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Vernier® Surface Temperature Sensor

Vernier Surface Temperature Sensor provides a rapid response time.

  • Quick Readings
  • Exposed Thermistor Provided
  • For Use in Situations Requiring Flexibility or Low Thermal Mass
  • Maximum Temperature the Sensor Tolerates without Damage: 150°C
  • Applicable to Experiments Including Specific Heat, Skin Temperature, and More
This sensor features an exposed thermistor that helps provide accurate readings quickly and efficiently. It can assist in a wide variety of experimentation including specific heat, friction and energy, skin temperature, and more.

The sensor is for educational use in air and water only.



Item # Description Unit Availability Price Quantity
470017-598 Vernier Surface Temperature Sensor
Each Retrieving


Accuracy ±0.2°C at 0°C, ±0.5°C at 100°C
Dimensions 15.5 cm, length (handle plus body)
Range –25 to 125°C (–13 to 257°F), temperature
Resolution 0.08°C (–25 to 0°C), 0.03°C (0 to 40°C), 0.1°C (40 to 100°C), 0.25°C (100 to 125°C)
Response Time For 90% change in reading: 50 seconds (in still air), 20 seconds (in moving air)


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