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Offline ccfoo242

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Using the MW102 thermometer
« on: May 23, 2012, 06:30:01 PM »
While shopping around for a good pH meter I saw Kai's article on them and considered getting his (I think it was the SM101, which is now the MW101). There's also the MW102 which includes a temp probe.

My question is, can I kill 2 birds and get the MW102 and have a decent digital thermometer as well as pH meter? The stats for the temp probe are accurancy of +/- 0.5C and resolution of 0.1C.  Is this good? Or will I still have to buy a decent thermometer?

Here's the manual for it: http://www.milwaukeetesters.com/pdf/MW102.pdf

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Re: Using the MW102 thermometer
« Reply #1 on: May 24, 2012, 08:37:08 AM »
This pH meter isn't meant for hot liquids (the manual says 50C, which is 122F).

If you're getting a digital thermometer, wouldnt you want it to read all the way through boiling temps?
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Re: Using the MW102 thermometer
« Reply #2 on: May 24, 2012, 08:51:38 AM »
Well there are 2 different probes on this.  One for temp one for pH.

The instructions say you can use the thermometer separately but I wasn't sure if it was a decent thermometer.

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Re: Using the MW102 thermometer
« Reply #3 on: May 24, 2012, 09:15:15 AM »
Still, the manual says it only has a range of -5C to 70C (158F)...
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Re: Using the MW102 thermometer
« Reply #4 on: May 24, 2012, 09:19:48 AM »
Ah I didn't see that.  Thanks.

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