ELECTRONICS: The SignalCal 2 T/C from E-Instruments is a compact, light weight, and easy to use hand-held calibrator that simulates both voltage and thermocouple readings. It is built rugged and ships with a holster and calibration certificate included.
The Signal Cal T/C features include:
The ability to select a Temperature Output Range in C and F
A new 9V battery with an estimated battery life of 25 hours
A measuring function that allows for an input range of -10 to 110mV
An easy to use operator panel with an easy to read LCD display
An automatic power off feature that turns the unit off within 10 minutes if not in use.
A low battery display symbol, so you know when to change the battery
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