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Toon temperature correction

Postby Rudolf » Tue Sep 04, 2018 8:36 am

I quite recently mounted my Toon in the living room as my active thermostat and I have my doubts about its temperature readings.
In my opinion Toon shows high temperatures. (That or it's still very warm in the house...)

I have another temperature sensor in the living room and added another (close to Toon) temporarily and I'm trying to compare/match their measurements.

I already changed the temperature offset for Toon to -0.6, but it might need a little more (to approx -1.0).
I was wondering if you could share your offset here, so I can determine wether this is very uncommon.
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Re: Toon temperature correction

Postby Toonz » Tue Sep 04, 2018 8:42 am

When I change Toon on the wall I always calibrate it with another thermometer at the same spot.
No Toon is the same, offsets have been ranging from 0 to -1.5 in my case.
Also Toon 2 has a slightly higher offset then Toon 1 (in my sample of devices)
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Re: Toon temperature correction

Postby TerrorSource » Tue Sep 04, 2018 8:43 am

Have heard this issue before. Don't know how others solved it other then editing the offset.

What firmware version do you have?
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Re: Toon temperature correction

Postby Toonz » Tue Sep 04, 2018 9:06 am

TerrorSource wrote:What firmware version do you have?

For me it is firmware independent. Probably has more to do with the characteristics of the individual sensors in each Toon.
Also the airflow in your room has an impact. Putting Toon on another location in the same room might require another offset as well.
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Re: Toon temperature correction

Postby marcelr » Tue Sep 04, 2018 9:31 am

I use an offset of 0.0.
Not sure if it's entirely correct, my (analog) thermometers aren't very precise (+- 0.5 deg).
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Re: Toon temperature correction

Postby TheHogNL » Tue Sep 04, 2018 3:54 pm

I'm at -1.
But just as Toonz said, just apply your correction as needed. Not each toon is the same. That is what the setting is for :)
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Re: Toon temperature correction

Postby Rudolf » Wed Sep 05, 2018 6:26 pm

Thanks for the replies. It seems that a negative offset between 0.5 and 1.0 is nothing to be ashamed of.
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