The DT9826 multifunction data acquisition (DAQ) module for USB combines 24-bit analog measurement, digital I/O, counter/timers, and a tachometer channel onto a single plug-and-play device. It is available as a board for embedded test apps or in a metal BNC box for sensor connections. Other features include throughput rates up to 41.6 ksamples/s per channel, simultaneous operation of analog input, digital I/O, counter/timer, and tachometer subsystems at total throughput rates over 830 ksamples/s, 16 simultaneous analog input channels, 16 digital I/O lines, two 32-bit counter/timer channels, one 32-bit tachometer input channel, one 24-bit Sigma-Delta ADC per channel, and a ±500V galvanic isolation barrier that prevents ground loops. Additionally, the module includes drivers and software compatible with Windows XP/Vista/7. Single-unit price is $1,895. OEM quantity pricing starts at $1,295. DATA TRANSLATION INC., Marlboro, MA. (800) 525-8528.