Originally Posted by silacomalley
Whats a thermocouple?
a thermocouple is the measured resistance between two dissimilar metals which in our case we convert to 'c or 'f for reading temperatures.
if used how dishy explains would be the most accurate.
the amount that a motor heats/cools down would make a thermocouple which stored the highest reading the best indicator for our use. whilst many including myself are lazy and allow a little bit of fudge factor for the ease of point and shoot temperatures