Subject: Re: Embedded Thermocouple -> LCD?
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Date: Thu, 26 Sep 2002 21:00:08 -0400
NNTP-Posting-Date: Thu, 26 Sep 2002 20:49:31 EDT
Organization: Bell Sympatico
Get a TC amplifier from Analog Devices ang connect it to a pannel meter.
wrote in message
> I'd like to permanently mount a thermocouple in my coffee roaster, and
> have a LCD or LED readout be the only thing showing on the outside of the
> case. I've seen plenty of standalone TC meters, like the ones made by
> Fluke, and could always buy one and tear it apart and build it in.
> However, that seems like a huge waste of money.
> Does anybody know where I can get a raw circuit board, which will accept a
> Type K or J thermocouple input, and have an output suitable to feed a
> simple LCD display? 3 or 4 digits would be plenty. Size is not a huge
> issue, but smaller (and cheaper) would be better.
> I'm aware of Instant Read electronic thermometers used for cooking, and I
> believe that some of them use a TC rather than a thermistor. Some are
> small enough to fit into a shirt pocket. If I could get the raw guts of
> one of them, without the fancy case, that would be perfect.
> If this is not the right newsgroup to ask, where else would you guys
> suggest I go?
> If you can't say something nice,
> say something surrealistic.
> - Zippy
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