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New Product Discoveries - LabJack

This episode of New Product Discoveries covers an overview of a company called LabJack. Their focus is to create products that help users monitor and control projects remotely from a personal computer or smartphone via USB, Ethernet, and WiFi based measurement and automation devices.

They have a variety of these devices, including the focal products shown in the video that come from their 3rd generation of multifunction data acquisition hardware devices, the T-Series. This series offers USB, Ethernet, and WiFi options at a competitive price point.

The T4 and T7-Pro are just two of the devices included in this series. They both offer a variety of analog and digital I/O, on-board Lua scripting for programmable standalone intelligence, and the many support options LabJack provides.

T4 Key Features:

  • USB and Ethernet connectivityv
  • >4 dedicated high voltage analog inputs (±10 V, 12-bit resolution) with configurable resolution settings
  • 8 low voltage analog inputs (0-2.5 V, 12-bit resolution) that can function as digital I/O lines
  • 8 dedicated digital I/O lines
  • 2 analog outputs (10-bit, 0-5 V) with additional possible via the LJTick-DAC

T7-Pro Key Features:

  • USB, Ethernet, and WiFi (802.11b/g) connectivity
  • 14 analog inputs (24-bit low-speed ADC) with configurable resolution settings
  • 23 digital I/O
  • 2 analog outputs (12-bit, 0-5 V) with additional possible via the LJTick-DAC
  • Battery backed RTC for stand-alone data logging
  • microSD card for stand-alone data logging

There are plenty of other desirable features that aren’t mentioned here, along with other models in the same series that might have a better solution-set of features depending on the application. Be sure to check out these models and more from LabJack at Digi-Key.com.

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Ashley Awalt is a Technical Content Developer that has been with Digi-Key Electronics since 2011. She earned her Associate of Applied Science degree in Electronics Technology & Automated Systems from Northland Community & Technical College through the Digi-Key scholarship program. Her current role is to assist in creating unique technical projects, documenting the process and ultimately participating in the production of video media coverage for the projects. In her spare time, Ashley likes to – oh, wait, is there such a thing as spare time when you’re a mom?

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