Steam Punk Temperature Gauge

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electrosteam
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Steam Punk Temperature Gauge

Post by electrosteam » Sat Feb 27, 2016 10:42 pm

My first post.

I have acquired a 150 mm diameter steam pressure gauge scaled 300 psi intended to be used as a temperature indicator for a pizza oven.

Current thinking:
K-type thermocouple in oven,
1.8 degrees stepper motor directly driving the pointer,
Arduino assembly for control,
Buttons; "Set Zero", "Set Fullscale", Increase, Decrease,
potentiometer; ambient temperature.

Suggestions welcomed.
John

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Re: Steam Punk Temperature Gauge

Post by angusgr » Wed Mar 30, 2016 1:32 am

Hi John,

Sounds like a fun project, how is it coming along?

Angus

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