XY recorder


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XY recorder

 (ĕks′wī′)
n.
An output device that sketches the relationship between two variables onto a grid of plane rectangular coordinates.
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The breakdown of [H.sub.2][O.sub.2] was measured with an [O.sub.2] electrode (Microelectrodes, Inc., MI-730), an oxygen meter (O M-7), and an XY recorder. The system was preset at 21% oxygen with [H.sub.2]O.
Data recording options fall into five broad categories: chart recorders, XY recorders, data loggers, tape recorders, and data acquisition systems.
Most XY recorders provide a timebase for those situations when you need one, but that is not what they are best suited for.