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Can I extend CHT and EGT Thermocouple probes?
Author: Matt Liknaitzky Reference Number: AA-00205 Views: 15923 Created: 2012-06-26 15:56 Last Updated: 2014-03-24 09:43 0 Rating/ Voters

Should you wish to increase the length of the leads of your CHT or EGT probes, this can be done.

Our type-K EGTs and CHTs probes should be extended with type-K extension wire directly to the RDAC, or if the RDAC is mounted outside the engine compartment (or if you are connecting directly to a Single instrument) then type-K extension should be used at least until the sender lead exits the engine compartment (where temps are high). This is due to our instrument's cold-junction compensation that measures the temperature of the cold junction of the thermocouple at the RDAC (or the instrument if a Single).

Attached instructions can be used for CHT or EGT.

 

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CHT or EGT Parallel Splice.pdf 0.2 Mb Download File

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