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EGT Thermocouple Probe Type?
Author: Matt Liknaitzky Reference Number: AA-00226 Views: 9179 Created: 2012-07-02 18:24 Last Updated: 2015-01-27 18:31 0 Rating/ Voters

Most Aviation EGT probes are type-K thermocouples (because the temperature range of type-J thermocouples is not has high as is required for EGT). All MGL Avionics EGT probes are TYPE-K.

Note that the polarity of Type-K Thermocouples is not intuitive, as Red is Negative:

YELLOW = POSITIVE
RED = NEGATIVE

Read more about thermocouples here:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thermocouple

 



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