Originally Posted by trigger
It says in the specs that it's rated to 15A. That translates to 1650W at 110V. The only issue there is that with a 1500W element you will be near the limit of that circuit's breaker if it's on a 15A circuit and you may run into problems with nuisance trips. Otherwise you could use it to control a heatstick pretty easily.
Well, I am pretty sure the circuit breaker the outlet I would be using is a 20A (in the garage, new house).
I would be mildly concerned about the breaker/relay/whatever inside the auber box though...should I not be?
If I should be, I wonder if it is replaceable with a higher amp unit...