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Thermoelectric Cooler TEC Controller

Proportional/integral temperature controller   Provides tight control of Thermoelectric Cooler RFI noise
Remote analog control Thermistor, AD590 or J, K, or T thermocouple temperature feedback   Computer control
Up to 60-watt capacity   Adaptable to existing instrument with a Thermoelectric Cooler
Low Cost   One instrument covers a wide range of applications
Two-year Warranty   Obtain P/I control at a fraction of the cost of other devices
Built in current limit   Exceptional customer protection
Variety of optional cold plate assemblies and TEC's available   Protects the TEC controller from damage

Applications (Cooling of...)

  • IR Detectors
  • Integrated circuits
  • CCD's
  • Thin film chemistry
  • Microscope slide
  • Laser diodes
  • Cuvets
  • Test tubes
  • Medical instrumentation
  • Aerospace systems


Sensor Types Thermistor 1K @ 25 deg. C or 10K @ 25 deg. C
Analog Devices AD590 - optional
J,K, or T Thermocouple - optional.
Sensor Accuracy Depends on option selected
Thermistor Range 0-20 Kohms or 0-200Kohms, selectable by internal jumper
TEC Voltage Limit 12.0 volts standard
TEC Maximum Current 2.5 Amperes Standard. 5.0 Amperes Optional.
TEC Output Connector Mate Provided (DE09P)
Front Panel Display 3 1/2 digit DPM LCD reflective. Digit height 0.5 inch
Display Choices Thermistor resistance in Kohms
TEC current
TEC Temp in deg. C (Available only with AD590)
Set points
Display Resolution 0.1 Kohm on 10 Kohm range
0.01 Kohm on 1 Kohm range
Temperature Range -35 to 100 deg. C on 10 Kohm range
-100 to 50 deg. C on 1 Kohm range
-55 to 150 deg. C with AD590
Control Loop Proportional and Integral
Control Stability <0.1 deg C
TEC Current Noise <10 milliamps rms
Method of Setting Operating Point 22-turn potentiometer
AC Power 115/230 VAC, 50-60 Hz (user to specify)
25 watts (less TEC power)
Internal Cooling Fan
Weight <5 lbs less TEC
Dimensions in Inches 9.4 L x 5.8 W x 2.8 H

For more information or if you have questions about the thermoelectric cooler TEC controller, please contact us.