Cypress NTC Thermistor Element

The NTC thermistor element is used to read ambient temperature. This element is for using the Cypress NTC thermistor, which is featured on the PSoC 6 Wi-Fi BT Prototyping Kit.

The NTC thermistor is a sensor element that can be imported into the Element Toolbox through the Add Element Add Element button located in the toolbox from the Embedded tab. Cypress PSoC 6 Wi-Fi BT Proto projects have this element imported by default.

Properties

The following properties can be changed for the NTC thermistor element:

Name

The name of the element.

ADC Driver Instance

The ADC driver used to communicate with the sensor.

Material Constant B

The value that represents the thermistor’s resistive value from the base point (initial temperature).

Initial Temperature

The base point that the thermistor’s “B” value is based off of.

VDD ADC Pin

The VDD pin the element is connected to.

Temperature ADC Pin

The temperature pin the element is connected to.

Triggers

The following triggers are available to execute events from within the NTC thermistor element:

Triggered

Execute an event when the source element connected to the NTC thermistor triggers.

Temperature Read

Execute an event when temperature data is read.

Abilities

The following abilities are available for the NTC thermistor element when its source element triggers:

Trigger

Trigger the element(s) that follow the NTC thermistor element.

Read Temperature (°C)

Read the sensor’s temperature data (in Celsius).

Element Resources

Atmosphere includes a selection of resources for users of all levels that demonstrate using the NTC thermistor element.

Guides

For a step-by-step guide on creating a project that uses the NTC thermistor element, click the guide’s name to learn how to use it within a project.

Name Hardware Description
Getting Started with PSoC 6 Wi-Fi BT Proto PSoC 6 Wi-Fi BT Proto Build a simple project for the PSoC 6 Wi-Fi BT Prototyping board that reads temperature, displays the data on the mobile app using BLE, and then sends it to the cloud using Wi-Fi.

Demo Projects

To view the NTC thermistor element used within a project, click the demo’s name to open the project in Atmosphere and see how the element is set up.

Name Hardware Description
PSoC 6 NTC Thermistor Demo PSoC 6 Wi-Fi BT Proto Demonstrates the PSoC 6 Wi-Fi BT Prototyping board by reading temperature data from the onboard NTC thermistor, displays the data on the app using BLE, and then sends it to the cloud using Wi-Fi.