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Author Topic: Tire pressure monitoring system purchase advice?  (Read 3914 times)
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« Reply #30 on: June 25, 2011, 07:17:08 AM »

Jim has a good point. Whenever we stop, I check the tires with my hand.

Now, I will say there are days when it is very hot, and I feel the tires. Then they might be a tad warmer then I can handle....
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« Reply #31 on: June 25, 2011, 11:39:07 AM »

It appears as if the Pressure Pro sensors actually transmit temperature data as well, though with very coarse accuracy:

http://www.advantagepressurepro.com/images/Temperature_Measurement.pdf

They also seem to offer ways to get at the raw data stream from the monitor via RS-232, potentially useful for future geek projects.  Neat.

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« Reply #32 on: June 25, 2011, 03:22:23 PM »

Since my last post I turned on the Hopkins monitor again and it is wrong on every tire. Two are reading low by 14 psi and two are reading high by about the same amount?? Two are not reading at all!

It could be because I'm parked near two metal buildings, had that problem before but I'm going to call their tech support again.

If I can't get this corrected Jim may be hearing from me because I'm not going to be without them again.
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« Reply #33 on: June 25, 2011, 07:25:52 PM »

check these guys out too, they've been around a little while and have good prices.
http://www.tsttruck.com/
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