LM35 Max Temp to Low

Discussion in 'General Electronics Chat' started by RodneyB, Jan 12, 2013.

  1. RodneyB

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    I am needing to build a unit that switches off an element between 300 to 400 degrees. The LM35 has a max of 150°. Is there another sensor available
     
  2. GopherT

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    You cannot use a semiconductor chip at those temperatures. You will likely need a thermocouple.
     
  3. bertus

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  4. GopherT

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    I had no I idea RTDs had such a range.
     
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