MKR Therm Shield-board

MKR Therm Shield

The MKR Therm Shield is a great addon for MKR family boards, and allows you to connect high quality thermocouplers, and can calculate temperatures from -200°C to +700°C. An ideal solution to use for ovens, freezers, smokers and similar environments.

To use this shield, you can refer to the documentation of the MKR therm library.

Temperature Sensor
MAXIM31855

This thermocouple-to-digital converter is used to digitize readings made from different types of thermocouplers, and can be used for reading extreme temperatures (-200°C to +700°C).

Connection
K type connector
The K type female connector makes it easy to connect other K type male connectors.
Pin
Screw terminals
A robust way of connecting the bare wires from a thermocoupler.
Configurability
Support for DS18xx

A DS18xx temperature sensor can be soldered directly to the board.

Tutorials

MKR THERM Shield Basics

Learn about the different components on the shield, and how to record accurate temperature using a one-wire thermocouple.

Temperature
Thermocouple

Resources

Downloads