Fake DS18B20

Fake DS18B20 found

Bought a small lot of DS18B20 from a small Chinese Online Shop…

None of them working. Behavior like a shorted component.

Testing them with a small component analyzer (ESR meter, large screen version) resulted as NPN transistors. Beware.

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