Patent Number: 6,250,802

Title: Electronic thermometer with preheating

Abstract: An electronic thermometer for measuring the temperature of a body, includes a probe having a heating element for preheating the probe to the approximate temperature of the body, and a temperature measuring element for measuring the precise temperature the body. The heating element is a relatively low-resistance thermistor having a positive temperature coefficient (PTC), and the temperature measuring element is a relatively high-resistance thermistor having a negative temperature coefficient (NTC).

Inventors: Dotan; Simon (Natania, IL)

Assignee: HomeCare Technologies Ltd

International Classification: G01K 7/42 (20060101); G01K 007/00 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018