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- n. Alternative spelling of thermistor.
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She sings her wire song to herself as she glues Oh Chin EMG, Central EEG, Occipital EEG, EKG oh my oximeter and thermister and EOG and leg EMG and OMG WTF go to sleep you!
A thermister, on the other hand, requires an outside excitation source, with the transducer element being the sensor resistance on the order of a hundred ohms.
I opened it up and D1 which is the diode (thermister?) that is across Q1 was burned and shorted open.
It may just be a hooky thermister or the wifi chip faulting and changing the profile of it's fault as it heats up and cools down, could be a crack on one of the pcb's - again, heating and cooling expand and contract tracks so .....
As for the worries about interfering with wireless signals: what would you rather have, a climate catastrophe or the ability to know how hot it is outside your car via a thermister transponding a temperature signal from the car's antenna tip?
"For temperature, the detector of one aspect is a temperature sensor such as a thermocouple or thermister.