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Contec ADI12-8(USB)GY - Isolated Analog Input Terminal for USB2.0

8 12-Bit Differential Analog Inputs


Contec's ADI12-8(USB)GY is compact USB 2.0 analog input module. ADI12-8(USB)GY converts external analog voltage signals into digital data. It features eight differential analog inputs, each with 12 bit resolution.

Expandable - up to 3 expansion modules (ADI12-8(FIT)GY) can be connected to this host unit, bring the amount of channels to thirty-two 12 bit inputs (all connected to the host via one USB cable).

Software support includes a Windows driver/API as well as support for LabVIEW.


Analog Inputs

Number Of Outputs8 differential inputs
Expandable to up to 32 via optional adapter
Resolution12 bits (1/4096 of full scale)
Range±10V, ± 5V, 0 to 10V or 0 to 5V;
Max Sample RateConversion rate: 10 micro seconds/ch + 20 micro seconds
The minimum executable sampling period is depending on internal processing time and is about 600 micro-seconds (using one channel) – 2 milliseconds (using 32 channels).
Maximum Input VoltageAbsolute max. input voltage ±20V
Input Impedance1MOhm or more
OtherBuffer memory: 256K data (262, 144 data)


ExpansionUSB specification 2.0/1.1 standard
ElectricalExternal PSU required (90 - 264VAC PSU bundled)
5V DC, 650mA consumption
MechanicalConnector: FK-MC 0.5/12-ST-2.5 (made by PHOENIX CONTACT)
Size: 50.4(W) x 64.7(D) x 94.0(H) (exclusive of protrusions)
Mounting: One-touch connection to 35mm DIN rails (standard connection mechanism provided in the system)
SoftwareWindows: Win32 API (Visual C# .Net, Visual Basic .Net, Visual C++ .Net examples), 32 or 64 bit architecture
OS Support:
• Windows 2000 (32 bit only)
• Windows XP, Vista, Server 2008, 7, 8, 8.1 (all 32 and 64 bit)
Data acquisition VI library for LabVIEW (VI-DAQ)
TemperatureTemperature range (operation): 0 to +50°C
Humidity10 - 90%RH (No condensation)
Weight100g (not including USB cable)
Safety/CertificationFCC, VCCI
Warranty1 Year

Ordering Details

ADI12-8(USB)GY Isolated Analog Input Terminal for USB2.0

Includes POA200-20 AC/DC PSU (1.5m lead length) and 1.8m USB cable
AccessoriesADI12-8(FIT)GY Expansion module for ADI12-8(USB)GY)

POA200-20 AC adapter (input: 90 - 264VAC, output: 5VDC 2.0A)
POW-AC13GY AC-DC power supply unit (input: 85 - 132VAC, output: 5VDC 3.0A)
POW-AD22GY AC-DC power supply unit (input: 85 - 264VAC, output: 5VDC 2.0A)
POW-DD10GY DC-DC power supply unit (input: 10 - 30VDC, output: 5VDC 3.0A)
POW-DD43GY DC-DC power supply unit (input: 30 - 50VDC, output: 5VDC 3.0A)

VI-DAQ VI Library of data acquisition for LabVIEW (free download)