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Using a Computer to Monitor Temperature and Light

Journal of Biological Education Volume 18, Number 1,


A 16K Sinclair ZX81 microcomputer equipped with an analog to digital board and a Sinclair printer was used to capture data continuously from a total of eight temperature or light sensors. Describes the construction of the peripherals, explains how to connect them together, and provides a program to run the ZX81. (Author/JN)


Watson, J.M. (1984). Using a Computer to Monitor Temperature and Light. Journal of Biological Education, 18(1), 57-64. Retrieved March 26, 2023 from .

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