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Mac LabVIEW U3 USB Drivers Driver Compaitbility

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#1 sullivnc

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Posted 23 July 2013 - 09:51 AM

I am considering purchasing a U3-HV to connect a J-type thermocouple to a computer.  I am running Mac OSX with LabVIEW.  On some of my units, we run 2011 and 2012 on others.  I have been searching high and low for a USB device to accomplish this task.  My current theory is that if I download and install LabJackPython, Exodriver, and MacFUSE that I will be able to read data from my thermocouple using LabVIEW.  Again, this is LabVIEW for Mac.  Am I correct in this assumption?  If so, will I need to install a LJTick-InAmp?  Thanks for any help.



#2 LabJack Support

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Posted 23 July 2013 - 10:46 AM

We recommend looking at the T7 first. It does not require an amplifier with thermocouples and we provide LabVIEW TCP examples which are operating system independent.

 

As for the U3-HV or LV, it will need an amplifier like the LJTick-InAmp. Refer to the thermocouples AppNote and LJTick-InAmp thermocouple documentation for details:

 

http://labjack.com/s...s/thermocouples

http://labjack.com/s...heet/appendix-c

 

Regarding LJFuse and a U3 on a Mac (requires LabJackPython, Exodriver, and MacFUSE), that is a valid option. You can read the internal temperature sensor (cold junction temperature) and an analog input (thermocouple) through this interface. On the LabVIEW side, you will use file I/O operations for U3 communications.

 

For using LabVIEW and the Exodriver directly, refer to the LabVIEW examples here:

 

http://labjack.com/s...-mac-os-x-linux





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