[time-nuts] Hobbyist grade or homebrew temperature testing chamber?

Scott Stobbe scott.j.stobbe at gmail.com
Mon Sep 5 23:52:06 EDT 2016

The bargain price mini coolers are often peltier cooled, they appear to
fall under the marketing term "thermoelectric mini-fridge". I can't think
of a project name, but I'm sure I've seen this done before using a mini

On Monday, 5 September 2016, Richard (Rick) Karlquist <richard at karlquist.com>

> As we all know, step #1 in making a clock is NOT
> to build a thermometer :-)
> I thought I would check the brain trust here to see
> if anyone has seen a hobbyist grade temperature
> testing chamber or kit or homebrew design.  I
> have some crystals, oscillators, and other
> electronics I would like to characterize over
> temperature.  I know this reflector has discussed
> homebrew stabilization ovens; however, they
> have tended to have very long time constants
> (which makes sense for that application).  I
> need to be able to change temperature in a
> reasonable amount of time, and I don't need
> extreme stability.  Looking for any ideas,
> maybe in the "maker" spirit.  I think the
> size I need would be perhaps 1/2 the size
> of a shoebox.
> BTW, in case someone has a chamber to sell,
> let me know...
> Rick Karlquist N6RK
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