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Re: Thermistors as Thermometers

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  • Dean Hazelwood
    Good article on the resistance curve of thermistors http://www.embedded.com/story/OEG20020125S0100 should be especially handy for using the different value of
    Message 1 of 3 , Nov 4, 2006
      Good article on the resistance curve of thermistors

      http://www.embedded.com/story/OEG20020125S0100

      should be especially handy for using the different value of
      thermistors at jaycar.com.au



      --- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, "toddk63" <toddk63@...> wrote:
      >
      > There are only about three basic kinds so you might be able to find a
      > generic chart online somewhere. Also, thermistors are not linear by
      > nature, but if you put a resistor of the same value of resistance
      > as the thermistor (at your normal range of temperatures) in parallel
      > with the thermistor it will, in effect, linearize it!
      >
      > Todd K.
      >
      > --- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, "Shane Kirkman" <shanekirkman@y...>
      > wrote:
      > > I just uploaded a file: ThemistorTable.zip witch is a calibration of
      > Dick
      > > Smith cat no R1890 . $3.97au
      > > You just hook the thermistor up to a Multi Meter, reading ohm's you
      > look up
      > > the chart to convert to temperature.
      > > Very accurate but you should do a table for each thermistor (
      > apparently
      > > they are individualistic ).
      >
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