January 10, 2017

Arduino Fridge Thermostat

Often the thermostat on a fridge can break rendering the entire fridge useless without costly repair. Fortunately, like most problems, this can be solved using Arduino! Asynkronix has put together a great guide on how you can use an Arduino to cheaply replace a broken thermostat in your fridge. The fix works by reading the temperature inside the fridge and using the Arduino to switch on and off the cooling compressor as needed using a relay. To find out more about how you can fix your own fridge checkout the following link.  

Arduino Fridge

Looking for a temperature sensor to use in this project? Why not check out the Freetronics Humidity and Temperature Sensor Module?

Temperature Sensor

The module only requires three wires: GND, power and data. This means that it is very easy to get started recording temperature and humidity data! The find out more visit the product page.  

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