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Celsius to Fahrenheit

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I have several devices that return temperature data in Celsius and want to display it in Fahrenheit. While there are Multiplication and Division fields in PRTG, I have not been able to manipulate them enough to do the conversion correctly.

Is there a way to do this or are there future plans to add this as a feature?

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Created on Sep 1, 2010 5:30:57 AM by  Brian Nowak (0) 1

Last change on May 8, 2019 10:08:33 AM by  Maike Guba [Paessler Support]



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Most devices only allow to monitor the temperature in a single unit (either in Fahrenheit or Celsius). If that is also the case with your device(s), it is possible to use the Sensor Factory Sensor to convert a value from Celsius to Fahrenheit applying the conversion formula (9/5)*Tc+32, where Tc stands for the temperature in Celsius.


For example, we have a sensor with the sensor ID 3862, whose channel 0 displays the temperature in Celsius. You can query the original value (in Celsius) with the following definition:

#1:Temperature Celsius
Channel(3862,0)

You can also display the values in both units, in Fahrenheit and in Celsius. The definition looks as follows:

#1:Temperature Celsius
Channel(3862,0)

#2:Temperature Fahrenheit[ºF]
((9/5)*Channel(3862,0)+32)

You can also have a single sensor that displays the converted temperature from multiple source sensors/channels. In this case, the example sensors have the sensor IDs 3861, 3862, and 3863, and all of them query channel 0:

#1:Temperature Fahrenheit Sensor 3861[ºF]
((9/5)*Channel(3861,0)+32)

#2:Temperature Fahrenheit Sensor 3862[ºF]
((9/5)*Channel(3862,0)+32)

#3:Temperature Fahrenheit Sensor 3863[ºF]
((9/5)*Channel(3863,0)+32)

To find out more and about the Sensor Factory Sensor, please review this post.

Created on Feb 2, 2016 7:13:04 AM by  Luciano Lingnau [Paessler Support]

Last change on May 8, 2019 10:14:34 AM by  Maike Guba [Paessler Support]



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Most devices allow to monitor either in Fahrenheit or Celsius. Please check if this is not the case.

If not, I'm afraid the only option would be to use a Sensor Factory sensor, applying the conversion formula ((9/5)*Tc+32, where Tc stands for the temperature in Celsius).

Created on Sep 1, 2010 11:49:39 AM by  Patrick Hutter [Paessler Support] (7,215) 3 3



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Most devices only allow to monitor the temperature in a single unit (either in Fahrenheit or Celsius). If that is also the case with your device(s), it is possible to use the Sensor Factory Sensor to convert a value from Celsius to Fahrenheit applying the conversion formula (9/5)*Tc+32, where Tc stands for the temperature in Celsius.


For example, we have a sensor with the sensor ID 3862, whose channel 0 displays the temperature in Celsius. You can query the original value (in Celsius) with the following definition:

#1:Temperature Celsius
Channel(3862,0)

You can also display the values in both units, in Fahrenheit and in Celsius. The definition looks as follows:

#1:Temperature Celsius
Channel(3862,0)

#2:Temperature Fahrenheit[ºF]
((9/5)*Channel(3862,0)+32)

You can also have a single sensor that displays the converted temperature from multiple source sensors/channels. In this case, the example sensors have the sensor IDs 3861, 3862, and 3863, and all of them query channel 0:

#1:Temperature Fahrenheit Sensor 3861[ºF]
((9/5)*Channel(3861,0)+32)

#2:Temperature Fahrenheit Sensor 3862[ºF]
((9/5)*Channel(3862,0)+32)

#3:Temperature Fahrenheit Sensor 3863[ºF]
((9/5)*Channel(3863,0)+32)

To find out more and about the Sensor Factory Sensor, please review this post.

Created on Feb 2, 2016 7:13:04 AM by  Luciano Lingnau [Paessler Support]

Last change on May 8, 2019 10:14:34 AM by  Maike Guba [Paessler Support]



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