 is a 3U PXI module range that supports 6 (in one slot), 12 or 18 (in two slots) channels of RTD simulation. Based on the 40-260 design principles the module can provide a setting resolution of <8mΩ (PT100) or <90mΩ (PT1000) and a resistance accuracy of better than 0.1% on all channels. Each simulation channel is able to provide a short or open circuit setting to simulate faulty wiring connections to a sensor. Calibration or verification of each resistor channel can be verified by using the calibration port connected to a high performance DMM and a supplied software package.

Each module can be specified with a resistance range of either 90Ω to 250Ω suitable for PT100 simulation (40-262-001/201/101), or 900Ω to 2500Ω suitable for PT1000 simulation (40-262-002/202/102). Both resistance ranges are suitable for simulating a temperature range of approximately -25°C to 410°C for their given sensor type. The use of resistance value calls makes programming simple, an API to convert temperature requests to resistance calls using a model of the sensor being used is also available. 

Each channel can operate with a differential input voltage range of greater than ±15V relative to a defined common mode voltage. The common mode voltage can be set to 0V, (input range of at least ±15V), +12V (input range of -3V to +27V), -12V (input range of -27V to +3V) or an external comm>

Key Features

  • Up To 18 Channels of Accurate RTD Simulation
  • PT100 or PT1000 Versions
  • Simple Control By Resistance Calls
  • High Accuracy and Fine Resistance Control
  • Short and Open Circuit Simulation
  • Simple Calibration With External DMM
  • VISA, IVI and Kernel Drivers Supplied for Windows
  • Supported by PXI or LXI Chassis
  • 3 Year Warranty

Product specifications

(If no specifications are present, please see the product datasheet under downloads)

Product Type: Programmable Resistors
Platform: PXI
Min R (Ω): 900
Max R (Ω): 2500
Accuracy (%): 0.1
Resolution (Ω): 0.09
Channel Type: Resistor
Channels: 6

Downloads

PDF Datasheet
Includes full information and specifications
PDF, 2.09 MB
PDF Manual
Includes manual, extended specifications, installation instructions and data
PDF, 5.17 MB
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