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Do the ethanol sensors need to warm up?

All Vernier ethanol sensors need to warm up for 5 minutes before use. On first use, the ethanol sensor may need more than 5 minutes to warm up.

If the sensor is slow to warm up or respond you can do the following:

1 Expose the sensor to a dilute sample of ethanol (2-3%) for 5 minutes.

2. Remove the sensor from the sample and allow the sensor to return to baseline in air.

Your sensor should now warm up in 5 minutes or less the next time you use it.

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