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Looking for a wireless system for collecting 12+ temp. measurements

  1. Dec 15, 2008 #1
    I was wondering if anyone has suggestions in terms of wireless transmitters/receivers for a system that will have over a dozen temperature measurements (either thermocouples or RTD's). I have no idea where to even begin looking. Thanks,
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  3. Dec 15, 2008 #2


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  4. Dec 15, 2008 #3
    hmm im actually looking for something.. maybe smaller scale? Its for measuring thermoelectrics, i.e. a lot smaller than weather type temperatures.
  5. Dec 16, 2008 #4
    Can't vouch for their systems, having mainly worked with National Instruments (who only offer 4ch wireless), but you could try Omega.
  6. Dec 16, 2008 #5
    Well, you haven't really given us much information but I would suggest bluetooth. Its relatively cheap and easier to work with than wifi. Although some of it requires ATA commands if IIRC. Its been a while since I've done any wireless stuff.


    BTW, NL's LabView blows!
  7. Dec 16, 2008 #6
    Not really, it's pretty powerful if you persevere with it. If you have the time to learn how to program everything in a non graphical manner it's probably less useful, but as a quick and easy means of acquiring, analysing and displaying data it's pretty good.
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