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Connecting Analog Input Signals

Last Modified: May 14, 2018

The following table summarizes the recommended input configuration for both floating signal sources and ground-referenced signal sources.

Table 1. Analog Input Configuration
Analog Input Ground-Referenced Setting Floating Signal Sources (Not Connected to Building Ground)[1] Ground-Referenced Signal Sources[2]
Differential
Single-ended
  • 1 Examples of floating signal sources—ungrounded thermocouples, signal conditioning with isolated outputs, and battery devices.
  • 2 Example of ground-referenced signal sources—plug-in instruments with non-isolated outputs.

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