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DS18B20 – Temp Probe — connections on wrong side of resistor May 10, 2011

Posted by rik94566 in aquaponic automation, aquaponics, arduino, DIY aquaponics, DS18B20, indoor aquaponics, indoor gardens, indoor growing, sensor, Stainless Steel Temp Probe, Standards, Temperature Probe.
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If your connections are wrong when working with the Stainless Steel Probe the  read out results will not make sense.  One possible mistake can be if you connect the signal wire (yellow wire) to the power side (red wire) of the resistor.

Signal connection on power side of resistor

This connection configuration will lead to the following results using the testing sketch in post on 5/8/2011.

Results from signal connection on power side of resistor

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