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Microcontroller ESP32 & RTD100

Microcontroller ESP32 & RTD100

Microcontroller ESP32 & RTD100

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Attached is reference to used sensor RTD100 to detect cooling water temperature using Microcontroller ESP32.

Questions:

1. How is communication between ESP 32 with RTD100? (as far i know RTD100 working with resistance not ampere 4-20)

2. Possible using another sensor to replace RTD100, if possible, and how?

3. Does it ESP32 only can get signal from RT100 not from other sensor type? and how?

RE: Microcontroller ESP32 & RTD100

The resistance temperature detector (RTD) itself is just that - a device which changes resistance with temperature. It will not put out either a voltage or current signal. However, it CAN be routed to a transmitter which converts the resistance measurement to an electrical (usually 4-20 mA) signal which can THEN be routed to a microcontroller such as the ESP2.

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RE: Microcontroller ESP32 & RTD100

The blue thing is a temperature transmitter, which reads the RTD signal by sourcing a constant current through the RTD, reading the voltage drop, and outputing a linearized temperature signal whose range is defined on the label, which appears to be a scaled output of 0-10V (but it's hard to read.)

The 2-wire RTD connects to the input terminals shown as a rectangle/resistor. The label tells you that the transmitter needs a 24Vdc power supply to run the tranmitter. One terminal is labeled (+) so that's where the 24Vdc (+) connects. The zero V/common side of the 24V is not marked, so it's probably a 3-wire transmitter where the power supply (-)/common connects to the output signal terminal labeled (-).

I can read none of the micro's terminal labels, but look for 0-10Vdc analog input.

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