Testing a Thermistor

Because thermistors are simply resistors, its easy to test it out. Simply measure the resistance using a multimeter:
You should read about 10Kohm assuming its room temperature where you're sitting. The resistance of course may be higher or lower depending on the room temperature. For example, its warm here in an un-airconditioned room in the middle of the summer, so we read 8Kohm (30°C - 86°F!)
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