Temperature Sensors & Humidity Sensors

Temperature sensors are components that directly translate physical temperature into digital information. Likewise, humidity sensors are able to measure atmospheric moisture levels and translate that into digital information. As such, temperature and humidity sensors are essential for environmental monitoring in and around sensitive electronic equipment.

These capabilities make temperature and humidity sensors suitable for a number of applications, such as to maintain environmental conditions in laboratory test and measurement. They might also be used to trigger a shut-down of equipment that might be compromised by over-heat, or moisture exposure such as condensation.

The RS components range offers temperature sensors and humidity sensors from trusted brands, suitable for a variety of applications and calibrations.

Types of Temperature Sensor

• Thermostats and thermocouples are temperature sensors which measure heat generation via voltage output. They are typically robust and inexpensive, and can be used over a wide range of temperatures.

• PT100 sensors measure the resistance deviation of the medium to determine its temperature, and are sometimes called resistance temperature detectors, or RTDs. These sensors are known for their high accuracy and reliability.

• Infrared temperature sensors and thermographic cameras convert thermal radiation to an electrical signal to monitor temperature levels. These are ideal for circumstances where contact sensors cannot be used.

Types of Humidity Sensor

• Capacitive humidity sensors use humidity-dependent condensers to determine moisture output. These sensors are often used to measure relative humidity in air conditioning units and HVAC systems.

• Resistive humidity sensors measure the electrical variation in conductive polymers and treated substrates. Low cost and small of size, these sensors are used in a variety of applications and appliances.

• Thermal conductor humidity sensors calibrate the deviation between the thermal conductivity of dry air versus moist air. Due to their long-term durability and high temperature resistance, these sensors are often used in clothes dryers and ovens.

