Posts Tagged ‘electronics’

Flickering Flame

This would be more appropriate as a Halloween post, and in fact, that’s what I intially intended, but I want to give you a head start; you need something to do now that Valentine’s Day is over! I enjoy a jack-o-latern like anyone else; however, candles are consumable and potentially disastrous.  I wanted a simple […]

Using a Thermistor

A thermistor, as the name indicates, is nothing more than a resistor, whose resistance value is sensitive to temperature.  Like a normal resistor, it has no polarity, that is, you can’t hook it up backwards.  Depending on the type of thermistor, the resistance may increase or decrease with increasing temperature. To use a thermistor to measure […]