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Old 11-06-2009, 04:46 PM   #1
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The probe that came with my Love TS 13010 has blue and red wire leads. Does it matter which probe wires i am putting into (1) or (2) on the controller?
i've heard that if you stick it in backwards you'll either get gobbily goop, or a negative reading, i.e. -65F.


From Cole-Parmer, the probe is:

-1.5" (4 cm) thermistor (100Ω at 25C) with 5 ft (1.5 m) cable (included)

-The thermistor is a PTC type.

i Have blue in (1) and red in (2)
It seems to be working A-Ok right now, but i wanted to double check without having to switch the polarity.
So am i good to forget about it, or do i need to switch?

 
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Old 11-06-2009, 05:03 PM   #2
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It's a thermistor...There is no concept of polarity.
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Old 11-06-2009, 06:10 PM   #3
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Quote:
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It's a thermistor...There is no concept of polarity.
Like Lamarguy said, doesn't matter. It's just a resistor that varies resistance based on temperature, hence the name 'thermistor'

 
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