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npi electronic TC-10 temperature control system
Designed for heating purposes in electrophysiological experiments.
Guarantees low noise
Special protection features
Prevents the preparation from damage
Cooling elements for the power devices
Housed in a 19" standard rackmount cabinet.
Incorporates two electronic thermometers for small semiconductor sensors (R2252, i.e. the sensor has a resistance of 2252 Ohms at 25 °C), two digital temperature displays (XX.X °C), a set-point control with direct readout (XX.X °C), a PI (proportional-integral) controller with adjustable parameters, an output power control unit and a high-power output stage (DC, continuous operation) for resistive ( i.e. heat only) loads with electronic protection circuits. The power output is short circuit protected, the output power is limited electronically.
Maximal output voltage is approximately 12 V, the current is limited to 2.5 A.
The TC-10 controller is delivered with a power cord and a user manual. Sensors must be purchased separately.
Sensor inputFor semiconductor 2252 Ohms at 25 °C (standard) or platinum 100 Ohms at 0 °C, accuracy typically 0.1 °C at 25 °C, with electronic protection
|Sensor input (Ext. Mode)||
Sensor input (Ext. Mode)1 mV / °C
|Alarm and shutoff||
Alarm and shutoffDisconnects
Power outputIf temperature is below +3°C (not connected or broker sensor) or above +45 °C (short circuited sensor)
|Alarm and shutoff||
Alarm and shutoff3 ½ digits, XX.X °C (temperature of SENSOR A or B) or XX.X V (voltage at power output)
Command inputAnalog input, 10 mV / °C, via BNC connector, output impedance: 250 Ohms
Power output12 V / 2.5 A, short circuit protected, continuous
DC LimiterControl for the output voltage with a linear range from 0 - 100 %
ControlPI (proportional-integral) controller, accuracy typically ± 0.2 °C, gain range 10-10k, integration time 50 ms - 20 s (logarithmic scale)
Measuring accuracy0.1 °C at 25 °C
Power requirements115 / 230V AC, 60 / 50 Hz, fuse 1.6 / 0.8 A slow
Dimensions19" rackmount cabinet 19" (483 mm), 10" (250 mm), 3.5" (88 mm)