Test and Measurement News

February 2003

RH-02 Temperature / Humidity Converter Updated

Our popular RH-02 Temperature / Humidity converter has been redesigned to use an external sensor (supplied) and a more robust enclosure.

The upgrade offers a number of advantages:

Increased distance between sensor and PC
Smaller size allows measurement in confined spaces
Increased temperature measurement range

Despite these improvements, the price of the RH-02 (complete with PicoLog data logging software) remains at £149 GBP (approx $244 USD, €226 EUR).

New Science Experiments

Last month experiment Exploding photographic film case caused a lot of interest. Many people contacted us to say they did not believe that the lid would blow off the film can. To prove a point we have added a short video clip to the web page describing the experiment.

See this and over sixty other interesting and educational experiments at the Pico Technology library of science experiments

If you are interested in contributing an experiment to our library, please contact experiments@picotech.com. Currently we are most interested in new biology and chemistry experiments. To encourage people to submit experiments, we will donate a DrDAQ data logger or ADC-40 for each experiment we use on our web site.

Technical Tip — Save to Disk on Trigger

ime / date stamp every time a trigger occurs. This feature is particularly useful when trying to debug electronic systems with intermittent failures.

In normal use, this feature is enabled from the Settings | Trigger menu (check the Save-on-trigger box).

For more advanced applications you may want to limit the number of traces to be saved, you can achieve this by editing the settings in the .ini settings file:

  1.   use a text editor like notepad.exe
  2.   open win.ini from the windows directory on the c: drive
  3.   find the section headed [PicoScope for Windows]
  4.   add a line MaxSOTFiles=50 (or any number you wish)
  5.   save win.ini
  6.   restart PicoScope for Windows.


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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