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    Measuring the effectiveness of a heatsink or the thermal load of a CPU requires thermal test tools. In this episode, learn how an IR Thermometer and a Thermocouple could be used on an electronics workbench. Many multimeters (DMMs) include the ability to measure temperature with a K-type thermocouple. See examples of when each measurement could be used.

     

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    Bill of Material:

     

    Product NameManufacturerQuantityBuy KitBuy Kit
    MP7300256 Handheld DMM with BluetoothMulticomp Pro1Buy NowBuy Now
    72-873272-8732 IR ThermometerTenma1Buy NowBuy Now
    MP730028 US Bench DMM, 5.5 DigitsMulticomp Pro1Buy NowBuy Now
    Raspberry Pi 4Raspberry Pi1Buy NowBuy Now