Thermocouples are the most common temperature sensor LabJack customers use. All LabJack devices are capable of taking thermocouple measurements but due to a few complications, special care should be taken when reading temperatures from thermocouples.
LabJack Support Engineers have 20+ years of experience guiding our customers through the complexities of thermocouple measurements and have prepared the following materials:
- Thermocouple App Note
- Temperature Sensor App Note
- Thermocouple Troubleshooting Tips
- T7 Thermocouple Tutorial
- U6 Thermocouple Tutorial
- U3/T4 & LJTick-InAmp Thermocouple Tutorial
The LabJack T8 is the best device for measuring thermocouples due to its 8 isolated analog inputs. For higher channel count application or more budget sensitive projects the T7-Pro or T7 are excellent alternatives.