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Accurate temp sensor for copper pipe

Postby geoff » Fri Dec 01, 2006 6:54 pm

Hi,

I'm looking for some accurate temp sensors (+/- 0.1K) that can be attached (clamped) to a copper pipe - I can then insulate the sensors. The means of connected these back to a computer (cat5 preferable) and the method for extracting information (non Windows based) are important.

What's available?

Thanks.
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Postby davidj » Sat Dec 02, 2006 5:04 am

Hi, If you want to log recorded temperature over time with high accuracy I would suggest you take a look at the PT-104 here:
http://www.picotech.com/pt100.html
This is a 4 channel device that connects via RS232 to a PC and in addition to the supplied Windows based logging software, there are drivers and examples for users wishing to write there own custom software. Sensors use a differential input and so CAT5 cable could be used if required.
I hope this is of some interest.

Regards,
David
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