Brainchild IO-8TC Module

  • Analog Inputs: 8 thermocouple
  • DIN Rail Mounting Clip
  • Modbus RS485 Port
  • Simple setup and easy handing
  • Communicate with a datalogger, PLC or HMI via Modbus RTU protocol
  • LED for each module IO status, communication and power supply
  • Removable screw terminal connectors



IO-8TC Thermocouple Input Module by Brainchild with RS485 interface that has 8 analog input thermocouples. For use with HMI, PLC or SCADA via Modbus RTU protocol.

Each channel has a connection terminals and an LED status indicator channel. Uses the Brainchild PC software IO Studio to configure communication with the module. The module housing is plastic with DIN rail mounting.


  • Analog Inputs: 8 thermocouple
  • Input Type: J, K, E, T, N, B, S, R, mV, C, D and G
  • Each input connection: 2 wire
  • Resolution: 0.1 degrees Celsius
  • Sampling frequency: 0.71 samples / s
  • Derivative: 100 ppm / deg.C
  • Isolation: 1500 Vrms
  • Power supply (not included): +12 VDC to +24 VDC
  • Watchdog timer
  • Watchdog time adjustable from 1 to 255 s
  • Mounted in plastic housing easily portable and compatible with the system DIN-rail mounting
  • Provides automatic connection to terminal block power and data
  • Communication interface supports 2-wire protocol RS485 allows up to 128 connected to the same RS485 network
  • Baud rate: up to 115200 bps
  • Designed for use with HMI, PLC, SCADA and compatible with Modbus RTU protocol
  • Modbus address setting by dip-switch (allows Mobbus 127 addresses)
  • Module Size: 23 x 109 x 98 mm
  • Weight: 105 g