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Avoiding False External Temperature Reading in RF Environments on Netbotz Appliances

Issue:

Avoiding False External Temperature Reading in RF Environments on Netbotz Appliances

Product Line:

NetBotz

Environment:

NetBotz version 2.

Cause:

In an environment where strong radio frequency may be introduced, users can try any of the following to eliminate false low temperature readings:

Resolution:


* RF ground the Bot/pod to earth
* RF ground the DIN SHIELD to earth at each of the connector
* Locate a BOT or POD closer to the place where they want to measure and eliminate any extension cable
* Wind the cable (close to the Bot) through a toroidal ferrite several times
* Place the cable in metal, earth grounded conduit to provide a faraday cage

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