Test and Measurement News

August 2001

New Application Note: Making Accurate Temperature Measurements

Technology advances in the field of temperature measurement have led to a huge variety of sensors and measuring instruments now being available for making accurate measurements at relatively low costs.

This article takes a 'back to basics' look at three of the most popular temperature sensor technologies and offers advice on how to avoid the many pitfalls and traps that often destroy the accuracy of a temperature measuring system.

The full article can be found at:


New Science Experiments

Our library of science experiments for data loggers and oscilloscopes continues to grow. New experiments this month include:

investigating heat loss due to radiation
doppler effect in air

See these and many other interesting and educational experiments at: http://www.picotech.com/experiments/

Matlab Users

We are currently working on Matlab drivers for the ADC200 range of products. If you are using Matlab, and would be interested in a driver, please e-mail us at tech@picotech.com so that we can notify you when it is ready.

Monthly Special Offer

Each month Pico Technology offers a different product at 15% discount for orders placed through e-commerce. For details of this months special offer, follow the link below:



Please visit Pico Exhibitions for the latest list of exhibitions and trade shows that Pico and its representatives will be attending.

We're hiring!

Thanks to our continuing success and growth Pico are always seeking talented people to join our company.

Please visit https://jobs.picotech.com/ to see our current vacancies. We look forward to hearing from you!

Software releases

Our latest software releases are available as free downloads. To check which release you are using, start the software and select Help > About.

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