Overview

In this tutorial, you will learn how to connect temperature sensor to a BeagleBone Black.
Because the BBB runs Linux, there are many ways in which it can be programmed. In this tutorial we show how to read analog values form a TMP36 temperature sensor using Python.

The temperature sensor chip used is the TMP36. You can find out more about this chip here: http://learn.adafruit.com/tmp36-temperature-sensor/overview
This guide was first published on Jun 27, 2013. It was last updated on Oct 16, 2018. This page (Overview) was last updated on May 04, 2015.