I want to place a DS18B20 sensor (waterproof, with long cable) that I want to mount in a chest freezer.
[arduino based project] The arduino will send me emails if the temp goes high, and a "I am alive" email every few hours. I also have a watchdog program running on my computer.
Where is the best place to place the sensor, and the best way to attach it? I'm thinking of wire clips held in by hot glue (will hot glue work at 0°F or lower?) to attach it to the plastic inside of the lid.
The inside of the freezer is plastic, and the "food" area is a dimpled metal. Ice sometimes builds up on the metal, and I don't want the sensor in a layer of ice - it would not be sensing temperatures accurately - just the temp of the ice!
Any help would be appreciated!