Top 5 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) About the Wireless Temperature Probe Sensor

Shriya Dash
Product Marketing Manager

Given the wide array of options available, choosing the perfect temperature sensor can be challenging. This article aims to simplify the process by providing clear and insightful information. By gaining a better understanding of temperature probe sensors, you will be better equipped to select the ideal option for your specific needs. 

1. What is the Wireless Temperature Probe Sensor, and how does it work?

The sensor is designed to accurately monitor temperature in challenging-to-reach locations and across a wide range of environmental conditions. This capability significantly enhances operational efficiency and ensures compliance across various healthcare and food retail applications. 

The Wireless Temperature Probe Sensor can connect to any PT100/PT1000 probe to measure temperatures as low as -200°C (-328°F) and as high as +650°C (1202°F). It measures the temperature through a PT100/PT1000 temperature probe and wirelessly transmits the results to nearby Cloud Connectors at a predetermined interval. 

2. What is a PT100/PT1000 probe? 

A PT100 probe is a type of Resistance Temperature Detector (RTD) that contains a resistor made of platinum (PT), offering precise temperature measurements. The numeral "100" refers to its resistance of 100 ohms at 0°C and 1000 ohms at 0°C for PT 1000. 

PT100/PT1000 probes are highly regarded for their accuracy and stability across a wide temperature range, making them ideal for various industry applications. They are available in configurations of 2, 3, or 4 wires to accommodate different levels of measurement accuracy.

3. How do you choose between 2-, 3-, and 4-wire PT100 probe sensors?

Determining the best PT100 probe sensor depends on your accuracy needs. 

  • The 2-wire sensor, with its simplicity, suits general monitoring of equipment such as  HVAC systems. 
  • The 3-wire configuration, which balances cost and accuracy, is ideal for measuring temperature in industrial processes such as chemical manufacturing, where reliability is key. 
  • For utmost precision, the 4-wire sensor is perfect for laboratory environments, ensuring accurate temperature measurements critical in pharmaceutical research. 

Each choice aligns with specific operational demands, from cost-saving measures to precision-critical applications.

4. What is the accuracy of the Wireless Temperature Probe sensor? 

The accuracy of temperature readings is dependent on two key elements:

  1. The Wireless Temperature Probe sensor is calibrated during manufacturing to automatically translate resistance values into temperature readings based on the chosen probe type.
  2. The RTD (Resistance Temperature Detector) Temperature Probe, where the accuracy of the temperature data is affected by the calibration status, quality, and wire configuration of the probe used.

For example, the temperature probe sensor paired with a calibrated 4-wire probe can provide an accuracy of (±0.2°C / ±0.36°F).

5. How does the sensor contribute to regulatory compliance and safety standards in sensitive environments?

The Wireless Temperature Probe sensor plays a crucial role in maintaining regulatory compliance and safety standards in sensitive environments by providing accurate, continuous, real-time temperature monitoring. It ensures that conditions stay within the required parameters, preventing hazards associated with temperature deviations. For industries like pharmaceuticals, food processing, and healthcare, where specific temperature control is vital for product integrity and safety, these sensors enable organizations to adhere to strict regulatory standards, enhancing both safety and quality assurance.


The unique combination of flexibility and performance makes our new Wireless Temperature Probe Sensor the first choice for temperature monitoring in food retail, food service, healthcare, and beyond. With its wide temperature range, long battery life, and compatibility with PT100/PT1000, this sensor simplifies the process of temperature monitoring while ensuring accuracy and reliability even in the most challenging environments. 

Do you have any other questions about temperature monitoring and the Wireless Temperature Probe Sensor? Don’t hesitate to get in touch with us.

Thank you! Your submission has been received!
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.
Wireless Temperature Probe Sensor

Measure Temperature in Any Environment

Our Wireless Temperature Probe Sensor connects with any PT100/PT1000 probes, providing accurate temperature measurements wherever needed. Ideal for consistent and precise temperature monitoring in a wide range of applications.
Learn moreLearn more

Get Started

Ready to take the next step? Contact us for more information, sign up for a Studio account to see the data in action, or order your own customized sensor Starter Kit.
Get Started