Blog: configuration

Is It a Calibrator?

We (people actually in the calibration industry) often hear things being called calibrators that obviously aren’t. A great example is the Emerson HART(tm) communicator. No offense intended, but these types of devices aren’t calibrators, they are electronic “screwdrivers” that enable a technician or engineer to adjust the calibration of a device. Here are my defining… Read more »

Basic Terminology

Sometimes it’s helpful to give definition to some basic terminology used in the calibration game. Here are a few to get started. Calibration – the application of a known value (electrical, mechanical, etc.) to a device and the determining that its output accurately represents the applied value. Note: sometimes this definition is modified to include any… Read more »