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Re: [tracker2] T2-301, 1-wire activation and max voltage

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  • Scott Miller
    ... You need to set EXTTEMP ON. ... 17.5 would be really pushing it. I ve got a 14.8v pack that works great. A diode or two (depending on Vf) would probably
    Message 1 of 3 , Sep 27, 2010
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      > and DS pin 3 to 5V. Is there something else that needs to be done to get
      > the temp to start reporting in the beacon packets. So far it is still
      > reporting extreme cold (-100C).

      You need to set EXTTEMP ON.

      > Also I have some Lithium Ion battery packs I would like to use to power
      > this in our next balloon launch. The unloaded terminal voltage on these
      > packs when fully charged is about 17.5 volts Is it safe to connect these
      > to the T2-301? The specification is for a supply voltage of 9-15v. I was
      > wondering how strict this specification is.

      17.5 would be really pushing it. I've got a 14.8v pack that works great.

      A diode or two (depending on Vf) would probably drop the voltage to a
      safe level, though you'd just be wasting some power.

      Scott
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