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A Python Wrapper for the usbpt104 library from Pico

Project description

Class based interface to the Pico (Omega) PT-104 RTD DAQ Module


  • libusbpt104 (see installation)

What is Working

  • discover units connected via USB (Ethernet untested)
  • Configure the Channels
  • Reading of measured values

What is not Working/Missing

  • Documentation
  • Configure the ethernet interface
  • Connection via ethernet
  • usage on Windows


Linux installation: 1. Install libusb104 following

Ubuntu 18.04:

sudo bash -c 'echo "deb picoscope main" >/etc/apt/sources.list.d/picoscope.list'
wget -O - | sudo apt-key add -
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install libusbpt104
  1. Install this package:

    sudo pip3 install


from PT104 import PT104, Channels, DataTypes, Wires
unit = PT104()
unit.set_channel(Channels.CHANNEL_1, DataTypes.PT100, Wires.WIRES_4)
value = unit.get_value_channel_1
if value:
    print('CH1: %1.3f'%value)


The project is licensed under the _GNU General Public License v3 (GPLv3)_.

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