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Description Price Sensor Function Output Type Interface Type Accuracy Mounting Type Pin Count Minimum Operating Temperature Operating Temperature Range Maximum Operating Temperature Minimum Operating Supply Voltage Maximum Operating Supply Voltage Package Type Length Height
RS Stock No. 893-7373
Mfr. Part No.HPP809A031
SGD121.50
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Temperature & Humidity Voltage Analogue ±5%RH Through Hole - -40 °C -40 → +85 °C +85 °C 4.75 V dc 5.25 V dc - 11.6mm 76.3mm
RS Stock No. 170-4381
Mfr. Part No.HPP809A031
SGD88.088
Each (In a Box of 100)
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Temperature & Humidity Voltage Analogue ±5%RH Through Hole - -40 °C -40 → +85 °C +85 °C 4.75 V dc 5.25 V dc - 11.6mm 76.3mm
RS Stock No. 161-4580
Mfr. Part No.HPP805A031
SGD61.012
Each (In a Box of 150)
units
Humidity Sensor Voltage Analogue ±5%RH Through Hole 3 -40 °C -40 → +60 °C +60 °C 3 V 10 V dc - 11.4mm 59.5mm
RS Stock No. 893-7247
Mfr. Part No.HPP805A031
SGD84.15
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Humidity Sensor Voltage Analogue ±5%RH Through Hole 3 -40 °C -40 → +60 °C +60 °C 3 V 10 V dc - 11.4mm 59.5mm
RS Stock No. 876-5067
Mfr. Part No.SHT31-ARP-B
BrandSensirion
SGD7.96
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Temperature & Humidity Voltage Analogue ±0.3 °C, ±2 %RH Surface Mount 8 -40 °C -40 → +125 °C +125 °C 2.4 V 5.5 V DFN 2.6mm 1mm
RS Stock No. 169-1862
Mfr. Part No.SHT31-ARP-B
BrandSensirion
SGD3.356
Each (On a Reel of 2500)
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Temperature & Humidity Voltage Analogue ±0.3 °C, ±2 %RH Surface Mount 8 -40 °C -40 → +125 °C +125 °C 2.4 V 5.5 V DFN 2.6mm 1mm
RS Stock No. 781-1365
Mfr. Part No.HIH-6120-021-001
BrandHoneywell
SGD11.03
Each
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Temperature & Humidity Digital Serial-I2C ±4%RH Through Hole 4 -25 °C -25 → +85 °C +85 °C 2.3 V 5.5 V SIP 4.9mm 3.9mm
RS Stock No. 169-1857
Mfr. Part No.SHT21
BrandSensirion
SGD6.12
Each (On a Reel of 400)
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Temperature & Humidity Digital Serial-I2C ±0.3 °C, ±2 %RH Surface Mount 6 -40 °C -40 → +125 °C +125 °C 2.1 V 3.6 V DFN 3mm 1.1mm
RS Stock No. 786-5554
Mfr. Part No.SHT21
BrandSensirion
SGD12.05
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Temperature & Humidity Digital Serial-I2C ±0.3 °C, ±2 %RH Surface Mount 6 -40 °C -40 → +125 °C +125 °C 2.1 V 3.6 V DFN 3mm 1.1mm
RS Stock No. 412-882
Mfr. Part No.TMP01FSZ
SGD13.08
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Temperature CMOS, TTL Voltage ±1°C Surface Mount 8 -55 °C -55 → +150 °C +150 °C 4.5 V 13.2 V SOIC 5mm 1.5mm
RS Stock No. 540-2805
Mfr. Part No.DS18B20+
SGD7.04
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Temperature Digital 1-Wire ±0.5°C Through Hole 3 -55 °C -55 → +125 °C +125 °C 3 V 5.5 V TO-92 4.95mm 4.95mm
RS Stock No. 912-7303
Mfr. Part No.TMP01FSZ
SGD10.40
Each (In a Tube of 98)
units
Temperature CMOS, TTL Voltage ±1°C Surface Mount 8 -55 °C -55 → +150 °C +150 °C 4.5 V 13.2 V SOIC 5mm 1.5mm
RS Stock No. 893-7082
Mfr. Part No.HPP801A031
SGD10.29
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units
Humidity Sensor Analogue Analogue ±2% Through Hole 2 -60 °C -60 → +140 °C +140 °C - 10 V ac - 10.2mm 6.2mm
RS Stock No. 170-4357
Mfr. Part No.HPP801A031
SGD4.389
Each (In a Box of 1200)
units
Humidity Sensor Analogue Analogue ±2% Through Hole 2 -60 °C -60 → +140 °C +140 °C - 10 V ac - 10.2mm 6.2mm
RS Stock No. 866-0247
Mfr. Part No.LM35DT/NOPB
SGD2.894
Each (In a Tube of 45)
units
Temperature Voltage Analogue ±0.9°C Through Hole 3 0 °C 0 → +100 °C +100 °C 4 V 30 V TO-220 15.5mm 4.7mm
RS Stock No. 912-2847
Mfr. Part No.MCP9700-E/TO
BrandMicrochip
SGD0.286
Each (In a Bag of 1000)
units
Temperature Voltage Analogue ±1°C Through Hole 3 -40 °C -40 → +125 °C +125 °C 2.3 V 5.5 V TO-92 4.71mm 4.62mm
RS Stock No. 403-620
Mfr. Part No.MCP9700-E/TO
BrandMicrochip
SGD0.385
Each (In a Pack of 20)
units
Temperature Voltage Analogue ±1°C Through Hole 3 -40 °C -40 → +125 °C +125 °C 2.3 V 5.5 V TO-92 4.71mm 4.62mm
RS Stock No. 912-7747
Mfr. Part No.AD590LF
SGD94.921
Each (In a Box of 40)
units
Temperature Current - ±1°C Through Hole 2 -55 °C -55 → +150 °C +150 °C 4 V 30 V FPAK 2.36mm 6.1mm
RS Stock No. 709-6014
Mfr. Part No.AD590LF
SGD105.97
Each
units
Temperature Current - ±1°C Through Hole 2 -55 °C -55 → +150 °C +150 °C 4 V 30 V FPAK 2.36mm 6.1mm
RS Stock No. 535-9458
Mfr. Part No.LM35DT/NOPB
SGD5.136
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
Temperature Voltage Analogue ±0.6°C Through Hole 3 0 °C 0 → +100 °C +100 °C 4 V 30 V TO-220 10.16mm 8.89mm
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