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Old 12-19-2010, 02:50 PM   #1
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Anyone know the part number/specs for the spade connectors used with Auber PID's? Everyone says to use the "narrow" ones.....but I don't want to order the wrong size and Lowe's/HD has a lackluster electronics section...usually only one choice for parts like these.

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Old 12-19-2010, 04:37 PM   #2
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14-16 gauge will work fine. Just put my PID together yesterday.

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Sweet brotha, thanks!

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When I wired mine I used the 14/16 ga narrow ones available at HD. They worked fine, but they are actually slightly too wide. I had to back the terminal screw out all the way, so that the spade could go in at a slight angle. They sit down flat when tightened, and it barely takes any torque to get them down flat, so they should be fine. Just a word of warning, they may seem slightly too big but they work out. FWIW I used the 18-22 ga ones for the RTDs and they had the same problem.

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Another question.....my SSR's have pins that receive the control signals. What kind of terminal connectors for these? Looks like you would push some kind of crimped sleeve over them?

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Another question.....my SSR's have pins that receive the control signals. What kind of terminal connectors for these? Looks like you would push some kind of crimped sleeve over them?
Does your SSR look somewhat like this?
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Yup....it's an SSRD too. I saw that you went with the standard SSR's because of the connectivity...but I'd rather not do that since I already bought these. Do you know what to use to hook these up?

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Yup....it's an SSRD too. I saw that you went with the standard SSR's because of the connectivity...but I'd rather not do that since I already bought these. Do you know what to use to hook these up?
Man, I wish I knew you were going to use SSRDs, I would've just gave you mine!

I didn't get any connectors for them, so I can't tell you for sure which to use. I can find out for you, though.

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Dude, I woulda gladly taken them! But, I got a good deal on mine.....used; so if they're DOA I might just PM you I am WAY over budget on my build!

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if you're talking about the 4 pins towards the bottom of the photo I'd bet these would work. You can email a photo of your SSR to the guys at http://www.oscsys.com/ and make sure but I think these are the right ones.

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