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[wxsig] 1-wire stuff

AAG Mexico aag at aag.com.mx
Fri Apr 29 14:04:00 UTC 2005

F5 iButton have Lithium Battery inside
F3 Don't have Battery

So on F5 you can find all the iButton models and on F3 only those with ROM, 
EPROM, EEPROM memories (NO RAM or some level of   "intellingence"  )


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "John Koster" <w9ddd at tapr.org>
To: "TAPR Weather Station SIG Mailing List" <wxsig at lists.tapr.org>
Sent: Friday, April 29, 2005 9:27 AM
Subject: [wxsig] 1-wire stuff

> I'm looking at the iButton site and see that a lot of the button products
> come in two different sized.  Anyone know if the trend is moving towards
> the F3 package?  Any samples I have from years back are in the thicker F5
> package.
> Reason I'm asking is that in trying to find a PCB mounting clip for a temp
> sensor I find that Maxim is the only one showing stock for the clip that
> will hold the F5.  The F3 appears that it will fit the standard 16mm
> battery clip which everyone has in stock for about 1/3 the price of the
> Maxim part.
> Anyone been down this road already and care to share?
> John Koster, W9DDD
> <w9ddd at tapr.org>
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