It can be tough to know which sensor is right for your application. Read this blog article to learn about the various types of temperature and humidity sensors available so you can make a more informed purchase!
Types of temperature and humidity sensors
There are many different types of temperature and humidity sensors available on the market today. Here is a list of the most common types of sensors:
- Thermocouple: A thermocouple is a sensor that measures temperature by detecting a voltage difference between two conductors. This type of sensor is often used in industrial applications.
- Resistance Temperature Detector (RTD): An RTD is a sensor that measures temperature by detecting changes in resistance. RTDs are accurate over a wide range of temperatures and are often used in scientific and industrial applications.
- Thermistors: A thermistor is a sensor that measures temperature by detecting changes in resistance. Thermistors are usually small, inexpensive, and accurate over a limited range of temperatures. They are often used in consumer electronics such as computers and cell phones.
- IC Temperature Sensors: IC temperature sensors are integrated circuits that contain a transistor that measures changes in temperature. They are small, rugged, accurate, and have a wide operating range.
There are many different types of temperature and humidity sensors. In this article, we have looked at the most common types of sensors and compared their features. We hope that this information has helped you to choose the right sensor for your needs. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Saftty.