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Old 09-09-2010, 08:52 PM   #1
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Default Difference between Johnson A419 models?

Is there any difference in models between the grey Johnson A419 controller and the blue one?

Midwest Supplies (grey) - $75.95
http://www.midwestsupplies.com/johns...ontroller.html

Northern Brewer (blue) - $79.99
http://www.northernbrewer.com/brewin...ontroller.html

I'm looking for wired since I have none of the tool, or experience to do the wiring, so these are the best prices I've found --- any other suggestions for better price?

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Old 09-09-2010, 09:33 PM   #2
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The temp differential adjustment is different, as is the probe lead length. The NB description says the adjustment is 1 - 3 degrees while the MW is 1 - 30.

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the differential is configurable between 1 and 30. NB must have forgot the zero.

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So, there's no real difference -- aside from the possible difference in probe length?

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yeah, no difference aside from possible probe length. wiring is done after the factory, so that might be a little different too.

fyi, midwest says "out of stock"....

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I have this one and a better price.
http://www.pexsupply.com/Johnson-Con...-120-240v-SPDT

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Cheaper. Yes. Pre-wired. No.
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